Library Calendar of Events

(For more information about events, please contact the library.)
* Requires pre-registration
Note: Activities in red indicate a holiday related event.

 

Month of December

Monday,
December 11
v Baby & Me Storytime, 6:30 p.m. at the library.
v Iris Art Craft Class*: paper layering craft, 6 p.m. at the library. (
*Pre-registration required.)
v Falling to Pieces family jigsaw puzzle activity, 6 to 8 p.m. at the library.
Tuesday,
December 12
v Baby & Me Storytime, 9:15 a.m. at the library. 
v Tai Chi program for adults, 2 p.m. at the library.
v Pajama Storytime, 6:30 p.m. in the Children's area at the library.
Wednesday,  December 13
v Toddler Storytime, 9:15 a.m. at the library.
v Preschool Storytime, 10:15 a.m. at the library.
v Holiday Music Series: Bellevue West Project 424 and West Connection groups, 12 p.m. at the library.
v Crafty Critters Club*: Puffy Paint Snowmen (kindergarten through 2nd grade), 4 p.m. at the library. (*Pre-registration required.)
Thursday,
December 14
v Baby & Me Storytime, 9:15 a.m. at the library. 
v
Preschool Storytime, 10:15 a.m. at the library.
v Holiday Music Series: Bellevue East Take II and E. St. Jazz groups, 6 p.m. at the library.
v Originals Book Club meeting, 1 p.m. at the library. This month's selection: The Gilded Years by Karin Tanabe.
v ChapterChat Book Club (for 3rd through 6th graders), 4 to 5 p.m. at the library.
Sunday,
December 17
v Kettlebell Strength Training program for adults, 2 p.m. at the library.
Monday,
December 18
v Kids' Movie Mania, 6 to 8 p.m. at the library. 
v Baby & Me Storytime, 6:30 p.m. at the library.
v Stressbusters for Teens: Pop-Up event (coloring, tabletop games, hot cocoa and tea -- teens only), 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the YA Area at the library.  
Tuesday,
December 19
v Baby & Me Storytime, 9:15 a.m. at the library. 
v Tai Chi program for adults, 2 p.m. at the library.
v YA Matinee afterschool movie with munchies featuring Guardians of the Galaxy 2, 4:30 to 6:48 p.m. at the library.  
v Papa Bear & Me Storytime, 6:30 p.m. in the Children's area at the library.
Wednesday, December 20
v Toddler Storytime, 9:15 a.m. at the library.
v Preschool Storytime, 10:15 a.m. at the library.
v Holiday Music Series: Lowis Music Duo, 12 p.m. at the library.
v DIY Mini Crafts: Perler Bead minis* for children and families, 4 p.m. at the library. (*Pre-registration required.)
v Mini-Gamefest & DIY Stress Balls for young adults, 4 to 6 p.m. at the library.  
Thursday,
December 21
v Baby & Me Storytime, 9:15 a.m. at the library. 
v
Preschool Storytime, 10:15 a.m. at the library.
v Thursday Book Club meeting, 12:30 p.m. at The Special restaurant (holiday meeting). This month's selection: The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson.
v Stressbusters for Teens: Pop-Up event (coloring, tabletop games, stress ball craft), 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the YA Area at the library.  
v ChapterChat Book Club (for 3rd through 6th graders), 4 to 5 p.m. at the library.
Friday, December 22
v Make and Take Ornament craft activity in the Children's Area, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the library. 
Saturday, December 23
v LEGO Club, 10 to 11 a.m. at the library. 
v Soaptacular: Snowflake-shaped soap* children's craft program, 2 to 3 p.m. at the library. (*Pre-registration required).   
 
Sunday, December 24
v The library will be CLOSED all day for Christmas Eve. 
 
Monday, December 25
v The library will be CLOSED all day for the Christmas Day. 
Tuesday,
December 26
v Tai Chi program for adults, 2 p.m. at the library.
Wednesday, December 27
v Lickety-Split Stories, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Children's Area at the library.
v Art Attack*: Sock Snowmen craft (for 3rd through 6th graders), 4 p.m. at the library. (*Pre-registration required.)
Thursday,
December 28
v Lickety-Split Stories, 12 to 8 p.m. in the Children's Area at the library.
v Kids Liboratory*: "The Three Little Pigs" -- Fact or Fiction?, 6 to 7 p.m. at the library. (*Pre-registration required.)
Friday,
December 29
v Stressbusters for Teens: Bath Bomb craft event, 2 to 4 p.m. at the library.    
Sunday, December 31
v The library will be CLOSED all day for New Year's Eve. 


Month of January

Monday,
January 1
v The library will be CLOSED all day for New Year's Day. 
Tuesday,
January 2
v Baby & Me Storytime, 9:15 a.m. at the library. 
v Tai Chi program for adults, 2 p.m. at the library.
v Book Bingo Storytime, 6:30 p.m. in the Children's area at the library.
v Readers Club book club meeting, 6:30 p.m. at the library. This month's selection: Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls.
Wednesday, January 3
v Toddler Storytime, 9:15 a.m. at the library.
v Preschool Storytime, 10:15 a.m. at the library.
Thursday,
January 4
v Baby & Me Storytime, 9:15 a.m. at the library. 
v
Preschool Storytime, 10:15 a.m. at the library.
v ChapterChat Book Club (for 3rd through 6th graders), 4 to 5 p.m. at the library.
Friday, January 5
v Inklings Writers Group*, 2 p.m. at the library. (*Pre-registration required.) 
Monday,
January 8
v Baby & Me Storytime, 6:30 p.m. at the library.
Tuesday,
January 9
v Baby & Me Storytime, 9:15 a.m. at the library. 
v Tai Chi program for adults, 2 p.m. at the library.
v Inklings Writers Group, 6 p.m. at the library.  (*Pre-registration required.)
v Pajama Storytime, 6:30 p.m. in the Children's area at the library.
Wednesday,  January 10
v Toddler Storytime, 9:15 a.m. at the library.
v Preschool Storytime, 10:15 a.m. at the library.
v Crafty Critters Club*: Rainbow Salt Jars (kindergarten through 2nd grade), 4 p.m. at the library. (*Pre-registration required.)
Thursday,
January 11
v Baby & Me Storytime, 9:15 a.m. at the library. 
v
Preschool Storytime, 10:15 a.m. at the library.
v Originals Book Club meeting, 1 p.m. at the library. This month's selection: Lafayette in the Somewhat United States by Sarah Vowell.
v ChapterChat Book Club (for 3rd through 6th graders), 4 to 5 p.m. at the library.
v Scrapbook Class: "Remember December," 6 p.m. at the library. (*Pre-registration required.)
Friday,  January 12

v Senior Center Book Club, 10 a.m. at the Bellevue Senior Community Center, 109  W. 22nd Ave. This month's selection: The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George.
v
Origami with Nick, 1 p.m. at the library. (*Pre-registration required.)
 
Saturday, January 13
v Pawsitive Reading program* for children, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and from 2 to 3 p.m. at the library. (*Pre-registration required.)
v "Outsmart the Scammers" workshop, at 10 a.m. at the library.
Sunday,
January 14
v Kettlebell Strength Training program for adults, 2 p.m. at the library.
Monday,
January 15
v The library will be CLOSED all day in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 
Tuesday,
January 16
v Baby & Me Storytime, 9:15 a.m. at the library. 
v Tai Chi program for adults, 2 p.m. at the library.
v Papa Bear & Me Storytime, 6:30 p.m. in the Children's area at the library.
Wednesday,  January 17
v Toddler Storytime, 9:15 a.m. at the library.
v Preschool Storytime, 10:15 a.m. at the library.
v DIY Mini Crafts*: Mini Bird's Nest Magnets, 4 p.m. at the library. (*Pre-registration required.)
v
Bob Ross Paint-Along (for persons 18 years and older), starting at 6:30 p.m. at the library.  (*Pre-registration required.)
Thursday,
January 18
v Baby & Me Storytime, 9:15 a.m. at the library. 
v
Preschool Storytime, 10:15 a.m. at the library.
v Thursday Book Club meeting, 3 p.m. at the library. This month's selection: The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald.
v ChapterChat Book Club (for 3rd through 6th graders), 4 to 5 p.m. at the library.
Sunday, January 21
v Seed Starter Workshop, 2 p.m. at the library.
Monday,
January 22
v Falling to Pieces family jigsaw puzzle activity, 6 to 8 p.m. at the library.
v Baby & Me Storytime, 6:30 p.m. at the library.
Tuesday,
January 23
v Baby & Me Storytime, 9:15 a.m. at the library. 
v Tai Chi program for adults, 2 p.m. at the library.
v TWOs-day Friends Storytime, 6:30 p.m. in the Children's area at the library.
Wednesday, January 24
v Toddler Storytime, 9:15 a.m. at the library.
v Preschool Storytime, 10:15 a.m. at the library.
v Art Attack*: Spinning Perler Bead Pencil Tops craft (for 3rd through 6th graders), 4 p.m. at the library. (*Pre-registration required.)
Thursday,
January 25
v Baby & Me Storytime, 9:15 a.m. at the library. 
v
Preschool Storytime, 10:15 a.m. at the library.
v ChapterChat Book Club (for 3rd through 6th graders), 4 to 5 p.m. at the library.
v Kids Liboratory: Invisible Ink, 6 to 7 p.m. at the library.  
Saturday, January 27
v LEGO Club, 10 to 11 a.m. at the library. 
v Seed Exchange from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at the library. 
v Slimetacular: Fluffy Slime, 2 to 3 p.m. at the library. (*Pre-registration required).   
 
Monday,
January 29
v Kids' Movie Mania: "Nine Lives," 6 to 8 p.m. at the library. 
v Baby & Me Storytime, 6:30 p.m. at the library.
Tuesday,
January 30
v Baby & Me Storytime, 9:15 a.m. at the library.
v Tai Chi program for adults, 2 p.m. at the library. 
Wednesday, January 31
v Toddler Storytime, 9:15 a.m. at the library.
v Preschool Storytime, 10:15 a.m. at the library.
v Retro Recycling: Harry Potter Wands and Quills*, 6 p.m. at the library (*Pre-registration required.).
 



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