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Sumner Library


address  1116 Fryar Ave.
 Sumner, WA  98390
phone (253) 548-3306
www.piercecountylibrary.org

Upcoming Events

Building Madness

Children
Use the library’s Legos, Straws and Connectors, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions. All ages; under 6 with an adult.
Pierce County Library System;Sumner Library;building
Event Info: (253) 548-3306
Ages: All ages; under 6 with an adult
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Fri 12/22/17 at 3pm-5pm 

Reading Buddies

Volunteer Event, Children
Youth volunteers read and play literacy games with young readers. Reading Buddy volunteers are mentors who give children extra reading practice in a fun environment. They are not tutors. See the help desk at your branch for details and applications. Little Buddies: Ages 4-8, Teen Buddies: Ages 14-18. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.
Event Info: (253) 548-3306
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Mon 12/4/17 at 4:30pm-5:30pm 

Hour of Code

Education
Board games and computers will be available to explore coding strategies and have fun. Ages 4 and up; under 6 with an adult.
Event Info: (253) 548-3306
Ages: 4 and up
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Fri 12/8/17 at 4:30pm-5:30pm 

Puppets Please

Children, Holiday
Colorful marionettes perform a holiday-themed, in-the-round show. All ages.
Event Info: (253) 548-3306
Ages: All ages
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Sat 12/9/17 at 12pm 

Puppets Please

Children, Holiday
Colorful marionettes perform a holiday-themed, in-the-round show. Free event.
Event Info: (253) 548-3306
Ages: All ages
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Sat 12/9/17 at 12pm 

Quill Your Own Holiday Cards

Holiday, Class/Workshop
Learn, make and take quilled holiday cards with expert paper-crafter, Emily Mallory! Supplies provided. For adults.
Event Info: (253) 548-3306
Ages: Adults
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Tue 12/12/17 at 2pm-3:30pm 

Nonfiction Book Club

Community Event
We’ll discuss “The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II” by Denise Kiernan. Books available at the Help Desk.
book club;book discussion;Sumner library;Susan Jane Gilman;Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven;
Event Info: (253) 548-3306
Ages: Adults
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Thu 12/14/17 at 7pm 

Gingerbread Houses

Community Event, For the Family, Holiday
Make and decorate your own gingerbread house. All supplies provided, while they last. All ages; under 6 with an adult. Drop-in. No registration required.
Event Info: (253) 548-3321
Ages: All ages; under 6 with an adult
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Sat 12/16/17 at 10:30am-12:30pm 

Effective Applications and Resumes

Class/Workshop
Taught by WorkSource employment experts, get tips for creating effective applications, resumes and cover letters while learning how to navigate those sometimes sticky situations in the application process. Participants earn a UI job search credit. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.
Event Info: (253) 548-3306
Ages: Adults
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Wed 12/20/17 at 11am-1pm 

Job Seeker's Guide to the Cloud

Class/Workshop, Computers/Technology
Learn how cloud technologies such as Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive and Dropbox can assist you in your job search. Participants earn a UI job search credit. Registration required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.
Event Info: (253) 548-3306
Ages: Adults
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Wed 12/20/17 at 2pm-4pm 

"My Dear Wife and Children": A Reading of Civil War Letters

Talks/Lectures
Hear the 150-year-old story of David Brainard Griffin, a corporal in Company F of the 2nd Minnesota Regiment of Volunteers, told through the letters he wrote to his wife and children while he fought to preserve the Union. Author Nick K. Adams reads excerpts from his great-grandfather’s letters.
Event Info: (253) 548-3306
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Tue 1/9/18 at 6:30pm 

"Away at War" A Civil War Story of the Family Left Behind

Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
A true story of endurance and loss. This book is based on 100 letters Cpl. David Brainard Griffin wrote his family during his two years of service.
Event Info: (253) 548-3306
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: http://www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar
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 • Tue 1/16/18 at 6:30pm