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Friday 10-5
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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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Super Saturday Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Super Saturday Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 2, 10:15-10:45
(Saturdays, 10:15-10:45)

Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Kids of all ages and their caregivers enjoy songs and stories at our Saturday storytime as they build early literacy skills. Come join us!
Saturday Storytime at the Farmer’s Market!
10:30 am
Saturday Storytime at the Farmer’s Market!
Saturday, Apr. 2, 10:30 am
PT Farmer's Market
Please join us for an all ages family storytime program at the PT Farmer's Market.  Find us at the storytime tent, and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and other adventures.
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Book Lovers’ Cafe
2:00pm-3:30pm
 Book Lovers’ Cafe
Monday, Apr. 4, 2:00pm-3:30pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Upcoming Reads for 2016:

January 4:
 Gemini by Carol Cassella

February 1: I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzi – youngest Nobel Peace Prize Winner 2015...read more
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Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 5, 10:15-10:45
(Tuesdays, 10:15-10:45)

Port Townsend Library 1220 Lawrence Street
Caregivers and kids age 36 months – 5 years enjoy stories, songs, and hands-on activities while building early literacy skills and getting ready to start school. Every child can get ready to read at the library!
Friends/Foundation/ Budget Mtg
6:00-7:00pm
 Friends/Foundation/ Budget Mtg
Tuesday, Apr. 5, 6:00-7:00pm
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Closed Meeting 
Fibers Arts Night
6:30pm-8:30pm
 Fibers Arts Night
Tuesday, Apr. 5, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Come and enjoy an evening of working on handiwork projects with other fiber artists (from knitting to quilting to weaving all fiber arts projects are welcomed). Please bring your own supplies. FAN meets the first Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8:30pm in the Library Learning Center. 
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ESL for Adults
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
 ESL for Adults
Wednesday, Apr. 6, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
(Wednesday evenings, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.)
ESL for Adults
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Volunteer tutors will work with individuals and small groups. The individuals studying in the class will be working at their personal level of English language usage. The class and study materials will be provided at no cost to the students. The class will meet for 2 hours one night a week.
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Library Director Open Office Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Library Director Open Office Hours
Thursday, Apr. 7, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
(Thursdays 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.)

Port Townsend Library 1220 Lawrence Street
Meet with Library Director, Melody Sky Eisler to discuss your ideas about the City of Port Townsend Public Library. Melody is committed to making sure the City of Port Townsend Public Library is the community’s library. Meetings are based on a first come basis and will be limited to 10 mi...read more
Baby Time
10:15-10:45
 Baby Time
Thursday, Apr. 7, 10:15-10:45
(Thursdays, 10:15-10:45)

Port Townsend Library 1220 Lawrence Street
Newborns up to 18 months and their caregivers enjoy rhymes, finger plays, and songs together as they take their first steps toward language learning. Every child can get ready to read at the library!
Toddler Time
11:15-11:45
 Toddler Time
Thursday, Apr. 7, 11:15-11:45
(Thursdays, 11:15-11:45)

Port Townsend Library 1220 Lawrence Street
18-36 month olds and their caregivers enjoy songs, short stories, and hands-on activities while they build their early literacy skills. Every child can get ready to read at the library! 
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Super Saturday Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Super Saturday Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 9, 10:15-10:45
(Saturdays, 10:15-10:45)

Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Kids of all ages and their caregivers enjoy songs and stories at our Saturday storytime as they build early literacy skills. Come join us!
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Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 12, 10:15-10:45
(Tuesdays, 10:15-10:45)

Port Townsend Library 1220 Lawrence Street
Caregivers and kids age 36 months – 5 years enjoy stories, songs, and hands-on activities while building early literacy skills and getting ready to start school. Every child can get ready to read at the library!
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Friends of the Library Meeting
3:30-5:30 p.m.
 Friends of the Library Meeting
Wednesday, Apr. 13, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
( Second Wednesday of the month at 3:30 p.m.)
Friends of the Libra
Library Learning Center-Large Room
The Friends of the Port Townsend Public Library provides services, programs, and materials for the Library that are beyond the means of the city budget, for the cultural and educational enrichment of the community.
ESL for Adults
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
 ESL for Adults
Wednesday, Apr. 13, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
(Wednesday evenings, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.)
ESL for Adults
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Volunteer tutors will work with individuals and small groups. The individuals studying in the class will be working at their personal level of English language usage. The class and study materials will be provided at no cost to the students. The class will meet for 2 hours one night a week.
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Library Director Open Office Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Library Director Open Office Hours
Thursday, Apr. 14, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
(Thursdays 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.)

Port Townsend Library 1220 Lawrence Street
Meet with Library Director, Melody Sky Eisler to discuss your ideas about the City of Port Townsend Public Library. Melody is committed to making sure the City of Port Townsend Public Library is the community’s library. Meetings are based on a first come basis and will be limited to 10 mi...read more
Baby Time
10:15-10:45
 Baby Time
Thursday, Apr. 14, 10:15-10:45
(Thursdays, 10:15-10:45)

Port Townsend Library 1220 Lawrence Street
Newborns up to 18 months and their caregivers enjoy rhymes, finger plays, and songs together as they take their first steps toward language learning. Every child can get ready to read at the library!
Toddler Time
11:15-11:45
 Toddler Time
Thursday, Apr. 14, 11:15-11:45
(Thursdays, 11:15-11:45)

Port Townsend Library 1220 Lawrence Street
18-36 month olds and their caregivers enjoy songs, short stories, and hands-on activities while they build their early literacy skills. Every child can get ready to read at the library! 
Susan Matley - Small-g City
7-8 p.m.
 Susan Matley - Small-g City
Thursday, Apr. 14, 7-8 p.m.Susan Matley - Small
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.

Susan D. Matley writes sci-fantasy and western historical fiction. Her sci-fantasy novella Small-g City (by S. D. Matley) is her first published book-length work. Previously, her short stories have appeared in THEMA Literary Journal, GlassFire Magazine and Dark P...read more
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Super Saturday Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Super Saturday Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 16, 10:15-10:45
(Saturdays, 10:15-10:45)

Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Kids of all ages and their caregivers enjoy songs and stories at our Saturday storytime as they build early literacy skills. Come join us!
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Friends of the Library Book Club
7pm- 9pm
Friends of the Library Book Club
Monday, Apr. 18, 7pm- 9pm
(3rd Monday of the month 7:00 pm)

Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 19, 10:15-10:45
(Tuesdays, 10:15-10:45)

Port Townsend Library 1220 Lawrence Street
Caregivers and kids age 36 months – 5 years enjoy stories, songs, and hands-on activities while building early literacy skills and getting ready to start school. Every child can get ready to read at the library!
Freedom Reader Book Club (Membership full at this time)
10:00am - 11:30am
Freedom Reader Book Club (Membership full at this time)
Tuesday, Apr. 19, 10:00am - 11:30am
(Third Tuesdays of the month)

Library Learning Center-Large Room
Membership full at this time.
Fibers Arts Night
6:30-8:30pm
 Fibers Arts Night
Tuesday, Apr. 19, 6:30-8:30pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Come and enjoy an evening of working on handiwork projects with other fiber artists (from knitting to quilting to weaving all fiber arts projects are welcomed). Please bring your own supplies. FAN meets the first Tuesday of the month from 6:30-8:30pm in the Library Learning Center. 
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ESL for Adults
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
 ESL for Adults
Wednesday, Apr. 20, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
(Wednesday evenings, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.)
ESL for Adults
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Volunteer tutors will work with individuals and small groups. The individuals studying in the class will be working at their personal level of English language usage. The class and study materials will be provided at no cost to the students. The class will meet for 2 hours one night a week.
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Library Director Open Office Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Library Director Open Office Hours
Thursday, Apr. 21, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
(Thursdays 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.)

Port Townsend Library 1220 Lawrence Street
Meet with Library Director, Melody Sky Eisler to discuss your ideas about the City of Port Townsend Public Library. Melody is committed to making sure the City of Port Townsend Public Library is the community’s library. Meetings are based on a first come basis and will be limited to 10 mi...read more
Baby Time
10:15-10:45
 Baby Time
Thursday, Apr. 21, 10:15-10:45
(Thursdays, 10:15-10:45)

Port Townsend Library 1220 Lawrence Street
Newborns up to 18 months and their caregivers enjoy rhymes, finger plays, and songs together as they take their first steps toward language learning. Every child can get ready to read at the library!
Toddler Time
11:15-11:45
 Toddler Time
Thursday, Apr. 21, 11:15-11:45
(Thursdays, 11:15-11:45)

Port Townsend Library 1220 Lawrence Street
18-36 month olds and their caregivers enjoy songs, short stories, and hands-on activities while they build their early literacy skills. Every child can get ready to read at the library! 
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Library Staff Meeting
8:30am-9:45am
 Library Staff Meeting
Friday, Apr. 22, 8:30am-9:45am
Library Learning Center - 1256 Lawrence St.
This is a closed meeting
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Super Saturday Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Super Saturday Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 23, 10:15-10:45
(Saturdays, 10:15-10:45)

Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Kids of all ages and their caregivers enjoy songs and stories at our Saturday storytime as they build early literacy skills. Come join us!
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Library Advisory Board Meeting
3:30p.m.
 Library Advisory Board Meeting
Monday, Apr. 25, 3:30p.m.
Port Townsend Library 1220 Lawrence Street
Library Advisory Board 
Meets 3rd Tuesday, 3:00 PM, Library Learninig Center.
Click here for agendas and minutes...read more
Library Foundation Board Meeting
7 pm
Library Foundation Board Meeting
Monday, Apr. 25, 7 pm
(4th Monday of the month)

Library Learning Center-Large Room
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Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Apr. 26, 10:15-10:45
(Tuesdays, 10:15-10:45)

Port Townsend Library 1220 Lawrence Street
Caregivers and kids age 36 months – 5 years enjoy stories, songs, and hands-on activities while building early literacy skills and getting ready to start school. Every child can get ready to read at the library!
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ESL for Adults
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
 ESL for Adults
Wednesday, Apr. 27, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
(Wednesday evenings, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.)
ESL for Adults
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Volunteer tutors will work with individuals and small groups. The individuals studying in the class will be working at their personal level of English language usage. The class and study materials will be provided at no cost to the students. The class will meet for 2 hours one night a week.
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Library Director Open Office Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Library Director Open Office Hours
Thursday, Apr. 28, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
(Thursdays 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.)

Port Townsend Library 1220 Lawrence Street
Meet with Library Director, Melody Sky Eisler to discuss your ideas about the City of Port Townsend Public Library. Melody is committed to making sure the City of Port Townsend Public Library is the community’s library. Meetings are based on a first come basis and will be limited to 10 mi...read more
Baby Time
10:15-10:45
 Baby Time
Thursday, Apr. 28, 10:15-10:45
(Thursdays, 10:15-10:45)

Port Townsend Library 1220 Lawrence Street
Newborns up to 18 months and their caregivers enjoy rhymes, finger plays, and songs together as they take their first steps toward language learning. Every child can get ready to read at the library!
Toddler Time
11:15-11:45
 Toddler Time
Thursday, Apr. 28, 11:15-11:45
(Thursdays, 11:15-11:45)

Port Townsend Library 1220 Lawrence Street
18-36 month olds and their caregivers enjoy songs, short stories, and hands-on activities while they build their early literacy skills. Every child can get ready to read at the library! 
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Super Saturday Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Super Saturday Storytime
Saturday, Apr. 30, 10:15-10:45
(Saturdays, 10:15-10:45)

Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Kids of all ages and their caregivers enjoy songs and stories at our Saturday storytime as they build early literacy skills. Come join us!
The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health
5:00pm-6:30pm
The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health
Saturday, Apr. 30, 5:00pm-6:30pmThe Hidden Half of N
Port Townsend Public Library - Carnegie Reading Room
The authors will present about their book.
 A riveting exploration of how microbes are transforming the way we see nature and ourselves?and could revolutionize agriculture and medicine.Prepare to set aside what you think you know about yourself and microbes. Good health fo...read more
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