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Events for adults, families and children

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Auburn Library, 1102 Auburn Way S. 253- 931-3018. Library events include:

CHILDREN & FAMILIES

Puzzle Sunday: 1-5 p.m. Sundays. Drop in and help complete the weekly puzzle.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn-Spanish: 10:30 a.m.-noon. Mondays. No program Jan. 21. Newborn to age 5 with caregiver. Have fun singing songs, telling stories, reading books, creating art and playing.

Infant and Young Toddler Story Times: 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays. Ages newborn to 24 months, with adult. Stories, songs and fun. Playtime follows.

Toddler Story Times: 10:30 a.m. Thursdays. Ages 2 to 3, with adult. Stories, songs and fun. Playtime follows.

Preschool Story Times: 11:15 a.m. Thursdays. Stories, songs and fun.

Family Evening Story Times: 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Ages 3 to 7 with adult. Stories, songs and fun.

TEENS

Study Zone: 2-4 p.m. Sundays; 4-6 p.m. Wednesdays. Grades K-12. Need a place to study or get homework help? Drop in any time during Study Zone hours for some helpful assistance from a volunteer tutor.

Anime Club: 3:30 p.m. Jan. 7. For middle and high school ages. Calling all anime/manga fans. Watch anime, discuss manga and eat Japanese snacks. Note: Anime titles may include some that are rated PG-13. Sponsored by the Friends of the Auburn Library.

Teen Volunteer Council: 3:30 p.m. Jan. 8 and 22. For high school ages. Do you want to make a difference in your community? Join the Auburn Library’s Teen Volunteer Council to: develop important skills for school, earn community service hours to complete high school requirements and gain leadership skills. Snacks provided.

ADULTS

Genealogy Assistance: 12:30-2:30 p.m. Jan. 16. Volunteers from South King County Genealogical Society will be available to answer your questions.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes: 6-8:30 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays. Presented by Green River College. Learn how to read, write and speak English with an experienced instructor. Registration required. Please contact Green River College: 253-833-9111, ext. 2315.

Job Corps Information: 1-3 p.m. Fridays. Ages 16 to 24. A representative from Job Corps will be available to answer questions about this. Job Corps offers free vocational training and academic classes.

Talk Time classes: 10-11:30 a.m. Saturdays. Practice speaking English with other English language learners. Learn about American culture and meet people from around the world. Classes are free, join anytime. Registration not required. Walk-ins welcome.

Need Help from DSHS?: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 8 and 22. Do you need help from the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS)? The Department of Social and Health Services is a lifeline providing the basics of daily living to Washington residents who are in need of some assistance. DSHS and its partners provide protection, comfort, food assistance, cash assistance and a host of other services. Stop by the table to ask questions, get advice and sign up for assistance. No appointment necessary.

Third Thursday Afternoon Book Club: 2 p.m. Jan. 17. “Housekeeping” by Marilynne Robinson. Come for a lively discussion on the third Thursday of the month at the Auburn Library’s afternoon book club for adults. Copies of the book will be available at the library.

Friends of the Auburn Library Book Sale: Jan. 19-20 during library open hours. Bargains on hardcover and paperback books, plus DVDs, music CDs and more.

Computer classes?: If you’re interested in attending a computer class, please call 253-931-3018. • One-on-One Computer Help: 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., noon, Jan. 5, 12, 19, 26; • Computer basics, 7 p.m. Jan. 8; • Microsoft Excel 2016 Level 1, 11 a.m. Jan. 10; • Computer Class: Tablets 101, 10:30 a.m. Jan. 12; • Gmail Level 1, 7 p.m. Jan. 15; • Computer Class: Microsoft Excel 2016 Level 2, 11 a.m. • Jan. 17; • Computer Class: Microsoft Excel 2016 Level 3, 11 a.m. Jan. 24.

Coordinated Entry for All, Housing Resources: 10 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Jan. 26. Coordinated Entry for All (CEA) ensures that people experiencing homelessness in King County can get help finding stable housing by identifying, evaluating and connecting them to housing support services and resources. Take the first step and drop in to meet with a Family Development Specialist from Multi-Service Center. Questions? Call the Multi-Service Center, 253-838-6810.

Algona-Pacific Library, 225 Ellingson Road, Pacific. 253-833-3554. Library events include:

CHILDREN & FAMILIES

Toddler Story Times: 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays. Ages 2 to 3 with adult. Stories, songs and fun.

Preschool Story Times: 11 a.m. Tuesdays. Ages 3 to 7 with adult. Stories, songs and fun.

Family Story Time: 10 a.m. Jan. 11. At the Pacific Community Center, 305 Milwaukee Blvd. S., Pacific. All ages welcome, ages 6 and younger with adult. Enjoy rhymes, music and movement. • Also at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 25 at the Algona Community Center, 200 Washington Blvd, Algona.

Reading with Rover: 6 p.m. Jan. 16. For school-age children accompanied by an adult. Make someone happy – read to a dog. Build reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a certified therapy dog in a welcoming environment. Reading with Rover is a community-based literacy program working with schools and libraries throughout the greater Seattle area.

TEENS

Study Zone: 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays. Grades K-12. Need a place to study or get homework help? Drop in any time during Study Zone hours for some helpful assistance from a volunteer tutor.

Anime Club: 3:30-5 p.m. Jan. 15. Middle and high school ages. Calling all anime/manga fans. Watch anime, discuss manga and eat Japanese snacks. Note: Anime titles may include some that are rated PG-13. Sponsored by the Friends of the Algona-Pacific Library.

ADULTS

English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes: 12-2:30 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays. Learn to read, write and speak English with an experienced instructor from Green River College. Registration required. Please contact Green River College: 253-833-9111, ext. 2315.

Algona-Pacific Page Turners Book Club: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16. Share your love of books and connect with fellow readers. The title for this month is “Children and Fire” by Ursula Hegi. Copies have been reserved for participants and are available for check out at the library.

Computer classes?: If you’re interested in attending a computer class, please call 253-931-3018. • Computer basics, 7 p.m. Jan. 24.

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