Upcoming Events Today and Tomorrow

Upcoming Events at Sno-Isle Libraries
This list is updated frequently and only shows today's and tomorrow's future events.
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2:00 PM
1/19/2017
Book-a-Librarian
Get one-on-one assistance with computing, digital devices, free library downloads, or using Sno-Isle's catalog and databases during this 45-minute session.

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
1/19/2017
Digital Downloads: OverDrive
Learn how to access Sno-Isle's growing collection of digital books and audiobooks. Find out how to locate, borrow, and download books to your computer or mobile device. This class provides an overview of this popular service and the information needed to start enjoying it on your own. Bring your library card and device for hands-on help after the overview. Please contact the Edmonds Senior Center at 425.774.5555 for registration information.

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
1/19/2017
Book-a-Librarian
This one-on-one help session for your technology questions focuses on general computer skills tutoring. This session also offers support for Sno-Isle digital resources, including eBook downloading, Zinio magazines and Hoopla video services. For Kindle, Android, iOS, Apple and Windows devices. Bring your device, login ID/password and your library card number.

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
1/19/2017
SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business
Learn new know-how for your business. SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Business, provides experienced experts who can give general business advice about starting and running a small business. Counseling sessions are free of charge. Please sign up in advance for your one-hour appointment at the Marysville Library by registering through our online calendar. This program is presented in partnership with Snohomish SCORE Branch.

Intended audience: Adults
2:30 PM
1/19/2017
Internet for Beginners
Develop your digital literacy skills by learning how to access and use the internet on your own. In this hands-on class you’ll learn how to use the internet, what it can do, and how much fun it can be to surf the Web. This class is intended for beginning computer users with basic keyboard and mouse skills. Registration is recommended.

Intended audience: Adults
3:00 PM
1/19/2017
Book-a-Librarian : Research
During this 45-minute session, you will receive personal coaching on a variety of library resources. Popular topics include eBooks; in-depth research; Readers’ Advisory; setting up an email account; and instruction on library databases. Please bring your device with you, if applicable. Preregistration required.

Intended audience: Adults
3:00 PM
1/19/2017
SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business
Learn new know-how for your business. SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Business, provides experienced experts who can give general business advice about starting and running a small business. Counseling sessions are free of charge. Please sign up in advance for your one-hour appointment at the Marysville Library by registering through our online calendar. This program is presented in partnership with Snohomish SCORE Branch.

Intended audience: Adults
3:00 PM
1/19/2017
Readings by Washington State's Poet Laureate Tod Marshall
Tod Marshall, Washington's Poet Laureate, is coming to the Oak Harbor Library. Marshall will share his work and his wisdom, and answer questions about the craft of poetry writing. Copies of Marshall's books will be available for sale and signing.

Intended audience: Adults, Teens
3:30 PM
1/19/2017
Teen Steam Activity: Coding Bracelets
Have you ever wanted to learn more about coding, but didn’t know where to start? Well, we can help! Stop by the library and learn how basic ASCII text encoding works by making personalized bead bracelets and necklaces.

Intended audience: Teens, Tweens
3:30 PM
1/19/2017
By Hand: Upcycling, Crafting, and DIY at the Library
Each month, a different creative project will spawn in the teen area. We provide the materials. You bring the imagination. Drop in, make things, leave with something awesome. For teens 12-18. January's project is hand-bound mini-notebooks.

Intended audience: Teens
4:00 PM
1/19/2017
Book-a-Librarian
During this 30-minute session with Jessica, you will receive personal coaching on a variety of library resources. Popular topics include eBooks, eAudioBooks, music, magazines; use of the Polaris Catalog; in-depth research; and use of eReader, laptop, tablets, and other devices. Please bring your device with you. Preregistration is required.

Intended audience: Adults
6:00 PM
1/19/2017
Book-a-Librarian
This session offers support for Sno-Isle digital resources, including eBook downloading, Zinio magazines and Hoopla video services. For Kindle, Android, iOS, Apple and Windows devices. Bring your device,login ID/password and your library card number.

Intended audience: Adults
6:00 PM
1/19/2017
STARS Training Series: Books That Sing!
Singing is a fantastic way to build early literacy skills! Discover fun books to “sing” with children, ages birth – 5 years old, and how to create simple props and instruments. Participants will learn new musical movement games, and how they promote all areas of kindergarten readiness.<br /><br />Earn STARS Credits for free. Please register online and find more information at sno-isle.org/kids/stars. 2 STARS credits per workshop. For adults only. Funded by Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation. <br />

Intended audience: Adults
6:00 PM
1/19/2017
Evening Book Group
Please join us on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Newcomers always welcome! For adults. Funded by the Friends of the Mukilteo Library and the Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation.<br />Reading The Little Paris Bookshop - Nina George

Intended audience: Adults
6:30 PM
1/19/2017
Third Thursday Trivia Night: Doctor Who Jeopardy
Join us for an all-ages Doctor Who Jeopardy-style trivia competition! We'll base the questions primarily on the show from the 9th Doctor onward, but this updated trivia edition will pull from some famous classic Who episodes as well. We'll have prizes for 1st-3rd place contestants, as well as a fun Whovian giveaway for anyone who attends in costume.

Intended audience: All Ages
6:30 PM
1/19/2017
Singer Songwriters of the 60s
Local musician and music history buff, Bryan Stratton, will guide us through the lives and music of Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, the Beatles and other singer-songwriters of the sixties who were influential in changing the way we thought of ourselves as a nation. Hear the stories of their lives and listen as Bryan sings their songs – and don’t forget to sing along. Groovy!<br /><br />Part of the Music at the Library Series on Artwalk Edmonds night.<br /><br />Supported by the Edmonds Arts Commission and Friends of the Edmonds Library.

Intended audience: Adults
6:30 PM
1/19/2017
Family Storytime
Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and creative activities to prepare for the wonder of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For families.

Intended audience: Preschool
6:30 PM
1/19/2017
Food for Thought: Book Discussion
This month we'll break bread and explore its universality across cultures, with "Still Life with Breadcrumbs" by Anna Quindlen, and "1000 Spanish Recipes" by Penelope Casas.

Intended audience: Adults
6:45 PM
1/19/2017
Fiction Book Group: "Rules of Civility"
This month's book is "Rules of Civility" by Amor Towles, a witty, stylish tale of a woman's journey through 1937 New York. Copies of next month's book will be available after the discussion. Newcomers are always welcome.<br />

Intended audience: Adults
7:00 PM
1/19/2017
Tween Thursdays: Intro to Modding Minecraft
Does your Minecraft world need a little more “chill” after the holidays? Learn how to make frozen blue pumpkins, icicle covered melons, and blue mushrooms with your own Resource Pack for Minecraft! Computers will be provided, but feel free to bring your own. Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. For tweens, grades 4-8. <br /><br />Presented by Sue Dart, Microsoft contractor and Minecraft modder.<br />

Intended audience: Tweens
9:00 AM
1/20/2017
Open Enrollment Assistance: Sea Mar Community Health
Need help or have questions about enrolling with the Washington Healthplanfinder? Drop in and talk to a Navigator from Sea Mar Community Health. No appointment necessary.

Intended audience: Adults
9:15 AM
1/20/2017
Book-a-Librarian
This one-on-one help session for your technology questions focuses on general computer skills tutoring. This session also offers support for Sno-Isle digital resources, including eBook downloading, Zinio magazines and Hoopla video services. For Kindle, Android, iOS, Apple and Windows devices. Bring your device, login ID/password and your library card number.

Intended audience: Adults
9:30 AM
1/20/2017
Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime
Let imagination run wild with fun books, sing-along songs and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Supported by Friends of the Mill Creek Library. Doors open for storytime at 9:25; no admittance after 9:40.

Intended audience: Preschool
10:00 AM
1/20/2017
ESL Talk Time
Talk Time is a time for adults to practice speaking English with trained tutors. It is a friendly and supportive setting. Drop in for FREE.

Intended audience: Adults
10:00 AM
1/20/2017
Digital Downloads - OverDrive Library
Learn how to access Sno-Isle's growing collection of digital books and audiobooks. Find out how to locate, borrow, and download books to your computer or mobile device. This class provides an overview of these popular services and the information needed to start enjoying them on your own. Bring your library card and device for hands-on help after the overview.<br />

Intended audience: Adults
10:00 AM
1/20/2017
Ready Readers Preschool Storytime
Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-alongs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. For ages 3-5. Caregiver required. Funding provided by the Friends of the Marysville Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
10:00 AM
1/20/2017
ESL Talk Time
ESL Talk Time is a time for adults to practice speaking English in a friendly and supportive setting. Free drop-in sessions facilitated by library volunteers.

Intended audience: Adults
11:00 AM
1/20/2017
Winter Toddler Storytime
Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft will follow. For ages 18 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Supported by Friends of the Brier Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
11:00 AM
1/20/2017
Ready Reader Baby Storytime
Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that inspire a love of reading.<br />Playtime follows. For newborns through 18 months. Caregiver required.<br />Supported by the Friends of the Edmonds Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
11:00 AM
1/20/2017
Ready Readers: Baby & Me Storytime
Silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that inspire a love of reading. Playtime follows. For newborns through 18 months. Caregiver required. Supported by the Stanwood Friends of the Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
1:00 PM
1/20/2017
CES Early Release Event: Creative Movement with a Jazz and Musical Theater Twist
Students will explore various creative movement activities and musical styles including beginning jazz dance steps and simple musical theater exercises with dance instructor Daunne Zinger. All activities will be set to music including musical theater numbers, classic jazz and contemporary songs. Funded by the Friends of the Coupeville Library. <br />

Intended audience: School-Age
1:30 PM
1/20/2017
Health Insurance Application Assistance
Come in to learn more about Washington Healthplanfinder, the new online health plan market place and Apple Health. <br />* Compare brand new health plans side-by-side<br />* Find out if you are eligible for tax credits or financial help<br />* Get answers to your questions<br />* Enroll in a plan that fits your needs and budget<br />Drop in anytime between 1:30 & 4:30 pm to meet with an In-Person Assister who is available to help you free of charge.<br />

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
1/20/2017
Mason Jar Fairy Lights
Join us for a creative craft that you can enjoy after the lights go out. This glow in the dark craft is fun for outdoor use, but also makes great DIY home décor for your room. Limited space; first come, first serve. For grades 6-12. Supported by Friends of the Coupeville Library.

Intended audience: Teens, Tweens
2:00 PM
1/20/2017
Books2Movies
This group will focus on books that were made into movies. Read/Listen to the book, then join us for the movie and a lively talk on the third Friday of each month beginning at 2:00 p.m. Enjoy coffee/tea, candy and popcorn, and meet with fellow book lovers. Brandon Henry, who you may have seen at The Clyde Theater, will lead the discussion.<br /><br />This month's selection is H.G. Bissinger's Friday Night Lights. Socially and racially divided, Odessa, Texas, isn't known to be a place big on dreams, but every Friday night from September to December, when the Panthers play football, dreams can come true.<br /><br />We will take suggestions from participants on future titles!<br />Movie snacks provided by Friends of the Freeland Library.

Intended audience: Adults
3:30 PM
1/20/2017
Writer's Ink
A group for any age writer to share and discuss their work. The group meets the third Friday of each month. This workshop offers the chance to share your writing, get feedback, sharpen your skills, and discuss a variety of writing techniques. Use your words!

Intended audience: All Ages
3:30 PM
1/20/2017
Minecraft Club: Build Challenge
Play Minecraft with your fellow Teens and Tweens at our monthly Minecraft Club, and work together or on your own to build the greatest Minecraft Structure! Space is limited to the first 10 participants; please preregister for this event. For grades 4-12.

Intended audience: Teens
7:00 PM
1/20/2017
Teen Game Night
Get in the game and grow new technology skills with your friends! Play Rock Band, Wii or Xbox Kinect or battle it out with board games. Bonus: check out a book on gaming or codes! Pizza and snacks provided by the Friends of the Mill Creek Library. For Teens in grades 6-12

Intended audience: Teens
9:00 AM
1/21/2017
STARS Training Series: Books That Sing!
Singing is a fantastic way to build early literacy skills! Discover fun books to "sing" with children, ages birth - 5 years old, and how to create simple props and instruments. Participants will learn new musical movement games and how they promote all areas of kindergarten readiness Earn STARS credits for free. Please register online and find more information at sno-isle.org/kids/stars. 2 STARS credits per workshop. For adults only. Funded by Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation. <br />

Intended audience: Adults
10:00 AM
1/21/2017
Friends of the Clinton Library Book Sale
Thousands of books for sale at bargain prices. Additional fiction and nonfiction books every month. Proceeds support the Clinton Library. At the Clinton Community Hall, 6411 S. Central Avenue.

Intended audience: All Ages
10:00 AM
1/21/2017
It's Never Too Late to Explore Your Creativity: Creativity and Seniors
It's never too late to explore or rediscover your creativity! Inspired from bestselling creativity author Julia Cameron's book, "It's Never Too Late to Begin Again: Discovering Creativity and Meaning at Midlife and Beyond," Creativity Instructor Kate Gavigan will share easy and useful tools to help you to identify and/or rediscover your interests, passions, and talents, and to learn how to implement them in your everyday life. Exploring your creativity at any age can help inspire a sense of youthful wonder and can help keep your life full of fun and adventure. <br /><br />Kate Gavigan is an Artist's Way instructor and speaker. Kate is passionate about the themes explored in Julia Cameron's "The Artist's Way," having seen the positive changes occurring in her students' lives and having personally experienced the benefits of the materials. Kate worked as a social services trainer for 10 years when she found herself drawn to the material in Cameron's book, which helped her uncover a passion for acting and the arts.

Intended audience: Adults
10:00 AM
1/21/2017
Book-A-Librarian: Tech
During this 45-minute session, you will receive personal coaching on a variety of library resources. Popular topics include downloading eBooks; basic computer instruction; and assistance with office productivity software or Creative Tech Center equipment. Please bring your device with you, if applicable. Preregistration required.

Intended audience: Adults
10:00 AM
1/21/2017
Book-A-Librarian: Tech
During this 45-minute session, you will receive personal coaching on a variety of library resources. Popular topics include eBooks; assistance with office productivity software or Creative Tech Center equipment; instruction on the use of e-Readers and tablets; and setting up an email account. Please bring your device with you, if applicable. Preregistration required.

Intended audience: Adults, All Ages
10:00 AM
1/21/2017
English as a Second Language (ESL)/English Language Acquisition (ELA) Conversati
Come, meet new friends, practice English conversation, and improve your speaking skills - it's free! All sessions are facilitated by trained volunteers. <br /><br />All Adult English language learners are welcome! Open to the public. Conversation Cafe is sponsored by the BRIDGES Program, Everett Community College - East County Campus, Monroe, WA. <br />

Intended audience: Adults
10:30 AM
1/21/2017
Friends of the Mountlake Terrace Library Meeting
The Friends of the Mountlake Terrace Library is a nonprofit organization which offers opportunities to volunteers to join in supporting programs. Anyone interested in our library and the people who support it is welcome to meetings.

Intended audience: Adults
11:00 AM
1/21/2017
Attracting Birds to Your Backyard
Neil Zimmerman, a Seattle Audubon Master Birder and gardener, will use photos from his own garden to show how you can invite wildlife into yours. He'll talk about plant selection, snags, and other features that attract birds. From Neil's tips on pesticide reduction and other wildlife-friendly gardening practices, you'll learn how to create a yard that's healthful for both the birds and your family.

Intended audience: Adults
11:00 AM
1/21/2017
Meet the Author: Anne-Marie Heckt
Join Anne-Marie Heckt for a discussion of her book, "A Cradle in the Waves." Port Townsend in 1862 has plenty of mud, trees and tension. Lucy finds herself in the middle of settlers, Indians, sailors and miners. Everyone is welcome.

Intended audience: Adults
11:00 AM
1/21/2017
Socrates Cafe
In this time of growing polarization and intolerance, are you interested in having civil conversations with others engaging in a quest to better understand human nature and become more empathetic people and more objective critical and creative inquirers? Join us in a facilitated group as we learn more by answering questions and questioning each other using a version of the Socratic Method developed by Socrates Cafe founder Christopher Phillips (see: www.philosopher.org and YouTube for examples of what happens at these gatherings). It's all about good discussion about important topics by regular people like you and me.

Intended audience: Adults
11:00 AM
1/21/2017
Paws for Reading
Stop by to read aloud to loving 4-legged listeners. Featuring Smokey the Therapy Cat and certified therapy dogs. For emergent and independent readers building reading skills and confidence.<br />

Intended audience: School-Age
12:00 PM
1/21/2017
Book-A-Librarian: Tech
During this 45-minute session, you will receive personal coaching on a variety of library resources. Popular topics include eBooks; assistance with office productivity software or Creative Tech Center equipment; instruction on the use of e-Readers and tablets; and setting up an email account. Please bring your device with you, if applicable. Preregistration required.

Intended audience: Adults, All Ages
1:00 PM
1/21/2017
Hanji Korean Paper Art Class
Learn the ancient Korean paper art form Hanji. Master artisans Young Ok and Sebastian Kim will teach participants how to make beautiful art objects. Class begins promptly at 1 pm and is limited to 20 participants (with a waiting list of 10). Please preregister. Open to adults and children age 7 and above.

Intended audience: All Ages
1:30 PM
1/21/2017
Very Cool Dry Ice Science 
Dry Ice- so very cool!  Explore the wonders, mist and mystique of dry ice! In this hands-on class, students will learn about sublimation, launch a rocket, witness a bubble growing by itself before their very eyes, and hold a bubble then watch it turn to smoke. Ever want to make silverware scream? You can do it with dry ice! For ages 5 to 11. Registration required.

Intended audience: School-Age
2:00 PM
1/21/2017
Mural Maker
Bring your colorful inspiration and artistic talents to help create a new mural for the library's children's area. All materials provided. Ages 5 and up. Grown-ups welcome!

Intended audience: All Ages
2:00 PM
1/21/2017
STEAM Time: Brainteasers!
Hey kids come enjoy an hour of games, puzzles & activities to stimulate your brain. Play Q-Bitz, Gravity Maze and Smart Egg Labyrith. Discover Tetris Cubes, Starburst & Perplexus Epic mazes. Encourages logic and puzzle solving skills.

Intended audience: School-Age, Tweens
2:00 PM
1/21/2017
Indoor Snow Day
Join us for a fun, messy day as we learn how to create snow indoors. We will have other fun hands-on activities and crafts that revolve around snow. It will be messy, so dress appropriately! For ages 6-11 with an adult.

Intended audience: School-Age
3:00 PM
1/21/2017
Mad Science
Join us for fun, hands-on science experiences! Each session will feature a different science theme. For students in 3rd grade and up.

Intended audience: School-Age
4:00 PM
1/21/2017
Book-A-Librarian: Tech
During this 45-minute session, you will receive personal coaching on a variety of library resources. Popular topics include eBooks; assistance with office productivity software or Creative Tech Center equipment; instruction on the use of e-Readers and tablets; and setting up an email account. Please bring your device with you, if applicable. Preregistration required.

Intended audience: Adults, All Ages
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