LibraryNewsEvents

August 1, 2022 - August 31, 2022

Summer Reading - Don't forget to pick up your prizes!
June 1, 2022 - August 31, 2022
Oceans of Possibilities

It is Summer Reading season, and we have a great line-up of activities and prizes for everyone! We will offer Take and Make Kits monthly, live Storytimes, scavenger hunts, and more. We recommend signing up with Beanstack to make the most of your experience and for easy entry into the prize drawings. Visit our Summer Reading page for a full program list. This month is the last month to finish your challenge and pick up prizes. 

Storytime in Person!
June 14, 2022 - August 26, 2022
Toddler Treasures for ages 1-3, Tuesdays at 9:45 am, and 10:45 am
Storytime Your Way for ages 1-6, Fridays at 9:45 am

Storytimes are back!  Storytime helps your child practice pre-reading skills, develop an increased vocabulary and attention span, plus nurture a lifelong love of reading! Whether your child is wiggly or watchful, we are ready to welcome all children to storytime.   

Missing Artifact Adventure
August 1 - 31

Hey Gumshoes! A mysterious puzzle master turned thief has stolen a rare artifact from the library. Can you solve the puzzles and find the irreplaceable item before time runs out? This adventure is great for all ages and ends with a small reward for anyone cunning enough to solve the puzzles. Start on the first floor of the library by the main desk.  Available the entire month of August. 

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Author Talk With Historian and Pulitzer Prize Winner, Dr. Marcia Chatelain 
August 3 at 11 am - Online

Join us for an author talk on August 3rd at 11 a.m. with Dr. Marcia Chatelain as she discusses her Pulitzer prize-winning book, Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America. She addresses the question of how fast-food restaurants saturate black neighborhoods. Tune in online: https://libraryc.org/puyalluplibrary/17521

Author Talk with Liz Moore
August 9 at 6 pm - Online

Join us for an author talk on August 9th at 6 p.m. with New York Times Bestselling author Liz Moore as she discusses her international bestseller, Long Bright River, and her other works. Tune in online: https://libraryc.org/puyalluplibrary/17523

Yoga Storytime Together in the Park
August 11 and 18 at 10 am

Kids and their grown-ups are invited to join us as we combine yoga with stories outside the Library in Pioneer Park.  Instructor Terra Moulton will demonstrate easy yoga poses.  Yoga is a way to encourage kids to act out stories, express emotions, and move creatively.  Develop young minds and bodies by integrating these mindful yoga poses into your everyday life.  Bring your own blanket or yoga mat.  Especially for ages 3-8 years old. 

Author Talk with Michele Harper 
August 22 at 6 pm - Online

Join us for an author talk on August 22nd at 6 p.m. with Michele Harper as she covers many of the lessons she’s learned on her inspiring personal journey and the success of her New York Times bestselling memoir, The Beauty in Breaking. Tune in online: https://libraryc.org/puyalluplibrary/17522

Surprise Storytime
August 25 at 10 am at Clark's Creek South Park

Surprise! Library storytimes are happening at a nearby park this summer. Enjoy stories, wiggles, and songs in the fresh air. Afterward, you and your child can explore the park together. Especially for children ages 3-6 years old with their grown-ups. Look for us at the picnic shelter and bring your own blanket to sit on.  

Author Talk with Liz Wiseman
August 25 at 9 am - Online

Join us for an author talk on August 25th at 9 a.m. with Liz Wiseman, New York Times Best Selling author, researcher, and executive adviser. Liz will talk about her latest book, Impact Players: How to Take the Lead, Play Bigger and Multiply Your Impact, and her other work. Tune in online: https://libraryc.org/puyalluplibrary/17548