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July at the Library: Sammamish Library Events

Don't miss great library events for children, teens, and adults, including author JA Jance, concerts on the plaza, and much more.

Here's the lineup for the month of July at the :

Children & Families  

Spanish Story Times Monday, July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 10am Ages 3 and older with adult.
   

Preschool Story Times Thursday, July 5, 12, 19 and 26, 10am Ages 3 to 6 with adult.  

Swaddler Baby Story Times Thursday, July 5, 12, 19 and 26, 11am Newborn to 9 months with adult.

Hindi Story Times Thursday, July 5, 12, 19 and 26, 4:30pm Ages 3 and older with adult.

Waddler Story Times Friday, July 6, 13, 20 and 27, 10am and 11am Ages 9 to 24 months with adult.

Up In the Sky: Portable Planetarium Show
Saturday, July 7, 11am and 12:30pm Presented by Pacific Science Center-Science On Wheels.
Ages 4 to 8 with adult.
Enter a nighttime “hilltop” in the planetarium. Inside, explore your way around the giant “connect-the-dot” pictures in the sky.
Online registration required.

Musik Nest
Tuesday, July 10, 7pm All young children welcome with adult. Share songs, dance, rhythm and new ways to enjoy music with your toddler!

Toddler Story Times Wednesday, July 11, 18 and 25, 10am and 11am Ages 24 to 36 months with adult.  

Mother Daughter Book Club
The Misadventures of Maude March by Audrey Couloumbis
Saturday, July 14, 11am
Daughters ages 10 to 13 and their mothers.

Outside My Door Concert
Tuesday, July 17, Noon
Family program, all ages welcome with adult.
Bring your picnic basket to this KidsFirst! concert on the plaza. Hear Portland-based "kindie" music artist/mom/piano teacher Lori Henriques perform her 2011 Parent's Choice album. Concert will be held outdoors, rain or shine.

The Gustafer Yellowgold Music Show
Saturday, July 28, 1pm Presented by Apple-Eye Productions.
Family program, all ages welcome with adult.
This multi-media performance of live music and animated illustrations introduces Gustafer Yellowgold and his friends as they take a journey through the stars to earth.
Online registration required.

School's Out for Summer Concert
Tuesday, July 31, Noon
Presented by The Board of Education.
Family program, all ages welcome with adult.
Bring your picnic basket to this KidsFirst! concert on the plaza. Pack your star charts, duct tape, dictionary and fruit snacks and get those five senses ready for The Board of Education. Inspired by Schoolhouse Rock, early Sesame Street and the Electric Company. Concert will be held outdoors, rain or shine.

Teens  


Monday, July 9, Noon Presented by Kaplan.
The 3.5 hour SAT/ACT Combo Practice Test helps students decide which test is right for them. Students receive feedback that compares their performance on each of the test sections of the two exams. Follow-up session on Monday, July 16, 6:30-7:30pm.
Registration required, http://www.kaptest.com/enroll/SAT/98075/events.

Tuesday, July 17, 3:30pm Talk about writing while munching snacks.

Read Three, Get One Free Summer Edition & Read•Film•Win Read three books, write three thoughtful reviews and get a prize book...free! This summer will also feature a video book review contest, Read•Film•Win! Ask at the library for details.    

Adults  


Wednesday, July 11, 7pm
This presentation covers the essentials of how basic Medicare works, what it covers, the different types of available products and prescription drug plans. The speaker, Jean Cormier, is not connected with the Federal Medicare Program.

Sammamish Book Group Wednesday, July 18, 7pm Come for a lively discussion about books and authors! This month is a free read.  


Tuesday, July 24, 7:30pm J.A. Jance discuss her newest book Judgment Call, the newest in her series featuring Cochise County Sheriff Joanna Brady.
J.A. Jance is the top 10 New York Times bestselling author of the Joanna Brady series, J.P. Beaumont series, the Ali Reynolds series, four inter-related thrillers featuring the Walker family, and a book of poetry. Her books have more than 20 million copies in print.


Wednesday, July 25, 7pm Presented by Maria Myers.
You spend your whole adult life saving up your nest egg for retirement. But an unexpected illness, accident or the normal process of aging could wipe out that nest egg. How do you protect yourself from this financial disaster? How do you protect your family? Are your parents protected? Half of us will need long term care. Come empower yourself with knowledge and get questions answered.

Pick up a copy of Garth Stein’s The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel and start reading! Enjoy programs related to themes in the book throughout July, August and September at the Sammamish Library and various locations throughout the city. On Tuesday, September 11 come for the main event! Author Garth Stein himself will be at the gymnasium to present a program about his highly acclaimed book. For more information, ask at the library.

 

--Information from the King County Library System

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