Maple Valley Library News March Update

Maple Valley Library

21844 SE 248th Street

Maple Valley, WA 98038



March 2018 Events


Children & Families


Family Pajama Story Time

Monday, March 5, 7pm

Ages 3 to 7 with adult.

Stories, songs and fun!


Preschool Story Times

Tuesday, March 6, 20 and 27, 10:30am

Ages 3 to 7 with adult.

Stories, songs and fun!


Preschool Story Times

Wednesday, March 7, 21 and 28, 10:30am

Ages 3 to 7 with adult.

Stories, songs and fun!


Night at the Museum

Wednesday, March 14, 6:30pm

Ages 3 to 7 with adult.

Join us for a special Pajama Story Time event at the Historical Society’s Gibbon-Mezzavilla General Store Museum across the street from the Maple Valley Library. Enjoy bedtime stories and time to explore the museum. Bring a stuffed animal that your child would like to have spend the night at the museum and then meet us at the Maple Valley Library the next morning at 9:30am for treats and stuffie pick up. You will get pictures of what the stuffies got up to on their nighttime adventure!

Registration begins Wednesday, February 28, 10am.


Make a Big Mouth Foam Puppet Workshop

Saturday, March 31, 1pm

Ages 6 and older with adult.

Presented by Cheryl Hadley.

Make a new friend: a big mouth foam puppet! Learn how to make the puppet and design a costume to give it a unique personality. Quickly discover the techniques to manipulate and move it as well.

Registration begins Friday, March 16.



Tweens & Teens


Game On!

Thursday, March 8, 4pm

Middle school and high school ages.

Play video games for FREE at the library! Stop by to play Wii U, Wii, PS3, and Xbox games or just hang out with friends.


Teen Advisory Board

Tuesday, March 20, 4pm

For teens in middle school, high school and home school to get involved with the library. Volunteer and give input on how to best serve teens at the library. It looks great on college and job applications! Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month, September-June.

For questions or to become a volunteer, contact the Teen Services Librarian.





Sew Simple

Saturday, March 3, 1:30pm

Presented by Liisa Mannery and Dikka Ballantine.

Always wanted to learn how to sew? Here is your opportunity. Learn the basics of machine sewing while completing a simple project with Sew Simple instructors Liisa Mannery and Dikka Ballantine.

Registration required.


One-on-One Computer Help

Wednesday, March 7, 14, 21 and 28, 7pm

Get help for your computers and technology questions from a Tech Tutor volunteer! Drop in to a session or call ahead for an appointment.


Maple Valley Library Guild Meeting

Wednesday, March 7, 7pm

The Maple Valley Library Guild is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the library through fundraising and sponsorship of programs and services. All are welcome!


Tuesday Evening Book Group

The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff

Tuesday, March 13, 7pm


Between the Covers/Wednesday Morning Book Group

The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel

Wednesday, March 14, 10am


Microsoft Excel 2016 Level 3

Thursday, March 15, 10:30am

Continue learning powerful data analysis, management, and presentation skills in Excel 2016. Work toward an official certification in Excel 2016.

Registration begins March 1.