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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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Storytime at the Farmers’ Market
10:30-11:15
Storytime at the Farmers’ Market
Saturday, Jul. 2, 10:30-11:15
Farmers' Market
Join us at the Port Townsend Farmers' Market on the corner of Lawrence and Tyler Streets for an all-ages family storytime featuring songs, stories, fingerplays, bubbles, a craft and other adventures!
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Library Closed - July 4th
All day
 Library Closed - July 4th
Monday, Jul. 4, All day
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
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Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 5, 10:15-10:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Bring your preschoolers (36 months - up) and be ready to sing and play with them! You will enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts as we promote early literacy and learning.
Percy Jackson Read-Aloud
2:00-3:00 pm
 Percy Jackson Read-Aloud
Tuesday, Jul. 5, 2:00-3:00 pm
(Tuesdays, 2-3 pm)

Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Kids age 7-up, join us for Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightning Thief weekly read-alouds featuring local legend sappearing as guest readers!

- June 21: Michelle Sandoval
- June 28: Marc Weinblatt
- July 5: Jeanette Force
- July 12: Crystie Kisler
- July 19: H...read more
Fibers Arts Night
6:30pm-8:30pm
 Fibers Arts Night
Tuesday, Jul. 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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Grant Street Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Grant Street Storytime
Wednesday, Jul. 6, 10:15-10:45
(Wednesdays, June 22, June 29, July 6, July 13, July 20, July 27, August 3, August 10, 10:15-10:45)

Grant Street Elementary School
Join us at the Grant Street Elementary library for an all-ages family storytime program featuring songs, stories, fingerplays, bubbles, and other adventures! Grant Street Storytime takes place from June 22-August 10.
T-Shirt Printing
2:00-3:30 pm
 T-Shirt Printing
Wednesday, Jul. 6, 2:00-3:30 pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Are your t-shirts boring? Kids age 9-up bring a blank t-shirt and use two different techniques to print your own designs.
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Babytime
10:15-10:45
 Babytime
Thursday, Jul. 7, 10:15-10:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Newborns up to 18 months and their caregivers enjoy rhymes, finger plays, songs, felt boards, and bubbles together as they take their first steps toward language learning. Come join us for this delightful program!
Toddler Time
11:15-11:45
 Toddler Time
Thursday, Jul. 7, 11:15-11:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
18-36 month olds and their caregivers enjoy songs, short stories, finger plays, felt boards, and hands-on activities while they explore language and build early literacy skills.
Stand Back Test Labs #1 - Program Canceled Today
2:00-3:30
Stand Back Test Labs #1 - Program Canceled Today
Thursday, Jul. 7, 2:00-3:30
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Program Canceled Today

Kids and adults help test out projects for future kids' programs. For more information, email Kit at kwardcrixell@cityofpt.us.
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Book Lovers’ Cafe
2:00pm-3:30pm
 Book Lovers’ Cafe
Monday, Jul. 11, 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
Gaming for Teens
2:00-3:30
 Gaming for Teens
Monday, Jul. 11, 2:00-3:30
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Come play and learn role playing games such as Magic the Gathering! Cards and snacks provided. Ages 11-17, Library Teen Alcove.
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Carpet cleaning - Pink House closed all day
All day
Carpet cleaning - Pink House closed all day
Tuesday, Jul. 12, All day
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 12, 10:15-10:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Bring your preschoolers (36 months - up) and be ready to sing and play with them! You will enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts as we promote early literacy and learning.
Percy Jackson Read-Aloud
2:00-3:00 pm
 Percy Jackson Read-Aloud
Tuesday, Jul. 12, 2:00-3:00 pm
(Tuesdays, 2-3 pm)

Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Kids age 7-up, join us for Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightning Thief weekly read-alouds featuring local legend sappearing as guest readers!

- June 21: Michelle Sandoval
- June 28: Marc Weinblatt
- July 5: Jeanette Force
- July 12: Crystie Kisler
- July 19: H...read more
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Grant Street Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Grant Street Storytime
Wednesday, Jul. 13, 10:15-10:45
(Wednesdays, June 22, June 29, July 6, July 13, July 20, July 27, August 3, August 10, 10:15-10:45)

Grant Street Elementary School
Join us at the Grant Street Elementary library for an all-ages family storytime program featuring songs, stories, fingerplays, bubbles, and other adventures! Grant Street Storytime takes place from June 22-August 10.
Tae Kwon Do Demo and Workshop
2:00-3:00
 Tae Kwon Do Demo and Workshop
Wednesday, Jul. 13, 2:00-3:00
Library Lawn
Join us for a Tae Kwon Do demonstration with Master Na and his students! Master Na, of Olympic Tae Kwon Do, will share insights into the art and sport of Tae Kwon Do.  Audience members will be invited to participate, and everyone will have an opportunity to break a board!
Friends of the Library Meeting
3:30-5:30 p.m.
 Friends of the Library Meeting
Wednesday, Jul. 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.
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Babytime
10:15-10:45
 Babytime
Thursday, Jul. 14, 10:15-10:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Newborns up to 18 months and their caregivers enjoy rhymes, finger plays, songs, felt boards, and bubbles together as they take their first steps toward language learning. Come join us for this delightful program!
Toddler Time
11:15-11:45
 Toddler Time
Thursday, Jul. 14, 11:15-11:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
18-36 month olds and their caregivers enjoy songs, short stories, finger plays, felt boards, and hands-on activities while they explore language and build early literacy skills.
Greek Mythology and Craft: Monsters and other Mythological Creatures
2;00-3:30
Greek Mythology and Craft: Monsters and other Mythological Creatures
Thursday, Jul. 14, 2;00-3:30
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Medusa, Pegasus, Cerberus, and Phoenix are a few of the monsters and creatures of Greek Mythology that we will explore as we decorate a terra cotta plate using traditional Greek design concepts. For ages 6-12.
Community Meeting: National Alliance on Mental Illness
4:00pm-6:45pm
Community Meeting: National Alliance on Mental Illness
Thursday, Jul. 14, 4:00pm-6:45pm
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Contact: Christina Brinch and Mary Lasater
Youth Mental Health and Substance Abuse
6:00-7:30pm
Youth Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Thursday, Jul. 14, 6:00-7:30pm
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.

Community Conversation

on 

Youth Men...read more

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CANCELED: Stand Back Test Labs #2
2:00-3:30
CANCELED: Stand Back Test Labs #2
Friday, Jul. 15, 2:00-3:30
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED 

Kids and adults help test out projects for future kids' programs. For more information, email Kit at kwardcrixell@cityofpt.us.
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Code Weekend
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 Code Weekend
Saturday, Jul. 16, 1-3
(Saturday June 25 1-3, Sunday June 26 1:30-3:30, Saturday July 16 1-3, Sunday July 17 1:30-3:30, Saturday August 13 1-3, Sunday August 14 1:30-3:30)

Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Learn computer programming with volunteer teachers and the Hour of Code online curriculum. Bring your own laptop if you have one. All ages. Free.
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Code Weekend
1:30-3:30
 Code Weekend
Sunday, Jul. 17, 1:30-3:30
(Saturday June 25 1-3, Sunday June 26 1:30-3:30, Saturday July 16 1-3, Sunday July 17 1:30-3:30, Saturday August 13 1-3, Sunday August 14 1:30-3:30)

Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Learn computer programming with volunteer teachers and the Hour of Code online curriculum. Bring your own laptop if you have one. All ages. Free.
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Bike Repair for Teens
2;00-4;00
 Bike Repair for Teens
Monday, Jul. 18, 2;00-4;00
Recyclery, 1925 Blaine St., Port Townsend
Learn how to fix a flat and other  roadside bicycle repairs from the staff at the Recyclery! Program is held at the Recylery, 1925 Blaine St.
Library Advisory Board Meeting
3:30p.m.
 Library Advisory Board Meeting
Monday, Jul. 18, 3:30p.m.
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Library Advisory Board 
Meets 3rd Tuesday, 3:00 PM, Library Learninig Center.
Click here for agendas and minutes...read more
Friends of the Library Book Club
7 pm- 9pm
Friends of the Library Book Club
Monday, Jul. 18, 7 pm- 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, Jul. 19, 10:15-10:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Bring your preschoolers (36 months - up) and be ready to sing and play with them! You will enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts as we promote early literacy and learning.
Freedom Reader Book Club (Membership full at this time)
10:00am - 11:30am
Freedom Reader Book Club (Membership full at this time)
Tuesday, Jul. 19, 10:00am - 11:30am
(Third Tuesdays of the month)

Library Learning Center-Large Room
Membership full at this time.
Percy Jackson Read-Aloud
2:00-3:00 pm
 Percy Jackson Read-Aloud
Tuesday, Jul. 19, 2:00-3:00 pm
(Tuesdays, 2-3 pm)

Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Kids age 7-up, join us for Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightning Thief weekly read-alouds featuring local legend sappearing as guest readers!

- June 21: Michelle Sandoval
- June 28: Marc Weinblatt
- July 5: Jeanette Force
- July 12: Crystie Kisler
- July 19: H...read more
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Grant Street Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Grant Street Storytime
Wednesday, Jul. 20, 10:15-10:45
(Wednesdays, June 22, June 29, July 6, July 13, July 20, July 27, August 3, August 10, 10:15-10:45)

Grant Street Elementary School
Join us at the Grant Street Elementary library for an all-ages family storytime program featuring songs, stories, fingerplays, bubbles, and other adventures! Grant Street Storytime takes place from June 22-August 10.
Healthy Cooking with Chef Arran Stark
2:00-3:30
Healthy Cooking with Chef Arran Stark
Wednesday, Jul. 20, 2:00-3:30
(July 20, 2:00-3:30, July, 2:00-3:30)

Port Townsend Community Center
Learn from a master!  Chef Arran Stark will teach us about preparing and eating healthy and yummy foods.  Join us for this hands-on cooking experience! The July 20th class is for ages 6-10. The July 27th class is for ages 10-up Class is held at the Port Townsend Community Center.
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Babytime
10:15-10:45
 Babytime
Thursday, Jul. 21, 10:15-10:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Newborns up to 18 months and their caregivers enjoy rhymes, finger plays, songs, felt boards, and bubbles together as they take their first steps toward language learning. Come join us for this delightful program!
Toddler Time
11:15-11:45
 Toddler Time
Thursday, Jul. 21, 11:15-11:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
18-36 month olds and their caregivers enjoy songs, short stories, finger plays, felt boards, and hands-on activities while they explore language and build early literacy skills.
Global Heat Workshop and Performance
2:00-3:00
Global Heat Workshop and Performance
Thursday, Jul. 21, 2:00-3:00Global Heat Workshop
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
This Seattle-based hip-hop group will thrill you with their performance and help you create your own rhyming masterpiece! All ages.
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Basic Jewelry Making for Teens
2:00-3:00
 Basic Jewelry Making for Teens
Monday, Jul. 25, 2:00-3:00Basic Jewelry Making
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Teens age 12-18 can learn how to design and make earrings, necklaces, and other beading projects. Registration required, class limited to 12.
or call --360-385-3181.
Library Foundation Board Meeting
7:00pm-9:00pm
Library Foundation Board Meeting
Monday, Jul. 25, 7:00pm-9:00pm
(4th Monday of the month)

Library Learning Center-Large Room
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Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 26, 10:15-10:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Bring your preschoolers (36 months - up) and be ready to sing and play with them! You will enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts as we promote early literacy and learning.
Percy Jackson Read-Aloud
2:00-3:00 pm
 Percy Jackson Read-Aloud
Tuesday, Jul. 26, 2:00-3:00 pm
(Tuesdays, 2-3 pm)

Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Kids age 7-up, join us for Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightning Thief weekly read-alouds featuring local legend sappearing as guest readers!

- June 21: Michelle Sandoval
- June 28: Marc Weinblatt
- July 5: Jeanette Force
- July 12: Crystie Kisler
- July 19: H...read more
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Grant Street Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Grant Street Storytime
Wednesday, Jul. 27, 10:15-10:45
(Wednesdays, June 22, June 29, July 6, July 13, July 20, July 27, August 3, August 10, 10:15-10:45)

Grant Street Elementary School
Join us at the Grant Street Elementary library for an all-ages family storytime program featuring songs, stories, fingerplays, bubbles, and other adventures! Grant Street Storytime takes place from June 22-August 10.
Healthy Cooking with Chef Arran Stark
2:00-3:30
Healthy Cooking with Chef Arran Stark
Wednesday, Jul. 27, 2:00-3:30
(July 20, 2:00-3:30, July, 2:00-3:30)

Port Townsend Community Center
Learn from a master!  Chef Arran Stark will teach us about preparing and eating healthy and yummy foods.  Join us for this hands-on cooking experience! The July 20th class is for ages 6-10. The July 27th class is for ages 10-up Class is held at the Port Townsend Community Center.
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Babytime
10:15-10:45
 Babytime
Thursday, Jul. 28, 10:15-10:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Newborns up to 18 months and their caregivers enjoy rhymes, finger plays, songs, felt boards, and bubbles together as they take their first steps toward language learning. Come join us for this delightful program!
Toddler Time
11:15-11:45
 Toddler Time
Thursday, Jul. 28, 11:15-11:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
18-36 month olds and their caregivers enjoy songs, short stories, finger plays, felt boards, and hands-on activities while they explore language and build early literacy skills.
Greek Mythology & Craft: Amazing Mortals of Ancient Greece
2:00-3:30
Greek Mythology & Craft: Amazing Mortals of Ancient Greece
Thursday, Jul. 28, 2:00-3:30
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.

Hercules, Icarus, and Arachne: these are a few of the amazing mortals of Ancient Greece that we will read about. Then we will decorate our own Pandora’s box! For ages 6-11. Library Children’s Room.
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