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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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Babytime
10:15-10:45
 Babytime
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 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, Aug. 1, 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. 

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Toddlertime
10:15-10:45
 Toddlertime
Thursday, Aug. 2, 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.  
Lizardopolis
2:00-3:30 pm
 Lizardopolis
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2:00-3:30 pm
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.

Does your child LOVE lizards, snakes, frogs, turtles, and other creepy crawlies?  Come j...read more

Room reserved
5:30 - 6:45
 Room reserved
Thursday, Aug. 2, 5:30 - 6:45
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Story Stretchers!
2:00-2:45
 Story Stretchers!
Monday, Aug. 6, 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

Book Lovers’ Cafe
2:00pm-3:00pm
 Book Lovers’ Cafe
Monday, Aug. 6, 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, Aug. 6, 5:30-6:30
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.
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Preschool Storytime
10:15-10:45
 Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, Aug. 7, 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, Aug. 7, 1:00-4:00
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Fiber Arts Night
6:30pm-8:30pm
 Fiber Arts Night
Tuesday, Aug. 7, 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, Aug. 8, 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, Aug. 8, 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, Aug. 8, 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, Aug. 9, 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.  
Room Reserved
12:15 pm to 1:30 pm
 Room Reserved
Thursday, Aug. 9, 12:15 pm to 1:30 pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
City Staff training
7:00 a.m. - Noon.
 City Staff training
Thursday, Aug. 9, 7:00 a.m. - Noon.
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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End of Summer Reading Party
2:00-3:30 pm
 End of Summer Reading Party
Friday, Aug. 10, 2:00-3:30 pm
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.

Play games, blow giant bubbles, eat summery snacks, enjoy a rock painting craft, and celebrat...read more

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Library Advisory Board Meeting
3:30pm-5:30pm
 Library Advisory Board Meeting
Monday, Aug. 13, 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
Library Foundation Board Meeting
7:00pm-9:00pm
Library Foundation Board Meeting
Monday, Aug. 13, 7:00pm-9:00pm
(4th Monday of the month)

Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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"Changeling" Shakespeare Reading Group
5:00-7:00p.m.
"Changeling" Shakespeare Reading Group
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 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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Storytime at the Farmer’s Market
2:30-3:00
Storytime at the Farmer’s Market
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 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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Art in Action - Fly-tying Demonstration with Bob Triggs
4:00-6:00 p.m.
Art in Action - Fly-tying Demonstration with Bob Triggs
Friday, Aug. 17, 4:00-6:00 p.m. Art in Action - Fly-
Port Townsend Library - 1220 Lawrence St.

Join master fly-tier, guide and local fisherman, Bob Triggs for a fly-tying demonstration in the Library.
Bob Triggs began his outdoors life on the small ponds and streams...read more

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Room Reserved
3:30pm-5:30pm
 Room Reserved
Monday, Aug. 20, 3:30pm-5:30pm
Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Room Reserved
5:30pm-6:45pm
 Room Reserved
Monday, Aug. 20, 5:30pm-6:45pm
(Third Mondays of the Month)

Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
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Fiber Arts Night
6:30pm-8:30pm
 Fiber Arts Night
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 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.
Friends of the Library Book Club
7 pm- 9pm
Friends of the Library Book Club
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 7 pm- 9pm
(3rd Monday of the month 7:00 pm)

Charles Pink House - 1256 Lawrence St.
Closed meeting
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"Changeling" Shakespeare Reading Group
5:00-7:00p.m.
"Changeling" Shakespeare Reading Group
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 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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