Upcoming Events Today and Tomorrow

Upcoming Events at Sno-Isle Libraries
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8:25 AM
2/28/2015
Scope out Your Competition with AtoZdatabases
Use AtoZdatabases to identify your competitors and learn all about them. We'll show you how! Come learn about this useful free tool available through the library's website. This class is for experienced computer users. Registration required.

Intended audience: Adults
Lynnwood Library
10:00 AM
2/28/2015
AARP Tax-Aide
Free preparation of federal tax returns by AARP trained volunteers. Please stop in the library to pick up intake forms and make your reservation with a staff member.

Intended audience: Adults
Edmonds Library
10:00 AM
2/28/2015
Goldfinger's Rule of Thumb: Bidding Basics and Other Bridge Tips
Learn ways you can upgrade your bridge game as author Paul Goldfinger shares tips and tricks from his book “Goldfinger’s Rule of Thumb: Bidding Basics and Other Bridge Tips.” Build your skills as you learn how to go from “old style” bidding to modern bidding, learn how to bid better, play better bridge and have more fun! Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Intended audience: Adults
Langley Library
10:00 AM
2/28/2015
AARP Tax Aide Preparation Service
Free preparation of federal tax returns by AARP trained volunteers. Please stop in the library to pick up intake forms and make your reservation with a staff member.

Intended audience: Adults
Lynnwood Library
10:00 AM
2/28/2015
AARP Tax Aide
Free tax return preparation and e-filing for taxpayers with low and moderate income, especially those age 60 and above. Call 360-658-5000 to schedule an appointment.

Intended audience: Adults
Marysville Library
10:00 AM
2/28/2015
Snohomish Genealogy Workgroup
Are you interested in getting started in genealogy and want to meet like-minded people? Or are you an experienced researcher who is willing to pass on your wisdom? Come join the genealogy work group at library. Present your roadblocks to the group or listen to tips and presentations from members and library staff.

Intended audience: Adults
Snohomish Library
11:00 AM
2/28/2015
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
2/28/2015
Learn for Life: Tracing Your Family's Roots with Ancestry Library Edition
Interested in researching your family history? Learn the basics of genealogical research using Ancestry Library Edition as one of your online genealogy tools. Basic computer skills required. Seating is limited, please preregister.

Intended audience: Adults
Arlington Library
11:00 AM
2/28/2015
Made By Hand: Spa Crafts
Mix up some home spa recipes to pamper yourself or to give to a friend. Supported by Friends of the Freeland Library.

Intended audience: All Ages
Freeland Library
11:00 AM
2/28/2015
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
11:00 AM
2/28/2015
Defeating Racism Today: What Does it Take?
Eva Abram discusses how the invisible divide of racism – fed by both knowledge and ignorance – continues to exist despite progress to eradicate it made in recent decades. Conversation and cooperation can inspire progress and action to defeat that divide, and during this discussion, Abram makes suggestions on how to achieve that goal.

Intended audience: Adults, Teens
Mukilteo Library
1:00 PM
2/28/2015
Topsy Turvy
Imagine Children's Museum Presenter will teach the cultural, historical and scientific significance of tops. They will use a collection of tops to test balance, motion, gravity and energy. <br />Funded by the Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation and Supported by Friends of the Granite Falls Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Granite Falls Library
1:00 PM
2/28/2015
Tales to Tails
Read aloud to a caring canine partner to build reading skill and confidence, and collect a special "pawtograph"! For independent readers. Supported by Pet Partners.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Stanwood Library
2:00 PM
2/28/2015
4th Saturday LEGO® Slam
Build your best with LEGO®. Open session for creating by yourself or with a building buddy. Bring the whole family! For ages 5 and up.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Edmonds Library
2:00 PM
2/28/2015
Science Saturday - Colors
Roses are red, violets are blue. Find out why, and change their colors too! For ages 5 and up. Supported by the Friends of the Mountlake Terrace Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Mountlake Terrace Library
2:00 PM
2/28/2015
Storyteller Lois Landgrebe
Come listen to Native American stories told by Lois Landgrebe of the Tulalip Tribe. She will sing and play her hand drum, tell enchanting stories and talk about the history behind them. For children and their families.

Intended audience: Children and Families, All Ages
Mukilteo Library
1:00 PM
3/01/2015
AARP Tax-Aide
Free preparation of federal tax returns by AARP trained volunteers. Please stop in the library to pick up intake forms and make your reservation with a staff member.

Intended audience: Adults
Edmonds Library
3:00 PM
3/01/2015
Read with Carmen and Risa
Carmen and Risa love to listen to young readers. Read with one of these sweet therapy dogs for 15 minutes and receive a "pawtograph" souvenir. For school-age children.

Intended audience: Children and Families, All Ages
Mukilteo Library
9:30 AM
3/02/2015
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: Children and Families
Lynnwood Library
9:30 AM
3/02/2015
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 the Friends of the Mill Creek Library. Please be aware that the library opens the doors for storytime at 9:25 and there will be no entry after 9:40.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Mill Creek Library
9:30 AM
3/02/2015
AARP Tax-Aide
Free tax return preparation and e-filing for taxpayers with low and moderate income, especially those age 60 and older. Call 360-678-3000 to schedule an appointment. Supported by AARP Foundation.

Intended audience: Adults
Oak Harbor Library
10:00 AM
3/02/2015
Monday Morning Writers
Join local writers led by Janette Turner. The group works on the craft of writing the first hour, and at 11 am guest speakers present publishing and marketing information. The group is free but space is limited to 20. More information on the series can be found at epicgroupwriters.com.

Intended audience: Adults
Edmonds Library
10:00 AM
3/02/2015
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

Intended audience: Children and Families
Freeland Library
10:00 AM
3/02/2015
Baby Storytime: Walkers
Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that inspire a love of reading. For newborns through 18 months, but with a focus on walkers, including more action rhymes; stand-up songs; and circle games. Playtime follows. Free. Supported by the Friends of the Snohomish Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Snohomish Library
10:15 AM
3/02/2015
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 the Friends of the Marysville Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Marysville Library
10:30 AM
3/02/2015
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: Children and Families
Lynnwood Library
11:00 AM
3/02/2015
Book A Librarian
During this 30 minute session with Ashley, 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: All Ages
Oak Harbor Library
11:00 AM
3/02/2015
Baby Storytime: Pre-Walkers
Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that inspire a love of reading. For newborns through 18 months, but with a focus on pre-walkers, including more lap bounces, and toe wiggling, foot patting and face rhymes. Playtime follows. Free. Supported by Friends of the Snohomish Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Snohomish Library
11:00 AM
3/02/2015
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. Supported by Friends of the Sultan Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Sultan Library
1:00 PM
3/02/2015
AARP Tax Aide Preparation Service
Free preparation of federal tax returns by AARP trained volunteers. Please stop in the library to pick up intake forms and make your reservation with a staff member.

Intended audience: Adults
Lynnwood Library
1:30 PM
3/02/2015
Native Peoples--Native Places: a Canoe Culture
Find out about the new permanent exhibit at the Island County Museum and the restoration of the iconic 160 year old Snakelum Family Canoe. Learn where the people who first settled Whidbey Island 10,000 years ago lived and what their lives were like. Presented by: Rick Castellano, Executive Director of the Island County Museum.

Intended audience: Adults
Coupeville Library
2:00 PM
3/02/2015
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
Lynnwood Library
3:00 PM
3/02/2015
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 and those on a waitlist will be contacted.

Intended audience: Adults, Teens
Marysville Library
4:00 PM
3/02/2015
Applications
Learn how employers read applications and how to prepare to meet an employer's expectations. The workshop explores how to organize and communicate your skills and abilities in a way that stands out from the crowd. You will leave with a master application that will help when filling out paper and electronic applications, and start you on your way to developing a resume. Class held in partnership with WorkSource Snohomish County.

Intended audience: Adults, Teens
Stanwood Library
5:00 PM
3/02/2015
Camano Island Book Group
Everyone is welcome to join our discussion of "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail" by Cheryl Strayed. Copies available in the library.

Intended audience: Adults
Interim Camano Island Library
5:30 PM
3/02/2015
Ebey's 101
No landscape in western Washington preserves such direct connections to as many layers of the state's history as Ebey's Landing. This 6-week course will study exactly why that is, focusing on the first contact era of European exploration, the arrival of the earliest American settlers, the establishment of the new territory and state, the rise of commercial Coupeville and the strong chords that connected Whidbey Island to the "parent country"-the United States-in the east. All these strands will be explored in primary documents, so we can hear the voices of our ancestors first hand. Presented by Lynn Hyde, Historic Whidbey. Funded by Friends of the Coupeville Library.

Intended audience: Adults
Coupeville Library
6:30 PM
3/02/2015
Book-a-Librarian
This one on one help session for your technology questions focuses on the 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
Freeland Library
6:30 PM
3/02/2015
Russian Storytime
Stories, songs and puppet shows for families who speak Russian and those interested in the language.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Mountlake Terrace Library
7:00 PM
3/02/2015
Book Discussion - The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan
Have you read "The Lifeboat" by Charlotte Rogan? Join us to discuss what you think of the book. <br />Supported by the Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation.

Intended audience: Adults
Granite Falls Library
7:00 PM
3/02/2015
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
Mukilteo Library
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