The holidays are over but winter fun continues for all ages at the Gig Harbor Pierce County Library.
January events at the library include:
▪ WordPress: Features: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 9 – Dive deeper into the features of WordPress.com. Explore menus, images, tags, categories and sharing with social media. WordPress.com account is required. Registration is required at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.
▪ Gig Harbor Literary Society: 6 p.m. Jan. 10 – The book to be discussed in ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette?’ by Maria Semple. Bring an appetizer or dish to share. Non-alcoholic beverages provided. Held at the Harbor History Museum at 4121 Harborview Drive in Gig Harbor.
▪ Lego Mindstorms: 4 to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 12 – Build and program a robot using Lego Mindstorms kits. Ages eight to 18. Registration required online at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.
▪ Adult Fiction Book Discussion Group: 2:30 to 4 p.m. Jan. 19 – “People of the Book” by Geraldine Brooks. A young book conservator discovers a series of artifacts in the binding of a 600-year-old book and unwittingly exposes an international cover up.
▪ Your Business: Start Smart: 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 24 – This Small Business Administration seminar covers the fundamentals of starting a business, including incorporation, financing, stakeholder development and business planning. Registration required online at piercecountylibrary.org/calendar.
▪ Non-Fiction Discussion Group Book: 7 p.m. Jan. 26
▪ El Grupo Spanish Talk Time: 12:30 to 2 p.m. every Friday – You are invited to join in Spanish conversation.
▪ Chess Club: 6 to 7 p.m. every Thursday – Join us for 20 minutes of chess instruction and 40 minutes of play. Grades kindergarten through eight.
▪ Book a Librarian – Meet with a library to receive one-on-one assistance. Register for an appointment online at getsmart.pcls.us.
Story Times – Stories, art activities, rhymes, singing and fingerplays for children and caregivers
▪ Baby Story Time: 10:30 a.m. Jan 9, 23 and 30 – ages newborn to 24 months.
▪ Toddler Story Time: 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Jan. 11, 18 and 25 – ages 2 to 3 years.
▪ Preschool Story Time: 11:30 a.m. Jan. 11, 18 and 25 – ages 3 to 6 years.
▪ Family Story Time: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 13, 20 and 27
The Library will be closed Jan. 1 and 16.
Free events are sponsored by Friends of the Gig Harbor Library.
The Gig Harbor Pierce County Library is located at 4424 Point Fosdick Drive Gig Harbor; 253-548-3305.