Northwest NEWS

June 15, 1998



   Be a part of the King County LIbrary System's Summer Reading Spectacular! through August 15, in 40 community libraries around King County. Enjoy a summer filled with free fun - at all 40 branches in the KCLS family. For information, check the KCLS Web Page:, or call The Answer Line, 425-462-9600
   Woodinville Library
   Book-Lovers' Jeopardy - Answer questions about favorite books and win a book or poster on June 22 at 1 p.m.
   Family Story Time: June 22, 29, July 6, 13, 20. Lively sessions featuring stories, music and crafts, all sessions held at 7 p.m.
   Creative Crafts: Tie-Dye Workshop - Bring a plain white or light-colored T-shirt and turn it into a spectacular work or art on June 24 at 1 p.m.
   Discover Washington & Seattle with Kids - Learn how to plan great summer trips on June 24 at 7 p.m.
   Kenmore Library
   Wild About Books! - Join Charles the Clown and Herman the Magic Lion for stories, magic and lots of laughter on June 19 at 2 p.m.
   Pickin' Peas and Other Singing Tales - Dr. Margaret Read MacDonald shares folktales from around the world on June 24 at 2 p.m.
   The Pirate's Parrots - Colorfully dressed "pirates" bring some highly trained parrots on June 25 at 11 a.m.
   Kingsgate Library
   Using African percussion, drama teacher Tina-Joy leads children through vocal and physical theater games on June 18 at 10 a.m.
   Decode hieroglyphics, wrap a mummy and explore the treasures of the Egyptian Pyramids on June 23 at 3 p.m.
   Circus Safari - Circus shenanigans with Rhys Thomas on June 25 at 11 a.m.
   Story Times: Tuesdays, June 16-August 11 and Wednesdays, June 17-August 12, 10:30 a.m. for ages 3+.
   Wednesdays, June 17-August 12 at 11:30 a.m. ages 2-3.
   Thursdays, June 18 and July 16 at 11 a.m. ages 1-2.
   Bothell Regional Library
   Hopscotch Around the World - Stories, poems, and games from around the world on June 19 at 2 p.m.
   Celebration House! - Help build a playhouse for the library on June 20 at 11 a.m.
   Summer Solstice Celebration - Stories and poems from the land of the midnight sun on June 21 at 7:30 p.m.
   Creative Writing Fun - Children's author May Whittington leads you in word play on June 23 & 25, from 10-11:30 a.m.
   Circus Safari - Circus shenanigans with Rhys Thomas on June 24 at 11 a.m.
   Wishes and Dreams - Stories, crafts, and treats on June 24 at 2 p.m.
   "Photo Albums: The How To's." Learn how to prepare and create family visual and written histories on June 18, 1-4 p.m. drop-in workshop, 6-9 p.m. class. Free, register.
   Duvall Library
   Make a card and present for Dad on his special day on June 17 at 4:30 p.m. Ages 6+, register.
   Brown Bag Story Times - Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy stories, songs and puppets from June 23-August 18 at noon.
   Hear family folklore, learn ways of preserving memories and create a treasure-trove for storing your remembrances on June 23 at 2 p.m.
   Learning Among the Oak Groves: A look at Celtic Life - Actress Tames Alan presents an entertaining program on the life and times of the Celts on June 24 at 2 p.m.
   Family Story Time at 7 p.m. on June 24.
   Carnation Library
   Make a card and present for Dad on his special day on June 18 at 4 p.m. Ages 6+, register.
   Summer Reading "Kickoff" - Start off the summer with stories and crafts about feet on June 24 at 2 p.m.
   Experience the wonders of highly trained parrots brought to the library by colorfully dressed "pirates" on June 25 at 7 p.m.
   Alice Harrington teaches Hip-Hop on June 26 at 3 p.m.
   Fall City Library
   Fall City Days - stop by the Fall City Library booth and sign up for the Summer Reading Spectacular on June 20 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
   Have fun following the trail of Ernest Decomposer who has stolen the notes from all the music in the world. Help solve the mystery and bring the music back on June 23 at 2 p.m. Ages 4+.
   Sno Isle Bookmobile
   (360) 659-8447
   Second and fourth Wednesdays: 3:03-3:35 p.m. at the Maltby School, 9700 212th St. S.E., Snohomish; 3:45-4:15 p.m. at the Rainbow General Store, 21825 Echo Lk. Rd., Snohomish.