Marvelous Marmots!

Event: 
Sat, 02/03/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Did you know the Olympic Mountains have their own species of marmot? Join us to learn about marmots here and around the world. This cuteness overload will have you whistling like a marmot in a meadow! Presentation begins at 2 pm. Northwest wildlife arts and crafts all day.

Amphibians of the Pacific Northwest

Event: 
Sat, 01/27/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Are frogs singing in your neighborhood? Drop in anytime for a variety of frog-related arts and crafts for all ages. Want to learn more? Join Stream Team and herpetologist Dr. Marc P. Hayes for a 9:30-11 am workshop exploring the ecology, habitat requirements, and unique characteristics of local species. You’ll learn about life stages and egg mass identification. For ages 12 and up. Register for this workshop at www.streamteam.info

Myths of the Pacific Northwest

Event: 
Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Is Bigfoot out there roaming the forests? Come hear about local legends like the Pacific Tree Octopus, Sasquatch, and many more! This mythical presentation starts at 2 pm. Related crafts and activities all day. 

Toy Lab

Event: 
Sat, 01/13/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Unleash your creativity in our wacky Toy Lab! Let your curiosity and imagination guide you while designing all sorts of toys and trinkets to take home. A great opportunity for unstructured, playful learning.

Bats & Their Habitats

Event: 
Sat, 01/06/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Did you know there are more than 1,300 bat species worldwide? Drop in anytime throughout the day to learn more and enjoy a variety of bat-related activities. From 10 am to 12 pm, join Stream Team and local bat expert Greg Falxa for a lecture and bat house building workshop. Register for this workshop at www.streamteam.info

Reading Magic

Event: 
Thu, 12/28/2017 - 1:00pm - 1:45pm

Magician Jeff Evans' show is full of the fun things that happen when you explore the magic of reading. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Program paid for by the Friends of the Tumwater Timberland Library.

We’re located at 7023 New Market St SW, accessible via Intercity Transit route 12/13.  Call 360-943-7790 for more information.

 

Aloha Christmas

Event: 
Wed, 12/13/2017 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add a little aloha spirit to the holidays with Hawaiian songs performed by Olympia Aloha Ukulele Pu'ukani (Oly-A UP). We want to wish you a Mele Kalikimaka while we sing about Christmas luaus, decorating the palm trees, and Santa arriving on a surf board. Oly-A UP is a local group of ukulele players who share the love of Hawaiian, hapa-haole, and Americana music. This event takes place after regular library hours and is sponsored by the Friends of the Tumwater Timberland Library.

We’re located at 7023 New Market St SW, accessible via Intercity Transit route 12/13.  Call 360-943-7790 for more information.

 

December Local History Video

The December edition of Now Where Were We? is available for viewing on YouTube.  This month's theme is the Capitol campus. 

winged victory

Credit: Winged Victory today (2012) photograph by
Benjamin Helle

You can subscribe on the YouTube Channel page for updates and new videos.  The show is in its second year. 

From Ice Age to the 21st Century: A History of Thurston County

Event: 
Wed, 12/06/2017 - 5:30pm - 6:45pm

Historian Drew Crooks will explore the fascinating history of Thurston County from far in the past to modern times. It is an exciting story, full of surprises, conflicts and compromises.

We’re located at 7023 New Market St SW, accessible via Intercity Transit route 12/13. Call 360-943-7790 for more information.

 

Fairy Tea Party

Event: 
Fri, 11/17/2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Discover the enchanted world of the fairy folk. Dress in a fairy folk costume, and enjoy a fairy tea and activities so exciting they're magical. Dancers from Ballet Northwest will also be performing two dances from the Nutcracker ballet. Free tickets will be available at the Tumwater Timberland Library Information Desk beginning Friday, November 3. The library is normally closed at this time and will be open only for the program. Sponsored by the Friends of the Tumwater Timberland Library.

We’re located at 7023 New Market St SW, accessible via Intercity Transit route 12/13. Call 360-943-7790 for more information.

 

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