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Monday-Thursday 10-7
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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Toddlertime
10:15-10:45
 Toddlertime
Thursday, Nov. 1, 10:15-10:45
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. 
Library construction project meeting
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Library construction project meeting
Thursday, Nov. 1, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Create Your Own Autogeography: A six-week workshop
6:00pm-8:00pm
Create Your Own Autogeography: A six-week workshop
Thursday, Nov. 1, 6:00pm-8:00pmCreate Your Own  Aut
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.

Typically stories of the self (autobiographies) are told through a narrative of a passage through time. In this workshop, we will learn how to ...read more


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Room Reserved
5:30-7:00
 Room Reserved
Friday, Nov. 2, 5:30-7:00
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Day of the Dead Celebration
6:30-8pm
 Day of the Dead Celebration
Friday, Nov. 2, 6:30-8pm
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.

All ages are welcome to come enjoy snacks, crafts, ...read more

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Room Reserved
10:15am-12:15pm
 Room Reserved
Saturday, Nov. 3, 10:15am-12:15pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Room Reserved
10:00 - 1:45
 Room Reserved
Monday, Nov. 5, 10:00 - 1:45
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Book Lovers’ Cafe
2:00pm-3:00pm
 Book Lovers’ Cafe
Monday, Nov. 5, 2:00pm-3:00pm
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.

Please note: The library's bookclub kits are limited to 10 books a kit so books may not always be provided or atten...read more
Room Reserved
5:30-6:30
 Room Reserved
Monday, Nov. 5, 5:30-6:30
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Library Foundation Board Meeting
7:00pm-9:00pm
Library Foundation Board Meeting
Monday, Nov. 5, 7:00pm-9:00pm
(4th Monday of the month)

Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 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.
Room Reserved
1:00-4:00
 Room Reserved
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 1:00-4:00
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Fiber Art Night
6:30 - 8:30
 Fiber Art Night
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 6:30 - 8:30
(Tuesday, September 4 &18, 6:30 - 8:30, October 2 & 16, 6:30 - 8:30, )

Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Babytime
10:15-10:45
 Babytime
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 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.
Wacky Wednesdays
1-3pm
 Wacky Wednesdays
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 1-3pm
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.

Drop in and participate in different STEAM activities each month. STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activit...read more

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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, Nov. 8, 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

Library construction project meeting
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Library construction project meeting
Thursday, Nov. 8, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Room Reserved
11:45 - 1:30
 Room Reserved
Thursday, Nov. 8, 11:45 - 1:30
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Create Your Own Autogeography: A six-week workshop
6:00pm-8:00pm
Create Your Own Autogeography: A six-week workshop
Thursday, Nov. 8, 6:00pm-8:00pmCreate Your Own  Aut
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.

Typically stories of the self (autobiographies) are told through a narrative of a passage through time. In this workshop, we will learn how to ...read more


Media Mentorship for Parents
7pm
 Media Mentorship for Parents
Thursday, Nov. 8, 7pm
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.

The evolution and adoption of digital technologies has increased in recent ye...read more

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Room Reserved
1:30-3:30
 Room Reserved
Saturday, Nov. 10, 1:30-3:30
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Sunday, Nov. 11,
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Nov. 12,
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
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Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 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.
"Changeling" Shakespeare Reading Group
5:00-7:00p.m.
"Changeling" Shakespeare Reading Group
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 5:00-7:00p.m.
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
A new reading group is forming in Port Townsend. Sponsored by the Port Townsend Public Library, CHANGELING will meet monthly to read and discuss the plays of William Shakespeare.

 “No one is ever the same after encountering Shakespeare,” said co-founder Bob DeWeese, &ldqu...read more
Storytelling with Donna Washington
7:00-8:00pm
Storytelling with Donna Washington
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 7:00-8:00pmStorytelling with Do
Port Townsend Public Library - Carnegie Reading Room

Join master storyteller Donna Washington for an engaging evening of storytelling. 

“Storytelling is about creating community. It can be funny, absurd, deadly serious, exaggerated, or understated, but it is always about bringing us out of whatever reality...read more

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Babytime
10:15-10:45
 Babytime
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 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, Nov. 14, 3:30pm-5:30pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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.
Orca - How We Came to Know and Love the Ocean’s Greatest Predator with Jason M. Colby
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Orca - How We Came to Know and Love the Ocean’s Greatest Predator with Jason M. Colby
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.Orca - How We Came t
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Jason M. Colby will join us to talk about his new book, Orca - How We Came to Know and Love the Ocean's Greatest Predator. Jason is the Associate Professor and Undergraduate Adviser in History with the University of Victoria. He holds a BA and an MA from Whitman College and a PhD from ...read more
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Toddlertime
10:15-10:45
 Toddlertime
Thursday, Nov. 15, 10:15-10:45
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. 
Library construction project meeting
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Library construction project meeting
Thursday, Nov. 15, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Create Your Own Autogeography: A six-week workshop
6:00pm-8:00pm
Create Your Own Autogeography: A six-week workshop
Thursday, Nov. 15, 6:00pm-8:00pmCreate Your Own  Aut
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.

Typically stories of the self (autobiographies) are told through a narrative of a passage through time. In this workshop, we will learn how to ...read more


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Art in Action Mary Stolaas demonstrating paper crafts
4 - 6 pm
Art in Action Mary Stolaas demonstrating paper crafts
Friday, Nov. 16, 4 - 6 pm
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Mary Stolaas will be with us demonstrating paper crafts.
Family Movie Night Featuring A Wrinkle in Time
6:30pm
Family Movie Night Featuring A Wrinkle in Time
Friday, Nov. 16, 6:30pm
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.

Enjoy A Wrinkle in Time in the Carnegie Read...read more

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Celebration of Friend of the Library Wayne Shaver’s Life
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Celebration of Friend of the Library Wayne Shaver’s Life
Saturday, Nov. 17, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Room Reserved
2:00-5:00
 Room Reserved
Sunday, Nov. 18, 2:00-5:00
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Friends of the Library Book Club
7pm- 9pm
Friends of the Library Book Club
Monday, Nov. 19, 7pm- 9pm
(3rd Monday of the month 7:00 pm)

Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Closed meeting
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Freedom Readers (MEMBERSHIP FULL)
10:00am-12:00pm
Freedom Readers (MEMBERSHIP FULL)
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 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, Nov. 20, 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.
Room Reserved
1:30 - 3:00 pm
 Room Reserved
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Fiber Art Night
6:30 - 8:30
 Fiber Art Night
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 6:30 - 8:30
(Tuesday, September 4 &18, 6:30 - 8:30, October 2 & 16, 6:30 - 8:30, )

Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Babytime
10:15-10:45
 Babytime
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 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
4:00-6:45
 Room Reserved
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 4:00-6:45
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
22
Library Closed - Thanksgiving
All day
 Library Closed - Thanksgiving
Thursday, Nov. 22, All day
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
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Library Closed - Thanksgiving
All day
 Library Closed - Thanksgiving
Friday, Nov. 23, All day
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
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Room Reserved
5:30- 6:45
 Room Reserved
Monday, Nov. 26, 5:30- 6:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
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Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 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.
"Changeling" Shakespeare Reading Group
5:00-7:00p.m.
"Changeling" Shakespeare Reading Group
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 5:00-7:00p.m.
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
A new reading group is forming in Port Townsend. Sponsored by the Port Townsend Public Library, CHANGELING will meet monthly to read and discuss the plays of William Shakespeare.

 “No one is ever the same after encountering Shakespeare,” said co-founder Bob DeWeese, &ldqu...read more
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Babytime
10:15-10:45
 Babytime
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 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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Toddlertime
10:15-10:45
 Toddlertime
Thursday, Nov. 29, 10:15-10:45
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. 
Library construction project meeting
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Library construction project meeting
Thursday, Nov. 29, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Put Your Library to Use: Collections, Research, and Discovery at the PT Library (Placeholder name)
7:00-8:00pm
Put Your Library to Use: Collections, Research, and Discovery at the PT Library (Placeholder name)
Thursday, Nov. 29, 7:00-8:00pmPut Your Library to
Port Townsend Public Library - Carnegie Reading Room
Join Dr. Arendt Speser  for a fascinating lecture about our own library collection and the evoltuion of the use of libraries including a special focus in the Jungian colleciton. 

More to come...
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