What's Happening: Week of Sept. 4

All of our libraries will be closed Monday, Sept. 4, in observance of Labor Day.

Our libraries have returned to their regular weekly activities now that Summer Reading Program is officially over. That means story times and book clubs and after-school crafts and STEM/tech workshops, along with some great special programs. Here is a glance at what's happening in our libraries this week:

Book Clubs

  • Brewster: Junior Book Club, 4 p.m. Friday.
  • Entiat: Teen Book Club, 4 p.m. Wednesday.
  • Grand Coulee: Grand Book Club, 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
  • Omak: Fiction Freaks Book Club, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
  • Quincy: Mary Kazda Book Club, 10 a.m. Wednesday.
  • Tonasket: Tonasket Library Book Club, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday; Teen Book Club, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Sign Language and Deaf Culture Book Club, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
  • Waterville: Women's Book Club, 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Bradford Loomis in concert

Folk musician Bradford Loomis will perform a storytelling concert for all ages, where he will talk about the unique power of narrative and how we are wired to respond.

  • Chelan: 7 p.m. Tuesday.
  • Entiat: 6 p.m. Thursday.
  • Manson: 4 p.m. Tuesday.
  • Wenatchee: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. 

Bilingual story times

Story times in Spanish and English.

  • Cashmere: 4 p.m. Tuesday
  • George: 4 p.m. Wednesday.
  • Mattawa: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.
  • Moses Lake: 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
  • Royal City: 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Other highlights

  • Ephrata: Seed Library, learn about harvesting seeds, 12 p.m. Saturday.
  • Leavenworth: Meet author Kevin O'Brien, 6:30 p.m. Friday.
  • Waterville: Humanities Washington program, Great Writers and the Great War: Literature As Peace Activism, 11 a.m. Wednesday.
  • Wenatchee: Trivia night, 7 p.m. Friday.