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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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Book Lovers’ Cafe
1:00pm-2:30pm
 Book Lovers’ Cafe
Monday, Dec. 3, 1:00pm-2:30pm
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
Learn to Code Robots
3:00pm-5:00pm
 Learn to Code Robots
Monday, Dec. 3, 3:00pm-5:00pm
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.

We’ll spend the session learning to code a trio of robots: Dash, Dot and Q. We’ll also have some zippy Ozos on hand for some code-free programming fun.

Room Reserved
3:30-5:00
 Room Reserved
Monday, Dec. 3, 3:30-5:00
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Library Advisory Board Meeting
3:30pm-5:30pm (City Hall)
 Library Advisory Board Meeting
Monday, Dec. 3, 3:30pm-5:30pm (City Hall)
(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
’Hour of Code’ Coding Activity
5:00-6:45pm
’Hour of Code’ Coding Activity
Monday, Dec. 3, 5:00-6:45pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.

Learn to build software with fun computer challenges.   

Library Foundation Board Meeting
7:00pm-9:00pm
Library Foundation Board Meeting
Monday, Dec. 3, 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, Dec. 4, 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
12:00-2:45
 Room Reserved
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 12:00-2:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Learn to Code Robots
3:00pm-5:00pm
 Learn to Code Robots
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 3:00pm-5:00pm
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.

We’ll spend the session learning to code a trio of robots: Dash, Dot and Q. We’ll also have some zippy Ozos on hand for some code-free programming fun.

’Hour of Code’ Coding Activity
5:00-6:15pm
’Hour of Code’ Coding Activity
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 5:00-6:15pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.

Learn to build software with fun computer challenges.   

Fiber Art Night
6:30 - 8:30
 Fiber Art Night
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 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, Dec. 5, 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.
PT STEM Club Showcase
3:00 pm-7:00pm
 PT STEM Club Showcase
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 3:00 pm-7:00pm
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.

Ella Ashford from the Port Townsend STEM club will be presenting activities that her team put on at the Mini Maker Faire at this year’s Kinetic Sculpture festival. Check out this sessio...read more

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Toddlertime
10:15-10:45
 Toddlertime
Thursday, Dec. 6, 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, Dec. 6, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
’Hour of Code’ Coding Activity
3:00 pm-5:00pm
’Hour of Code’ Coding Activity
Thursday, Dec. 6, 3:00 pm-5:00pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.

Learn to build software with fun computer challenges.   

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Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 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, Dec. 11, 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, Dec. 12, 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 to 2:30 pm
 Room Reserved
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 1:00 to 2:30 pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Friends of the Library Meeting
3:30pm-5:30pm
 Friends of the Library Meeting
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 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.
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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, Dec. 13, 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.

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Library construction project meeting
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Library construction project meeting
Thursday, Dec. 13, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Room Reserved
11:45 - 1:30
 Room Reserved
Thursday, Dec. 13, 11:45 - 1:30
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Room Reserved
5:30 - 6:45
 Room Reserved
Thursday, Dec. 13, 5:30 - 6:45
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Living Wilderness with Kevin Ebi
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Living Wilderness with Kevin Ebi
Thursday, Dec. 13, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.Living Wilderness wi
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Kevin Ebi fell in love with nature early in life; it took many more years for him to discover his passion for photography. Growing up, Kevin went on many outings with his parents to Pacific Northwest national parks, particularly Mount Rainier and Olympic in Washington state. As an adult, he began ca...read more
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Room Reserved
2:00-5:00
 Room Reserved
Sunday, Dec. 16, 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, Dec. 17, 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, Dec. 18, 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.
Fiber Art Night
6:30 - 8:30
 Fiber Art Night
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 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, Dec. 19, 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, Dec. 20, 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. 
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Holiday Crafting Party
3:00 to 5:00
 Holiday Crafting Party
Friday, Dec. 21, 3:00 to 5:00
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Join us for an all-ages holiday crafting extravaganza! Enjoy the festive ambiance, a variety of wonderful craft projects, yummy snacks and hot cocoa. 
Art in Action Kate Sullivan demonstrating chain maille
4 - 6 pm
Art in Action Kate Sullivan demonstrating chain maille
Friday, Dec. 21, 4 - 6 pm
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Kate Sullivan will be with us to demonstrate chain maille.
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Monday, Dec. 24,
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
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Library Closed
 Library Closed
Tuesday, Dec. 25,
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
"Changeling" Shakespeare Reading Group
5:00-7:00p.m.
"Changeling" Shakespeare Reading Group
Tuesday, Dec. 25, 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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