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Upcoming Events Today and Tomorrow

Upcoming Events at Sno-Isle Libraries
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10:30 AM
8/27/2014
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 may follow. For ages 18 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Supported by Friends of the Monroe Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Monroe Library
11:00 AM
8/27/2014
Book a Librarian
During this 30 minute session with Nancy 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
Oak Harbor Library
2:00 PM
8/27/2014
Digitization Drop-In
Interested in learning how to digitize your old photos, documents, VHS tapes, or vinyl records? Join us in the Creative Tech Center for this 2 hour drop-in session to learn how to use our new digitization equipment. We will provide best practices and demonstrations for scanning old photos and documents and converting VHS tapes and vinyl records to a digital format. Please bring items you want to digitize and a portable USB drive (aka thumb drive or flash drive) to save your work.

Intended audience: Adults
Marysville Library
6:00 PM
8/27/2014
A Summer of Authors
Join the Darrington Bibliophiles as we meet with local Northwest authors at Mountain Loop Books & Coffee on Darrington Street to hear a reading and discuss their books. Copies of the books will be available for purchase and signing. So come on over, grab a cup of coffee and have a chat with some very special local authors. Supported by the Darrington Friends of the Library.<br /><br />6:00 PM - 7:30pm. Fourth Wednesday of each month this summer<br />Mountain Loop Books & Coffee, 1085 Darrington Street, Darrington Washington (360) 630-7673<br /><br />June 25: Mary Trimble (Tubob: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps)<br />Ms. Trimble will discuss her memoir, Tubob: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps, which describes her and her husband’s life in third-world country, The Gambia. As Peace Corps volunteers, they struggle with cultural differences and do what they can for people who are often reluctant to change. Hardships abound, but so do strong friendships. Humor is abundant, but so is misery. Early on, these newlyweds were told that Peace Corps would either make or break a marriage. They find out how true that is.<br /><br />July 23: Andrea L. Weiser (Thunder Blossom: Wilderness Can Heal & River Bed)<br />From the heart of the wilderness to the wilderness of the heart, poet Andrea Weiser will take her audience on an unforgettable journey through the North Cascades, a spiritual quest, and motherhood. Andrea will read from her new collection Thunder Blossom: Wilderness Can Heal. She tackles heartbreaking life events, but leaves you with a smile.<br /><br />August 27: Aya Walksfar (Sketch of a Murder, Street Harvest, Dead Men and Cats, Good Intentions)<br />Ms. Walksfar has been creating alternate realities since the first time she held a pencil in her hand. Growing up on the rougher side of a big city, being periodically homeless, and working non-traditional jobs has given her a unique perspective on life.

Intended audience: Adults
Darrington Library
9:00 AM
8/28/2014
Lit for Fun
Join us for a great discussion of Anita Diamant's "The Red Tent." It tells the story of Dinah, a tragic character from the Bible whose great love, a prince, is killed by her brother, leaving her alone and pregnant. The novel traces her life from childhood to death, in the process examining sexual and religious practices of the day, and what it meant to be a woman.

Intended audience: Adults
Freeland Library
9:30 AM
8/28/2014
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 with Rabbitt.

Intended audience: Adults
Coupeville Library
10:30 AM
8/28/2014
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 Friends of the Monroe Library.

Intended audience: Children and Families
Monroe Library
1:30 PM
8/28/2014
Geek Speak - OverDrive for Mobile Devices
Learn how to download free eBooks from the library using the OverDrive Media Console. Discover the ever-expanding collection of titles available from Sno-Isle Libraries. Bring your library card, Adobe ID, and your fully charged tablet or mobile device!

Intended audience: Adults
Coupeville Library
2:00 PM
8/28/2014
Grantseeking Basics
Gain an introduction to the world of foundation fundraising.<br />Are you a representative of a nonprofit organization? <br />Are you new to fundraising? <br />Do you want to learn how the funding research process works, and what tools and resources are available?<br />Learn how to become a better grantseeker! In this class we will cover: what you need to have in place before you seek a grant; the world of grantmakers; the grantseeking process; and available tools and resources. Presented by Ganga Dharmappa, a Foundation Center Regional Training Specialist.<br />Please preregister at: <a href="http://www.grantspace.org/classroom/training-calendar/Other-Locations/grantseeking-basics-2014-8-28-marysville-wa" target="_blank">www.grantspace.org/classroom/training-calendar/Other-Locations/grantseeking-basics-2014-8-28-marysville-wa</a>

Intended audience: Adults
Marysville Library
3:00 PM
8/28/2014
Teen Advisory Group
Want to make Granite Falls YOUR library? Join us for our monthly Teen Advisory Group and tell us what you think! Meet new people, discuss teen concerns, help us develop programs, and discover what the library has to offer- all while earning volunteer credits and having fun.<br />Snacks generously provided by the Friends of the Granite Falls Library. <br />

Intended audience: Teens
Granite Falls Library
3:00 PM
8/28/2014
eBooks for Tablets
Join us in the Creative Tech Center for eBooks for your tablet; iPad, Galaxy, Kindle Fire, Google Nexus etc. Use library resources and learn how to browse, borrow and download eBooks. Bring your library card and tablet. Class is approximately 45 minutes. Preregistration is required.<br />

Intended audience: Adults
Marysville Library
3:00 PM
8/28/2014
Mystery Book Lovers: Gyles Brandreth
Share your love of mysteries. Join the discussion of Gyles Brandreth Oscar Wilde series. Facilitated by Friends of the Oak Harbor Library.

Intended audience: Adults
Oak Harbor Library
3:00 PM
8/28/2014
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
6:00 PM
8/28/2014
Introduction to GarageBand
Do you like music? Already in a band? Discover and explore Apple's GarageBand! Please join Tyler Endres from Guitar Center in Lynnwood as he shows us how to record your music creation using GarageBand. <br />August 7: Intro to GarageBand<br />August 14: Utilizing virtual instruments<br />August 21: Utilizing hardware and software effects such as compression and visual EQ<br />August 28: Mixing tracks and publishing the results online<br />Preregistration required.

Intended audience: Adults, Teens
Lynnwood Library
10:00 AM
8/29/2014
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
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