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Title
Date
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Description
Get help on computing basics using a desktop, laptop and/or a device. Learn Microsoft Office Word and Excel, maximize the benefits of the Sno-Isle.org website, learn to use email, Facebook and more. Learn on a library computer or bring your own. Note: We cannot provide hardware assistance with your own personal computer. Space is limited, please call 360-387-5150 to book an appointment.
Library
Camano Island Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Description
Get help on computing basics using a desktop, laptop and/or a device. Learn Microsoft Office Word and Excel, maximize the benefits of the Sno-Isle.org website, learn to use email, Facebook and more. Learn on a library computer or bring your own. Note: We cannot provide hardware assistance with your own personal computer. Space is limited, please call 360-387-5150 to book an appointment.
Library
Camano Island Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Description
Get help on computing basics using a desktop, laptop and/or a device. Learn Microsoft Office Word and Excel, maximize the benefits of the Sno-Isle.org website, learn to use email, Facebook and more. Learn on a library computer or bring your own. Note: We cannot provide hardware assistance with your own personal computer. Space is limited, please call 360-387-5150 to book an appointment.
Library
Camano Island Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Description
Get help on computing basics using a desktop, laptop and/or a device. Learn Microsoft Office Word and Excel, maximize the benefits of the Sno-Isle.org website, learn to use email, Facebook and more. Learn on a library computer or bring your own. Note: We cannot provide hardware assistance with your own personal computer. Space is limited, please call 360-387-5150 to book an appointment.
Library
Camano Island Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Description
Get help on computing basics using a desktop, laptop and/or a device. Learn Microsoft Office Word and Excel, maximize the benefits of the Sno-Isle.org website, learn to use email, Facebook and more. Learn on a library computer or bring your own. Note: We cannot provide hardware assistance with your own personal computer. Space is limited, please call 360-387-5150 to book an appointment.
Library
Camano Island Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Description
Get help on computing basics using a desktop, laptop and/or a device. Learn Microsoft Office Word and Excel, maximize the benefits of the Sno-Isle.org website, learn to use email, Facebook and more. Learn on a library computer or bring your own. Note: We cannot provide hardware assistance with your own personal computer. Space is limited, please call 360-387-5150 to book an appointment.
Library
Camano Island Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Description
Get help on computing basics using a desktop, laptop and/or a device. Learn Microsoft Office Word and Excel, maximize the benefits of the Sno-Isle.org website, learn to use email, Facebook and more. Learn on a library computer or bring your own. Note: We cannot provide hardware assistance with your own personal computer. Space is limited, please call 360-387-5150 to book an appointment.
Library
Camano Island Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for Family Storytime, followed by a Play and Learn. Children learn by playing. Play and learn with them! Storytime features entertaining books, songs, and more which will prepare young minds for the adventure of reading. Play time includes early literacy games, math and science activities, and plain old-fashioned fun! For Families. Caregiver Required. Free. Funded by the Friends of the Snohomish Library.
Library
Snohomish Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Time
9:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Description
Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. For ages 18 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Supported by the Friends of the Mill Creek Library. Please be aware that the library opens the doors for storytime at 9:25 and there will be no entry after 9:40.

Library
Mill Creek Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft may follow. For ages 18 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Supported by Friends of the Monroe Library.
Location
Monroe Meeting Room
Library
Monroe Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Have fun experimenting with bubbles in an environment that encourages discovery and cooperation. Play bubble tennis, make art with colored bubbles, and more! Funded by the Friends of the Lake Stevens Library. Designed for children ages 5 and up.
Library
Sultan Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Come in your pajamas, bring your stuffed friend, and enjoy a fun storytime. Leave your friend with us to spend two nights in the library having a great time! On Friday come back to enjoy some refreshments, pick up your stuffed friend, and decorate a picture frame.

Library
Snohomish Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Time
9:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Description
Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes and activities that inspire a love of reading. Playtime follows. For newborns through 18 months. Caregiver required. Supported by the Friends of the Mill Creek Library. Please be aware that the library opens the doors for storytime at 9:25 and there will be no entry after 9:40.
Library
Mill Creek Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Let imaginations run wild with fun books, sing-along songs, and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. For ages 3 to 5 years. Supported by Friends of the Monroe Library.
Location
Monroe Meeting Room
Library
Monroe Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Test your creative thinking and problem solving skills performing “Minute To Win It” challenges. School-age children will develop and strengthen skills in an atmosphere of discovery, collaboration and fun. Free. Funding provided by the Friends of the Marysville Library. For school age children.
Library
Snohomish Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
A full decade after it landed on Mars, NASA's Opportunity rover is still going strong. We'll explore what it might be like to visit the mysterious red planet with stories and fun activities designed to spark an interest in interplanetary exploration. For ages 6-11. Supported by the Friends of the Mountlake Terrace Library.
Library
Mill Creek Library

Title
Date
Friday, July 25, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Come to the library and pick up your stuffed friend after their sleepover at the library. Enjoy snacks and a craft. Celebrates the joy of reading.
Location
Snohomish Meeting Room
Library
Snohomish Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Read aloud to a loving canine listener. The Reading with Rover program helps kids strengthen reading skills and improve reading confidence. For school age children with a caregiver.
Library
Monroe Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 28, 2014
Time
9:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Description
Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. For ages 18 months to 3 years. Caregiver required. Supported by the Friends of the Mill Creek Library. Please be aware that the library opens the doors for storytime at 9:25 and there will be no entry after 9:40.

Library
Mill Creek Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 28, 2014
Time
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Description
Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft will follow. For ages 18 months to 3 years. Caregiver required.
Location
Lynnwood Large Mtg. Room
Library
Lynnwood Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 28, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Jump and bounce into a magical world of stories, music, and movements that nurture the desire to read in toddlers. Playtime or craft will follow. For ages 18 months to 3 years. Caregiver required.
Location
Lynnwood Large Mtg. Room
Library
Lynnwood Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 28, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Come meet two Everett AquaSox players
and hear stories in English and Spanish.
The players will be available to sign
autographs and talk about how they
became professional baseball players.
Library
Monroe Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 28, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of this Disney classic based on a novel by P.L. Travers. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Oak Harbor Library. Find new movies to check out or favorites to share with the family! This film is 139 minutes long and is rated G.
Location
Oak Harbor Meeting Room
Library
Oak Harbor Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 28, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Classic about a professor that invents an anti-gravity substance he names flubber, that makes inanimate objects and people fly. G. 97 minutes. Supported by Friends of the Freeland Library.
Location
Freeland Meeting Room
Library
Freeland Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 28, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
For generations, Whidbey Island's vivid beauty has made it a home for those drawn in by a rural landscape and thriving communities. Whether native tribes, pioneers, vacationers or retirees, all have enjoyed the island's legacy. Their stories illustrate Whidbey Island residents' devotion to their home. Join authors Elizabeth Guss, Janice O'Mahony and Mary Richardson for a program that captures the history behind the intentional protection and restoration of natural and cultural areas on the island. Each story sheds new light on Whidbey Island's rich heritage. Book sales and signing following the program. Funded by Friends of the Coupeville Library.
Location
Coupeville Meeting Room
Library
Coupeville Library

Title
Date
Monday, July 28, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Virus or bacteria? How do germs make you sick? Make your own germ model, learn how difficult hand-washing can actually be and see how far you can sneeze! School-age children will develop their creativity, talents and love of learning. Funded by the Friends of the Snohomish Library. For school-age children.
Location
Large Meeting Room
Library
Marysville Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Time
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Description
Get help on computing basics using a desktop, laptop and/or a device. Learn Microsoft Office Word and Excel, maximize the benefits of the Sno-Isle.org website, learn to use email, Facebook and more. Learn on a library computer or bring your own. Note: We cannot provide hardware assistance with your own personal computer. Space is limited, please call 360-387-5150 to book an appointment.
Library
Camano Island Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Time
9:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Description
Let imagination run wild with fun books, sing-along songs and creative activities that prepare young minds for the adventures of reading. For ages 3 to 5 years. Caregiver required. Supported by the Friends of the Mill Creek Library. Please be aware that the library opens the doors for storytime at 9:25 and there will be no entry after 9:40.
Library
Mill Creek Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Time
9:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Description
Silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities for newborns through 18 months. Playtime follows. Caregiver Required. Supported by the Friends of the Arlington Library.
Library
Arlington Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that inspire a love of reading. Playtime follows. For newborns through 18 months. Caregiver required.
Location
Mukilteo Meeting Room
Library
Mukilteo Library

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Program Messages
Read 10 books or 1000 pages and do two activities each from the Learn and Discover sites (and tell us below what you did) to win a free book and a chance to win a bicycle.

A summer adventure for kids begins by picking up discovery notes at any Sno-Isle Library or logging in here to earn a free book and the chance to win a bicycle. Then explore our electrifying summer lineup of fun, fabulous and free activities:
• Explore space, raptors, bubbles, germs and more!
• Special guests include Seattle Bug Safari, Reptile Man Scott Petersen, and magicians Jeff Evans and The Amazing Marcus.
• Score free tickets to an AquaSox game (while supplies last) and enter a drawing to throw out the first pitch.
• Plus, Pacific Science Center workshops, movies, science, LEGO, Explore Summer Finisher Celebrations, and so much more.

Last year more than 11,000 kids participated in our summer program. Join us so we can explode that number and have even more kids this summer!
Learn * Discover
Activity
Explore a topic that interests you on BBC's Bitesize Science

Changing water hotter and colder. If you do it cold, it will turn to water, and if you do it colder, it will turn to ice. And if you do it hotter it will turn to steam.
Activity
Create a piece of artwork.

I used black paper and painted on it. I painted a Seahawks one and I did a Mariners one.
Activity
Visit a garden or a green space. What did you discover?

I saw pink flowers and they looked like lillies.
Activity
Look outside at the clouds. Make up a story about what you see in them.

I saw a whale bone and a dinosaur bone.