This Week at the Library

Monday, April 25th

Poetry Night with Jim Freeman 6:00 PM – Coupeville Library

Are you a wizard with words? Could you write a poem in 20 minutes? Do you love the wonder of words? Join us for a celebration of poetry and fun with Jim Freeman. He will share some of his poetical works and then it’s time for a Poetry Slam, with cool prizes for the best poetry written that evening. There will be light refreshments and tons of fun!

Tuesday, April 26th

DIY Teens: Magnetic Poetry Kits 3:30 PM – Granite Falls Library

Express yourself through poetry by making your own Magnetic Poetry Kit. Learn about different types of poetry. Also, learn about awesome library resources that can help your creative sparks grow.


Teen Gaming 3:30 PM – Monroe Library

Teens! Drop in for some video games on our Wii and Wii U! Mario Cart, Smash Brothers, Nintendoland and more! We’ve got board and card games too. Supported by Friends of the Monroe Library.

Wednesday, April 27th

Meet Poet Tim McNulty 2:30 PM – Oak Harbor Library

Tim McNulty is a poet, essayist and nature writer who has long been active in Northwest literary and environmental communities. His poems are published in journals and anthologies in the U.S. and abroad; his essays and articles on forests, wildlife and conservation have appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines, and his nature writings have been translated into German, Japanese and Chinese. Funded by Skagit Valley College.

Junior Monroe Wednesday Writers 4:30 PM – Monroe Library

Calling all teen writers! Looking for a supportive place to share your writing? Join the Junior Monroe Wednesday Writers and get feedback and guidance from your peers, a published author, and library staff. All writers in grades 6-12 are welcome.

Friday, April 29th


Whales for Teens & Tweens 1:00 PM – Coupeville Library

In honor of Earth Day, the Orca Network’s Langley Whale Center will be here to celebrate and share the lives of gray whales, orcas and other marine mammals of the Salish Sea. For teens and tweens ages 9 and up.

All for now



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