Library Events & Programs



October 18
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Kids use the scientific method to examine different myths and discover if they are confirmed or BUSTED! Grades 3-6, no registration required.

An Evening in Venice

October 22
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for an evening of Venetian mask painting along with the opportunity to experience Venice via Virtual Reality! This program is intended for ages teen to adult. Consent form required for adults and minors 13+ to play virtual reality. 
Memory Cafe

Memory Cafe

Thursday, October 25
Friday, November 9
Friday, December 21
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon of socializing, music and fun! The relaxed atmosphere is perfect for those living with Alzheimers and/or Dementia and their Care Partners. Beverages and snacks will be provided, no registration required.

Police Officer Storytime

October 26
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn valuable Halloween safety tips and listen to stories read by a Puyallup Police Officer. 
Hocus Pocus

Hocus Pocus: Interactive Experience

October 26
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The classic Halloween film Hocus Pocus (PG) is 25 years old! All ages are invited to join us for a special screening where attendees will feel like they are a part of the action by waving glow sticks, eating candy, and acting along with the movie.

NaNoWriMo 2018

October 30
5:00 pm

Want to write your own book?

There's no better time than National Novel Writing Month. Local best-selling novelists Jason Anspach and Nikki Poppen join us at the library with NaNoWriMo Liaisons to answer your questions. 

Boo-Allup in Puyallup

October 31
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Don't forget to visit the library during Boo-Allup in Puyallup from the Puyallup Main Street Association. We'll have treats--no tricks--and we love seeing your costumes! 

Great Galactic Goodies

November 1
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Kids will learn how to make galaxy pendants and bath meteors (aka bath bombs) using math skills. Grades 3-6.
Won't You Be My Neighbor?

Won't You Be My Neighbor? & DIY Pet Toy Drive

November 10
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Let's make the most of a beautiful day - join us to watch Won't You Be My Neighbor? (PG-13), a documentary exploring the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers. While we watch, let's share the kindness and make toys for shelter animals (supplies provided by the library). A representative from Sunny Sky's Animal Rescue & Hospital will provide information about their services, how to adopt, and way you can donate. We will gather toys and any donations and deliver them to Sunny Sky's and Metro Animal Services.

Would you like to donate additional materials to either Sunny Sky's or Metro Animal Services? Check out their website for wishlist items and other donation requests.

This event is recommend for ages 8 and up.
Balance 2

Leap Into Science: Balance

November 30
10:30 am - 11:30 am

This nationwide program from The Franklin Institute Science Museum integrates open-ended science activities with children’s books for children and families to learn together. At this program, children will have the opportunity to think like a scientist about the concept of balance. This session of Leap Into Science is intended for preschool children and their families. No registration required.

Leap into Science

National Cookie Day

December 4
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Let loose your inner Cookie Monster! The whole family can enjoy a story, decorate a cookie, and make a craft. All ages are welcome, no registration is required.

Minecraft Build Competition:
Winter Break Edition

December 28
10:30 am - 1:00 pm

The theme is a mystery until the day of competition! Join us to play for fun or to win. You can bring your own device to play on and we have computers for you to use, too. Intended for ages 8-12. Registration (beginning November 13) is required, as space is limited.