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.

9:15 AM
9/29/2016
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
9/29/2016
Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime
Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 2 to 5 years. Caregiver required.

Intended audience: Preschool
9:30 AM
9/29/2016
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 30-minute session.

Intended audience: Adults
9:30 AM
9/29/2016
Ready Readers: Baby & Me Storytime
Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes and activities that inspire a love of reading. Playtime follows. For newborns through 18 months. Caregiver required. Supported by Friends of the Mill Creek Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
9:30 AM
9/29/2016
Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime
Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required.

Intended audience: Preschool
10:00 AM
9/29/2016
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. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required. (No storytime on Nov. 24th)

Intended audience: Preschool
10:00 AM
9/29/2016
Ready Readers Preschool Storytime
Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Supported by Friends of the Granite Falls Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
10:00 AM
9/29/2016
Ready Readers:Preschool Storytime
Let imaginations run wild with fun books, songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. For ages 3 to 5 years.

Intended audience: Preschool
10:00 AM
9/29/2016
Ready Readers: Baby and Me Storytime
Enjoy stories, music and other fun-filled activities celebrating the joy of reading with babies. For newborns to 18 months and an adult caregiver.A playtime follows, so please bring a few of your child's favorite toys.

Intended audience: Preschool
10:00 AM
9/29/2016
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. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required.

Intended audience: Preschool
10:30 AM
9/29/2016
Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime
Let imaginations 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. Supported by Friends of the Monroe Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
10:30 AM
9/29/2016
Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime
Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required.

Intended audience: School-Age
10:30 AM
9/29/2016
Family Storytime
Get moving and grooving with books and puppets, songs, games and hands-on activities that will help children develop motor, listening and literacy skills. All ages welcome. Supported by the Stanwood Friends of the Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
11:00 AM
9/29/2016
Fall Preschool Storytime
It's storytime at the Brier Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, sing-along songs, and creative activities to prepare for the adventure of early reading. Caregiver required. Ages 3-5. Supported by Friends of the Brier Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
11:00 AM
9/29/2016
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.

Intended audience: All Ages
11:00 AM
9/29/2016
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. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required.

Intended audience: Preschool
11:30 AM
9/29/2016
Book-a-Librarian: Tech
During this 45-minute session, you will receive personal coaching on various 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: All Ages
12:00 PM
9/29/2016
Book-a-Librarian
During this 30 minute session with Kathleen 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
1:30 PM
9/29/2016
Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Illness
If you are 18 year of age or older and have an on-going health condition such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, cancer, Crohn's disease, etc., this workshop may be just what you need. Developed by Stanford University, this FREE 2 1/2 hour workshop meets once a week for six weeks. Lay leaders facilitate interactive self-management sessions on pain management, increasing endurance, improving communication, managing depression, eating wisely, making decisions and problem solving. <br />Pre-registration required. Contact Debbie Metz, ICSS, at 360-321-1600, ext. 23. No new admission after the second week. Funding provided by Island County Senior Services in partnership with Friends of the Coupeville Library.<br />

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
9/29/2016
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
9/29/2016
Reclaim the American Dream-Discussion Group
Did you attend the Hedrick Smith lecture on reclaiming the American dream? Continue the discussion with your neighbors who want to do something about income inequality. This first discussion will focus on fostering inclusive capitalism. Please register in advance to receive pre-reading material. Facilitated by Marshall Goldberg, Trudy Sundberg Lecture chair, with support from Humanities Washington and the Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation.

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
9/29/2016
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
9/29/2016
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
2:30 PM
9/29/2016
Learn Online with Lynda.com
Enter the world of eLearning with Lynda.com, an online library of courses on a wide variety of topics. Increase your knowledge of computer software, career skills, business management, and more. Learn how to access Lynda.com’s eLearning content for free using your library card. Registration is recommended.

Intended audience: Adults
3:00 PM
9/29/2016
Make-It Thursday: Marble Magnet Madness
Come bring your creativity and make yourself some fun, unique magnets to decorate your locker with! Supported by Friends of the Arlington Library.

Intended audience: Tweens, Teens
3:00 PM
9/29/2016
Learn to Play Yu-Gi-Oh!
Come try Yu-Gi-Oh!, a game of monsters, weapons, and spells. Yu-Gi-Oh! is one of the most popular trading card games played today and emphasizes reading comprehension and math skills. Learn to play on one of our 20-card starter decks and battle with other beginners. More advanced players may bring their own decks for Open Dueling. Let’s see who is master of the monsters! For tweens and teens. Supported by the Friends of the Monroe Library.

Intended audience: Tweens, Teens
3:00 PM
9/29/2016
Mystery Lovers Book Group: J.A. Jance
Share your love of mysteries. Read any of the Ali Reynolds novels by J.A. Jance, and join the discussion, facilitated by Friends of the Oak Harbor Library. All are welcome.

Intended audience: Adults
4:00 PM
9/29/2016
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
5:30 PM
9/29/2016
Become a Facebook Master
This class will focus exclusively on Facebook, the largest and most important social media platform for business. Learn the ins and outs of posting great content, how to leverage advertising and call features, developing schedules and routines, and other tasks. We will cover specific examples and the latest changes. By the time we are done you will be on your way to becoming a Facebook Master.

Intended audience: Adults
6:00 PM
9/29/2016
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
9:15 AM
9/30/2016
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
9/30/2016
Ready Readers: Preschool Storytime
Imaginations 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
9/30/2016
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
9/30/2016
Ready Reader 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
10:00 AM
9/30/2016
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 3-5. Caregiver required. Funding provided by the Friends of the Marysville Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
10:00 AM
9/30/2016
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
10:30 AM
9/30/2016
Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013
Develop your digital literacy skills by learning the basics of Microsoft Word. In this hands-on class you'll learn to create and save a document, print, and utilize other useful commands. This class is intended for computer users with basic keyboard and mouse skills.

Intended audience: Adults
11:00 AM
9/30/2016
Fall 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
9/30/2016
Ready Reader 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
11:00 AM
9/30/2016
Oak Harbor Book Group: "The Zookeeper's Wife"
Share your love of reading! Check out a copy of "The Zookeeper's Wife" by Diane Ackerman, and join the discussion in the library's Center for Lifelong Learning. All are welcome.

Intended audience: Adults
11:00 AM
9/30/2016
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
9/30/2016
Knight Life
Discover facts and myths about medieval sports and fitness practices, and just what life is really like inside a suit of armor! Watch Knights of Veritas demonstrate the skill and physical prowess of authentic combat techniques from the middle ages using real swords! Funded by Friends of the Coupeville Library.

Intended audience: School-Age
2:00 PM
9/30/2016
Teen Movie: "The Jungle Book"
Join us for a showing of the 2016 live-action adaptation of "The Jungle Book." Rated PG. Runtime 106 minutes. Popcorn provided by Friends of the Coupeville Library.<br /><br />Raised by a family of wolves since birth, Mowgli (Neel Sethi) must leave the only home he's ever known when the fearsome tiger Shere Khan (Idris Elba) unleashes his mighty roar. Guided by a no-nonsense panther (Ben Kingsley) and a free-spirited bear (Bill Murray), the young boy meets an array of jungle animals, including a slithery python (Scarlett Johansson) and a smooth-talking ape (Christopher Walken). Along the way, Mowgli learns valuable life lessons as his epic journey of self-discovery leads to fun and adventure.

Intended audience: Teens, Tweens, All Ages
3:30 PM
9/30/2016
LEGO® Construction Zone
Use your imagination to build planes, cars, buildings and whatever you fancy.

Intended audience: All Ages
5:00 PM
9/30/2016
Poetry Reading : Tod Marshall Washington's Poet Laureate
Join us for a poetry reading with Tod Marshall, Washington state's Poet Laureate as he shares his work, wisdom and answer your questions on the craft of poetry writing. Light refreshments will be served.<br /><br />Reading: 5-5:30 p.m.; Question and answer: 5:30-5:45 p.m.

Intended audience: Adults
10:00 AM
10/01/2016
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 weekend. In the event of rain, the book sale will be cancelled.

Intended audience: All Ages
10:00 AM
10/01/2016
Fiber Day with the Whidbey Weavers Guild
Join us for fiber workshops in Kumihimo Braiding, basketry, embroidery & cardboard loom weaving. See demos of knitting,spinning and weaving. All materials provided. Each session is one hour, so each participant can take two classes. Ages 8 and up. Please preregister. Limit of 20.

Intended audience: All Ages
10:00 AM
10/01/2016
Used Book Sale
Large selection of great books for all ages at bargain prices! All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Freeland Library.

Intended audience: Adults, All Ages
10:00 AM
10/01/2016
Book-a-Librarian: Tech
During this 45-minute session, you will receive personal coaching on various 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: All Ages
10:30 AM
10/01/2016
Community Service Volunteers
Middle school students (grades 6-8) can earn Community Service credit by helping out at the Mukilteo Library. We will prepare crafts for library programs and displays, pick up and clean up, sort books, and more. No need to sign up -- all are welcome! Meet in the teen area of the library on the first Saturday of each month for one hour (10:30-11:30am) from September through May.<br /><br />

Intended audience: Teens, Tweens
11:00 AM
10/01/2016
Fall Family Storytime
Enjoy stories, sing-along songs, rhymes, and creative activities to prepare for the adventure of early reading. Caregiver required. All ages are welcome. Supported by Friends of the Brier Library.

Intended audience: All Ages
11:00 AM
10/01/2016
Reading with Rover
Read aloud to a loving canine listener. The community-based literacy program, Reading with Rover, helps kids strengthen reading skills and improve reading confidence.<br />

Intended audience: School-Age
11:00 AM
10/01/2016
Reading with Rover
Read aloud to a loving canine listener. The community-based literacy program, Reading with Rover, helps kids strengthen reading skills and improve reading confidence. For children with a caregiver.

Intended audience: All Ages
1:00 PM
10/01/2016
Shake, Rattle and Rebound in Darrington
Sandi Doughton is an award-winning science writer for The Seattle Times and the author of "Full Rip 9.0: The Next Big Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest." During the more than 20 years she has lived in the Pacific Northwest, her reporting has taken her to the Bering Sea, where she covered climate change and chased seals over pancake ice, and to Africa, where she tracked the Gates Foundation's efforts to develop a malaria vaccine. But earthquake science is her favorite subject, because it's a great example of the way research can make a real difference to society and in people's lives. Come learn how to prepare for and rebound from the next big one!

Intended audience: Adults, All Ages
1:00 PM
10/01/2016
From Dreamer to Developer – How Three Game Industry Experts Got Their Start
Join Livio De La Cruz, indie game designer, Kaylin Norman-Slack, game designer, and Spencer Davenport of The Pokemon Company for an in-depth discussion about the video game industry. Learn where these industry experts broke into the business, what a typical day is like, and what the future of the gaming industry holds. Funded by the Friends of the Lynnwood Library.

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
10/01/2016
Local Author Talk: Dave Anderson on "Spill"
Join author Dave Anderson for a discussion about environmental impacts in Puget Sound waters as well as readings from his new book "Spill: Oil and Orcas in the Salish Sea."

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
10/01/2016
Techtoberfest!
Join us for an exploration of the Creative Tech Center! Experience virtual reality with the Oculus Rift, watch a 3D printer at work, and explore exotic locations at our green screen photo booth. Not enough? Use color to program routes for Ozobots, learn the secrets of converting LPs and VHSs to digital formats, and explore Adobe Creative Suite 6 on our iMacs. Complete activities to earn a USB flash drive, and enter our raffle for the chance to win a Kindle Fire! Funded by the Friends of the Lynnwood Library

Intended audience: All Ages
2:00 PM
10/01/2016
Saturday Matinee @ the Library "Concussion"
Neuropathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu (Will Smith) discovers a degenerative brain disease in the autopsies of several deceased pro-football players, but after presenting his research he finds himself under fire from the NFL. Filmmaker Peter Landesman wrote and directed this sports-themed drama based on Jeanne Marie Laskas' GQ article "Game Brain". Free popcorn and movie provided by the Friends of the Oak Harbor Library.

Intended audience: Adults, Teens
3:00 PM
10/01/2016
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. Funded by Friends of the Lynnwood Library.

Intended audience: School-Age
6:30 PM
10/01/2016
Friends of Clinton Library Spellathon
The Friends of the Clinton Library are hosting their first adult spelling bee. Teams will consist of three individuals. Teams are forming now. Looking for a challenge, entertainment, and laugh out loud fun? Sign up now, or plan to attend to support your favorite team. Teams will compete to win awards for best spellers, best team name, and best costumes. The event will be emceed by Randy Hudson of the Heggenes Valley boys, and will include a raffle and silent auction. The funds raised by this event will support Clinton Library programming for 2017. Entry forms and rules are available at www.sno-isle.org. Click on Location and Hours, Clinton, and then Friends of the Clinton Library.

Intended audience: Adults
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