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The library building may be closed, but we still have many resources and activities for our patrons.  This page will change weekly and provide links to our videos, ebooks, online book group meetings, storytime and more!  We will showcase new material every week.

Did you know that our email (puylib@puyallupwa.gov) and phone (253.841.5454) reference services are still available?  Staff members are available Monday-Saturday 10 am - 5pm to answer your questions.

November 9, 2020 - November 20, 2020

Monday, November 9, 2020-Saturday, November 14, 2020
International Games Week

Join us to participate in a variety of games all week long!

Monday--Create your own maze with a maze generator 
Tuesday--6 pm The Price is Right! Register via Zoom 
Wednesday--Veteran's Day, no games scheduled
Thursday--Old Fashioned Outdoor Games 
Friday--Play computer games or learn how to code your own game.
Saturday--Virtual Animal Crossing Escape Room 

New Fall 2020 Sing-a-Song Storytime
Sessions are pre-recorded.  Watch anytime!

Thursday, November 12, 2020
Sing-a-Song Storytime

Ms. Carol and Ms. Debi sing songs and move around to the accompaniment of the piano. We also take time to listen to the book Monsters Love Colors by Mike Austin.  Singing and dancing along are highly encouraged!  Recommended for caregivers to share with children 1-6 years old.   

Monsters Love Colors is read with permission of HarperCollins Publishers.

Friday, November 13, 2020 at 10 am
Preschool Power Live via Zoom

Leaves are falling, storytime is calling! Encourage your little ones to learn about the world around them through books, and join us for this Fall themed storytime, especially for ages 3 to 5. Please register for the Zoom meetings to attend.

Monday, November 16, 2020 at 9 am
Virtual Book Club Selection: The Overstory by Richard Powers

Book Club will meet on Monday, 11/16 at 9:00 am.  We will begin our discussions of Richard Powers’ Pulitzer Prize winning novel "The Overstory." We will study this novel through the end of December. Please check the Read With Us Page for our weekly readings. Please register via Zoom to attend.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 6 pm
Humanities Washington Presents:  
The Poetic Apothecary: Poems for Healing and Comfort with Judith Adams

Poet and performer Judith Adams explores poetry’s restorative powers by reciting and exploring poems that help us understand grief, fear, sadness, loss, and much more. By sharing her love of poetry, Adams encourages audiences to share poems that have deeply touched their lives and discusses how writing poetry can be a potent medicine for us all. Please register for the Zoom meeting to attend.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 
Calligraphy with Kim Zeiger

Learn how to write and embellish the word Thankfulness in calligraphy to enhance your Thanksgiving decor.  Kim Zeiger will lead you step by step in forming the letters to create  faux calligraphy- without a calligraphy pen!  

To view the video, use this link.   There is a template available to help you follow along.

We'd love to see your finished product.  Please post them to the Library's Instagram or Facebook accounts and show us your creative side!

Thursday, November 19, 2020
Sing-a-Song Storytime

Ms. Carol and Ms. Debi sing songs and move around to the accompaniment of the piano. We also take time to listen to the book Biscuit Is Thankful by Alyssa Capucilli, illustrated by Pat Schories.  Singing and dancing along are highly encouraged!  Recommended for caregivers to share with children 1-6 years old.   

Biscuit Is Thankful is read with permission of HarperCollins Publishers.

Friday, November 20, 2020 at 10 am
Preschool Power Live via Zoom

Join Miss Bonnie for stories, songs, fingerplays and more.  The library building is closed, but we can meet online!  Reading, rhyming, singing, and talking inspire literacy and language development, the foundations of learning. Storytime is structured to help show parents and caregivers how they can help their child interact with books and develop early literacy skills, too!   Especially for ages 3 to 5.   Please register for the Zoom meetings to attend.