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Covington Library February calendar
Covington Library February Calendar
27100 164th Avenue SE, Covington 98042
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.
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.
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.
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.
6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, 9, 16 and 23 Free conversation class to improve basic English.
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!
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, Julie Brand, 425-369-3273, email@example.com