This Week at the Library

Monday, July 25th

Six Word Story Contest All Day – Darrington Library

Enter the Darrington Library’s Six Word Story contest, between July 1 and July 29, 2016, and you could win one of three great prizes. Who knows, you might even win a place in literary history. We will have a team of Six Word Story contest judges who will review all submitted stories. They will choose their favorite three to be our winners. Submit entries by July 25th, 2016 at the library circulation desk, or mail to 1005 Cascade Street, Darrington, WA. Additional details can be learned by contacting the Darrington library staff. Winners will be announced and posted by July 30th, 2016

Explore Summer: Sand Art Bracelets 2:00 PM – Langley Library

In 1915 the five colored rings officially became the symbol of the Olympic Games. The five interlaced rings, blue, yellow, black, green and red, represent the five inhabited continents of the world. The six colors (including the white background) are those that appear on all the national flags of the world. Join us in making sand art bracelets — you may choose Olympic colors, your school colors, or your favorites! All materials will be provided. Supported by Friends of the Freeland and Langley Libraries.
Tuesday, July 26th
Explore Summer: Sand Art Bracelets 2:00 PM – Freeland Library
In 1915 the five colored rings officially became the symbol of the Olympic Games. The five interlaced rings, blue, yellow, black, green and red, represent the five inhabited continents of the world. The six colors (including the white background) are those that appear on all the national flags of the world. Join us in making sand art bracelets — you may choose Olympic colors, your school colors, or your favorites! All materials will be provided. Supported by Friends of the Freeland and Langley Libraries.
Explore Summer DIY Teens: Terrariums 3:30 PM – Granite Falls Library

Create your own terrarium in a jar. Also, learn about awesome library resources that can help your creative sparks grow. Please register for this program.

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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, July 27th

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.

Thursday, July 28th

Explore Summer: Minecraft Build Challenge 2:00 PM – Monroe Library

Get in the game with Minecraft! Play with your fellow teens and tweens and work together or on your own to build the best Minecraft structure. Space is limited, and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Trivia Thursdays: Harry Potter 2:00 PM – Arlington Library

Get sorted into a Hogwarts House, then play as a team for points in our Harry Potter trivia challenge! The winning house members will each receive a fun Potterhead prize, and everyone will get to create and take home their own Hogwarts neckties after the contest has concluded.

Green Screen: the Marysville Summer Games edition 2:30 PM – Lynnwood Library

Be a runner, swimmer, diver, or gymnast… even win a gold medal! We will help you create a memorable Summer Games experience using our green screen equipment and Photoshop. Please bring a flash drive to save your image.

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Friday, July 29th

So You Think You Can’t Dance? 2:00 PM – Coupeville Library

Dance instructor Claudia Losada (In Motion Dance Company) will be here to teach teens and tweens modern dance moves to current tunes! Bring your playlist or use ours. For ages 9 and up. Limited to 15 attendees, please register. This program is funded by Friends of the Coupeville Library.

Saturday, July 30th

Library Olympics: Teen Explore Summer Finale Event 6:00 PM – Arlington Library

Teens and Tweens: join us for a special after-hours program and see if you can win yourself a medal in the Library Olympics! Competitions will include: Book stack-and-carry challenges, Shelving relays, book cart races, book balancing races, and paper plane archery. Light refreshments will be provided, and “medals” will be awarded for each event.
This Explore Summer finale event is supported by the Friends of the Arlington Library.


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