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Covington Library February calendar

Covington Library February Calendar

27100 164th Avenue SE, Covington 98042

Phone: 253-630-8761

 

Children & Families

 

Name that Seuss Contest

Ages 4 to 12. In honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday! One lucky child who correctly matches all of the Dr. Seuss book characters pictured to the correct book titles will win a copy of the book The Lorax and two tickets to the new movie. Pick up an entry form at the Information Desk. Entries must be turned in by 9 p.m. on Feb. 29. Winners will be announced on March 1.

 

Toddler Tales Story Times

Wednesdays, Feb. 1-29, 10:05am Ages 2 to 3 1/2 with adult.

 

Preschool Pizzazz Story Times

Wednesdays, 10:45a a.m. Feb. 1-29, Ages 3 1/2 to 6 with adult.

 

Puppets Please!

Thursday, 10:30 a.m. Feb. 2, All ages welcome with adult. Colorful characters sing and dance, roller skate, chat and jump onto children’s laps for bear hugs! An up close and personal performance that allows for plenty of contact between puppets and children.

 

Spanish-English Story Times

Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Feb. 3-March 2, All ages welcome with adult.

 

Young Readers Book Bunch

My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett Saturday, 10-11 a.m. Feb. 4, Grades 1 to 4 with adult.

 

Wee Ones Story Times

Tuesday, Feb. 7, 14, 21 and 28 Please choose from 10:05 a.m., 11:15 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Newborn to 24 months with adult.

 

Pajamarama Story Times

7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, 14, 21 and 28 All ages welcome with adult.

 

Kids Book Group

Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, Ages 8 to 12 with adult.

 

Teens

 

Game On!

4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1 and 15 Play video games at the library!

 

SAT Practice Test

1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5. Presented by Sylvan Learning, Kent. Take a free full-length SAT practice test. Registration required.

 

A Parent’s Real Guide to College Test Prep

7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9. Presented by Sylvan Learning, Kent. Learn what students need to do to prepare for the SAT without the stress.

 

Study Zone

6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Grades K-12. Drop-in during scheduled study zone hours for free homework help from volunteer tutors.

 

Adults

 

Talk Time

6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, 9, 16 and 23 Free conversation class to improve basic English.

 

Citizenship Classes

12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25. Get help with the Citizenship interview process.

 

Friends of the Covington Library Meeting

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7

 

Covi Adult Book Group

Let's Take the Long Way Home by Gail Caldwell.

2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9

 

How to Grow Good Roses

10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11,

Presented by Edward Pawlowski.

If you are a rose fancier or would like to grow roses, come for a hands-on seminar on the care, feeding and diseases of roses. Now is the time to start thinking about roses!

 

Laughter Club

10:05 a.m. Monday, Feb. 13

Join this adult group for a half hour of easy stretching and laughing exercises!

 

Hula: Ke Liko A'e O Lei Lehua Dance Troupe

2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19

Hula dance provides a wonderful way to experience Hawaiian and Polynesian culture. The halau hula (hula school) Ke Liko A'e O Lei Lehua in Kent, under the direction of Kumu Hula Claire Cortez, will bring dancers and musicians to inform and entertain.

 

Paul Gauguin and the Search for Paradise

7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb.21

Opening in February 2012, The Seattle Art Museum presents a blockbuster exhibit “Gauguin and Polynesia: An Elusive Paradise,” which pairs 60 of Gauguin’s paintings and sculpture with Polynesian native arts. As a preview, Susan Olds presents a slide lecture covering Gauguin’s years in Paris and the Pacific Islands.

 

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Saturday, Feb. 25 and Sunday, Feb. 26. During library open hours. Purchase used books, videos and CDs at bargain prices. Proceeds support library programs and events. Donations welcome.

 

Release Contacts: Jackie Brown, 425-369-3275, jabrown@kcls.org, Julie Brand, 425-369-3273, jbrand@kcls.org

 

 

 

 

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