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COVID-19 Closure of all TRL Facilities

3/14 @ 4:00pm - 8/31 @ 10:00am
Some Branches
Branches:
All Locations, Service Center, Aberdeen, Amanda Park, Centralia, Chehalis, Elma, Hoodsport, Hoquiam, Ilwaco, Lacey, McCleary, Montesano, Mountain View, Naselle, North Mason, Oakville, Ocean Park, Olympia, Packwood, Raymond, Salkum, Shelton, South Bend, Tenino, Tumwater, Westport, Winlock, Yelm, Hawks Prairie Kiosk, Morton-Centralia College East Kiosk, Nisqually Tribal Library TRL Kiosk, Rochester Community Center TRL Kiosk, Toledo Community Library TRL Kiosk, North River School District, Shoalwater Bay Tribal Community Library
Description:
COVID-19 Closure: All Library facilities, including book return locations and kiosks were closed to the public beginning Saturday, March 14. For the safety of our patrons and staff, we are closed until further notice. We will continue to update ...
This event is in the "Teen (ages 12-18)" group.

VirtualCon: A Con for Teens Stuck at Home

All Day 6/19 - 8/31
TRL Online Virtual Events
Library Branch: TRL Online Virtual Events
Age Group: Teen (ages 12-18)
Program Type: Special Event, Summer Library Program, Activities & Games
Event Details:
Since we can’t be together in the library, we decided to move all our in-person county cons to one online SUPER CON to rule them all! This also means that our first ever VirtualCon can go all summer long, from June 19-August 31. Teens entering 6th-12...
This event is in the "Preschool (ages 3-6)" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (ages 12-18)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (18 and older)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Anywhere Book Club (ABC) July - Always Available Titles for Groups

All Day 7/1 - 7/31
TRL Online Virtual Events
Library Branch: TRL Online Virtual Events
Age Group: Preschool (ages 3-6), School Age (ages 6-11), Teen (ages 12-18), Adult (18 and older), All Ages
Program Type: Featured, Summer Library Program, Books & Authors
Event Details:
Titles in the Anywhere Book Club (ABC) have unlimited check-outs so they are perfect to share with a class, group or your book club. Check the virtual events calendar for discussions featuring some of the titles.  Each month this su...
This event is in the "Preschool (ages 3-6)" group.

Virtual Preschool STEAM Time

10:30am - 10:30am
TRL Online Virtual Events
Library Branch: TRL Online Virtual Events
Age Group: Preschool (ages 3-6)
Program Type: Early Learning & Storytime, Summer Library Program, STEAM
Event Details:
Join us for early learning fun with a focus on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math).  These programs are designed especially for you and your preschool aged child. New content is posted on our YouTube channel each week on&nbs...
This event is in the "Adult (18 and older)" group.

Drop-In Genealogy Café

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Shelton
Library Branch: Shelton
Room: Meeting Room (Shelton)
Age Group: Adult (18 and older)
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Researchers can bring their genealogy questions to get help from members of the Mason County Genealogical Society. The Café is held every second Saturday of the month and this series will be held in the meeting room. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Harvest Moon-SLP Program

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hoquiam
Library Branch: Hoquiam
Room: Meeting Room (Hoquiam)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Summer Library Program

Harvest Moon: Mother Earth, Games and Legends

Join storyteller Harvest Moon to hear tales from the Northwest Coast Indian tradition, featuring the natural environment we share.  

Event Details:
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This event is in the "Adult (18 and older)" group.

Alcoholics and Narcotics Anonymous

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Salkum
Cancelled
Library Branch: Salkum
Room: Meeting Room (Salkum)
Age Group: Adult (18 and older)
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:
Weekly A.A and N.A. meeting in the community room. Postponed until April 25. ...

Disclaimer(s)

After Hours

This event will be held after regular hours, no other library services will be available.
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers (ages 0-2)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (ages 3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime Tidbits

10:30am - 10:30am
TRL Online Virtual Events
Library Branch: TRL Online Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Preschool (ages 3-6), Family
Program Type: Early Learning & Storytime, Summer Library Program
Event Details:
Storytime tidbits are short videos with just a taste of early learning fun. Take a peek to learn a new song, rhyme, activity, or tip for helping your child learn and grow.  New content is posted on our YouTube channel each week on Mondays. ...
This event is in the "Adult (18 and older)" group.

Loving Hearts Knitting

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Shelton
Library Branch: Shelton
Room: Meeting Room (Shelton)
Age Group: Adult (18 and older)
Program Type: DIY & Crafts
Event Details:
Join the Loving Hearts knitting group to knit and crochet hats, scarves, blankets and more for local Mason County charities. Don’t know how to knit or crochet? They’ll teach you how. Enjoy an evening of conversation, improve your knitting/c...
This event is in the "Adult (18 and older)" group.

Film Club @ the (Virtual) Library

6:30pm - 7:45pm
TRL Online Virtual Events
Library Branch: TRL Online Virtual Events
Age Group: Adult (18 and older)
Program Type: Special Event, Arts & Culture
Event Details:
Film Club has gone online! Normally held every 2nd Monday at the Olympia branch, Film Club is for anyone who loves movies and likes talking about them. This month, we'll be discussing a pair of movies.  Our conversation will focus o...
This event is in the "Adult (18 and older)" group.

Friends Monthly Meeting

10:00am - 12:00pm
North Mason
Cancelled
Library Branch: North Mason
Room: Meeting Room (North Mason)
Age Group: Adult (18 and older)
Program Type: Friends of the Library Meeting
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers (ages 0-2)" group.

Virtual Baby Time

10:30am - 10:30am
TRL Online Virtual Events
Library Branch: TRL Online Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers (ages 0-2)
Program Type: Early Learning & Storytime, Summer Library Program
Event Details:
Join us for songs and rhymes just right for you and your baby.  New content is posted on our YouTube channel each week on Tuesdays.  ...
This event is in the "Adult (18 and older)" group.

Cancelled - BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) Page Turners

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Hoodsport
Cancelled
Library Branch: Hoodsport
Room: Meeting Room (Hoodsport)
Age Group: Adult (18 and older)
Program Type: Books & Authors

PageTurners Book Discussion

Join us for a discussion of a new book each month.
Event Details:
Join us for our summer Bring Your Own Book Discussion. Bring a book that you love, a book you want to discuss, or just whatever you are currently reading and hopefully find something new to add to your queue!  ...
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.

Cooking is Chemistry: For Kids

1:00pm - 2:00pm
TRL Online Virtual Events
Registration
Library Branch: TRL Online Virtual Events
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11)
Program Type: Summer Library Program, STEAM, Arts & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4

Summer Library Program

This event is a part of the 2020 Timberland Regional Library Summer Library Program.

Event Details:
Try your hand at cooking! Make one of the attached recipes, or one of your own, using either the listed ingredients or the suggested substitutions. Then, join our Zoom meeting and share your experiences, show off your treats, and learn some...

Disclaimer(s)

Participating Adults

Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.
This event is in the "Teen (ages 12-18)" group.

Virtual Teen Book Chat

4:00pm - 5:00pm
TRL Online Virtual Events
Registration
Library Branch: TRL Online Virtual Events
Age Group: Teen (ages 12-18)
Program Type: Featured, Summer Library Program, Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Middle and high-schoolers: Join the library for a low-key afternoon chat about what you've been reading and watching! Come ready with a short summary of the plot (no spoilers!), and what you loved (or didn't!) about the media you've been consumi...
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers (ages 0-2)" group.

Virtual Toddler Time

10:30am - 10:30am
TRL Online Virtual Events
Library Branch: TRL Online Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers (ages 0-2)
Program Type: Early Learning & Storytime, Summer Library Program
Event Details:
Join us for songs, rhymes, and movement just right for you and your toddler.  New content is posted on our YouTube channel each week on Wednesdays.  ...
This event is in the "Preschool (ages 3-6)" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Idea Hatch: Sunshine & Shadows

1:00pm - 1:15pm
TRL Online Virtual Events
Library Branch: TRL Online Virtual Events
Age Group: Preschool (ages 3-6), School Age (ages 6-11), Family
Program Type: Featured, Special Event, Summer Library Program, STEAM
Event Details:
Each Wednesday in July join Heidi Larsen of Idea Hatch and explore a new STEM topic with a Pacific Northwest twist.  Today is all about sunshine and shadows! Ever wonder why the days are so long in the summer? Join Heidi to find out about the...
This event is in the "Preschool (ages 3-6)" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Sunshine and Shadows with Idea Hatch

1:00pm - 1:15pm
TRL Online Virtual Events
Library Branch: TRL Online Virtual Events
Age Group: Preschool (ages 3-6), School Age (ages 6-11), Family
Program Type: Featured, Special Event, Summer Library Program, STEAM
Event Details:
Each Wednesday in July join Heidi Larsen of Idea Hatch and explore a new STEM topic with a Pacific Northwest twist.  Today is all about sunshine and shadows! Ever wonder why the days are so long in the summer? Join Heidi to find out about the...
This event is in the "Adult (18 and older)" group.

Needlework Meet-Up

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Hoquiam
Cancelled
Library Branch: Hoquiam
Room: Main Space (Hoquiam)
Age Group: Adult (18 and older)
Program Type: DIY & Crafts
Event Details:
Needlework enthusiasts of all skill levels are invited to meet at the Hoquiam Timberland Library to meet other people who share your interests.  Share your skills and learn new ones. Stop in to any meetings that are convenient for you. &nbs...

Disclaimer(s)

Materials

All materials provided (while supplies last).
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (ages 12-18)" group.

Kids Anywhere Book Club: Dara Palmer's Major Drama

3:00pm - 4:00pm
TRL Online Virtual Events
Registration
Library Branch: TRL Online Virtual Events
Age Group: School Age (ages 6-11), Teen (ages 12-18)
Program Type: Summer Library Program, Books & Authors
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Kids and tweens, ages 8-13: Join us virtually to discuss Dara Palmer's Major Drama, by Emma Shevah! To get started, borrow the ebook on Overdrive. This  title will be always available through June 30. This meeting will be conducted via Zoom...
This event is in the "Adult (18 and older)" group.

Books on 8th

7:00pm - 8:00pm
TRL Online Virtual Events
Library Branch: TRL Online Virtual Events
Age Group: Adult (18 and older)
Program Type: Summer Library Program, Books & Authors
Event Details:
If you're an adult who likes to read Young Adult books, then this book club is for you! This month we will be discussing An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir. New members are always welcome! Email Sarah at slivingston@trl.org if you would l...
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers (ages 0-2)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (ages 3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Virtual Bilingual Time / La Hora Bilingüe Virtual

10:30am - 10:30am
TRL Online Virtual Events
Library Branch: TRL Online Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Preschool (ages 3-6), Family
Program Type: Early Learning & Storytime, Summer Library Program
Event Details:
Join us for songs, rhymes, and movement in English and Spanish.  New content is posted on our YouTube channel each week on Thursdays.    Acompáñanos para canciones, rimas y movimientos e...
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers (ages 0-2)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (ages 3-6)" group.
This event is in the "School Age (ages 6-11)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (ages 12-18)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (18 and older)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Mr. Lizard Live - How Reptiles Communicate

1:00pm - 1:30pm
TRL Online Virtual Events
Library Branch: TRL Online Virtual Events
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Preschool (ages 3-6), School Age (ages 6-11), Teen (ages 12-18), Adult (18 and older), All Ages, Family
Program Type: Featured, Special Event, Summer Library Program, STEAM
Event Details:
Join Mr. Lizard to learn about new animals each Thursday in July at 1 p.m. This week is all about how reptiles communicate and features the Green Iguana and the Tegu. Follow the link to watch live or enjoy the show anytime after on the T...
This event is in the "Adult (18 and older)" group.

Healing Balms and Salves

1:00pm - 3:00pm
South Bend
Cancelled
Library Branch: South Bend
Room: Main Space (South Bend)
Age Group: Adult (18 and older)
Program Type: Summer Library Program, Classes & Workshops

Summer Library Program

This event is a part of the 2020 Timberland Regional Library Summer Library Program.

Event Details:
Discover the properties of some common, healing herbs and learn the processes of creating your own medicinal salves at home with Kate Tossey of Kate's Herbs.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

After Hours

This event will be held after regular hours, no other library services will be available.
This event is in the "Teen (ages 12-18)" group.

prizm: a lgbt2q+ hangout

4:00pm - 5:00pm
TRL Online Virtual Events
Registration
Library Branch: TRL Online Virtual Events
Age Group: Teen (ages 12-18)
Program Type: Featured, Summer Library Program, Arts & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Prizm is an inclusive and safe group for LGBT2Q+ teens and allies. Hang and be yourself!  Middle and high-schoolers welcome.  This meeting will be conducted via Zoom -- sign up here, and the link will be emailed to you by 3pm on t...
This event is in the "Preschool (ages 3-6)" group.

Virtual Preschool Time

10:30am - 10:30am
TRL Online Virtual Events
Library Branch: TRL Online Virtual Events
Age Group: Preschool (ages 3-6)
Program Type: Early Learning & Storytime, Summer Library Program
Event Details:
Join us for early learning fun just right for you and your preschool aged child.  New content is posted on our YouTube channel each week on Fridays.  ...
This event is in the "Teen (ages 12-18)" group.
This event is in the "Adult (18 and older)" group.

"The People": An Online Theatrical Table-Read – By YOU!

7:00pm - 8:00pm
TRL Online Virtual Events
Registration
Library Branch: TRL Online Virtual Events
Age Group: Teen (ages 12-18), Adult (18 and older)
Program Type: Special Event, Arts & Culture, Music & Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited

Summer Library Program

This event is a part of the 2020 Timberland Regional Library Summer Library Program.

Event Details:
Be an actor for one night with no commitments, no rehearsals, and no memorization! Show up 15 minutes early to claim your role in "The People," a short, one-act play written by feminist playwright Susan Glaspell. As the staff of a "...