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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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Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 1, 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.
Community Meeting - Olympic Area on Aging - Family Caregiver Support Program
1:00 - 4:00
Community Meeting - Olympic Area on Aging - Family Caregiver Support Program
Tuesday, May 1, 1:00 - 4:00
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Fiber Arts Night
6:30pm-8:30pm
 Fiber Arts Night
Tuesday, May. 1, 6:30pm-8:30pm
(1st and 3rd Tuesdays)

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.
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Babytime
10:15-10:45
 Babytime
Wednesday, May. 2, 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.
DIY Terrariums
3-4pm
 DIY Terrariums
Wednesday, May 2, 3-4pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Children ages 6-11 are welcome to come create terrariums using recycled jars, and other natural materials. All supplies will be provided by the library.

Community Meeting: Local 20/20
5:00-6:45pm
 Community Meeting: Local 20/20
Wednesday, May. 2, 5:00-6:45pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Contact: Cindy Jayne
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Toddlertime
10:15-10:45
 Toddlertime
Thursday, May. 3, 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.  
Community Meeting: Quimper Ladies Reading Society and Figurine Study Group
5:30pm-7:00pm
Community Meeting: Quimper Ladies Reading Society and Figurine Study Group
Thursday, May. 3, 5:30pm-7:00pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Contact: Kathi Johnson 
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Book Lovers’ Cafe
2:00pm-3:00pm
 Book Lovers’ Cafe
Monday, May. 7, 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
Pajama Storyime
6:00 pm
 Pajama Storyime
Monday, May. 7, 6:00 pm
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Children ages 0-5 and their families can join us for stories, songs, movement, rhymes, and more. Everyone is welcome to come in their pajamas, and bring a stuffed animal friend as well. 
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Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 8, 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.
Community Meeting
1:30-4:30pm
 Community Meeting
Tuesday, May. 8, 1:30-4:30pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
"Changeling" Shakespeare Reading Group
5:00-7:00p.m.
"Changeling" Shakespeare Reading Group
Tuesday, May. 8, 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, May. 9, 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, May. 9, 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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Toddlertime
10:15-10:45
 Toddlertime
Thursday, May. 10, 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.  
Community Meeting: Jefferson County Toastmasters Club
11:30-1:15pm
Community Meeting: Jefferson County Toastmasters Club
Thursday, May 10, 11:30-1:15pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Contact: Jean McDonald
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Room Reserved
10:15am-12:15pm
 Room Reserved
Tuesday, May. 15, 10:15am-12:15pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 15, 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 Arts Night
6:30pm-8:30pm
 Fiber Arts Night
Tuesday, May. 15, 6:30pm-8:30pm
(1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month)

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.
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Babytime
10:15-10:45
 Babytime
Wednesday, May. 16, 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.
Community Meeting: Local 20/20
4:00p.m.-6:45p.m.
 Community Meeting: Local 20/20
Wednesday, May 16, 4:00p.m.-6:45p.m.
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Transgender Youth Transforming Society
7-8:30pm
Transgender Youth Transforming Society
Wednesday, May 16, 7-8:30pm
Port Townsend Public Library - Carnegie Reading Room
Program for Teens and Adults. Port Townsend Public Library partners with Mandala Center for Change to present about Transgender issues. We will have a viewing of a transgender training video, a youth panel presentation, and time for Q&A.
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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, May. 17, 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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Room Reserved
5:30pm-6:45pm
 Room Reserved
Thursday, May. 17, 5:30pm-6:45pm
(2-15, 3-15, 4-19, 5-17, 6-21, 7-19)

Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Room Reserved
3:30pm-5:30pm
 Room Reserved
Monday, May. 21, 3:30pm-5:30pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Room Reserved
5:30pm-6:45pm
 Room Reserved
Monday, May. 21, 5:30pm-6:45pm
(Third Mondays of the Month)

Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Friends of the Library Book Club
7 pm- 9pm
Friends of the Library Book Club
Monday, May. 21, 7 pm- 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, May. 22, 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, May. 22, 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, May. 23, 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, May. 24, 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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Community Meeting: The Benji Project
10:00-2:00
Community Meeting: The Benji Project
Friday, May 25, 10:00-2:00
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Contact: Cynthia Osterman
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Room Reserved
2:00-4:00
 Room Reserved
Saturday, May. 26, 2:00-4:00
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Library Closed - Holiday
All Day
 Library Closed - Holiday
Monday, May 28, All Day
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Library Foundation Board Meeting
7 pm
Library Foundation Board Meeting
Monday, May. 28, 7 pm
(4th Monday of the month)

Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, May. 29, 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.
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Babytime
10:15-10:45
 Babytime
Wednesday, May. 30, 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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Storytime with Toni Yuly
10:15-10:45
 Storytime with Toni Yuly
Thursday, May 31, 10:15-10:45Storytime with Toni
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.

Author of five children’s books will come for a special storytime. Toni Yuly will read her books, and host a craft activity at the end. Books will be availabl...read more

  
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