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Friday 10-6
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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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Place Holder for Library Program
10am-1pm
Place Holder for Library Program
Monday, Jul. 2, 10am-1pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Teen DJ Workshop with Caleb Peacock
2:00-4:00 pm
Teen DJ Workshop with Caleb Peacock
Monday, Jul. 2, 2:00-4:00 pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Teens are invited to join local DJ legend, Caleb Peacock, and learn DJ fundamentals. Get a closer look at Caleb's equipment and create some beats at this hands-on workshop.
Book Lovers’ Cafe
2:00pm-3:00pm
 Book Lovers’ Cafe
Monday, Jul. 2, 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 in use
5-6pm
 Room in use
Monday, Jul. 2, 5-6pm
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
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Place Holder for Library Program
10am-1pm
Place Holder for Library Program
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 10am-1pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 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 PM
 Room reserved
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
Fiber Arts Night
6:30pm-8:30pm
 Fiber Arts Night
Tuesday, Jul. 3, 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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Library Closed for the 4th of July!
Library Closed for the 4th of July!
Wednesday, Jul. 4,
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
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Place Holder for Library Program
10am-1pm
Place Holder for Library Program
Thursday, Jul. 5, 10am-1pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Book Binding for Kids
2:00-4:00 pm
 Book Binding for Kids
Thursday, Jul. 5, 2:00-4:00 pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.

Kids will learn simple book binding techniques to create their own books, and will use a variety of fun materials to decorate them. With special guest Joan Wenske. Ages 7-11.

...read more

Room Reserved
5:30 - 6:45
 Room Reserved
Thursday, Jul. 5, 5:30 - 6:45
Library Learning Center - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Place Holder for Library Program
10am-1pm
Place Holder for Library Program
Friday, Jul. 6, 10am-1pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Family Movie Night featuring Coco
6:30-8:30 pm
Family Movie Night featuring Coco
Friday, Jul. 6, 6:30-8:30 pm
Port Townsend Public Library - Carnegie Reading Room

Watch the 2017 Pixar sensation, Coco, on the big screen while mun...read more

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Story Stretchers!
2:00-2:45
 Story Stretchers!
Monday, Jul. 9, 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, Jul. 10, 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
1:30-4:30
 Room reserved
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 1:30-4:30
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
"Changeling" Shakespeare Reading Group
5:00-7:00p.m.
"Changeling" Shakespeare Reading Group
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 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, Jul. 11, 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, Jul. 11, 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 Chetzemoka
2:00-2:45
 Storytime at Chetzemoka
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 2:00-2:45
Chetzemoka Park

Join us for a special all ages storytime at Chetzemoka Park! Follow the bubbles to the storytime quilt and enjoy stories, fingerplays, puppets, songs and a craft. All ages....read more

Friends of the Library Meeting
3:30pm-5:30pm
 Friends of the Library Meeting
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 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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Room reserved
11:15-1:30
 Room reserved
Thursday, Jul. 12, 11:15-1:30
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Build-It Design Challenge
2:00-3:00 pm
 Build-It Design Challenge
Thursday, Jul. 12, 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

The Helpdesk at the Bottom of the World (and Other Antarctic Improbabilities)
7:00-8:30pm
The Helpdesk at the Bottom of the World (and Other Antarctic Improbabilities)
Thursday, Jul. 12, 7:00-8:30pmThe Helpdesk at the
Port Townsend Public Library - Carnegie Reading Room

In 2010, David Pablo Cohn left his comfortable position as a senior Silicon Valley research scientist to become "the Helpdesk at the Bottom of the World" for a season, fixing jammed...read more

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Teen After-Hours Game Night
6:30-7:30
 Teen After-Hours Game Night
Friday, Jul. 13, 6:30-7:30
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.

Play board games, eat snacks, and hang out in the library after h...read more

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Room Reserved
3:30pm-5:30pm
 Room Reserved
Monday, Jul. 16, 3:30pm-5:30pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Room Reserved
5:30pm-6:45pm
 Room Reserved
Monday, Jul. 16, 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, Jul. 16, 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, Jul. 17, 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-11:45pm
 Room Reserved
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 10:15am-11:45pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Teen Writer’s Workshop with Patrick Jennings
2-3:30pm
Teen Writer’s Workshop with Patrick Jennings
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 2-3:30pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Start your story with a bang! A writing workshop with published Children's book author, Patrick Jennings. Ages 12-18
Fiber Arts Night
6:30pm-8:30pm
 Fiber Arts Night
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 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, Jul. 18, 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, Jul. 18, 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. 

Local 20/20 Council Meeting
4:00-6:45
 Local 20/20 Council Meeting
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 4:00-6:45
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Music Makers with Heidi Larsen
2:00-3:00
 Music Makers with Heidi Larsen
Thursday, Jul. 19, 2:00-3:00
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.

Kids will experiment with sound at a variety of hands-on learning...read more

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Unexpected Brass Band & Strawberry Shortcake Social
5:00-6:30
Unexpected Brass Band & Strawberry Shortcake Social
Friday, Jul. 20, 5:00-6:30
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.

A program for everybody! Meet on the library lawn for a late afte...read more

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Room reserved
2:00pm-4:00pm
 Room reserved
Saturday, Jul. 21, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
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Story Stretchers!
2:00-2:45
 Story Stretchers!
Monday, Jul. 23, 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, Jul. 24, 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, Jul. 24, 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, Jul. 25, 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, Jul. 25, 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, Jul. 25, 2:30-3:00
(June 27, July 25, August 15, September 19)

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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Build-It Design Challenge
2:00-3:00 pm
 Build-It Design Challenge
Thursday, Jul. 26, 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

Room Reserved
4:30-6:45
 Room Reserved
Thursday, Jul. 26, 4:30-6:45
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
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Teen Movie Night featuring Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens
7:00-9:00 pm
Teen Movie Night featuring Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens
Friday, Jul. 27, 7:00-9:00 pm
Port Townsend Public Library - Carnegie Reading Room

Teens are invited to watch The Force Awakens on the big s...read more

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Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 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.
Ukuleles Unite! for Kids
2:00-3:30 pm
 Ukuleles Unite! for Kids
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 2:00-3:30 pm
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.

Come jump on the ukulele bandwagon! Learn the fundamentals with Port Townsend’s ...read more


or call --360-385-3181.
Room Reserved
5:00-6:45
 Room Reserved
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 5:00-6:45
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
    
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