July 2017

Eclipse 101

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
On August 21, there will be a total solar eclipse. At the library on August 15, Jerry Eber and Day Jackson, amateur astronomers and eclipse enthusiasts will discuss how to view the eclipse safely and demonstrate how to make pinhole viewers.


American Muslims: History, Culture, and Politics

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Join the Tumwater Timberland Library for a talk that explores how American Muslim identities have shaped and been shaped by American culture, history, and politics. A story covering four centuries, international relations professor Turan Kayaoglu's talk uncovers how American Muslims have been integral to the American experience. This event is co-sponsored by Humanities Washington and the Friends of the Tumwater Timberland Library.

We’re located at 7023 New Market St SW, accessible via Intercity Transit route 12/13. Call 360-943-7790 for more information.


Eric Ode, Music & Puppets

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 2:00pm - 2:45pm

Puppet Benjamin D. Dog wants to build a new dog house in this music-filled, high-participation concert from children's author and award-winning songwriter Eric Ode. Sponsored by the Friends of the Tumwater Timberland Library. This event is part of Summer Reading, a Timberland Regional Library district-wide program.

We’re located at 7023 New Market St SW, accessible via Intercity Transit route 12/13. Call 360-943-7790 for more information.


Volunteer Work Party @ Native Plant Salvage

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

Volunteer “Spring Cleaning” at The NPSF Nursery

Saturday, July 8th
9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Native Plant Salvage invites community members to join us for some “Spring Cleaning” at our nursery/holding beds this Saturday, July 8th! Volunteers will help us organize pots, label plants, and return beauty and order to the plant nursery. All ages and abilities welcome at this family-friendly event.

Details and directions will be sent following registration. Please email nativeplantsalvage@gmail.com to join us for a morning of cool sunshine, friends, and beautiful native plants!


McLane Creek Nature Trail Stewardship Party

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Volunteer with the Native Plant Salvage and Stream Team at the lovely McLane Creek Trails!

This laid-back afternoon work party will run from 3 - 6 p.m. Volunteer will work to deter invasive plants, and help keep the walkways beautiful and accessible for all to enjoy. BONUS: volunteers & community members have the opportunity to stay for a guided Native Plant Walk directly following the volunteer day! (6 – 7 p.m.)

Please REGISTER ONLINE at https://goo.gl/egaJMP (streamteam.info/getinvolved/calendar)

OR just show up! Questions can be sent to nativeplantsalvage@gmail.com