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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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Community Meeting: Clallam County Marine Resources Committee
10:30am- 1:00pm
Community Meeting: Clallam County Marine Resources Committee
Monday, Jun. 4, 10:30am- 1:00pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Book Lovers’ Cafe
2:00pm-3:00pm
 Book Lovers’ Cafe
Monday, Jun. 4, 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
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No Storytime Program Today!
10:15-10:45
 No Storytime Program Today!
Tuesday, Jun. 5, 10:15-10:45
(June 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14)

Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
The youth services staff is taking a break from storytime today in order to plan for Summer Reading. Regular storytime programming will resume on Tuesday, June 19. See you soon!
Community Meeting: Olympic Area Agency on Aging
1:00pm- 4:00pm
Community Meeting: Olympic Area Agency on Aging
Tuesday, Jun. 5, 1:00pm- 4:00pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Fiber Arts Night
6:30pm-8:30pm
 Fiber Arts Night
Tuesday, Jun. 5, 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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No Storytime Program Today!
10:15-10:45
 No Storytime Program Today!
Wednesday, Jun. 6, 10:15-10:45
(June 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14)

Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
The youth services staff is taking a break from storytime today in order to plan for Summer Reading. Regular storytime programming will resume on Tuesday, June 19. See you soon!
Friends of the Library
4:00pm-6:00pm
 Friends of the Library
Wednesday, Jun. 6, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Library Learning Center - 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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No Storytime Program Today!
10:15-10:45
 No Storytime Program Today!
Thursday, Jun. 7, 10:15-10:45
(June 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14)

Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
The youth services staff is taking a break from storytime today in order to plan for Summer Reading. Regular storytime programming will resume on Tuesday, June 19. See you soon!
Community Meeting
10:15 am - 12:15 pm
 Community Meeting
Thursday, Jun. 7, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Community Meeting
5:30-6:45pm
 Community Meeting
Thursday, Jun. 7, 5:30-6:45pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Author Talk - Children’s book author Karen S. Robbins
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Author Talk - Children’s book author Karen S. Robbins
Saturday, Jun. 9, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Talk with questions and answers afterwards
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Library Advisory Board Meeting
3:30pm-5:30pm
 Library Advisory Board Meeting
Monday, Jun. 11, 3:30pm-5:30pm
(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
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No Storytime Program Today!
10:15-10:45
 No Storytime Program Today!
Tuesday, Jun. 12, 10:15-10:45
(June 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14)

Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
The youth services staff is taking a break from storytime today in order to plan for Summer Reading. Regular storytime programming will resume on Tuesday, June 19. See you soon!
Community Meeting
1:30-4:30pm
 Community Meeting
Tuesday, Jun. 12, 1:30-4:30pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
"Changeling" Shakespeare Reading Group
5:00-7:00p.m.
"Changeling" Shakespeare Reading Group
Tuesday, Jun. 12, 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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No Storytime Program Today!
10:15-10:45
 No Storytime Program Today!
Wednesday, Jun. 13, 10:15-10:45
(June 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14)

Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
The youth services staff is taking a break from storytime today in order to plan for Summer Reading. Regular storytime programming will resume on Tuesday, June 19. See you soon!
Room Reserved
2:30-5:30
 Room Reserved
Wednesday, Jun. 13, 2:30-5:30
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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No Storytime Program Today!
10:15-10:45
 No Storytime Program Today!
Thursday, Jun. 14, 10:15-10:45
(June 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14)

Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
The youth services staff is taking a break from storytime today in order to plan for Summer Reading. Regular storytime programming will resume on Tuesday, June 19. See you soon!
Room Reserved
11:15am - 1:30pm
 Room Reserved
Thursday, Jun. 14, 11:15am - 1:30pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Room Reserved
4:30-6:45
 Room Reserved
Thursday, Jun. 14, 4:30-6:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
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Art in Action Viking Wire Weaving with Kathleen Hawn and Chris Spinney from 4:00 - 6:00
Art in Action Viking Wire Weaving with Kathleen Hawn and Chris Spinney from 4:00 - 6:00
Friday, Jun. 15,
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
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Friends of the PT Library Book Sale
9:00am-3:00pm
Friends of the PT Library Book Sale
Saturday, Jun. 16, 9:00am-3:00pmFriends of the PT Li
Port Townsend Community Center Lounge
Friends of the PT Library Book Sale
Uptown Community Center 
Saturday, June 16 9:00am-3:00pm
Friends of the PT Library 
Book Sale
June 16: 9am - 3pm
at the Uptown Community Center
(8am Admission for Members of the Friends)
Gently use...read more
Room Reserved
2:00-4:00
 Room Reserved
Saturday, Jun. 16, 2:00-4:00
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Room Reserved
2:00-4:45
 Room Reserved
Sunday, Jun. 17, 2:00-4:45
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Room Reserved
3:30pm-5:30pm
 Room Reserved
Monday, Jun. 18, 3:30pm-5:30pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Room Reserved
5:30pm-6:45pm
 Room Reserved
Monday, Jun. 18, 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, Jun. 18, 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, Jun. 19, 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
10:15am-12:15pm
 Room Reserved
Tuesday, Jun. 19, 10:15am-12:15pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Summer Reading Kickoff!
3:00-6:00
 Summer Reading Kickoff!
Tuesday, Jun. 19, 3:00-6:00
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Join us for our Summer Reading opening event! Sign up for Summer Reading and choose a free book! Decorate the side walk with chalk, make a musical instrument, join a kazoo ensemble, enjoy yummy snacks and join Aaron Vallat and Jill Alban for African drumming...read more
Fiber Arts Night
6:30pm-8:30pm
 Fiber Arts Night
Tuesday, Jun. 19, 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, Jun. 20, 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.
Tween Coding Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
 Tween Coding Club
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Learn the basics of coding in this 6 week course. Open to ages 10-14 years. 

Friends of the Library Meeting
3:30pm-5:30pm
 Friends of the Library Meeting
Wednesday, Jun. 20, 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, Jun. 21, 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.  
Build-It Design Challenge
2:00-3:00 pm
 Build-It Design Challenge
Thursday, Jun. 21, 2:00-3:00 pm
(Thursdays, June 21, July 12 and July 26)

Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.

Kids will be presented with design challenges and will use their creativity and engineering skills to find solutions using L...read more

Jeanie Murphy and band performance and author talk - Donna Cody
7:00-8:30 p.m.
Jeanie Murphy and band performance and author talk - Donna Cody
Thursday, Jun. 21, 7:00-8:30 p.m. Jeanie Murphy and ba
Port Townsend Public Library - Carnegie Reading Room
Jeanie Murphy grew up in New England and went to Beloit College and Portland State University, where she received her BA and MA in English. She has worked as a strawberry picker, lifeguard, library page, factory hand, apple picker, banjo instructor (if you can call that work), technical editor, and ...read more
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Art in the Library Opening Reception
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Art in the Library Opening Reception
Friday, Jun. 22, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.Art in the Library O
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
The City of Port Townsend and Northwind Arts Center have entered into an agreement to provide art for the Port Townsend Public Library. Art will be provided by local artists and may be for sale via Northwind at the discretion of each artist. Shows will be changed at 4-month intervals, and will be la...read more
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Room Reserved
1:00 - 2:00
 Room Reserved
Saturday, Jun. 23, 1:00 - 2:00
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
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Story Stretchers!
2:00-2:45
 Story Stretchers!
Monday, Jun. 25, 2:00-2:45
(Mondays June 25, July 9, 23, August 6)

Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.

Do your “big kids” miss going to storytime? Story Stretchers is a storytime program designed for elementa...read more

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Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 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.
Teens Make Zines
2:00-4:00 pm
 Teens Make Zines
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 2:00-4:00 pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.

Zines are homemade publications dedicate...read more

"Changeling" Shakespeare Reading Group
5:00-7:00p.m.
"Changeling" Shakespeare Reading Group
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 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, Jun. 27, 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.
Tween Coding Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
 Tween Coding Club
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Learn the basics of coding in this 6 week course. Open to ages 10-14 years. 

Storytime at the Farmer’s Market
2:30-3:00
Storytime at the Farmer’s Market
Wednesday, Jun. 27, 2:30-3:00
(June 27, July 25, August 15)

PT Farmer's Market

Families with kids of all ages are invited to attend storytime at the Wednesday Farmers Market, held at the Port Townsend Pa...read more

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Toddlertime
10:15-10:45
 Toddlertime
Thursday, Jun. 28, 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.  
City Wellness Potluck
11:00am-2:00pm
 City Wellness Potluck
Thursday, Jun. 28, 11:00am-2:00pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Closed meeting
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