We’re rounded up the best things going on for kids at Tacoma, Puyallup, and Pierce and South King County library branches.
“Best bets.” I haven’t included regular story times. As usual, links are provided so you can check the details! Make sure you’ve signed up for summer reading, too!
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium – How the Moon and Stars Affect Wildlife on Earth at the Orting Library 1:00pm – 2:00pm Glowing orbs in the sky inspired us to send people into space. But what do they mean for wild animals?Transformations, brave journeys, odd behaviors
Nancy Stewart – Up, Up and Away at the Milton/Edgewood Library 1:30pm – 2:30pm Join Nancy Stewart in a singing celebration of people, places and things that are out of this world!
Emily’s Paper Crafts – Star Wars Origami at the Gig Harbor Library 2pm Learn how to fold and create several origami Star Wars characters and space ships. Take home your folded creations.
Puppet Theater Presents – Little Red and Dog House at the South Hill Library 2:30 Pierce County Library puppeteers present classic stories. Ages 6 and up.
Come out for an afternoon of tie dye in the park. Bring your own shirt or other item to tie dye. Tie dye colors will be provided
Superhero at Storytime at the Puyallup Library 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Meet our own community superhero, an officer from the Puyallup Police Department, during Preschool Storytime. Ages 3-5 years. More Details
Building Madness at the Gig Harbor Library 10:30 Use Lego bricks, Straws & Connectors, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions. Creative fun for the whole family. Age 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Animal Encounters – Australian Animals at the Bonney Lake Library 11am Australia is home to some of the most unique animals on the planet. Visit with a few of these creatures while you learn about their habitats, behavioral and physical adaptations, and more!
Science Tellers – Aliens: Escape from Earth at the Key Center Library 11am See an action-packed and educational adventure totally out of this world!
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium – How the Moon and Stars Affect Wildlife on Earth at the Tillicum Library 2pm Glowing orbs in the sky inspired us to send people into space. But what do they mean for wild animals? Transformations, brave journeys, odd behaviors…
Summer Reading STEM – Light Sensing Robots at the Sumner Library 2PM Many scientific discoveries in space have happened because there are robots/machines that can sense changes in light. Join us to make a robot that can do the same thing!
Summer Stories and Crafts – at the Orting Valley Farmers Market 3:30pm – 4:30pm Drop by to hear a story, make a craft and meet your local library staff!
Altered Art – Aliens or Fandom Characters at the Fife Library 4:30pm Paint UFOs, aliens or fandom characters onto thrifted paintings to create an altered work of art.