Library Programs for the month of July

Jul 18, 2012
12:00 PM

The Mukilteo Library offers a variety of free programs for babies to adults, including these in July:

Summer Reading

Summer Reading for all ages. Read books, win prizes. Call or visit to find out more. 425-493-8202. 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd, Mukilteo.

From Dinosaur Bones to Stars: How Young People Dreamed Big and Made a Difference

Tuesday, July 3, 2 p.m.

Hear stories of people whose talents and interests as children propelled them into fame as adults. For ages 6 to 12.

Book Buddies

Thursdays, July 5-Aug.16, 3-4:30 p.m.

Parents! Is your second or third grader a reluctant reader? Maybe Book Buddies is for them! This program is a fun, confidence-building opportunity for your child to practice reading with a specially trained teen volunteer. Book Buddies group sessions will be Thursday afternoons from 3 to 4:30 p.m., July 5 to Aug. 16. Register online or at the library. Accepted students must fill out a reading contract and commit to attending five of the seven sessions.

Mukilteo Library Knitting Group

Thursdays, July 5, 12, 19, 26


Knitters of all skill levels welcome! Share knowledge & build skills in a supportive atmosphere. Beginners: please bring a pair of #8 or #9 needles and a skein of worsted-weight yarn.

What Do the Simple Folk Do? (Dance and Sing!)

Saturday, July 7, 2-3p.m.

Wearing a colorful, beribboned dance costume, Tames Alan, an actress, historian, and dancer, gives a short talk about the pleasures of English country dancing and the singing of rounds, then invites the audience to join in on simple dances and songs. The program is interspersed with historical anecdotes, with a Q & A period at the end. For adults, teens, and kids age 10 and up.

Bats Don’t Suck

Saturday, July 7, 2 p.m.

Learn about Northwest bats and their importance to our ecosystems. Dispel some common misconceptions about bats and build your own bat house.

Mukilteo Daytime Book Group

Monday, July 16, 10-11:30 a.m.

Join the group discussion on the book “Pearl Buck in China: Journey to the Good Earth” by Hilary Spurling.

Creepy Chronicles & Farcical Fables

Wednesday, July 11, 2 p.m.

Thrill and chill to old-time ghost stories and tall tales. Ages 6-11.

Magical Dreams

Wednesday, July 18, 2 p.m.

If you dream of becoming a magician, come explore the world of illusion and learn a trick or two.

Mukilteo Evening Book Group

Thursday, July 19, 7-8:30 p.m.

Join the group discussion on the book “Doc” by Mary Doria Russell.

Sno-Isle Libraries 50th Year Celebration: The Everett Chorale

Saturday, July 2, noon -1 p.m.

Enjoy a lovely noon concert in the library’s park, featuring choral classics and folk song favorites celebrating nature’s beauty and love for our country. Free!

Read with Carmen and Risa

Sundays 3-4:30 p.m.

Carmen and Risa love to listen to young readers. Read with one of these sweet therapy dogs for 15 minutes and receive a "pawtograh" souvenir.

Ready Readers: Baby & Me Storytime

Tuesdays 10 and 11 a.m.

Wiggle and giggle with your baby through silly stories, happy songs, rhymes, and activities that inspire a love of reading. Playtime follows. For newborns through 18 months. Caregiver required.

Family Storytime

Tuesdays 7 p.m., Thursdays 10 and 11 a.m.

Stories, music, and fun activities for the whole family. All ages welcome.

The Mukilteo Library is at 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd. Phone at 425-493-8202.