This Week at the Library

Monday, August 1st

Cup Cake Wars 3:30 PM – Darrington Library

Join us for an intense battle of cupcake supremacy! Design your own edible delight. The library will provide the cupcakes and a variety of supplies for garnishing your entry. You provide the creativity for an edible masterpiece. Participants will vote for the best overall design. Prizes provided.

Tuesday, August 2nd

Explore Summer: Art of Henna: Temporary Tattoo Designs 2:00 PM – Sultan Library

Learn about the history of henna and some of the traditional uses as well as designs and their meanings and do a short exercise to create a design on a paper. Each person will receive a small henna tattoo. Henna tattoos are safe and will fade in 2 to 4 weeks. Preregistration required as space is limited. Ages 9 and up.

Explore Summer Teen Advisory Group 3:30 PM – Granite Falls Library

Want to make Granite Falls YOUR library? Join us for our monthly Teen Advisory Group and tell us what you think! Meet new people, discuss teen concerns, help us develop programs, and discover what the library has to offer- all while earning volunteer credits and having fun.


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, August 3rd

Teen Explore Summer: Cupcake Wars 3:00 PM – Lynnwood Library

Cupcake decorating with a twist. Use a book as your inspiration and decorate a cupcake using only four ingredients.

Explore Summer – Coding Olympics 3:30 PM – Snohomish Library

Come challenge other teens to a computer Coding contest. Space will be limited, and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting 4:00 PM – Mill Creek Library

Make your library YOUR library. Teens are invited to share their ideas for library programs, purchases and improvements. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mill Creek Library.

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, August 4th

Explore Summer: Makey Makey Video Games 2:00 PM – Monroe Library

Work together or on your own to create controllers for video games out of household objects — such as pencils, paper, bananas and even yourselves — and a Makey Makey kit! Then play games like Tetris and Whack-a-Potato with your game controller! Supported by Friends of the Monroe Library.


Explore Summer: Pop-Up Maker Lab: Balloon Powered Cars 2:00 PM – Edmonds Library

Drop-in to make, invent, experiment, play and tinker with our monthly rotating gadgets, electronics, crafts, tools, and more. What will you make? For ages 8-18. In August, use balloons and everyday materials to make a car and then race ’em!

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting 4:30 Mukilteo Library

Meet new people, discuss teen concerns, help develop library programs, and talk about books — all while earning volunteer credits and having fun! Snacks provided. Pick up a TAB application at the Information Desk.

Friday, August 5th

Teen Craft Workshop: Perler Fuse Beads 3:00 PM – Stanwood Library

Melt colorful fuse beads to create works of pixel art that can be turned into keychains, magnets, coasters and more! Learn about awesome library resources that can help your creative sparks grow.

Saturday, August 6th


Marysville Summer Games 1:30 PM – Marysville Library

Celebrate the end of summer with a competition in the sun when the Marysville Library lawn is transformed into Mount Olympus. Design your own team flag by tapping into your Muse. See who can shoot Athena’s Arrows the farthest. Race against Chronos to design the best Greek toga. Who can successfully follow the demands of a goddess in Hera Says? Use strategy and the wings of Hermes to speed your team to victory the Ring Relay. For first to ninth grade. Join us on the library’s front lawn for 90 minutes of fun. (In case of inclement weather, the games will move to the library’s Large Meeting room.) Funded by Gellerson Memorial Programming Endowment.




Leave a reply