Black Diamond Library March 2012 Events Calendar

Black Diamond Library March Events Calendar

24707 Roberts Drive, Black Diamond 98010

Phone: 360.886.1105


Children and Families

Black Diamond After-School Book Bunch at Black Diamond Elementary

My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George

Thursday, March 15, 3:45 p.m.

Ages 8 to 12, parents and siblings welcome.

This book group is open to all, but BDE students staying after school must bring a permission slip from their grown-up on the day of book group. Parents will need to sign out their children with the Children's Librarian by 4:45 p.m.


Family Story Times

Mondays, March 19–May 30, 10:30 a.m.

No Story Time on March 26.

All ages welcome with adult.


More Auntie Lena’s African Stories

Monday, March 26, 10:30 a.m.

Presented by Thistle Theatre.

Ages 3 and older with adult.

Auntie Lena and her friend Possum are back to tell more stories from West Africa. Puppets illustrate the stories, Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky and Anansi the Spider.



If you are in elementary school, take the Reading Challenge! Read at least 20 minutes per day for 20 days within a month and choose a new paperback book at your community library.

Forms are available at the library or online.



Hunger Games Trivia Contest

March 1-31

For grades 6-12.

Show what you know about the Hunger Games Trilogy and enter to win a new eReader!

One entry per person.

One winner will be selected from the correct entries.

At Black Diamond, Covington and Maple Valley Libraries only.


Read Three, Get One Free!

Read three books, write three short, thoughtful reviews and get a new paperback book…free!

Pick up an entry form at any KCLS library or online.



Workshops for Owners of Horses and Small Farms

Thursday, March 1, 6:15 p.m.

Manure Management: Got Livestock? Got Manure!

Thursday, March 8, 6:15 p.m.


Pasture Management: Becoming a Grass Farmer

Presented by King Conservation District.

Hands-on workshops on livestock management practices. See a variety of options and work with technicians to discover ways you can have less mud, better pastures, manage manure and care for streams and wetlands. Includes light refreshments.

Please register with King Conservation District, 425.282.1949 or


Friends of the Black Diamond Library Meeting

Wednesday, March 21, 7 p.m.



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