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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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National STEM Video Game Challenge Lunch Info Session for Teachers
11:00-11:45
National STEM Video Game Challenge Lunch Info Session for Teachers
Sunday, Jan. 25, 11:00-11:45
Cotton Building
Learn game design principles to support your students as they think through game concepts. Then learn how to register for and enter the challenge! Free.
 
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2014-15 National STEM Video Game Challenge Hands-On Workshop
12:00 -3:30
2014-15 National STEM Video Game Challenge Hands-On Workshop
Sunday, Jan. 25, 12:00 -3:30
Cotton Building
In this exciting event kids and parents will meet a professional game designer, practice the principles of game design and learn from the presenters of the National STEM Video Game Challenge about how kids can enter the competition with games they design. With hands-on activities and feedback from a...read more
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2014-15 National STEM Video Game Challenge Parent Info Session
3:30-4:00
2014-15 National STEM Video Game Challenge Parent Info Session
Sunday, Jan. 25, 3:30-4:00
Cotton Building
You and your kids have tried out the tools and are excited about the challenge! Learn how to support your children’s learning and how to register and enter a their game in the competition. Free.
 
 
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Meeting
7 pm
  Meeting
Monday, Jan. 26, 7 pm
(4th Monday of the month)

Library Learning Center-Large Room
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Pre-School Story Time
10:30 a.m.
 Pre-School Story Time
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 10:30 a.m.
Port Townsend Library 1220 Lawrence Street
3 - 5 yearsPreschoolers are almost ready to read!You can further develop your preschooler’s pre-reading skills by continuing to read in order to develop vocabulary, print awareness, narrative skills, letter knowledge, interest in reading and the understanding that words are ma...read more
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PTPL Children’s Choir
4-5 p.m.
 PTPL Children’s Choir
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 4-5 p.m.
Library Learning Center-Large Room
The library children's choir provides a fun, supportive musical experience for kids aged 6 to 12 years old. Kids practice vocal exercises, learn introductory rhythm and melody, and rehearse music in preparation for a public concert. The library choir is intended as a cultural resource for local ...read more
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ESL for Adults
6:30-8:30 pm
 ESL for Adults
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 6:30-8:30 pm
(Tuesdays 6:30-8:30 pm)

Library Learning Center-Large Room
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 ...read more
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Toddler-Time
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler-Time
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 10:30 a.m.
Port Townsend Library 1220 Lawrence Street
1-3 years old     Toddlers love activity and the chance to practice their growing language skills. You can use these traits to advance your toddler’s pre-r...read more
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Junior First Lego League
1:30 - 2:45
 Junior First Lego League
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 1:30 - 2:45
(Wednesdays, 1:30 - 2:45, January - March)

Library Learning Center-Large Room
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Toddler-Time
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler-Time
Thursday, Jan. 29, 10:30 a.m.
Port Townsend Library 1220 Lawrence Street
1-3 years old      Toddlers love activity and the chance to practice their growing language skills. You can use these traits to advance your toddler’s...read more
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Gamestar Mechanic Video Game Design for Teens
3:30-5:00 p.m.
Gamestar Mechanic Video Game Design for Teens
Thursday, Jan. 29, 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Library Learning Center-Large Room
This three-week class in video game design comes with a year-long subscription to Gamestar Mechanic, a web-based game design environment created by the University of Wisconsin-Madison. You are signing up for all three weeks, January 15, 22, and 29. Learn the principles of desig...read more
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Read to Rover
3:30-4:30 pm
 Read to Rover
Thursday, Jan. 29, 3:30-4:30 pm
(Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 pm)
Read to Rover
Port Townsend Library 1220 Lawrence Street
Kids, come practice your reading by reading to real, live, specially trained reading dogs at Read to Rover every Thursday! When you arrive, you'll sign up for a 15-minute reading time. Then choose your books and read them to entertain your furry friend. Reading to dogs is great practice and has ...read more
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Introduction to Computers
5:30-7:00 p.m.
 Introduction to Computers
Thursday, Jan. 29, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Library Learning Center-Large Room
This introductory course is designed to teach basic computer vocabulary, use of the mouse, the keyboard and layout of the desktop. The course will also teach participants how to create a Microsoft Word document, browse the Internet, search the library catalog and reserve materials.
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William Dietrich: A Writer’s Life
7:00 pm
William Dietrich: A Writer’s Life
Thursday, Jan. 29, 7:00 pmWilliam Dietrich:  A
Library Learning Center-Large Room
Prolific author William Dietrich will speak on the writer’s life, on his new young adult novel “The Murder of Adam and Eve,” on his new North Cascades book, and on his Ethan Gage series of Napoleonic adventures!    He will be happy to answer questions about...read more
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Baby LapSit
10:30 a.m.
 Baby LapSit
Friday, Jan. 30, 10:30 a.m.
Port Townsend Library 1220 Lawrence Street
 0-1 year old* Expectant mothers welcomed and encouraged to attend *     Babies' brains g...read more
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