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.

2:30 PM
8/24/2016
Book-a-Librarian: Tech
During this 45-minute session, you will receive personal coaching on a variety of 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
3:00 PM
8/24/2016
Digital Downloads-Overdrive
Learn how to access Sno-Isle's growing collection of digital books and audiobooks. Find out how to locate, borrow, and download books to your computer or mobile device. This class provides an overview of these popular services and the information needed to start enjoying them on your own. Bring your library card and device for hands-on help after the overview.

Intended audience: Adults, All Ages
3:00 PM
8/24/2016
Drop-In Job Help
Where support for most job-match sites stops at the keyboard, WorkSource and Sno-Isle Libraries offers you access to career specialists who can help you with your job hunt. Let the WorkSource Team help you with answers to your job search, resume, career coaching and other questions you may have concerning getting back to work, finding a better job or advancing your career. Drop in and see a WorkSource Specialist right here.

Intended audience: Adults
3:00 PM
8/24/2016
Summer Kid's Book Club
Great for 2nd-4th graders who need extra motivation to read. We’ll be reading 3 titles over the summer and discussing each book over snacks. Space is limited; register for all 4 dates: First meeting is June 29, discussions are July 13, Aug. 3, Aug. 24.<br />

Intended audience: School-Age
4:30 PM
8/24/2016
Junior Monroe Wednesday Writers
Calling all teen writers! Looking for a supportive place to share your writing? Join the Junior Monroe Wednesday Writers and get feedback and guidance from your peers, a published author, and library staff. All writers in grades 6-12 are welcome.

Intended audience: Teens
6:00 PM
8/24/2016
Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013
Develop your digital literacy skills by learning the basics of Microsoft Excel. In this hands-on class you'll learn to create and save a spreadsheet, print, and utilize other useful commands. This class is intended for computer users with basic keyboard and mouse skills. Registration required.

Intended audience: Adults
6:00 PM
8/24/2016
Dual Language Nights
Continue learning in English and Spanish with other families. Designed to support Frank Wagner Elementary's Dual Language Program. For K-3rd grades.

Intended audience: All Ages
9:00 AM
8/25/2016
Lit for Fun
Join us for a discussion of Richard Ford's "The Sportwriter." It's hard to imagine a book illuminating the texture of everyday life more brilliantly, or capturing the truth of human emotions more honestly, than Ford does in his account of an alienated scribe in the New Jersey suburbs. For adults.

Intended audience: Adults
9:00 AM
8/25/2016
Meeting room not available due to carpeting/flooring project
The main area of the Snohomish Library building will be closed Aug. 7-Sept. 5 for a carpeting and flooring project. During the closure, limited library services will be available in the building's community room from 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Mondays-Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. on Sundays. The community room, lobby and restrooms will not be available for general public use during the closure.

Intended audience: All Ages
9:15 AM
8/25/2016
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
8/25/2016
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.

Intended audience: Adults
10:00 AM
8/25/2016
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. Craft may follow. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Supported by Friends of the Granite Falls Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
10:00 AM
8/25/2016
Wilderness Survival Essentials -- Using Knowledge and Skill to Thrive in the Out
Explore Summer:Wilderness Survival Essentials --<br />Learn about the keys to effective shelter-building, water purification, fire-making, wild edibles foraging, and other skills that can keep you alive in an emergency. All ages welcome.

Intended audience: Teens
10:30 AM
8/25/2016
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. For ages 3 to 5 years. Supported by Friends of the Monroe Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
11:00 AM
8/25/2016
Summer Preschool Storytime
It's storytime at the Brier Library! Bring your preschoolers to enjoy stories, sing-along songs, and creative activities to prepare for the adventure of early reading. Caregiver required. Ages 3-5. Supported by Friends of the Brier Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
12:00 PM
8/25/2016
On Your Mark, Get Set, Build with Magformers
Get creative with Magformers, a magnetic construction set. Work together or independently to build designs. Drop in anytime; stay ten minutes or stay for an hour.

Intended audience: School-Age
12:00 PM
8/25/2016
SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Business
Learn new know-how for your business. SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Business, provides experienced experts who can give general business advice about starting and running a small business. Please sign up in advance for your one-hour appointment at the Lynnwood Library information desk. Counseling sessions are free of charge. This program is presented in partnership with Seattle SCORE Chapter 55.

Intended audience: Adults
12:00 PM
8/25/2016
Book-a-Librarian: Tech
During this 45-minute session, you will receive personal coaching on a variety of 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
12:00 PM
8/25/2016
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
1:00 PM
8/25/2016
How to Start a Business
Learn how to write a business plan using the Small Business Administration's format. In the process you will discover some library tools that can save you hundreds of dollars. Seating is limited. Please preregister at www.sno-isle.org or call the library at 360-675-5115. Supported by the Island County Economic Development Council.

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
8/25/2016
Teen Trivia Thursdays: Star Trek
From Aaamazarites to Zytchin III, test your knowledge of 50 years of Star Trek. The Star Trek Trivia Challenge includes questions from the Original Series, The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, Enterprise, and all the feature films! All participants will be entered into an end-of-program gift drawing.

Intended audience: Teens, Tweens
2:00 PM
8/25/2016
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
8/25/2016
Book-a-Librarian: Tech
During this 45-minute session, you will receive personal coaching on a variety of 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
3:00 PM
8/25/2016
Mystery Lovers Book Group: Karin Fossum
Share your love of mysteries. Read any book by Karin Fossum and join the discussion, facilitated by Friends of the Oak Harbor Library. All are welcome.

Intended audience: Adults
5:30 PM
8/25/2016
Power Job Searching
Learn how to use the Job & Career Accelerator and LearningExpress databases to become a power job searcher. You'll also find out how to access Lynda.com through the library. Take your job search to the next level through these free resources.

Intended audience: Adults
6:00 PM
8/25/2016
Book-a-Librarian
This session 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
9:00 AM
8/26/2016
Meeting room not available due to carpeting/flooring project
The main area of the Snohomish Library building will be closed Aug. 7-Sept. 5 for a carpeting and flooring project. During the closure, limited library services will be available in the building's community room from 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Mondays-Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. on Sundays. The community room, lobby and restrooms will not be available for general public use during the closure.

Intended audience: All Ages
9:15 AM
8/26/2016
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
10:00 AM
8/26/2016
ESL Talk Time
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
10:30 AM
8/26/2016
Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013
Develop your digital literacy skills by learning the basics of Microsoft Word. In this hands-on class you'll learn to create and save a document, print, and utilize other useful commands. This class is intended for computer users with basic keyboard and mouse skills.

Intended audience: Adults
11:00 AM
8/26/2016
Summer 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. Supported by Friends of the Brier Library.

Intended audience: Preschool
11:00 AM
8/26/2016
Oak Harbor Book Group: "Our Lady of the Nile"
Share your love of reading! Check out a copy of "Our Lady of the Nile" by Scholastique Mukasonga, and join the discussion in the library's Center for Lifelong Learning. All are welcome.

Intended audience: Adults
2:00 PM
8/26/2016
Indoor Olympics
Get in the game and compete with your friends for fabulous prizes. Indoor Olympic Games include balloon volleyball, indoor mile race walk, ping-pong, beanbag toss, hula hoop contest and dozens of more fun events. Door prizes awarded. The Indoor Olympics is limited to 50 participants, so preregistration is required. The event will be held at the Mill Creek Library City Hall Annex building. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mill Creek Library.

Intended audience: Teens
2:30 PM
8/26/2016
ORCA LIFT Enrollment
Save up to 50% on your transit fares! WithinReach will be available to enroll you in the new ORCA LIFT program so you can get where you need to go for less. See if you qualify and find out what you need to bring to sign up at parenthelp123.org/orca-lift.

Intended audience: Adults
3:00 PM
8/26/2016
One-on-One Business Mentoring
Starting a business or growing an existing one? Have an idea but not sure what to do next? Ron Claude, a local SCORE volunteer mentor, brings 25+ years of executive experience to free one-on-one counseling sessions aimed at helping your business thrive.

Intended audience: Adults
4:00 PM
8/26/2016
One-on-One Business Mentoring
Starting a business or growing an existing one? Have an idea but not sure what to do next? Ron Claude, a local SCORE volunteer mentor, brings 25+ years of executive experience to free one-on-one counseling sessions aimed at helping your business thrive.

Intended audience: Adults
There was one place where I could find out who I was and what I was going to become.
And that was the public library.
- Jerzy Kosinski


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