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Upcoming Events at Sno-Isle Libraries
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8:30 AM
10/25/2014
Write a Business Plan with the Small Business Reference Center
Use the Small Business Reference Center to help write your business plan. We’ll show you how! For experienced computer users. Registration required.

Intended audience: Adults
Lynnwood Library
9:00 AM
10/25/2014
Friends of the Edmonds Library Annual Booksale
This is it--the big annual book sale. Something for every age, and at splendid low prices to boot! Regular sale from 9 a.m. -1:30 p.m., then prices for whole bags of books from 2-4p.m. (prices so low you won't be able to resist the bag sale.) Located at Frances Anderson Gymnasium, 700 Main Street, Edmonds.

Intended audience: All Ages
Edmonds Library
10:00 AM
10/25/2014
Make It: Spooky LED Lanterns
Create creepy crawly paper lanterns and learn how to fill them with safe, wireless light! Perfect for spooky decorations and rollicking nighttime fun. For children ages 5-11. Supported by Friends of the Brier Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Brier Library
10:00 AM
10/25/2014
Learn for Life - Genealogy 101: Getting Started
Want to join one of the fastest growing hobbies in the United States, but don’t know how to begin? This class provides a gentle introduction to genealogical methods and resources. Seating is limited. Please preregister.

Intended audience: Adults
Marysville Library
10:00 AM
10/25/2014
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
10:30 AM
10/25/2014
The Story of Gettysburg
"The Story of Gettysburg" is a narrative of the turning point of the Civil War, what led up to it and how the battle developed. This is a multi-media presentation with direct quotes, maps, music and present-day photos. It concludes with a dramatic retelling of Pickett's Charge. Ern Snook has visited many Civil War sites and brings a factual but 21st century analysis to this most important battle; this is the 150th anniversary of the last year of the Civil War.

Intended audience: Adults, Teens
Monroe Library
11:00 AM
10/25/2014
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
10/25/2014
Reading with Rover
Read aloud to a loving canine. The Reading with Rover program helps kids strengthen reading skills and improve reading confidence.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Edmonds Library
11:00 AM
10/25/2014
Made By Hand: Día de los Muertos Crafts
Join us as we decorate sugar skulls and create other crafts that celebrate Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead. Supported by the Friends of the Freeland Library.

Intended audience: All Ages
Freeland Library
11:00 AM
10/25/2014
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
1:00 PM
10/25/2014
LEGO in the Library!
Be the architect of your own creation, using LEGO and Roylco Straws! Designed to spark interest in science, technology, engineering, and math. Supported by Friends of the Granite Falls Library

Intended audience: Children and Families
Granite Falls Library
1:00 PM
10/25/2014
Planning For College
Preparing for college takes effort and time. Fortunately, there are many resources to make the process less complicated. Whether you are planning for college yourself, or have a child attending college in a few years, this seminar is for you. Learn how to pay for college, set financial goals, and make your money stretch. Discover money management tools for college, and other useful tips. Presented by BECU.

Intended audience: All Ages
Stanwood Library
1:00 PM
10/25/2014
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
1:30 PM
10/25/2014
Book Sale
Shop our bargain used books, and support the Friends of the Mountlake Terrace Library. Proceeds benefit children's, teen and adult programming.

Intended audience: All Ages
Mountlake Terrace Library
2:00 PM
10/25/2014
Carnivorous Terrariums
Learn how to create and care for a terrarium with a Sundew - a plant that eats bugs! Each participant will take home their very own carnivorous terrarium that will amaze friends and gross out family members. Bonus - discover library resources that will help you care for your new Sundew friend and learn about other amazing carnivorous plants! <br /><br />Preregistration required.

Intended audience: Teens
Edmonds Library
2:00 PM
10/25/2014
Science Saturdays - Spooky Halloween Science
Join us for some spooky science fun! Learn a few amazing tricks, make glow in the dark slime and worms to take home for Halloween!

Intended audience: Children and Families
Mountlake Terrace Library
2:00 PM
10/25/2014
Halloween Gathering
Come hear spooky stories, sing monster songs and make ghoulish crafts. Wear a costume if you dare! For ages 5-11 years old.

Intended audience: Children and Families, Children and Families
Mukilteo Library
2:00 PM
10/25/2014
Raven Science Presents: Bats Don't Suck
Learn about Northwest bats and their importance to our ecosystems. Dispel some common misconceptions about bats and build your own bat house. For children ages 5 and up with a caregiver. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Oak Harbor Library. Please register at www.sno-isle.org.

Intended audience: Children and Families, Children and Families
Oak Harbor Library
2:00 PM
10/25/2014
Louie Foxx Magic Show
Louie's show is more exciting than a plain ol' magic show. It's filled with astounding magic tricks, side splitting comedy, hilarious cowboy tricks, eye popping hand shadows, and much, much more!<br />Supported by Friends of the Snohomish Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Snohomish Library
3:00 PM
10/26/2014
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
9:00 AM
10/27/2014
Book-a-Librarian
Do you need assistance with your computer/phone/eReader, etc? Do you need to learn how to begin to use Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint? Are you researching your heritage and need to know how? These skills and more are explored in one-on-one time with one of our knowledgeable staff who will assist you in finding the answers and helping you learn new skills. Preregistration is required. Call the library today if you would like to set up one or more of these sessions.

Intended audience: Adults
Darrington Library
9:30 AM
10/27/2014
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
10/27/2014
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.<br />

Intended audience: Children and Families
Mill Creek Library
10:00 AM
10/27/2014
Monday Morning Writers
Join local writers for Monday Morning Writing Group 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.

Intended audience: Adults
Edmonds Library
10:00 AM
10/27/2014
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
10/27/2014
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
10/27/2014
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
10/27/2014
Toddler Play to Learn Storytime
Lively stories and play activities that support children’s love of learning. For ages 18-36 months, with playtime to follow. Caregiver Required. Supported by the Friends of the Arlington Library and the Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Arlington Library
10:30 AM
10/27/2014
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
10/27/2014
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
10/27/2014
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
1:30 PM
10/27/2014
Thrills & Chills: Meet Author Candace Robb
Celebrate your love of reading! Join us as we host this notable author. Meet Candace Robb, historian and author of the Owen Archer mystery series and other historical fiction. Set in medieval Wales, Archer is a spy for the Archbishop. When trouble is afoot, Archer is dispatched to bring the matter to a speedy conclusion. Ms. Robb also writes historical fiction under the pen name Emma Campion. Candace Robb will discuss her books, related history, the writing process, and publishing. Book signing following program.

Intended audience: Adults
Coupeville Library
2:00 PM
10/27/2014
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
3:30 PM
10/27/2014
Color-changing Lamp
Learn how to DIY by creating your own color-changing lamp with an LED and light plastic film canister and talk about fun books and exciting movies. You'll leave with a portable lamp that will brighten spooky nights. Supported by The Friends of the Marysville Library. Small Meeting Room. Please register.

Intended audience: Teens
Marysville Library
5:30 PM
10/27/2014
Consumer Debt and Bankruptcy: Free Legal Workshop
Attorney Nathan Manni will discuss strategies to address consumer debt including dealing with creditors, collection agencies and filing for bankruptcy, and its benefits and implications. Preregistration is required at www.sno-isle.org or call 678-4911. Limit of 25. Sponsored by the Volunteer Lawyer Program operating in partnership with LAW Advocates and Friends of the Coupeville Library.<br />

Intended audience: Adults
Coupeville Library
6:30 PM
10/27/2014
Growing Healthy Children: A STARS Training Series
Little Stories for Little People.<br />Rhymes foster brain and language development while also creating meaningful attachment between baby and caregiver. Participants will learn a variety of nursery rhymes, lullabies, bounces, tickles, action songs and face rhymes to use with babies in their care. 2 STARS Credits. Supported by the Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation.<br />

Intended audience: Adults
Lynnwood Library
6:30 PM
10/27/2014
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
10/27/2014
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
It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people,
that books were not natural wonders, coming up of themselves like grass.
- Eudora Welty


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