Enumclaw Library March Update

Enumclaw Library

Enumclaw Library

1700 1st Street

Enumclaw, WA 98022



March 2018 Events



Children & Families


Kaleidoscope Play & Learn-Spanish
Friday, March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 10:30am
Newborn to age 5 with adult.
Stories, songs and fun!


Toddler Story Times
Tuesday, March 6, 13 and 20, 10:30am
Ages 2 to 3 with adult.
Stories, songs and fun!


Infant & Young Toddler Story Times
Wednesday, March 7, 14 and 21, 10:30am
Newborn to 24 months with adult, siblings welcome.
Stories, songs and fun!


Block Party! LEGO @ the Library
Wednesday, March 21, 4pm
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, and you supply the imagination! Other building supplies like straws and connectors will also be provided.
Build a Puppet Stage Workshop
Wednesday, March 28, 4:30pm
Presented by Cheryl Hadley.
Ages 6 and older, ages 6 to 9 must be accompanied by an adult.
Bring your creativity skills to life and learn how to create a freestanding, folding puppet theater from a cardboard display board. You’ll design and embellish the stage and learn how to make your own sock puppet to star on stage! All materials provided.

Please register beginning March 14.



Tweens & Teens


Friday, March 16, 3pm
For tweens and teens.

Enjoy after-school snacks, hang out with friends, watch a movie, and chat with the Teen Librarian. What programs would you like to see at the Library? It’s your chance to ask! Note: Movie titles may include some that are rated PG-13.
DIY Duct Tape Crafts
Friday, March 23, 4pm
For tweens and teens.
Create a wallet, purse, or backpack out of duct tape. Use your imagination to make your own unique duct tape creation!



Physical Wellness & Brain Power Workshop
Saturday, March 3, 10:30am
We all know that being physically fit helps our bodies, but did you know it can help brain health, too? Explore how diet and exercise can improve memory and attention with Andrea Carvalho. This FREE workshop is part of the SoHaPP.org community project.
AARP Foundation Tax Assistance
Monday, March 5, 12, 19 and 26, all day
No age or income limits.

Get free individualized tax preparation assistance provided by trained AARP Foundation volunteers. Please bring picture I.D., documented proof of Social Security Number, and last year’s return as well as any current tax documents.
Call or come in to make an appointment, 360.825.2045.


Enumclaw Library Advisory Board Meeting
Tuesday, March 6, 5:30pm
Need Help from DSHS?
Wednesday, March 7, 14, 21 and 28, 1pm
Do you need help from the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS)? SDHS is a lifeline providing the basics of daily living to Washington residents who are in need of some assistance. DSHS and its partners provide protection, comfort, food assistance, cash assistance and a host of other services. Stop by the table to ask questions, get advice and sign up for assistance.

No appointment necessary.


Reach Enumclaw Legal Clinic
Thursday, March 8 and 22, 5:30-7:30pm
Reach Enumclaw is a free legal clinic open to all local residents on a first come, first served basis. Washington attorneys will meet with clients via the Internet for a half hour to consult on legal issues including: family law, landlord tenant, creditor debtor, contract disputes and others. Criminal case related matters may be reviewed if there is no current case pending. We also offer referrals to other agencies that may resolve client’s problems.

For more information, 206.398.4319.

Reach Enumclaw is provided through the cooperation of the King County Library System, The Cardozo Society, Plateau Outreach Ministries, and Seattle University Access to Justice Institute.


Enumclaw Library Book Group
The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck
Wednesday, March 14, 2pm


Friends of the Enumclaw Library Meeting
Wednesday, March 14, 7pm
Be a friend of the Enumclaw Library! Learn about exciting opportunities to show your support for your community through fundraising activities, sponsorship of programs and increasing awareness of the library’s role.



Understanding Mountain Weather to Stay Safe in the Backcountry with Author and Meteorologist Jeff Renner
Saturday, March 17, 2pm
Mountain adventurers can’t just step inside their homes when weather turns ugly. Understand the signs nature provides, and prepare for weather downturns and unexpected shifts with Jeff, author of the Mountain Weather Pocket Guide. Jeff is a meteorologist who forecasted Seattle’s weather on KING-5 for more than 35 years. Books will be available for purchase.

It’s the start of a new year, and there’s no better time to join meaningful conversations and programs at your local library! From film screenings and discussions to hearing from authors of your favorite books, you will find many opportunities to learn, connect and have fun!


SoHaPP Book Group

The First 20 Minutes by Gretchen Reynolds
Wednesday, March 21, 7pm
Facilitated by Keri Marquand.

Gretchen Reynolds shares surprising scientific research that debunks common fitness myths and offers insight for effectively reaching our fitness goals.


Spring into Reading Friends of the Enumclaw Library Mini-Book Sale
Saturday, March 24, 10am
Purchase used books, videos and CDs at bargain prices. This sale will be cash only. Proceeds support library programs and events. Donations welcome.