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Upcoming Events Today and Tomorrow

Upcoming Events at Sno-Isle Libraries
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1:30 PM
7/24/2014
Geek Speak - Microsoft Excel Basics
Develop basic spreadsheet skills you can use to create tables, charts, and more, using built-in formulas and functions. This hands-on class requires basic computer skills. Space is limited; please preregister.

Intended audience: Adults
Coupeville Library
2:00 PM
7/24/2014
Teen Thursdays Art Class: Watercolors
Come hang out at the library on Thursday afternoons and participate in a free art class! Learn about watercolors from local artists Gary and Andrea Govett and take a look at other library resources to inspire your inner artist. We'll provide all the supplies so all you need is your creativity! All skill levels are welcome. Space is limited; please sign up online, at the Information Desk, or call the library.

Intended audience: Teens
Arlington Library
2:00 PM
7/24/2014
Teen Movie Matinee: Ender's Game
Take a break with a movie and snacks. This week's movie is "Ender's Game" (rated PG-13). One lucky teen viewer will win a DVD of the movie. After the movie, check out some books and movies to take home with you.

Intended audience: Teens
Edmonds Library
2:00 PM
7/24/2014
Whale Tales
Discover amazing facts about these giants of the sea, many of which live in our own "backyard." Experience up close baleen from a bowhead whale, an ear bone from a fin whale, the upper jaw of an orca, and the skull of a harbor porpoise, all from the Burke Museum. For school age children. Supported by the Friends of the Mukilteo Library.<br /><br />

Intended audience: Children and Families
Lynnwood Library
2:00 PM
7/24/2014
Beginning Email
Learn how to create, send, and respond to emails using the popular email service Gmail. For beginning computer users with basic keyboard and mouse skills, and with some experience using the Internet.

Intended audience: Adults
Lynnwood Library
2:00 PM
7/24/2014
Blast Off to Mars!
A full decade after it landed on Mars, NASA's Opportunity rover is still going strong. We'll explore what it might be like to visit the mysterious red planet with stories and fun activities designed to spark an interest in interplanetary exploration. For ages 6-11. Supported by the Friends of the Mountlake Terrace Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Mill Creek Library
2:00 PM
7/24/2014
60 Second Challenge!
Test your creative thinking and problem solving skills performing “Minute To Win It” challenges. School-age children will develop and strengthen skills in an atmosphere of discovery, collaboration and fun. Free. Funding provided by the Friends of the Marysville Library. For school age children.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Snohomish Library
2:30 PM
7/24/2014
Bang! The Science of Sound
What do waves have to do with sound? Can you see or feel sound? Explore some library resources and get ready to make some noise! For children ages 6-11. Supported by Friends of the Freeland Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Freeland Library
3:00 PM
7/24/2014
DIY Teens: Paper Airplanes
From the beginner arrow pattern to the advanced stealth wing design, pick up new information about aerodynamics while learning how to fold a host of paper airplanes. Learn all sorts of tips and tricks to get the best performance possible from your creations and to put you on right track to start designing your own! Bonus: pick up some awesome library resources that can help your creative sparks grow.

Intended audience: Teens
Granite Falls Library
3:00 PM
7/24/2014
Computer Basics: Internet II
Join us in the Creative Tech Center for Internet II and learn more advanced skills for using the internet on your own. Expand your information literacy skills by learning how to locate browser settings, perform tabbed browsing, effectively use keyboard shortcuts, and print webpages (Internet Explorer) for a more streamlined experience. This 45 minute class is taught on the library’s laptops using Windows 7 and Microsoft Office and is intended for beginning computer users with at least basic internet skills. Preregistration is required.

Intended audience: Adults
Marysville Library
3:00 PM
7/24/2014
Book- a-Librarian
During this 30 minute session with Brian 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 basic use of eReader, laptop, tablets, and other devices. Please bring your device with you. Preregistration is required.

Intended audience: Adults
Oak Harbor Library
3:30 PM
7/24/2014
Book Buddies
Parents! Is your 2nd or 3rd grader a reluctant reader? Perhaps Book Buddies is for them! This program is a fun, confidence-building opportunity for your child to practice reading with a specially trained teen volunteer. Register online or at the library. Accepted students must fill out a reading contract and commit to attending 4 of the 6 sessions.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Mukilteo Library
6:00 PM
7/24/2014
Guitar 101
Join the Lynnwood Guitar Center in an introduction to Guitar playing. Learn the basics to start your independent learning off right. Free. Class size is limited, and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Preference will be given to teens aged 12-18, or those entering grades 6-12.

Intended audience: Teens
Lynnwood Library
6:30 PM
7/24/2014
Whidbey Island: Reflections on People & the Land
For generations, Whidbey Island's vivid beauty has made it a home for those drawn in by a rural landscape and thriving communities. Whether native tribes, pioneers, vacationers or retirees, all have enjoyed the island's legacy. Their stories illustrate Whidbey Island residents' devotion to their home. Join authors Elizabeth Guss, Janice O'Mahony and Mary Richardson for a program that captures the history behind the intentional protection and restoration of natural and cultural areas on the island. Each story sheds new light on Whidbey Island's rich heritage. Book sales and signing following the program.

Intended audience: Adults, All Ages
Langley Library
7:00 PM
7/24/2014
Write Stuff Teen Writing Group
Are you a creative writer? Or do you want to be? Get together with fellow teens to write and talk about writing. Develop your creative writing skills and discover library resources to spark your creativity. Snacks provided. New members always welcome!

Intended audience: Teens
Mukilteo Library
10:00 AM
7/25/2014
ESL Talk Time
ESL 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
Edmonds Library
10:00 AM
7/25/2014
Keep the Creativity Flowing: For New and Experienced Artists
Join other local artists to participate in informal sharing, discussion and creation of your artwork. Take advantage of the group energy for inspiration and new ideas. This group meets monthly on the morning of each 4th Friday.

Intended audience: Adults
Freeland Library
10:00 AM
7/25/2014
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
Mountlake Terrace Library
10:00 AM
7/25/2014
Stuffed Friends Pick-Up and Party
Come to the library and pick up your stuffed friend after their sleepover at the library. Enjoy snacks and a craft. Celebrates the joy of reading.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Snohomish Library
10:30 AM
7/25/2014
Toddler Play and Learn
Play, learn and socialize during this facilitated play group. Activities include: open play, making friends, art, stories and music. For children 18 months to three years; siblings age five and younger are welcome. Caregiver required. Presented in partnership with ChildStrive. Attendance is limited to 25 children and their caregivers.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Marysville Library
11:00 AM
7/25/2014
Oak Harbor Book Group: "The Sandcastle Girls"
Share your love of reading! Check out a copy of "The Sandcastle Girls" by Chris Bohjalian, bring your covered drink, and join the discussion in the library's Center for Lifelong Learning. All are welcome.

Intended audience: Adults
Oak Harbor Library
11:00 AM
7/25/2014
Summer Baby 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/Camano Friends of the Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Stanwood Library
1:00 PM
7/25/2014
Puppets Please
Colorful animal characters sing, dance and chat face to face with children in this marionette variety show. Funded by the Camano Island Library Friends.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Interim Camano Island Library
1:00 PM
7/25/2014
Sci Fri: Pacific Science Center presents Making Music
Read about a boy who loves to play the trumpet, and then experiment with sound waves and discover fascinating percussion instruments you can play. Funded by the Friends of the Freeland Library. For ages 4-8. Space limited, registration required.<br />

Intended audience: Children and Families
Freeland Library
2:30 PM
7/25/2014
Sci Fri: Pacific Science Center presents Magma Mountain
Why do some volcanoes ooze and others explode? Compare eruptions from around the world, examine volcanic rock and watch a truly explosive volcanic demonstration. Funded by the Friends of the Freeland Library. For ages 8+. Space limited, registration required.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Freeland Library
5:30 PM
7/25/2014
Tour de Terrace Parade - March with Your Library!
March with library staff and the Sno-Isle Bookmobile in the Tour de Terrace Parade! Join us at the library before the parade for crafts and other fun activities. For all ages, children MUST be accompanied by an adult. Supported by the Friends of the Mountlake Terrace Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Mountlake Terrace Library
6:00 PM
7/25/2014
Computer 101
Are you new to using computers? Do you wonder what PC, Software, System memory, etc. refer to? Or maybe you would just like to know more about how computers work? Join us in the Creative Tech Center as we discover and explore the insides of a computer, look at what peripheral devices are, and what the difference between hardware and software is.

Intended audience: All Ages
Lynnwood Library
8:30 AM
7/26/2014
Finding Investment Information Using Value Line and Morningstar
Find Investment Information using Value Line and Morningstar. Grow your financial skills and learn how to use the popular investment databases - Value Line and Morningstar. This class is an introduction to the basics of finding financial information for investors. Discover and explore the resources of the library. Registration required.

Intended audience: Adults
Lynnwood Library
10:00 AM
7/26/2014
Snohomish Genealogy Workgroup
Interested in getting started in genealogy and want to meet like-minded people? Already an experienced researcher and willing to pass on your hard earned wisdom? Drop in and join our workgroup. Present your roadblocks to the group or listen in on tips and presentations from fellow members and library staff.

Intended audience: Adults
Snohomish Library
11:00 AM
7/26/2014
Waggin' Tales
Read a tale or two with Arlington’s best listeners, registered therapy dogs Gus and Mason! Reading aloud to a caring canine partner helps kids strengthen reading skills and improve reading confidence. For independent readers. Supported by Pet Partners.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Arlington Library
11:00 AM
7/26/2014
Reading with Rover
Read aloud to a loving canine. The Reading with Rover program helps kids strengthen reading skills and improve reading confidence. <br />

Intended audience: Children and Families
Edmonds Library
11:00 AM
7/26/2014
Made By Hand
Join us for some pre-fair veggie creature building. Bring your favorite raw veggies and get creative. Some supplies will be provided. Supported by Friends of the Freeland Library.

Intended audience: All Ages
Freeland Library
11:00 AM
7/26/2014
Reading with Rover
Read aloud to a loving canine listener. The Reading with Rover program helps kids strengthen reading skills and improve reading confidence. For school age children with a caregiver.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Monroe Library
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