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Virtual Read to a Dog

2021-05-28 13:30:00 2021-05-28 14:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Virtual Read to a Dog Share a book with a furry friend while improving your reading skills. Virtual Pierce County Library

Friday, May 28
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Add to Calendar 2021-05-28 13:30:00 2021-05-28 14:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Virtual Read to a Dog Share a book with a furry friend while improving your reading skills. Virtual Pierce County Library

Share a book with a furry friend while improving your reading skills.

Join certified therapy dogs in Zoom as they share stories with you! Participants are encouraged to check out a short story through Curbside Pickup to share with one of the dogs to build on their verbal reading skills.

Note for caregivers - Registering your child for this event gives them permission to participate in the library's virtual event hosted on Zoom, an online platform. The event will be monitored by library staff. We encourage caregivers to join in with your child and ask that an adult stay with children under 5. 

How do Zoom programs work?

  1. Register for the program. Take care entering your email address properly.
  2. You will immediately receive an email including the Zoom link from donotreply@mylocallibrary.info. If you do not receive this link within an hour, contact us at VirtualPCLS@pcls.us
  3. When the Zoom program is scheduled to begin, log in and enjoy the program. If you have any problems logging in, contact us at VirtualPCLS@pcls.us

Other Zoom Info

  • The Pierce County Library recommends using the latest version of Zoom, with all current updates. Check for the latest version by clicking here.
  • The Library System expects that all participants in Library virtual events and classes follow the Library Rules of Conduct. If an individual does not follow the Rules of Conduct, the library has the right to ask that individual to leave the virtual program.
  • If you have registered for the event and are having trouble accessing the event, please email VirtualPCLS@pcls.us.

Public Notice & Disclaimer

During this program, you may be using a third-party platform, Zoom, for the purpose of communication, collaboration, projects, etc. This service may collect some personally identifying information about you, such as name, username, email address, and password. This service will treat the information it collects about you pursuant to its own privacy policy, which can be found here:  Zoom Privacy Policy.

Virtual Pierce County Library

webref@piercecountylibrary.org
Phone: 253-548-3300

Hours
Mon, May 03 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, May 04 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, May 05 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, May 06 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, May 07 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 08 11:00AM to 3:00PM
Sun, May 09 Closed

About the branch

Upcoming events

Mon, May 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual Room 2
Early Literacy Program for infants to birth to 2 and their parents or caregivers.

Mon, May 10, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Room 4
Learn about numbers, shapes and patterns while dancing, playing, and stretching together in Zoom! For children ages 18 months to 2 years old and their families.

Mon, May 10, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Virtual Room 2
Virtual Teen Game Night

Tue, May 11, 10:45am - 11:30am
Virtual Room 3
Stories, activities, rhymes and singing for the whole family. Zoom story time starts at 10:45 am and is followed with a stay and play time until 11:30. Facebook Story Time starts at noon.

Tue, May 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Room 1
Tweens work together over many weeks to create digital Escape Rooms. When the Escape Rooms are complete we make them available to the Pierce County Library community to enjoy!

Tue, May 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual Room 4
Learn, connect, and practice English language skills. For ESL learners and English speakers wanting to connect with and support ESL learners.

Wed, May 12, 9:30am - 10:00am
Virtual Room 4
Join us in Zoom for stories, singing, activities, and time to share with each other.

Wed, May 12, 10:30am - 11:10am
Virtual Room 2
Practice early learning math skills with books, rhymes, and silly movement. Ages 3-6.

Wed, May 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Room 1
Discover and Celebrate New Places and Cultures

Wed, May 12, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Virtual Room 4
Pierce County Librarians share casual conversation about what they are reading and watching. Join in! Share and receive suggestions from your community and your librarians.

Wed, May 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Room 1
A time for kids ages 5-10 to get together on Zoom to create masterpieces, do science projects, learn to bake, and play games. Parents and caregivers welcome!

Thu, May 13, 10:30am - 11:15am
Virtual Room 1
Rhymes, songs, movement, bilingual books, and more, in English with a sprinkling of Spanish! Disfruta de rimas, canciones, movimiento, libros bilingües y más, en inglés con una pizca de español.

Thu, May 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual Room 3
Join Teen Council to have a voice at the library, participate in programs with other teens, and help others in your community! All youth ages 13 to 19 are welcome to attend the weekly meetings.

Thu, May 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Virtual Room 2
A time for kids ages 5-10 to get together on Zoom to create masterpieces, do science projects, learn to bake, and play games. Parents and caregivers welcome!

Thu, May 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Room 4
Play games, make friends and help steer your library's teen programs, all without putting on your shoes! Open to teens ages 14-18.

Thu, May 13, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Cuentos en Español y en Inglés. Escucha cuentos, canta canciones y haz arte con Miss Bryna. Story time in Spanish and English. Listen to stories, sing songs and do a craft with Miss Bryna.

Thu, May 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Room 4
Thought about owning a business? Most everyone has. This class is meant for the those interested in starting a business with little money.

Fri, May 14, 9:45am - 10:45am
Virtual Room 1
Stories, activities, rhymes, and singing for the whole family. Zoom Story time starts at 9:45am and is followed with a stay and play time until 10:45am. Facebook Live Story time starts at 10:00am.

Fri, May 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Room 3
Join Lorraine McConaghy for an illustrated overview of Free Boy, the twined biography of slave and master, and for a discussion of the people, events and ideas raised in the book.

Canceled
Fri, May 14, 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Join other teens virtually to hang out, play games, plan fun events and help guide library services.

Sat, May 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Room 3
Learn new things and have fun while creating art and craft projects each week from home in this online interactive art program for kids.

Mon, May 17, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Room 4
Learn about numbers, shapes and patterns while dancing, playing, and stretching together in Zoom! For children ages 18 months to 2 years old and their families.

Tue, May 18, 10:45am - 11:30am
Virtual Room 3
Stories, activities, rhymes and singing for the whole family. Zoom story time starts at 10:45 am and is followed with a stay and play time until 11:30. Facebook Story Time starts at noon.

Tue, May 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Room 2
Hear from Pierce County Human Services staff about how to apply for rental and utility assistance programs, including eviction prevention programs for residents impacted by COVID-19.

Tue, May 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Room 1
Tweens work together over many weeks to create digital Escape Rooms. When the Escape Rooms are complete we make them available to the Pierce County Library community to enjoy!

Tue, May 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual Room 4
Learn, connect, and practice English language skills. For ESL learners and English speakers wanting to connect with and support ESL learners.

Wed, May 19, 9:30am - 10:00am
Virtual Room 4
Join us in Zoom for stories, singing, activities, and time to share with each other.

Wed, May 19, 10:30am - 11:10am
Virtual Room 2
Practice early learning math skills with books, rhymes, and silly movement. Ages 3-6.

Wed, May 19, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Room 1
Discover and Celebrate New Places and Cultures

Wed, May 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Room 1
A time for kids ages 5-10 to get together on Zoom to create masterpieces, do science projects, learn to bake, and play games. Parents and caregivers welcome!

Wed, May 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
This month's stories will include: "There's No Recipe for Growing Up" by Scaachi Koul, "The Bathroom" by Zadie Smith, & "I Remember Nothing" by Nora Ephron

Thu, May 20, 10:30am - 11:15am
Virtual Room 1
Rhymes, songs, movement, bilingual books, and more, in English with a sprinkling of Spanish! Disfruta de rimas, canciones, movimiento, libros bilingües y más, en inglés con una pizca de español.

Thu, May 20, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Virtual Room 1
Join your local librarians and your neighbors for a virtual book discussion on Zoom! This month we'll be discussing "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion.

Thu, May 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual Room 3
Join Teen Council to have a voice at the library, participate in programs with other teens, and help others in your community! All youth ages 13 to 19 are welcome to attend the weekly meetings.

Thu, May 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Virtual Room 2
A time for kids ages 5-10 to get together on Zoom to create masterpieces, do science projects, learn to bake, and play games. Parents and caregivers welcome!

Thu, May 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Room 1
Play games, make friends and help steer your library's teen programs, all without putting on your shoes! Open to teens ages 14-18.

Thu, May 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual Room 4
Join us on Zoom the first and third Thursdays of every month to work on your knitting, crochet, beading, whatever you would like, and connect with other creative people!

Thu, May 20, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Cuentos en Español y en Inglés. Escucha cuentos, canta canciones y haz arte con Miss Bryna. Story time in Spanish and English. Listen to stories, sing songs and do a craft with Miss Bryna.

Fri, May 21, 9:45am - 10:45am
Virtual Room 1
Stories, activities, rhymes, and singing for the whole family. Zoom Story time starts at 9:45am and is followed with a stay and play time until 10:45am. Facebook Live Story time starts at 10:00am.

Fri, May 21, 10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Room 4
UP library's 3rd Friday Book Group.

Fri, May 21, 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Virtual Room 2
Join other teens virtually to hang out, play games, plan fun events and help guide library services.

Sat, May 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Room 3
Learn new things and have fun while creating art and craft projects each week from home in this online interactive art program for kids.

Mon, May 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual Room 2
Early Literacy Program for infants to birth to 2 and their parents or caregivers.

Mon, May 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Room 4
Learn about numbers, shapes and patterns while dancing, playing, and stretching together in Zoom! For children ages 18 months to 2 years old and their families.

Tue, May 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual Room 1
Hear from Pierce County Human Services staff about how to apply for rental and utility assistance programs, including eviction prevention programs for residents impacted by COVID-19.

Tue, May 25, 10:45am - 11:30am
Virtual Room 3
Stories, activities, rhymes and singing for the whole family. Zoom story time starts at 10:45 am and is followed with a stay and play time until 11:30. Facebook Story Time starts at noon.

Tue, May 25, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Virtual Room 2
Turning age 65 soon? Want to know more about Medicare? Bring your questions to this presentation by Sound Outreach and the Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA).

Tue, May 25, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Virtual Room 3
Join your local librarians and your neighbors for a virtual book discussion on Zoom! This month we'll be discussing Science Fiction books. Read any Science Fiction book you would like!

Tue, May 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual Room 4
Learn, connect, and practice English language skills. For ESL learners and English speakers wanting to connect with and support ESL learners.

Tue, May 25, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual Room 1
Join us for a virtual trivia night via Zoom!

Wed, May 26, 9:30am - 10:00am
Virtual Room 4
Join us in Zoom for stories, singing, activities, and time to share with each other.

Wed, May 26, 10:30am - 11:10am
Virtual Room 2
Practice early learning math skills with books, rhymes, and silly movement. Ages 3-6.

Wed, May 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual Room 1
Discover and Celebrate New Places and Cultures

Canceled
Wed, May 26, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
UP Library's 4th Thursday book group.

Wed, May 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Room 1
A time for kids ages 5-10 to get together on Zoom to create masterpieces, do science projects, learn to bake, and play games. Parents and caregivers welcome!

Wed, May 26, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Speaker James McCormick will cover the basics of discovery in a civil case in litigation.

Thu, May 27, 10:30am - 11:15am
Virtual Room 1
Rhymes, songs, movement, bilingual books, and more, in English with a sprinkling of Spanish! Disfruta de rimas, canciones, movimiento, libros bilingües y más, en inglés con una pizca de español.

Canceled
Thu, May 27, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
UP Library's 4th Thursday book group.

Thu, May 27, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual Room 4
UP Library's 4th Thursday book group

Thu, May 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual Room 3
Join Teen Council to have a voice at the library, participate in programs with other teens, and help others in your community! All youth ages 13 to 19 are welcome to attend the weekly meetings.

Thu, May 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Virtual Room 2
A time for kids ages 5-10 to get together on Zoom to create masterpieces, do science projects, learn to bake, and play games. Parents and caregivers welcome!

Thu, May 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Room 1
Play games, make friends and help steer your library's teen programs, all without putting on your shoes! Open to teens ages 14-18.

Thu, May 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual Room 1
Join your local librarians and your neighbors for a virtual book discussion on Zoom! This month we'll be discussing How to Change Your Mind.

Thu, May 27, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Cuentos en Español y en Inglés. Escucha cuentos, canta canciones y haz arte con Miss Bryna. Story time in Spanish and English. Listen to stories, sing songs and do a craft with Miss Bryna.

Fri, May 28, 9:45am - 10:45am
Virtual Room 1
Stories, activities, rhymes, and singing for the whole family. Zoom Story time starts at 9:45am and is followed with a stay and play time until 10:45am. Facebook Live Story time starts at 10:00am.

Fri, May 28, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Virtual Room 3
Share a book with a furry friend while improving your reading skills.

Fri, May 28, 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Virtual Room 2
Join other teens virtually to hang out, play games, plan fun events and help guide library services.

Fri, May 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Room 1
Does your knowledge of Disney & Pixar movies, shorts, and songs go to infinity and beyond? Let's get down to business to defeat other teams on Zoom! Play as a family or individual.

Tue, Jun 01, 10:00am - 11:30am
Libby/Overdrive experts will help you access Pierce County Library System's digital collection of ebooks, audiobooks, and more through the FREE Libby app during this three part class. Register

Tue, Jun 01, 10:45am - 11:30am
Virtual Room 3
Stories, activities, rhymes and singing for the whole family. Zoom story time starts at 10:45 am and is followed with a stay and play time until 11:30. Facebook Story Time starts at noon.

Tue, Jun 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Room 2
Tweens work together over many weeks to create digital Escape Rooms. When the Escape Rooms are complete we make them available to the Pierce County Library community to enjoy!

Wed, Jun 02, 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Virtual Room 1
Every Wednesday we will travel to a different part of the world to discover a new place and culture through stories, songs, and rhymes. Story time for kids ages 4-10 years old and their adults.

Wed, Jun 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual Room 3
We'll discuss "The New Jim Crow" by Michelle Alexander. The book examines the rebirth of a caste-like system in which millions of African Americans are locked behind bars and denied civil rights.

Thu, Jun 03, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Room 1
Join on Zoom to learn to sketch flowers with local artist Katie Dean.

Thu, Jun 03, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Virtual Room 2
A time for kids ages 5-10 to get together on Zoom to create masterpieces, do science projects, learn to bake, and play games. Parents and caregivers welcome!

Thu, Jun 03, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Virtual Room 3
The South Hill Library Teen Advisory Board is now online! Hang out with other teens virtually and share ideas, work on projects, and plan events. Open to youth ages 13-18

Thu, Jun 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Room 4
Play games, make friends and help steer your library's teen programs, all without putting on your shoes! Open to teens ages 14-18.

Thu, Jun 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Room 1
Join Tacoma author Eric Nusbaum for a discussion of his book Stealing Home, ​a story about baseball, family, the American Dream, and the fight to turn Los Angeles into a big league city.

Mon, Jun 07, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
This workshop will help self-represented litigants navigate their cases and attorneys to learn the basics of a modification action.

Tue, Jun 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Room 2
Tweens work together over many weeks to create digital Escape Rooms. When the Escape Rooms are complete we make them available to the Pierce County Library community to enjoy!