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.
To see all of today's events including ongoing events and today's past events, please view the complete list.

10:00 AM
4/30/2016
STARS Training Series: Is That for Real? Using Nonfiction Books with Preschooler
Discover and share tips for integrating nonfiction picture books into any preschooler’s day. Tap into their curiosity to foster an interest in books. Learn about new titles and where to find them.

Intended audience: Adults
10:00 AM
4/30/2016
FOCL Farmers Market Book Sales
Shop locally at the Friends of the Library book nook for your "picks of the day"! Proceeds benefit the Coupeville Library. No book sale on Saturday, Aug. 12 Coupeville Festival week-end. If raining the book sale will be cancelled.

Intended audience: All Ages
10:00 AM
4/30/2016
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Intended audience: Adults
10:30 AM
4/30/2016
Growing Healthy Children: A STARS Training - Building Blocks of Reading
How we read with kids makes a difference! Learn research-based tips to make reading more interactive and effective in building early literacy skills in children ages birth – 5 years old. 2 STARS credits. Funded by Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation. Space is limited - registration required.

Intended audience: Adults
11:00 AM
4/30/2016
Make a Fairy House!
It's Spring & time for the fairies to return! Join us to make a fairy house out of Nature's materials. Building supplies provide or bring your own. For ages 5 and above.

Intended audience: School-Age 6 - 11
1:00 PM
4/30/2016
Knowing your Garden Microclimate
Ever find yourself wondering why your garden won’t grow the way you want in an area with abundant rain and such a moderate climate? Master Gardener Sheri Hunter explains the effect of microclimates on Snohomish County gardens, and how understanding microclimates can maximize your garden’s output! Preregistration required.

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
4/30/2016
Movie Matinee: "Inside Out"
Bring your friends, have some popcorn, and enjoy one of the great movie selections you can check out from the Sno-Isle film collection.(rated PG) Be surprised by library resources that can fuel your love of pop culture! For school-age children.

Intended audience: School-Age 6 - 11, Tweens Age 9 - 13
1:00 PM
5/01/2016
If I Were Mayor, I would... Student Contest
Mayor Dan Rankin, along with the staff at the Darrington Sno-Isle Library invite students in grades 4-12, including, home schooled students, to participate in the "If I Were Mayor, I Would..." contest. Students can share their creative and inspirational ideas about what they would do as a mayor. One winner from each category will receive recognition from the Mayor and City Council at the June 7, 2016, 7PM City Council meeting.<br /><br /> Each Contest category will address the theme, "If I were Mayor, I Would..."<br /><br /> * Grades 4-6: Poster (only)<br /> * Grades 7-8: Essay (only)<br /> * Grades 9-12: Video or Digital Presentation- PowerPoint, Prezi, etc. (only)<br /><br /> Contest information and entry forms can be found at the Darrington Library Circulation Desk.<br /><br /> Submit your original work with a completed entry form by May 28th, 2016 by 5PM to:<br /><br /> Darrington Library Mayor Contest<br /> Attn: Robyn Yocum<br /> 1005 Cascade Street<br /> Darrington, WA 98241<br /> ryocum@sno-isle.org

Intended audience: Tweens Age 9 - 13, Teens
1:00 PM
5/01/2016
Family Storytime
Join us on the first Sunday of each month for some funny stories and action songs that will make you giggle and move while getting your little ones ready to read. Playtime or craft may follow. Supported by Friends of the Freeland Library.

Intended audience: Preschool Age 0 - 5
9:15 AM
5/02/2016
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
5/02/2016
Ready Readers: 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.

Intended audience: Preschool Age 0 - 5
9:30 AM
5/02/2016
Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime
Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. For ages 18 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Supported by Friends of the Mill Creek Library.

Intended audience: Preschool Age 0 - 5
9:30 AM
5/02/2016
Professional Networking Group
This WorkSource group meets every Monday morning to cover a variety of topics including job opportunities and networking with your peers. ALL JOB SEEKERS ARE WELCOME! There is no cost to participate.

Intended audience: Adults
9:30 AM
5/02/2016
Ready Readers: 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 may follow. For ages 2 to 3 years. Caregiver required.

Intended audience: Preschool Age 0 - 5
10:00 AM
5/02/2016
Monday Morning Writers
Join local writers for this free workshop. The group works on the craft of writing the first hour, and at 11 a.m. guest speakers present publishing and marketing information. Space is limited to 20. More information on the series can be found at epicgroupwriters.com.

Intended audience: Adults
10:00 AM
5/02/2016
Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime
Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime will follow. For ages 18 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Supported by Friends of the Granite Falls Library.

Intended audience: Preschool Age 0 - 5
10:00 AM
5/02/2016
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 to 5 years. Caregiver required.

Intended audience: Preschool Age 0 - 5
10:00 AM
5/02/2016
Read The Classics
Read the classics with a supportive group of friends. For more information please call Rita at 631-707-5980. Meets in the library Center for Lifelong Learning. Supported by the Friends of the Oak Harbor Library.

Intended audience: Adults
10:00 AM
5/02/2016
Baby Storytime: Walkers
Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that plant the seeds of reading readiness. For newborns through 18 months, but with a focus on walking babies, including action rhymes, stand-up songs, and circle games. Playtime follows. Supported by Friends of the Snohomish Library.

Intended audience: Preschool Age 0 - 5
10:30 AM
5/02/2016
Ready Readers Toddler Storytime
Lively stories and play activities that support children’s love of learning. For ages 18 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Supported by the Friends of the Arlington Library.

Intended audience: Preschool Age 0 - 5
10:30 AM
5/02/2016
Ready Readers: 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.

Intended audience: Preschool Age 0 - 5
10:30 AM
5/02/2016
Ready Readers: 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 may follow. For ages 2 to 3 years. Caregiver required.

Intended audience: Preschool Age 0 - 5
11:00 AM
5/02/2016
Baby Storytime: Pre-Walkers
Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that plant the seeds of reading readiness. For newborns through 18 months, but with a focus on pre-walkers, including lap bounces, and animal sounds, foot patting and face rhymes. Playtime follows. Supported by Friends of the Snohomish Library.

Intended audience: Preschool Age 0 - 5
2:00 PM
5/02/2016
Gifts of Sensitivity: The Highly Sensitive Person
Have you ever been told, "You're just too sensitive!"? Do you need a lot of alone time and often feel out of place? You may be a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP). HSPs make up nearly 20% of the population. Learn about the gifts and challenges about being an HSP, as Catherine VanWetter leads an interactive discussion and provides helpful information for highly sensitive people, as well as their partners, parents, and friends.<br /><br />Supported by the Friends of the Coupeville Library.

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
5/02/2016
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
5/02/2016
Tech Mondays: Get Your Tech Help Here!
Grow new tech skills! Each Monday afternoon from 2-3pm, a technical assistant will be available to show you how to use your eReader or other eDevice and any of the equipment in our Creative Tech Center.

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
5/02/2016
Internet for Beginners II
Develop your digital literacy skills by learning how to access and use the internet on your own. This hands-on class builds on the skills learned in Internet for Beginners, with a focus on tabbed browsing, keyboard shortcuts, and basic security. Attendance at Internet for Beginners not required, but this class is intended for beginning computer users with basic keyboard and mouse skills.

Intended audience: Adults
3:00 PM
5/02/2016
Book-a-Librarian
During this 45-minute session, you will receive personal coaching on a variety of library resources. Popular topics include in-depth research; Readers’ Advisory; setting up an email account; and instruction on the use of the Polaris catalog. Preregistration required.

Intended audience: Adults
3:30 PM
5/02/2016
Reading With Rover
Visit the Darrington Library and read aloud to Bridger and Jack during our Reading with Rover program.​ We will have amazing tales and wagging tails to help encourage children who are hesitant to read aloud in front of others. Children can develop their reading skills in a stress free setting along side a friendly . This program is focusing on school-aged children. The dogs participating are in the Darrington Program are registered Pet Partner Teams.

Intended audience: School-Age 6 - 11
4:00 PM
5/02/2016
Tween STEAM Club: Dry Ice
Hands on STEAM fun! Join other tweens (9-13 or in 4th-8th grade) for after school workshops. Each series has four 1.5 hour sessions with different activities each time. Attendance at all four is not required, but is recommended. Space is limited, so please be sure to register!

Intended audience: Tweens Age 9 - 13
4:00 PM
5/02/2016
Book-a-Librarian
During this 45 minute session you will receive personal coaching on a variety of library resources. Popular topics include eBooks, eAudioBooks, eMusic, eMagazines; use of the Polaris Catalog; and instructions on the use of eReader, tablet and other devices. Please bring your device with you, if applicable. Preregistration is necessary for this session.

Intended audience: All Ages
5:00 PM
5/02/2016
Camano Island Book Group
Join us for a discussion of "Crow Planet" by Lyanda Haupt. Book discussion kits funded by the Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation.

Intended audience: Adults
6:00 PM
5/02/2016
ESL Talk Time
Talk Time is a time for adults to practice speaking English. It is a friendly and supportive setting. This free drop-in session is led by trained ESL tutors.<br />

Intended audience: Adults
6:30 PM
5/02/2016
Russian Storytime
Stories, songs and puppet shows for families that speak Russian and those interested in the language.

Intended audience: Preschool Age 0 - 5
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