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The library building may be closed, but we still have many resources and activities for our patrons.  This page will change weekly and provide links to our videos, ebooks, online book group meetings, storytime and more!  We will showcase new material every week.

Did you know that our email (puylib@ci.puyallup.wa.us) and phone (253.841.5454) reference services are still available?  Staff members are available Monday-Friday 10 am - 5pm to answer your questions.

July 13 – 18, 2020

Summer Reading Program

Are you still “Imagining Your Story”?  Be sure to log on to Beanstack and record your activities and reading for your chance to win some awesome prizes! 

Page Turner Adventures 

Join our Puyallup Public Library Page Turner Adventures facebook group for a full summer of VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING –with new posts 5 days a week. The programming will include comedy story theater shows, crafts, recipes, author interviews, guest performers, contests, games, and much more.   We hope you enjoy it!

Book Club
Friday, July 17 at 10 am

Virtual Book Club is reading ”Little” by Edward Carey.  This week we will finish books six and seven, which takes us to the end of the novel.  Our next book is “Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead” by Olga Tokarczuk, a nobel-prize winning author from Poland.  Here’s a link to our Zoom meeting on Friday, July 17, 2020 at 10:00 AM.  For more information on the book club and our upcoming selection, please visit our Read With Us page.

Leap into Science: Wind
Tuesday, July 14th at 10am

Let’s learn about wind! This STEM activity integrates open-ended science activities with children’s books, to foster children and families learning together. Think like a scientist when you join us live on zoom,  and then continue exploring at home. Especially for ages 3-10, all ages welcome! Registration required! Email puylib@ci.puyallup.wa.us or call 253.841.5454 in advance to sign up and get your Zoom link.

DASH

Here is your next DASH challenge! Today’s mission, should you choose to accept it, is to read and listen to a book in this Black Lives Matter Interactive Reading Room, which includes a variety of books about and written by people of color.  Open this document to begin exploring!

Storytime Anytime!

Do your kids miss sharing books, singing and dancing with Ms Carol and Miss Bonnie? Enjoy our new webpage with virtual songs and stories complete with craft suggestions that you can enjoy anytime . For now, if you’re happy and you know it, join Ms. Carol in this video as she sings this classic song that’s fun for everyone.

Want to pair this song with a book? Try out While You Are Sleeping by Durga Bernhard, available as an e-book from Tumblebooks with your library card.  

Magician Louie Foxx
Monday, July 20th at 3PM

Be ready to be "wowed" by award winning magician Louie Foxx as he shares his unique magic tricks and skills that will have you gasping in awe and rolling with laughter on Monday, July 20th at 3pm. For ages 3-10. To access the event, please go to the Louie Foxx page..

July 6 - 11, 2020

Bigfoot Storytelling
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for an evening dedicated to PNW’s favorite urban legend: Sasquatch (a.k.a. Bigfoot), live on Zoom! Enjoy stories, sing a song or two, and learn all about Sasquatches from local author and storyteller Larry Krackle, "The Singing Sasquatch". Click this link to register for the event.  You will receive a confirmation email with information about accessing the event.  All ages welcome.  We hope to see you there! 

Dragon: Return of the Ice Sorceress presented by Science Tellers
Thursday, July 9, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 

Science and stories, together! Join us for an interactive ScienceTellers virtual show, hosted LIVE through Zoom. During this fun, fantasy adventure, you’ll discover just how ‘cool’ matter can be! The host will answer questions, conduct polls/quizzes, and even teach a science experiment you can do at home. Registration required! Email puylib@ci.puyallup.wa.us in advance to sign up and get your Zoom link. Recommended for children in grades Pre-K through 5th. 

Storytime Anytime! 

Do your kids miss sharing books, singing and dancing with Ms Carol and Miss Bonnie? Enjoy our new webpage with virtual songs and stories complete with craft suggestions that you can enjoy anytime! For now, Ms. Carol is here to share one of her favorite storytime songs. Shake your shaker and move along to this video

Want to pair this song with a book? Try out Wiggle by Durga Bernhard, available as an e-book from Tumblebooks with your library card.  

D.A.S.H. - Digital Adventure Scavenger Hunt 

Here is your next D.A.S.H. challenge.  Today’s mission, should you choose to accept it, is to explore the Pacific Science Center online with their Curiosity at Home programs.  Pacific Science Center is live on Facebook and YouTube throughout the week with videos and storytimes for all ages.   Ignite your curiosity at home with streaming live science shows, hands-on STEM activities, tutorials, interviews, and more. These educational activities and resources are for all ages of learners and are meant to inspire and excite all people about science.

Page Turner Adventures  

Looking for cool stuff to do this summer with your kids?  Then join Page Turner Adventures, a full summer of VIRTUAL PROGRAMS – 5 days a week for 10 weeks. The programming will include comedy story theater shows, crafts, recipes, author interviews, guest performers, contests, games, and much more.  Be part of the fun by joining PPL’s private Page Turner Adventures Facebook group

Book Club
Friday, July 10, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This week we discuss through Book Five of Edward Carey’s novel, "Little". To register for the Zoom meeting, click here.  To see a list of titles we are considering for our next read, click here.  We will select our next book based on group feedback of these titles, all of which are by Nobel prize winning authors.

June 29 - July 4, 2020

Imagine Your Story – Summer Reading Continues Throughout the Summer!

This year’s Summer Reading theme is "Imagine Your Story".  Summer Reading is for everyone and there are prizes!  Participants can use the Beanstack app or website to track their progress, learn about activities, write book reviews and earn badges.  Create your Beanstack account today and begin imagining your own story.  For more information, please visit our Summer Reading page.  

Foil Art Two Ways
Monday, June 29, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us live online to create two foil masterpieces.  Registration required! Email puylib@ci.puyallup.wa.us in advance to sign up and get your Zoom link. Gather foil, glue, yarn, a leaf or two, some permanent markers or paint, and cardboard (recycled is fine), and let your imagination run wild! All ages are invited to participate. 

Adult Show and Tell
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

We’re going back to kindergarten!  Join us live on Zoom to share stories about your most prized possessions.  (But please keep it "PG" and under 3 minutes.) To register send an email to puylib@ci.puyallup.wa.us to get your Zoom link.  

Game On for Teens
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

If you are a teen, this program is for you!  Grab your friends and join us for an afternoon of your favorite games.  Registration required! Email puylib@ci.puyallup.wa.us in advance to sign up and get your Zoom link. For ages 12-18.

Virtual Book Club - Rescheduled due to Independence Day holiday
Thursday, July 2, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

We will be meeting on Thursday at 2:00 PM this week due to the holiday closure on the 3rd.  Please join us as we continue our discussion of Edward Carey’s "Little".  We will also be discussing options for our next book selection.

Library Closed in observance of Independence Day
Saturday, July 4, 2020

While closed for the holiday, there will be no phone or curbside holds pickup available.  Happy 4th of July to everyone!

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