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.

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
2:00 PM
10/02/2016
Opera Preview: "Hansel and Gretel"
This atmospheric fable explores universal themes of poverty, peril, and bravery, culminating in happiness for all – save for one very bad witch!

Intended audience: Adults
3:00 PM
10/02/2016
Science Storytime
On the first Sunday of each month, join us as we let imagination run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, creative activities and easy science experiments that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading and learning. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Supported by Friends of the Freeland Library.<br />

Intended audience: Preschool
9:15 AM
10/03/2016
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
10/03/2016
Ready Readers: Baby and 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 24 months. Caregiver required. This series of programs is supported by the Friends of the Coupeville Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
9:30 AM
10/03/2016
Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime
Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft will follow. For ages 18 months to 3 years. Caregiver required.

Intended audience: Preschool
9:30 AM
10/03/2016
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. Supported by Friends of the Mill Creek Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
9:30 AM
10/03/2016
Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime
Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 24 months to 3 years. Caregiver required.<br />

Intended audience: Preschool
10:00 AM
10/03/2016
Ready Readers: Family Storytime
Sing, Talk, Read, Write, Play! For children of all ages, Family Storytime is a time for sharing books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities that will get your little one(s) ready to read. The fun continues with playtime immediately following Family Storytime. All ages welcome, caregiver required.

Intended audience: All Ages
10:00 AM
10/03/2016
Monday Morning Writers
Join local writers for this free workshop. The group works on the craft of writing the first hour, and at 11 a.m. guest speakers present publishing and marketing information. Space is limited to 20. More information on the series can be found at epicgroupwriters.com.

Intended audience: Adults
10:00 AM
10/03/2016
Ready Readers Toddler Storytime
Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime will follow. For ages 18 months to 3 years. Caregiver required.

Intended audience: Preschool
10:00 AM
10/03/2016
Open For Business: Are Your Goals Setting You Back?
Are your goals setting you back? In this interactive hands-on workshop, learn how to shift your thinking to better achieve your desired results, with this proven strategy. Learn how to build a solid foundation based on the three areas of your life: Being, Relating, and Doing; and to develop action items that will help you create results while keeping balance in your life. Presented by Jean Simpson of Creative Solution Finders. Funded by the Sno Isle Libraries Foundation.

Intended audience: Adults
10:00 AM
10/03/2016
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
10/03/2016
Baby Storytime: Walkers
Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that plant the seeds of reading readiness. For newborns through 18 months, but with a focus on walking babies, including action rhymes; stand-up songs; and circle games. Playtime follows. Supported by Friends of the Snohomish Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
10:00 AM
10/03/2016
T'ai Chi
T'ai Chi for health and relaxation

Intended audience: Adults
10:30 AM
10/03/2016
Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime
Lively stories and play activities that support children’s love of learning. For ages 18 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Supported by Friends of the Arlington Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
10:30 AM
10/03/2016
Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime
Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft will follow. For ages 18 months to 3 years. Caregiver required.

Intended audience: Preschool
10:30 AM
10/03/2016
Ready Readers: Toddler Storytime
Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 24 months to 3 years. Caregiver required.<br />

Intended audience: School-Age
11:00 AM
10/03/2016
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
11:00 AM
10/03/2016
Baby Storytime: Pre-Walkers
Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that plant the seeds of reading readiness. For newborns through 18 months, but with a focus on walking babies, including action rhymes; stand-up songs; and circle games. Playtime follows. Supported by Friends of the Snohomish Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
11:00 AM
10/03/2016
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. Supported by Friends of the Sultan Library. <br />

Intended audience: Preschool
11:00 AM
10/03/2016
Every Child Ready to Read and Rock!
Join Ian Dobson’s Steel Drum Party for a rhythmical journey that uses music, dance, and movement to inspire resourcefulness, creativity, confidence, and an interest in exploring other languages and cultures. Be prepared to learn about steel drums, the hambone rhythm, and the cha cha cha dance.<br />Singing and dancing is one of the best and most joyful ways to engage a young child’s growing mind and prepare them for the adventure of reading. For ages 0 to 5 with an adult caregiver. <br />

Intended audience: Preschool
2:00 PM
10/03/2016
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
10/03/2016
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
2:00 PM
10/03/2016
Internet for Beginners II
Develop your digital literacy skills by learning how to access and use the internet on your own. This hands-on class builds on the skills learned in Internet for Beginners, with a focus on tabbed browsing, keyboard shortcuts, and basic security. Attendance at Internet for Beginners not required, but this class is intended for beginning computer users with basic keyboard and mouse skills.

Intended audience: Adults
2:30 PM
10/03/2016
Read The Classics - Gulliver's Travels
Read the classics with a supportive group of friends. For more information please call Rita at 631-707-5980. Meets in the library Center for Lifelong Learning. Supported by the Friends of the Oak Harbor Library.

Intended audience: Adults
3:00 PM
10/03/2016
Coloring Time
Join us for Coloring & Conversation! Make friends who love to color and chat. No registration required. We will provide coloring pages and colored pencils free of charge. Supported by Darrington Friends of the Library.

Intended audience: All Ages
3:00 PM
10/03/2016
Book-a-Librarian: Research
During this 45-minute session, you will receive personal coaching on a variety of library resources. Popular topics include eBooks; in-depth research; Readers’ Advisory; setting up an email account; and instruction on the use of e-Readers and tablets. Please bring your device with you, if applicable. Preregistration required.

Intended audience: Adults
3:00 PM
10/03/2016
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
3:15 PM
10/03/2016
Reading With Rover
Visit the Darrington Library and read aloud to Bridger and Jack during our Reading with Rover program.​ We will have amazing tales and wagging tails to help encourage children who are hesitant to read aloud in front of others. Children can develop their reading skills in a stress free setting along side a friendly . This program is focusing on school-aged children. The dogs participating are in the Darrington Program are registered Pet Partner Teams.

Intended audience: School-Age
3:30 PM
10/03/2016
Historical Writing Group
Join writers to work on the craft of writing with a focus on memoir, fiction, nonfiction and family histories. More information on this series can be found at epicgroupwriters.com.

Intended audience: Adults
6:00 PM
10/03/2016
Victorian by Decade
Discover the Victorian era and explore the changes in fashion during Queen Victoria's 60 year reign as Queen of England: changes not only in the styles but in how the industrial revolution affected them. Learn about the popular trends, the major designers, and how they still affect fashion today.<br /><br />For her 7th birthday, Patricia Francisco received a Mary Poppins sewing kit and loved it. From that humble beginning, she steadily developed her skills, unknowingly beginning a lifelong passion and career. Patricia had always loved Victorian gowns, and began creating clothing. She began teaching at several locations in the North Seattle area as well as taking on private students. In 1998 Patricia began working with a high end bridal shop in Kirkland, developing a keen eye for fit and style to flatter the figure. Almost 20 years and over 3,000 bridal gown alterations later, and she still loves to sew. <br /><br />Funded by the Friends of the Coupeville Library

Intended audience: Adults
6:00 PM
10/03/2016
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
Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library.
The only entrance requirement is interest.
- Lady Bird Johnson


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