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Lakewood Library


address  6300 Wildaire Rd. Southwest
 Lakewood, WA  98499
phone (253) 548-3302
hours Mon.-Thu. 10 am-9 pm; Fri. 10 am-6 pm; Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Sun. 1 pm-5 pm
www.piercecountylibrary.org/

Upcoming Events

Tech Help

Computers/Technology
Technology got you down? Frustrated? We’re here to help. Bring your questions and your devices and dedicated staff will help you problem solve all of your tech-related problems.
tech help;
Event Info: (253) 548-3302
Ages: Adults
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Wed 2/21/18 at 3pm-5pm 
 • Wed 2/28/18 at 3pm-5pm 
 • Wed 3/7/18 at 3pm-5pm 
 • Wed 3/14/18 at 3pm-5pm 
 • Wed 3/21/18 at 3pm-5pm 
 • Wed 3/28/18 at 3pm-5pm 

Play to Learn

Children
Play to Learn is for those who nurture children 6 and under. Each week's theme offers individual play, fun group activities, songs and story times for children and adults to enjoy together.
Play to Learn;family-friendly;
Event Info: (253) 548-3302
Ages: 6 and under
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Thu 2/22/18 at 10am-11:30am 
 • Thu 3/1/18 at 10am-11:30am 
 • Thu 3/8/18 at 10am-11:30am 
 • Thu 3/15/18 at 10am-11:30am 
 • Thu 3/29/18 at 10am-11:30am 

Mine, Craft, Build and Play

Children, Computers/Technology
Play Minecraft on a library laptop. Construct In-Real-Life with LEGO bricks, blocks, Straws and Connectors and other surprise materials. Ages 3-13. Toma turnos en una computadora portátil y juega Minecraft en la biblioteca. Construye con LEGO, bloques, popotes & conectores y otros materiales sorpresa. Edades 3-13.
kids;children;STEM;computer;Minecraft
Event Info: (253) 548-3302
Ages: 3-13
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Thu 3/1/18 at 3:30pm-5pm 

Baby Story Time

Children, For the Family, Social Event
Stories, rhymes, singing, and fingerplays for children and caregivers.
Pierce County Library System;Lakewood Library;story time;baby;summer reading;
Event Info: (253) 548-3302
Ages: 0-24 months
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Tue 2/20/18 at 10:30am 
 • Tue 3/13/18 at 10:30am 
 • Tue 3/20/18 at 10:30am 
 • Tue 3/27/18 at 10:30am 
 • Tue 4/3/18 at 10:30am 
 • Tue 4/10/18 at 10:30am 
 • Tue 4/17/18 at 10:30am 
 • Tue 4/24/18 at 10:30am 

Preschool Story Time

Children
Stories, rhymes, singing, and fingerplays for children and caregivers.
Event Info: (253) 548-3302
Ages: 3-6
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Wed 2/21/18 at 10:30am 
 • Wed 3/14/18 at 10:30am 
 • Wed 3/21/18 at 10:30am 
 • Wed 3/28/18 at 10:30am 
 • Wed 4/4/18 at 10:30am 
 • Wed 4/11/18 at 10:30am 
 • Wed 4/18/18 at 10:30am 
 • Wed 4/25/18 at 10:30am 

Drop-in Help with WorkSource

Education
WorkSource employment experts help with your specific questions about all things employment-related: resumes, LinkedIn, job coaching and interview prep.
WorkSource;job help;job hunt;LinkedIn
Event Info: (253) 548-3302
Ages: Adults
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Tue 2/20/18 at 10am till 12pm, 2pm till 4pm 
 • Tue 2/27/18 at 10am till 12pm, 2pm till 4pm 

Pierce County Conversations: Racial Equity and Education: An Introduction

Talks/Lectures
Matthew Gulbranson, Family & Community Partnerships Director at Puget Sound Educational Service District, facilitates this brief introduction to racial equity. Explore topics such as definitions of racial equity, institutional racism, how to engage in racial equity work and how it shows up in the education system.
Event Info: (253) 548-3302
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Wed 2/21/18 at 6:30pm 

WorkSource Workshop: Skills and Abilities Analysis

Class/Workshop
Identify, demonstrate, gain confidence in your skills and personal qualities in ways that will be meaningful to employers. Learn oral communication skills and practice delivering a 60-second commercial about yourself—a brief, high-impact presentation to potential employers. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.
Event Info: (253) 548-3302
Ages: Adults
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Thu 2/22/18 at 1pm-3:15pm 

3D Print Shop

Class/Workshop, Computers/Technology
Bring a file ready to print, take a quick 3D design lesson, or just watch and learn about the process. Ages 12 and up.
Event Info: (253) 548-3302
Ages: 12 and up
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Fri 2/23/18 at 11am-5pm 

Pierce County Conversations: Student Loans and Debt: Managing Debt Accumulation

Class/Workshop
Learn how student debt accumulation affects your financial future and other life goals. Learn how to budget and spend and save money wisely. Presented by Financial Beginnings.
Event Info: (253) 548-3302
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Fri 3/2/18 at 3:30pm 

Pierce County Conversations: Student Loans and Debt: Managing Debt Accumulation

Class/Workshop
Learn how student debt accumulation affects your financial future and other life goals. Learn how to budget and spend and save money wisely. Presented by Financial Beginnings.
Event Info: (253) 548-3302
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Fri 3/2/18 at 3:30pm 

Queen Bess: Reaching for the Sky

Education, Living History
Celebrate Women’s History Month. Enjoy a live performance with actress-storyteller Eva Abram as the daredevil aviator Bessie Coleman, the first African-American to earn an international pilot’s license.
Event Info: (253) 548-3302
Ages: 10 and over
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Sat 3/3/18 at 2pm 

Your Business Workshops: Starting a Food Business

Class/Workshop
Turn your secret recipe into a business. Learn the types of food businesses, business planning, market research, and licenses and permits.
Event Info: (253) 548-3302
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Mon 3/5/18 at 6:30pm-8:30pm 

Your Business Workshops: Starting a Food Business

Class/Workshop, Business
Turn your secret recipe into a business. Types of food businesses • Business planning • Market research • Licenses and permits.
Event Info: (253) 548-3302
Ages: Adults
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Mon 3/5/18 at 6:30pm-8:30pm 

Drop-In Help with WorkSource

Class/Workshop
WorkSource employment experts help with your specific questions about all things employment related—resumes, LinkedIn, job coaching and interview prep.
Event Info: (253) 548-3302
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Tue 3/6/18 at 10am till 12pm, 2pm till 4pm 
 • Tue 3/13/18 at 10am till 12pm, 2pm till 4pm 
 • Tue 3/20/18 at 10am till 12pm, 2pm till 4pm 
 • Tue 3/27/18 at 10am till 12pm, 2pm till 4pm 

WorkSource Workshop: Job Search Strategies

Class/Workshop
Learn a variety of job-search methods to increase your chances at finding the perfect job. Find out about strategies to locate job openings, like networking, informational interviews and using the internet.
Event Info: (253) 548-3302
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Thu 3/8/18 at 2pm-4:15pm 

Toddler Story Time

Children, Education
Stories, rhymes, singing, and fingerplays for children and caregivers.
Event Info: (253) 548-3302
Ages: 2-3
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Mon 3/12/18 at 10:30am 
 • Mon 3/19/18 at 10:30am 
 • Mon 3/26/18 at 10:30am 
 • Mon 4/2/18 at 10:30am 
 • Mon 4/9/18 at 10:30am 
 • Mon 4/16/18 at 10:30am 
 • Mon 4/23/18 at 10:30am 

High School Battle of the Books

Education
Event Info: (253) 548-3302
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Tue 3/13/18 at 12:30pm-3pm 

Friends of Lakewood Library Public Book Sales

Community Event
Public Book Sales: Friday, March 16 and Saturday, March 17, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Available at all sales will be a variety of materials for all ages and interests including hardback and paperback fiction and non-fiction, children's books, computer and business, cookbooks, anthropology, poetry, sports, pet care, mysteries, family and parenting, health and fitness, fantasy, interior design, literature, audio books, DVDs, CDs and LP records and much more! As a bonus, the more than 35,000 books are shelved, categorized and re-stocked. No limits at these sales. As a courtesy to other patrons, please don't sort or stack books in the aisles. Your boxes of books can be held for you at the tally tables while you finish shopping.
Books;Sales
Ages: All ages
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: booksalefinder.com
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Schedule
 • Fri 3/16/18 - Sat 3/17/18 at 10am-4:30pm