Children and Families
Family Story Time
Magnificent Mondays with Stay and Play!
Monday, October 3, October 10, October 17, October 31, 10:30 a.m. All ages welcome with adults including child cares. Discover new stories, rhymes, flannel boards and songs in this active fun-filled, half-hour program designed to help build early learning skills as your child gets ready to read. Social time is after story time with toys and bubbles.
Block Party! Bricks @ the Library
Wednesday, October 5, October 12, October 19, October 26, 4:00 p.m. All Ages welcome Come to the library for an unstructured, creative play open house. Stay for the entire event or pop in for a few minutes. We supply the bricks you supply the imagination! Other building supplies like straws and connectors will also be provided. Sponsored by the Friends of the Black Diamond Library.
Tuesday, October 25, 10:30 a.m. Family program, all ages welcome with adult Presented by Emily Mallory. Children are invited to come in costume for this special Halloween Story Time and craft all about black cats, which will be followed by trick-or-treating around the library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Black Diamond Library.
LEGO® Mindstorms EV3 ROBOTICS Workshop
Saturday, October 15, 10:00 a.m. Presented by Bricks 4 Kidz. Ages 10 to14. Experience the cutting edge of technology using EV3 robotics core sets, expansion sets and software. Join a team to build and program a robot using complex LEGO® pieces and the newest generation of motors, sensors and software. Please register. Sponsored by Friends of the Black Diamond Library.
Sign up for ORCA Lift’s Reduced Fares
Wednesday, October 12, 10:00 a.m. Drop in to register for ORCA LIFT, a new, reduced fare on Metro buses, Sound Transit Link light rail, and more. Income-qualified riders, ages 19 and older, can save 50% or more. To see if you qualify, check www.orcalift.com or call Multi-Service Center at 253-838-6810. Please bring ID and income verification documents.
Friends of the Black Diamond Library Meeting
Wednesday, October 19, 5:00 p.m. This nonprofit group supports the Black Diamond Library through fundraising, sponsorship of programs and services and increasing awareness of the library’s vital community role. Join us!
Key Ingredients All Chefs Use
Saturday, October 22, 11:30 a.m. Inspired by her Seattle Magazine column, author Amy Pennington highlights some of the key ingredients chefs use to make their recipes shine. Taste a selection of ingredients and learn how to incorporate them into your own cooking. Pennington shares anecdotes from chefs, offers cooking tips and incorporates a focus on health and wellness in this interactive, informative