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University Place Library


address  3609 Market Pl. West
 University Place, WA  98466
phone (253) 548-3307
www.piercecountylibrary.org

Upcoming Events

Open Mic Night

Open Mic/Music, Signing/Readings, Community Event, For the Family
Want to share your talent/ Tell a story, sing a song, read a poem or just sit back and enjoy. All ages, talents and abilities welcome at this family-friendly event. Contact Steve Carmody at scarmody@piercecountylibrary.org or 253-548-3601 for more information.
• Kid Friendly
Pierce County Library System;University Place Library;Open Mic Night
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Ages: All ages
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Thu 9/27/18 at 5pm-7pm 
 • Thu 10/25/18 at 5pm-7pm 

Drop-In Help with WorkSource

Class/Workshop
WorkSource employment experts help you with your specific questions about all things employment related—resumes, unemployment claims, job coaching and interview prep.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Mon 9/24/18 at 10am till 12pm, 2pm till 4pm 
 • Mon 10/1/18 at 10am till 12pm, 2pm till 4:15pm 
 • Mon 10/8/18 at 10am till 12pm, 2pm till 4:15pm 
 • Mon 10/15/18 at 10am till 12pm, 2pm till 4:15pm 
 • Mon 10/22/18 at 10am till 12pm, 2pm till 4:15pm 
 • Mon 10/29/18 at 10am till 12pm, 2pm till 4:15pm 

Tech Help

Computers/Technology
Technology got you down? Frustrated? We're here to help. Bring your questions and devices, and dedicated staff will help you with your tech-related problems.
Pierce County Library System;University Place Library;Get Smart;tech help
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Fri 10/5/18 at 2pm 
 • Fri 10/12/18 at 2pm 

Talk Time: English Conversation for ESL Learners

Class/Workshop
Free ESL conversation group invites members of the community to learn, connect and practice English language skills.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Sat 9/29/18 at 10am-11:30am 
 • Sat 10/6/18 at 10am-11:30am 
 • Sat 10/13/18 at 10am-11:30am 
 • Sat 10/20/18 at 10am-11:30am 
 • Sat 10/27/18 at 10am-11:30am 

Teen Council

Volunteer Event
Plan events and work on special projects, recommend books and other materials and discuss great ideas. Teen Council counts for service credit.
Pierce County Library System;University Place Library;Summer Reading;teen council;volunteer
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Mon 10/8/18 at 4:30pm-5:30pm 
 • Mon 10/22/18 at 4:30pm-5:30pm 

Start and Grow Your Business

Class/Workshop
Drop-in help in the Atrium for new and aspiring business owners. Offered in partnership with the Small Business Administration and the Veterans Business Outreach Center.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Fri 10/12/18 at 12pm-6pm 

Yoga Story Time

Children, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Yoga movements, books and songs for preschoolers. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Sat 10/13/18 at 11am 

Coffee with Your Librarian: Funding Library Services

Community Event
Learn more about funding library services for growing and changing communities.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Mon 9/24/18 at 11:30am-1pm 

Self-Care for Teens: Tools for Managing Stress

Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Dr. Rebecca DeWaay with Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital presents healthy ways for teens to manage stress.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Mon 9/24/18 at 4:30pm 

Toddler Story Time

Children
Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers.
Pierce County Library System;University Place Library;story time;baby;toddler
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Tue 9/25/18 at 10:30am 
 • Tue 10/2/18 at 10:30am 
 • Wed 10/3/18 at 10am 
 • Tue 10/9/18 at 10:30am 
 • Wed 10/10/18 at 10am 
 • Tue 10/16/18 at 10:30am 
 • Wed 10/17/18 at 10am 
 • Tue 10/23/18 at 10:30am 
 • Wed 10/24/18 at 10am 
 • Tue 10/30/18 at 10:30am 
 • Wed 10/31/18 at 10am 

Meditation Practice

Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
A free meditation practice session for new and experienced meditators.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Wed 9/26/18 at 7pm-8:30pm 

Toddler Story Time

Children, Education, For the Family
Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Wed 9/26/18 at 10am 

Preschool Story Time

Children, Education, For the Family
Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Wed 9/26/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 9/28/18 at 10:30am 

Baby Story Time

Children
Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Thu 9/27/18 at 10:30am 
 • Thu 10/4/18 at 10:30am 
 • Thu 10/11/18 at 10:30am 
 • Thu 10/18/18 at 10:30am 
 • Thu 10/25/18 at 10:30am 

ROBOTS! Lego Mindstorms

Children, Education
Build and program a robotic vehicle using Lego Mindstorm kits! Ages 8-12. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Tue 10/2/18 at 3:30pm-5pm 

Preschool Story Time

Children
Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Wed 10/3/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 10/5/18 at 10:30am 
 • Wed 10/10/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 10/12/18 at 10:30am 
 • Wed 10/17/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 10/19/18 at 10:30am 
 • Wed 10/24/18 at 11am 
 • Fri 10/26/18 at 10:30am 
 • Wed 10/31/18 at 11am 

Knit (or Crochet) Together

Children
Learn to knit or crochet or just come knit with us. All skill levels welcome. Supplies provided.
• Kid Friendly
knitting;crochet;DIY;crafts;
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Thu 10/4/18 at 3:30pm-5pm 

Pierce County Conversations: Wisdom Cafe

Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition, Seniors
Designed with older adults in mind, Wisdom Café offers an opportunity to meet and converse with others on a variety of pre-determined topics. This month’s topic: fitness.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Tue 10/9/18 at 2:30pm-4pm 

Life after High School: Plan Your Future with TCC

Class/Workshop
Work with an educational specialist to outline your goals, research programs, complete career assessments, apply for financial aid and refine your scholarship applications. More info: lahs.pcls.us.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Wed 10/10/18 at 2pm-4pm 

Noveltea Book Group

Meeting
Books and tea afternoon book group. See Kristine in the library or email upref@piercecountylibrary.org for more information.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Thu 10/18/18 at 3:30pm-5pm 

"How I Became a Pirate" with Tacoma Musical Playhouse

Children, For the Family
Ahoy, mateys! Enjoy a preview of the upcoming TMP musical, along with pirate games, activities and snacks. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Sat 10/20/18 at 11am 

WorkSource Workshop: Prepare for Job Interviews

Class/Workshop
Learn the benefits of pre-interview prep work and how to respond to overqualification, salary and background issues. You will receive an Interview Survival handout. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Tue 10/23/18 at 2pm-4pm 

WorkSource Workshop: LinkedIn Help Session

Class/Workshop
Learn how to expand your network, search for LinkedIn-advertised jobs and do company research. Attendees must have a current LinkedIn profile. Need help setting up an account? Ask a librarian for help. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Tue 10/23/18 at 11am-1pm 

Life after High School: Plan Your Future with TCC

Class/Workshop
Work with an educational specialist to outline your goals, research programs, complete career assessments, apply for financial aid and refine your scholarship applications. More info: lahs.pcls.us.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Wed 10/24/18 at 2pm-4pm 

Flash Women, Fast Cars and Flaming Stars

Signing/Readings
Celebrate autumn with local poets Connie Walle and Michael Magee as they read from their recently published books by MoonPath Press. Connie will read from her debut collection, “What’s Left,” about strong women and Michael’s “How We Move Toward Light” explores myths and urban legends. Book signing to follow.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Wed 10/24/18 at 7pm-8:30pm 

Ukulele Circle

Special Event
Beginners will learn a few chords and easy songs from 4:30-5 p.m. followed by a jam session. Some ukuleles provided. All ages.
Teen
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Ages: All ages
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Mon 10/29/18 at 4:30pm-6pm 

Pierce County Conversations: Meditation Practice

Class/Workshop, Health & Wellness/Nutrition
A free meditation practice session for new and experienced meditators.
Event Info: (253) 548-3307
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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Schedule
 • Wed 10/31/18 at 7pm-8:30pm