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Reflecting on Gaza

Event: 
Tue, 08/25/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Marking the one year anniversary of the Israeli military assault on Gaza in 2014, the Rachel Corrie Foundation presents Reflecting on Gaza, with special guests Maxine Fookson, Dr. Steve Niva, Eitan Isaacson, and Mohammed Usrof.  Panelists will share their personal connections to the region and discuss 2014 events in Gaza, their impact, and what lies ahead.  A community discussion on how to prevent a repeat of last year's events will follow.  The event is at Traditions Cafe, 300 5th Avenue SW, in Olympia.
 

 

Tending Your Gut Garden

Event: 
Tue, 08/25/2015 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Take an active role in supporting your health through your better digestion. What is the microbiome and how do you take care of it? Get acquainted with gut flora, learn the symptoms and causes of imbalance, and explore ways cultivate a healthy garden of gut bacteria through food and medicinal herbs. Meghan Hintz, Certified Fermentationist and Health Coach will share her knowledge of digestive challenges, food sensitivities, and improving overall health through digestion. 

Location: Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St SW, Tumwater WA 98501. 
Phone: 360-943-7790. 
Intercity Transit route 12/13. 

 

 

 

No Books Allowed: A Comedy Showcase at Olympia Library!

Event: 
Thu, 08/06/2015 - 7:30pm - 8:45pm

Join us at the Olympia Library for an evening of comedy.  Four of Olympia's best comics, plus one from Tacoma, will make you laugh so hard you'll beg for mercy. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Olympia Library. This program will occur after regular library hours and no other library services will be available.

Pie in the Library: a Community Pie Contest

Event: 
Sat, 08/22/2015 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Calling all pie bakers – the Lacey Timberland Library, the Friends of the Lacey Library and Olympia Food Co-op are co-sponsoring the 2nd Annual Pie in the Library Pie Contest. Special guest judges will determine the most amazing pies in three categories: fruit, other (everything that isn't fruit), and teen/youth bakers. Guidelines will be available at the library information desk and on the Olympia Food Co-op website starting August 1. Beverages and pie will be served, prizes will be given, fun will be had.

Lakefair Royalty Crowns and Capes Story Time

Event: 
Tue, 08/04/2015 - 10:30am - 11:15am

Kids can join this year's Olympia Lakefair Royalty Court at the library for a story time and meet & greet! Bring a camera to take photos with this year's queen and princesses, who are amazing local high school students. The Capital Lakefair Royalty Scholarship Program is one of the most prestigious and longest running scholarship programs in the local area. The program began in 1958 and has provided more than 240 participants with over $250,000 in scholarship funding. This event is part of Summer Reading, a Timberland Regional Library district-wide program.

 

Location: Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St SW, Tumwater WA 98501 - Phone: 360-943-7790 - Intercity Transit route 12/13

Brian Waite Band

Event: 
Thu, 07/09/2015 - 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Rock’em City is teeming with bad guys. And they’re stealing MUSIC! You gotta come help. Get on your super duds, grab your pals and come help knock the socks off these music thieves. This event is part of Summer Reading, a Timberland Regional Library district-wide program. Location: Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St SW, Tumwater WA 98501 Phone: 360-943-7790 Intercity Transit route 12/13

Amazement Magic Show with Jeff Evans

Event: 
Sat, 07/04/2015 - 6:30pm - 7:15pm

See magician Jeff Evans and his show of spectacular stunts and outrageous magic at the Artesian Family Festival and Thunder Valley Fireworks Show. A favorite of Tumwater's 4th of July celebration for over a decade, Jeff's blend of professional silliness and amazing magic has something for kids and adults. After the show, he'll be strolling about Thunder Valley sharing his close-up miracles with the masses. Program paid for by the Friends of the Tumwater Timberland Library. This event is part of Summer Reading, a Timberland Regional Library district-wide program. LOCATION: Tumwater Valley Golf Course, 4611 Tumwater Valley Dr SE, Tumwater.

Louie Foxx, Magician

Event: 
Fri, 06/26/2015 - 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Kids will gasp in awe and laugh hysterically as Magician Louie Foxx demonstrates “super powers” inspired by characters in his favorite books. Program paid for by the Friends of the Tumwater Timberland Library. This event is part of Summer Reading, a Timberland Regional Library district-wide program. Location: Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St SW, Tumwater WA 98501. Phone: 360-943-7790. Intercity Transit route 12/13.

SideWalk Swing!

Event: 
Fri, 06/19/2015 - 6:30pm - 10:00pm

A night of Swing Dancing to benefit SideWalk!  (SideWalk -- where we work with the homeless to help them find their homes.)  Olympia Eagles Club, 805 4th Ave E, Olympia  98501
$10 at the door.
Not a dancer?  Come watch the Swing Dance Competition with local VIP judges!
The night will also feature:
    A live band
    A dance lesson
    A short explanation of SideWalk
    A swing Dj
    Refreshments
All welcome!

 

 

 

 

 

Summer Reading Begins

Event: 
Fri, 06/12/2015 (All day)
Summer reading begins! Head to the library and sign up for our annual Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme is superheroes: "Every Hero has a Story" for children, "Unmask!" for teens, and “Escape the Ordinary” for adults. Adults can complete challenges and earn a chance to win one of our exciting grand prizes. The program runs from June 12 through Labor Day, with the Summer Reading Party for kids on August 18.
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