Shoreline Library - April 2012 activities

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Shoreline Library
345 NE 175th Street
Shoreline 98155
April 2012 Events

Children and Families

Young Toddler Story Times
Tuesday, April 3 and 24, 10:15am
Ages 12 to 24 months with adult.
Toddler Story Times
Tuesday, April 3 and 24, 11am
Ages 2 to 3 with adult.
Tuesday, April 3, 10 and 17, 4-6pm
Ages 5 to 12.
Parents, help your beginning or struggling reader to increase their literacy skills! Elementary-school age kids are invited to stop by the library to practice reading with a local teen.
Pajamarama Family Story Times
Tuesday, April 3 and 24, 7pm
All young children welcome with adult.
Preschool Story Times
Wednesday, April 4 and 25, 10:30am
Ages 3 to 6 with adult.
Baby Story Times
Wednesday, April 4 and 25, Noon
Newborn to 12 months with adult.
Korean Story Times
Friday, April 6, 13 and 20, 10:15am
Ages 3 to 6 with adult.
Chinese Story Times
Friday, April 6, 13, 20 and 27, Noon
Ages 3 to 6 with adult.
Spanish Story Times
Friday, April 6, 13, 20 and 27, 1:30pm
Ages 3 to 6 with adult.
Preschool Dance Party!
Friday, April 20, 11am
Ages 3 and older with adult.
Draw, Paint and Write in a Nature Journal
Tuesday, April 24, 1:30pm
Presented by Molly Hashimoto.
Ages 8 and older.
Learn to draw, paint and write about the Spring season. All supplies will be provided.
Register at the library or online beginning April 10.
If you are in elementary school, take the Reading Challenge! Read at least 20 minutes per day for 20 days and choose a new paperback book at your community library.
Forms are available at the library.


Game On!
Wednesday, April 4 and 18, 4-6pm
Play video games at the library.
Study Zone
Sundays-Thursdays, 5-7pm, when school is in session
Grades K-12.
Drop-in during scheduled Study Zone hours for free homework help from volunteer tutors.
Read Three, Get One Free
Read three books, write three thoughtful reviews and get a prize!
Pick up a form at the Information Desk.
Shoreline Teen Advisory Board
Join the Teen Advisory Board and make decisions about what happens in your library.
Ask at the Information Desk for dates and times.


Tax Help
Thursday, April 5 and 12, 4:30-8pm
Saturday, April 7 and 14, Noon-4pm
Free tax assistance is provided by AARP/IRS. Bring your last year’s tax return. Electronic filing will be available.
No registration or appointments.
eReader and Digital Downloads Demo
Monday, April 9, 4pm
Wednesday, April 25, 3pm
Learn how to download KCLS eBooks to your eReader or computer during this Digital Downloads demonstration.
Shoreline Library Book Discussion Group
Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff
Monday, April 9, 7pm
Work for Yourself
Monday, April 23, 4pm
Do you think you would like to start a business? Wondering how to go about it? Learn the resources that are available to you through the Small Business Administration and the steps in starting a business.
Opera Preview: Madama Butterfly
Thursday, April 26, 7pm
Join Norm Hollingshead for an exciting preview of Madama Butterfly.
STARS Workshop
Empathy and Solutions vs. Anger and Consequences
Saturday, April 28, 10:30am-12:30pm
Presented by Kathy Slattengren, M.Ed., Priceless Parenting.
Explore using empathy and solutions versus anger and consequences in response to children’s misbehavior.
Please register beginning April 14.
Book a Librarian
Free 30-minute appointments to help you with your information needs.
Please call the library to schedule an appointment, 206.362.7550.
Computer Classes
Inquire at the Information Desk for dates and times.
SCORE Counseling
Volunteers from SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) are available by appointment to advise current and future small business owners.
Please call 206.362.7550 or stop by the Information Desk to make an appointment.
SHIBA Counseling
Volunteers from SHIBA (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors) will offer free individual counseling in English and Chinese.
Please call 206.362.7550 or stop by the Information Desk to make an appointment.
Talk Time
Mondays, 7-8:45pm
Wednesdays, 10am-Noon
Improve your speaking and listening skills in this English conversation group.
Citizenship Workshop
Tuesdays, 7pm
Get free individualized help with all stages of the process for becoming a United States citizen.


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