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Summer Reading Kick-Off and Author Festival

2018-06-23 10:00:00 2018-06-23 17:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Summer Reading Kick-Off and Author Festival Spend the day at the library celebrating reading! Complete schedule here; click on the specific events for more detailed information. Every hour you spend reading helps the Library earn new books! Gig Harbor -

Saturday, June 23
10:00am - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2018-06-23 10:00:00 2018-06-23 17:00:00 America/Los_Angeles Summer Reading Kick-Off and Author Festival Spend the day at the library celebrating reading! Complete schedule here; click on the specific events for more detailed information. Every hour you spend reading helps the Library earn new books! Gig Harbor -

Spend the day at the library celebrating reading! Complete schedule here; click on the specific events for more detailed information. Every hour you spend reading helps the Library earn new books!

The Gig Harbor Library will be celebrating summer reading all day long with events for the whole family! From 1-4:30, adults will enjoy a chance to meet and learn from by local authors and a presentation on How to Write an Award Winning Book by E.C. Murray.

10:30-11:30: Charlie the Noise Guy

12:00-12:45: Light Lunch (provided by the Friends of the Library, while supplies last)

1:00-2:00: Reading by Local Authors

2:00-3:00: How to Write an Award Winning Book presentation, E.C. Murray

3:00-4:30: Meet the Authors

From 10-5, find a comfy spot to read and relax for our Read-A-Thon- every hour read will help the Library earn new books for our collection.

Gig Harbor

Phone: 253-548-3305

Hours
Mon, Nov 28 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Nov 29 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Nov 30 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Dec 01 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Dec 02 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 03 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 04 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Upcoming events

Tue, Nov 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Gig Harbor Conference Room
Join us for a choose your own adventure style book club where you get to pick a book, e-book, or audiobook that fits the theme! Ages 12-18

Canceled
Thu, Dec 01, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Join us for 20 minutes of chess instruction and 40 minutes of play.

Tue, Dec 06, 10:00am - 10:45am
Gig Harbor Meeting Room
Enjoy stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for the whole family.

Tue, Dec 06, 11:00am - 11:45am
Gig Harbor Meeting Room
Enjoy stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for the whole family.

Tue, Dec 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Gig Harbor Meeting Room
Join the Gig Harbor Teen Specialist for an hour of crafts and other activities in the library meeting room! Ages 12 - 18

Tue, Dec 06, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us on the first Tuesday of each month to read historical fiction, contemporary fiction or nonfiction set in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

Thu, Dec 08, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Gig Harbor Meeting Room
Join us for 20 minutes of chess instruction and 40 minutes of play.

Fri, Dec 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
Gig Harbor Meeting Room
Play with the library’s building toys and meet other families. This program is independent play and adults need to stay in the room with their children.

Tue, Dec 13, 10:00am - 10:45am
Gig Harbor Meeting Room
Enjoy stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for the whole family.

Tue, Dec 13, 11:00am - 11:45am
Gig Harbor Meeting Room
Enjoy stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for the whole family.

Fri, Dec 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
Gig Harbor Meeting Room
Play with the library’s building toys and meet other families. This program is independent play and adults need to stay in the room with their children.

Tue, Dec 20, 10:00am - 10:45am
Gig Harbor Meeting Room
Enjoy stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for the whole family.

Tue, Dec 20, 11:00am - 11:45am
Gig Harbor Meeting Room
Enjoy stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for the whole family.

Tue, Dec 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Gig Harbor Meeting Room
Join the Gig Harbor Teen Specialist for an hour of crafts and other activities in the library meeting room! Ages 12 - 18

Wed, Dec 21, All day
Stop by any Pierce County Library to pick up a Winter Take and Make kit to complete at home! Kits available while supplies last.

Thu, Dec 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Gig Harbor Meeting Room
Join us on Thursdays during Winter Break to have fun with art and science.

Thu, Dec 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Gig Harbor Meeting Room
Join us on Thursdays during Winter Break to have fun with art and science.