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What's happening: July 17-22

Puppet shows. Messy science. Fun technology. Drawing workshops. Legos. And more! Here's a look at some of the fun programs at our libraries this week:

Author/illustrator workshops

 Children's book authors Elisa Kleven and Erik Brooks will lead programs in several locations this week. In Kleven's interactive drawing and story-making workshops, children will develop their own characters, build stories around them, and then create mixed-medium artwork of their own. Brooks will read from two of his books and then help children with their own drawings.

  • Cashmere: Elisa Kleven, 10 a.m. Friday
  • Chelan: Elisa Kleven, 3 p.m. Wednesday
  • Entiat: Elisa Kleven, 11 a.m. Monday
  • Ephrata: Elisa Kleven, 10 a.m. Thursday
  • Manson: Erik Brooks, 11 a.m. Wednesday
  • Pateros: Elisa Kleven, 4 p.m. Tuesday
  • Peshastin: Elisa Kleven, 3 p.m. Friday
  • Quincy: Elisa Kleven, 3 p.m. Monday
  • Soap Lake: Erik Brooks, 10:30 a.m. Friday
  • Twisp: Elisa Kleven, 11 a.m. Tuesday
  • Warden: Elisa Kleven, 4:30 p.m. Thursday
  • Wenatchee: Elisa Kleven, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday

Makerspace & STEM programs

  • Cashmere: Stop motion movie-making for teens, 3 p.m. Tuesday; and 3D printing, 3:30 p.m. Thursday.
  • Chelan: Learn coding with Spheros, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday
  • Curlew: Makerspace activities, 2 p.m. Friday
  • Leavenworth: Learn coding with Spheros, 2 p.m. Friday
  • Omak: Ozobots, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday
  • Quincy: Learn coding with Spheros, 10 a.m. Tuedsay
  • Oroville: STEM activities, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday
  • Tonasket: STEM activities, 12:45 p.m. Wednesday
 

NCRL PUPPETEERS

Our three teams of puppeteers continue their tour of libraries this week, now joined by Eastmont High School teacher Mark Wavra and Wenatchee High School teacher Brian Higgins. 

  • Curlew: 11 a.m. Tuesday.
  • Entiat: 11 a.m. Wednesday.
  • Republic: 3 p.m. Tuesday.
  • Waterville: 3 p.m. Wednesday.
  • Wenatchee: 2 p.m. and again at 6 p.m. Thursday.
 

It's Not Magic, It's Science

STEM librarian Sarah Knox & Co. demonstrate messy and exciting science experiments.

  • Curlew: 2 p.m. Thursday.
  • Republic: 10 a.m. Friday.
  • Tonasket: 3 p.m. Friday.
  • Winthrop: 2 p.m. Wednesday.

LEGOS!

  • Cashmere: Building simple machines, 4 p.m. Monday.
  • Chelan: Lego time, 1 p.m. Saturday.
  • Ephrata: Lego Club, 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
  • Moses Lake: Lego Bingo, 2 p.m. Tuesday.
  • Quincy: Lego time, 2 p.m. Saturday.
  • Waterville: Build it!, 2 p.m. Friday.
  • Wenatchee: Teen Lego competition, 2 p.m. Saturday.

Other highlights!

  • Coulee City: Grant County PUD, 3 p.m. Wednesday.
  • Grand Coulee: Grant County PUD, 11 a.m. Wednesday; and rocks and minerals, 3 p.m. Friday
  • Leavenworth: Meet author Kay Kenyon, 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
  • Moses Lake: Popcorn & poetry for teens, 6 p.m. Tuesday.
  • Waterville: Seige engines, 10 a.m. Tuesday.
  • Wenatchee: Magic Show with Paul, 2 p.m. Tuesday.
 
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