Kids Events
Fri, Apr 12, 10:00am - 5:30pm
Sumner Pierce County Library
Drop by all day to create a mini octopus wreath. While supplies last. For ages 5-13.

Fri, Apr 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sumner - Sumner Meeting Room
A magic show full of family friendly comedy and tons of audience interaction!

Sat, Apr 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sumner - Sumner Meeting Room
Drop in for screen-free family bonding and fun! Play traditional games like Scrabble and Connect 4, new games like Sushi Go and Yeti in My Spaghetti, or bring your personal favorite to share!

Mon, Apr 15, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Summit
Receive one-on-one homework help and academic support from trained tutors, provided by the Parkland Literacy Center at Pacific Lutheran University.

Mon, Apr 15, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Parkland/Spanaway - Parkland/Spanaway Meeting Room
Children are invited to drop in to build, create, and play with our LEGO® bricks.

Mon, Apr 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
University Place - University Place Meeting Room
Share a book with a furry friend while improving your reading skills. Simple crafts, games, and coloring pages while you wait

Tue, Apr 16, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Eatonville - Eatonville Meeting Room
Drop-in and enjoy games, art and crafts, STEAM activities and meet new friends. Ages 5-12.

Wed, Apr 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Key Center - Key Center Meeting Room
Learn about wolves that live in the Pacific Northwest from Wolf Haven International.

Wed, Apr 17, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Gig Harbor - Gig Harbor Meeting Room
Come together to experience the construction of your own created pattern inside a DIY kaleidoscope. There will be a brief discussion about books on the topic of reflection and light as well.

Thu, Apr 18, 10:15am - 11:15am
Sumner - Sumner Meeting Room
Join local homeschool families and explore your world with themed STEAM activities. Ages 5-12.

Thu, Apr 18, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Parkland/Spanaway
Receive one-on-one homework help and academic support from trained tutors, provided by the Parkland Literacy Center at Pacific Lutheran University.

Thu, Apr 18, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Steilacoom
Come together to experience the construction of your own created pattern inside a DIY kaleidoscope. There will be a brief discussion about books on the topic of reflection and light as well.

Thu, Apr 18, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Gig Harbor - Gig Harbor Meeting Room
Join us for 20 minutes of chess instruction and 40 minutes of play. Grades K-8.

Fri, Apr 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual Pierce County Library - Virtual Room 1
Join us for a conversation about wolf conservation in the northwest, a virtual tour of the Wolf Haven Sanctuary, and get questions answered about careers in animal conservation. Registration Required

Canceled
Sat, Apr 20, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Fife
Drop-in to create art!

Sun, Apr 21, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
University Place - University Place Meeting Room
Spend time at the library making connections and practicing thinking and social skills with other players, using classic and modern board, card, and video games.

Sun, Apr 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Parkland/Spanaway - Parkland/Spanaway Meeting Room
Come join us at Parkland/Spanaway Library to design your own mask to help hide your secret identity and transform you into an amazing superhero!!

Mon, Apr 22, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Parkland/Spanaway
Bring your plants, plant starts, or seeds to exchange with others. Please label if possible. All types of plants welcome. Drop in; no registration required. Will take place in the Meeting Room.

Mon, Apr 22, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Summit
Receive one-on-one homework help and academic support from trained tutors, provided by the Parkland Literacy Center at Pacific Lutheran University.

Mon, Apr 22, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Sumner - Sumner Meeting Room
Embark on an unforgettable journey into a realm of magic, monsters, and heroism. No prior experience required—bring your imagination and enthusiasm, and we'll provide the rest!

Mon, Apr 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
University Place - University Place Meeting Room
Share a book with a furry friend while improving your reading skills. Simple crafts, games, and coloring pages while you wait

Tue, Apr 23, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Eatonville - Eatonville Meeting Room
Drop-in and enjoy games, art and crafts, STEAM activities and meet new friends. Ages 5-12.

Wed, Apr 24, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
University Place - University Place Meeting Room
Are you a crafty and creative person? Do you wish you could share your projects with others? Join us in-person at the University Place library every fourth Wednesday from 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.!

Wed, Apr 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Graham - Graham Meeting Room
Learn about wolves in Washington!

Wed, Apr 24, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Gig Harbor - Gig Harbor Meeting Room
Learn how to make your own kite in this hands-on workshop. All supplies are provided so advance registration is required.

Wed, Apr 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Summit - Summit Meeting Room
Bring your creativity! Join us to decorate your canvas tote bag, which is perfect for your book haul. All materials provided.

Wed, Apr 24, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Graham - Graham Meeting Room
Use Lego bricks, Straws & Connectors, blocks and more to construct fabulous contraptions. Creative fun for the whole family. Age 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Thu, Apr 25, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Steilacoom - Steilacoom Meeting Room
Learn how to make your own kite in this hands-on workshop. All supplies are provided so advance registration is required.

Thu, Apr 25, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Parkland/Spanaway
Receive one-on-one homework help and academic support from trained tutors, provided by the Parkland Literacy Center at Pacific Lutheran University.

Thu, Apr 25, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Gig Harbor - Gig Harbor Meeting Room
Join us for 20 minutes of chess instruction and 40 minutes of play. Grades K-8.

Sat, Apr 27, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
University Place - University Place Meeting Room
Make your own personalized stamp. All supplies provided.

Mon, Apr 29, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Summit
Receive one-on-one homework help and academic support from trained tutors, provided by the Parkland Literacy Center at Pacific Lutheran University.

Mon, Apr 29, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Parkland/Spanaway - Parkland/Spanaway Meeting Room
Children are invited to drop in to build, create, and play with our LEGO® bricks.

Mon, Apr 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
University Place - University Place Meeting Room
Share a book with a furry friend while improving your reading skills. Simple crafts, games, and coloring pages while you wait

Tue, Apr 30, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Eatonville - Eatonville Meeting Room
Drop-in and enjoy games, art and crafts, STEAM activities and meet new friends. Ages 5-12.

Tue, Apr 30, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Parkland/Spanaway
Enjoy games, crafts and meet new friends after school. For elementary age, tweens, and teens.

Wed, May 01, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Summit - Summit Meeting Room
Celebrate Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month with a fun sing-along. Sing along while we watch Disney’s Moana! Make a Hawaiian lei to take home.

Thu, May 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Buckley - Buckley Meeting Room
Join us for a STEAM-themed story time followed by hands-on activities. Ages 3-8.

Thu, May 02, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Parkland/Spanaway
Receive one-on-one homework help and academic support from trained tutors, provided by the Parkland Literacy Center at Pacific Lutheran University.

Thu, May 02, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
University Place - University Place Meeting Room
The first Thursday of the month is teen movie night at University Place!

Thu, May 02, 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Gig Harbor - Gig Harbor Meeting Room
Join us for 20 minutes of chess instruction and 40 minutes of play. Grades K-8.

Sat, May 04, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Sumner Pierce County Library
Drop by all day to celebrate Star Wars Day. While supplies last. For ages 5-13.

Sat, May 04, 10:15am - 4:15pm
Bonney Lake - Bonney Lake Meeting Room
Drop by for Star Wars-themed crafts, or to watch the movies with us, as we marathon the original trilogy (Episodes IV-VI)

Sat, May 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Sumner - Sumner Meeting Room
Join us for a STEAM-themed story time followed by hands-on activities. Ages 3-8.

Sat, May 04, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Near library help desk
Pick up a free, full-issue comic book while supplies last from Destiny City Comics owner Ethan HD and enter a prize drawing to win one of eight full-size graphic novels. Ages 6 and older. Drop in.

Sat, May 04, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Milton/Edgewood - Milton Meeting Room
Help bring awareness to shelter animals through portrait painting led by a PawsWithCause instructor.
Registration opens Wednesday, April 17 2024 at 9:00am

Sat, May 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
DuPont
Come celebrate Everything Star Wars and the DuPont Library's 20th Anniversary and enjoy a magic show by Jeff Evans!

Sat, May 04, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Fife - Fife Meeting Room
Come on in and create with playdough!

Sat, May 04, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Gig Harbor - Gig Harbor Meeting Room
Join us for creative fun for the whole family. Play with the library's building toys and create art.

Sun, May 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
South Hill - South Hill Meeting Room
Drop in and create your own koinobori (Japanese carp windsock) in honor of Children's Day. All materials provided while supplies last.

Mon, May 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Parkland/Spanaway - Parkland/Spanaway Meeting Room
Do you enjoy creative writing? Come together with other tween writers at the Parkland/Spanaway Library to be creative through a variety of fun writing activities and share any writing of your own!

Mon, May 06, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Summit
Receive one-on-one homework help and academic support from trained tutors, provided by the Parkland Literacy Center at Pacific Lutheran University.

Mon, May 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
University Place - University Place Meeting Room
Share a book with a furry friend while improving your reading skills. Simple crafts, games, and coloring pages while you wait

Tue, May 07, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Summit - Summit Meeting Room
Bring your gently used puzzles and board games to swap with others. Leave with as many as you bring. Items should be in good condition with all pieces included. Drop in anytime.

Tue, May 07, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Eatonville - Eatonville Meeting Room
Drop-in and enjoy games, art and crafts, STEAM activities and meet new friends. Ages 5-12.

Tue, May 07, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Key Center - Key Center Meeting Room
Join us for cool science and art activities for kids!

Tue, May 07, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Parkland/Spanaway
Enjoy games, crafts and meet new friends after school. For elementary age, tweens, and teens.

Wed, May 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Summit - Summit Meeting Room
Decorate your own small wooden bird house to take home and learn a bit about your local bird population! After taking it home, put it up around your home to make a safe habitat for a local bird.

Wed, May 08, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
South Hill - South Hill Meeting Room
Same day new time! Whether you want to come learn how to play or bring your own deck(s) to challenge your friends, this time is dedicated to playing the Magic: The Gathering card game.

Wed, May 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Orting
Do you enjoy creative writing? Come together with other tween writers at the Orting Library to be creative through a variety of fun writing activities and share any writing of your own!

Wed, May 08, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Eatonville - Eatonville Meeting Room
Come paint a rock to decorate a garden, keep, or swap with friends! Recommended Age 9+.

Thu, May 09, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Parkland/Spanaway
Receive one-on-one homework help and academic support from trained tutors, provided by the Parkland Literacy Center at Pacific Lutheran University.

Thu, May 09, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Sumner - Sumner Meeting Room
Learn to read and write with cursive letters. All abilities welcome! Recommended ages 8 and up.

Fri, May 10, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Milton/Edgewood - Milton Meeting Room
Enjoy a unique and fun craft project with fuse beads.

Canceled
Sat, May 11, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sumner
Drop in for screen-free family bonding and fun! Play traditional games like Scrabble and Connect 4, new games like Sushi Go and Yeti in My Spaghetti, or bring your personal favorite to share!