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Friday 10-6
Saturday 10-5
Sunday 1-5

PT Library Events Calendar

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at the Port Townsend Public Library! All events are free and open to the public.

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Room Reserved
5:30 - 6:45
 Room Reserved
Thursday, Jan. 3, 5:30 - 6:45
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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2019 North Olympic Peninsula Farming Film Festival
12:30pm-3:30pm
2019 North Olympic Peninsula Farming Film Festival
Monday, Jan. 7, 12:30pm-3:30pm
(The program will run from 1:00pm-3:00pm)
2019 North Olympic P
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
The movie screening and discussion will occur from 1:00pm-3:00pm
 Find out how regenerative farming is part of the climate change solution and global earth repair. Inspiring films about farmers working with and restoring ecosystems. Local efforts will be highlighted in discussion after eac...read more
Book Lovers’ Cafe
2:00pm-3:00pm (Meeting at City Hall 1st Floor Conference Room)
 Book Lovers’ Cafe
Monday, Jan. 7, 2:00pm-3:00pm (Meeting at City Hall 1st Floor Conference Room)
(1st Monday of the month except for holidays)

Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.

Join a fun discussion of fiction and nonfiction books. Usually meets the first Monday of the month with the exception of holidays. Meetings are noted below. We in the...read more
Room Reserved
5:30-6:30pm
 Room Reserved
Monday, Jan. 7, 5:30-6:30pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Children’s Choir
 Children’s Choir
Tuesday, Jan. 8, Children’s Cho
First Baptist Church

Local youngsters get an incredible chance to make music this Winter! The PT Public Library Children’s Choir is back - a fun, free music program for youth ages 7 - 12! <...read more

Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 8, 10:15-10:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Preschool storytime brings early literacy to kids and their caregivers with songs, rhymes, and activities. The emphasis for this age group is on kindergarten readiness and fostering a love of reading. Ages 3-5.
Room Reserved
12:00-2:30
 Room Reserved
Tuesday, Jan. 8, 12:00-2:30
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
HPC Meeting
3:00pm-5:00pm
 HPC Meeting
Tuesday, Jan. 8, 3:00pm-5:00pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Babytime
10:15-10:45
 Babytime
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 10:15-10:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Newborns up to 18 months and their caregivers enjoy rhymes, fingerplays, songs, shakers, bubbles, and other activities for the very young. This program supports language development, provides age-appropriate stimulation, and offers caregivers an opportunity to build community.
Friends of the Library Meeting
3:30pm-5:30pm
 Friends of the Library Meeting
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 3:30pm-5:30pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Test event
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
 Test event
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Test event 

or call --360-385-3181.
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Sing-a-Ling with Keeth Apgar from Harmonica Pocket
10:15-10:45
Sing-a-Ling with Keeth Apgar from Harmonica Pocket
Thursday, Jan. 10, 10:15-10:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.

Sing-A-Ling gets toddlers, preschoolers, families and the greater community into our bodies and singing together.

<...read more

Room Reserved
11:30am-1:30pm
 Room Reserved
Thursday, Jan. 10, 11:30am-1:30pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Flip Flop on the Appalachian Trail with Maribeth Crandell
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Flip Flop on the Appalachian Trail with Maribeth Crandell
Thursday, Jan. 10, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.Flip Flop on the App
Port Townsend Public Library - Carnegie Reading Room
At age forty-seven, Maribeth Crandell decided to walk the 2,175 mile Appalachian Trail. Join Maribeth for an author talk and slides from her book and adventures hiking the Appalachian Trail northward from Georgia to New York and then again from Maine south.  

Maribeth Crandell g...read more
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2019 North Olympic Peninsula Farming Film Festival
12:30pm-3:30pm
2019 North Olympic Peninsula Farming Film Festival
Monday, Jan. 14, 12:30pm-3:30pm
(The program will run from 1:00pm-3:00pm)
2019 North Olympic P
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
The movie screening and discussion will occur from 1:00pm-3:00pm
 Find out how regenerative farming is part of the climate change solution and global earth repair. Inspiring films about farmers working with and restoring ecosystems. Local efforts will be highlighted in discussion after eac...read more
Library Advisory Board Meeting
3:00pm-5:00pm (Meeting at City Hall 1st Floor Conference Room)
 Library Advisory Board Meeting
Monday, Jan. 14, 3:00pm-5:00pm (Meeting at City Hall 1st Floor Conference Room)
(Meets the 2nd Monday, 3:30 PM, Library Learning Center unless otherwise noted)

Library Learning Center - 1256 Lawrence St.
The board acts as an advisory board to the city manager and city council concerning the operations of the Port Townsend Library. The board offers advisory opinions concerning : the supervision, care and custody of library property; the annual operations budget; purchase of supplies and materials for...read more
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Freedom Readers (MEMBERSHIP FULL)
10:00am-12:00pm
Freedom Readers (MEMBERSHIP FULL)
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 10:00am-12:00pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
REGISTRATION FULL 

A book club where registered members share what they are currently reading instead of having assigned reading typical of other book clubs. 

To volunteer to start another Freedom Readers group on another day and time contact Melody E...read more
Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 10:15-10:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Preschool storytime brings early literacy to kids and their caregivers with songs, rhymes, and activities. The emphasis for this age group is on kindergarten readiness and fostering a love of reading. Ages 3-5.
Children’s Choir
4:00 - 4:50 pm
 Children’s Choir
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 4:00 - 4:50 pmChildren’s Cho
First Baptist Church

Local youngsters get an incredible chance to make music this Winter! The PT Public Library Children’s Choir is back - a fun, free music program for youth ages 7 - 12! <...read more

Fiber Art Night
6:30 to 8:30
 Fiber Art Night
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 6:30 to 8:30
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Babytime
10:15-10:45
 Babytime
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 10:15-10:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Newborns up to 18 months and their caregivers enjoy rhymes, fingerplays, songs, shakers, bubbles, and other activities for the very young. This program supports language development, provides age-appropriate stimulation, and offers caregivers an opportunity to build community.
Room Reserved
1:00-3:00
 Room Reserved
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 1:00-3:00
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Meeting w/ Christine
3:00pm-3:30pm
 Meeting w/ Christine
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 3:00pm-3:30pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Room Reserved
4:00-6:45
 Room Reserved
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 4:00-6:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
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Toddler Time
10:15-10:45
 Toddler Time
Thursday, Jan. 17
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
18-36 month olds and their caregivers enjoy songs, short stories, fingerplays, felt boards, and hands-on activities while they explore language and build their early literacy skills. 
From Homer to #hashtags: Our Changing Language with Christine Hemp
7:00-8:00pm
From Homer to #hashtags: Our Changing Language with Christine Hemp
Thursday, Jan. 17, 7:00-8:00pmFrom Homer to #hasht
Port Townsend Public Library - Carnegie Reading Room
Though always evolving, language is undergoing an unprecedented shift, thanks to the digital age. Emojis, tweets, and hashtags are transforming how we write and converse. Some might argue that language has been diminished, but just as Homer’s epic Odyssey made sense of ancient Greece...read more
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Room Reserved
2:00-5:00
 Room Reserved
Sunday, Jan. 20, 2:00-5:00
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Jan. 21,
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Martin Luther King, Jr Day
Room Reserved
5:30- 6:45
 Room Reserved
Monday, Jan. 21, 5:30- 6:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Friends of the Library Book Club
7pm- 9pm
Friends of the Library Book Club
Monday, Jan. 21, 7pm- 9pm
(3rd Monday of the month 7:00 pm)

Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Closed meeting
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Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 10:15-10:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Preschool storytime brings early literacy to kids and their caregivers with songs, rhymes, and activities. The emphasis for this age group is on kindergarten readiness and fostering a love of reading. Ages 3-5.
Room Reserved
1:45 - 3:15
 Room Reserved
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 1:45 - 3:15
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Children’s Choir
4:00 - 4:50 pm
 Children’s Choir
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 4:00 - 4:50 pmChildren’s Cho
First Baptist Church

Local youngsters get an incredible chance to make music this Winter! The PT Public Library Children’s Choir is back - a fun, free music program for youth ages 7 - 12! <...read more

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Babytime
10:15-10:45
 Babytime
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 10:15-10:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Newborns up to 18 months and their caregivers enjoy rhymes, fingerplays, songs, shakers, bubbles, and other activities for the very young. This program supports language development, provides age-appropriate stimulation, and offers caregivers an opportunity to build community.
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Toddler Time
10:15-10:45
 Toddler Time
Thursday, Jan. 24
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
18-36 month olds and their caregivers enjoy songs, short stories, fingerplays, felt boards, and hands-on activities while they explore language and build their early literacy skills. 
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Room Reserved
2:00-4:00
 Room Reserved
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2:00-4:00
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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2019 North Olympic Peninsula Farming Film Festival
12:30pm-3:30pm
2019 North Olympic Peninsula Farming Film Festival
Monday, Jan. 28, 12:30pm-3:30pm
(The program will run from 1:00pm-3:00pm)
2019 North Olympic P
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
The movie screening and discussion will occur from 1:00pm-3:00pm
 Find out how regenerative farming is part of the climate change solution and global earth repair. Inspiring films about farmers working with and restoring ecosystems. Local efforts will be highlighted in discussion after eac...read more
Room Reserved
3:30pm-5:00pm
 Room Reserved
Monday, Jan. 28, 3:30pm-5:00pm
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Room Reserved
5:30-6:45
 Room Reserved
Monday, Jan. 28, 5:30-6:45
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 10:15-10:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Preschool storytime brings early literacy to kids and their caregivers with songs, rhymes, and activities. The emphasis for this age group is on kindergarten readiness and fostering a love of reading. Ages 3-5.
Children’s Choir
4:00 - 4:50 pm
 Children’s Choir
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 4:00 - 4:50 pmChildren’s Cho
First Baptist Church

Local youngsters get an incredible chance to make music this Winter! The PT Public Library Children’s Choir is back - a fun, free music program for youth ages 7 - 12! <...read more

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Babytime
10:15-10:45
 Babytime
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 10:15-10:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Newborns up to 18 months and their caregivers enjoy rhymes, fingerplays, songs, shakers, bubbles, and other activities for the very young. This program supports language development, provides age-appropriate stimulation, and offers caregivers an opportunity to build community.
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Toddler Time
10:15-10:45
 Toddler Time
Thursday, Jan. 31
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
18-36 month olds and their caregivers enjoy songs, short stories, fingerplays, felt boards, and hands-on activities while they explore language and build their early literacy skills. 
  
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