Covington Library Calendar September-December

Covington Library Calendar

Children & Families


Songs from Here and There

10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15

Newborn to age 6 with adult.

Come hear Marco Cortes, a Chilean musician and storyteller, play new songs, stories and games inspired by traditional American and Latin American music and culture.


Morning Wee Ones Story Times

10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 20-Dec. 6,

Newborn to 24 months with adult.


Afternoon Wee Ones Story Times

1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 20-Dec. 6

Newborn to 24 months with adult.


Pajamarama Story Times

7 p.m.Tuesdays, Sept. 20-Dec. 6

All ages welcome with adult.


Toddler Tales Story Times

10:05 a.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 21-Dec. 7

Ages 2 to 3 with adult.


Preschool Pizzazz Story Times

10:45 a.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 21-Dec. 7,

Ages 3 to 6 with adult.


Spanish-English Story Times

10:30 a.m. Fridays, Sept. 23-Dec. 9

All young children welcome with adult.


Kids Book Group

The Field Guide (Spiderwick Chronicles 1) by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black

1 p.m. Thursday, September 22

Ages 8 to 12 with adult.

Enjoy an active parent-child book discussion.


Young Readers Book Bunch

10 a.m. Saturday, October 1

We Are in a Book by Mo Willems

Grades 1 to 4, adult welcome.

Read, talk about books and play games.




Game On!

4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7 and 21

Play video games at the library.


Teen Book Group

Wednesday, September 14, 4 p.m.

First Light by Rebecca Stead

Play games, have snacks and chat about a different book every month.




Computer Class: Microsoft Excel Level 1

1:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 6,

Please register.


Friends of the Covington Library Meeting

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6


Talk Time

6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, 15, 22 and 29

Free conversation class to improve basic English.


Citizenship Classes

12:30 p.m. Sept. 10, 17 and 24,

Get help with the Citizenship interview process.


Covington Adult Book Group

A Homemade Life by Molly Wizenberg

2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8


Master Gardeners

10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10

Master Gardeners from the Washington State University King County Extension will be available to provide advice on gardening and plant problems.


Laughter Club

10:05 a.m. Monday, Sept. 12

Come for a half hour of easy stretching and laughing exercises!


ESL Testing and Registration

5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12

A level test is required for admission into ESL class.

Fall Quarter runs Sept. 26–Dec. 15.


Computer Class: Microsoft Excel Level 2

1:30 p.m.Tuesday, Sept. 13,

Please register.


Meet the Author: Amy Pennington

7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15

Urban Pantry, tips and recipes for a thrifty, sustainable and seasonal kitchen and Apartment Gardening, plants, projects and recipes for growing food in your urban home.

Food writer and green living advocate, Amy Pennington, will show us how the food we consume can be grown in our space, even if our space is as small as an apartment.

Amy is the creator and owner of GoGo Green Garden, an edible gardening business that builds plants and tends edible gardens for city folk in their backyards. In March 2009 Amy launched, a garden web site that pairs city gardeners with unused garden space.

She will discuss and sign her books.


Friends of the Covington Library Book Sale

Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25, during library open hours

Purchase used books, videos and CDs at bargain prices. Proceeds support library programs and events. Donations welcome.


Effective Resumes for the New Job Search

7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27

The workshop focuses on developing a resume that will get past the 10 second screen. Learn what employers are looking for in a resume and discover the ten keys to a successful resume.


Covington, Black Diamond & Maple Valley Libraries Read Together

Author Event

7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28,

Meet the author Molly Wizenberg!

She is author of A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table and a freelance food writer and creator of the award-winning blog Orangette.

She will talk about her writing and sign her book.

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