Fairwood Library December Events

Fairwood Library

17009 140th Avenue SE

Renton, WA 98058


December 2018 Events


Children & Families

Family Story Times

Tuesday, December 4 and 11, 10am

Wednesday, December 5 and 12, 10am

Ages 6 and younger with adult.

Stories, songs and fun!

Spanish Story Times

Tuesday, December 4 and 11, 11am

Family program, all welcome with adult.

Stories, songs and fun!

Chess @ the Library

Friday, December 7, 3:30pm

Ages 5 to 100!

All skill levels are welcome. Have fun playing chess at the library with your family and friends. 

Ms. Bee’s Play Place

Thursday, December 13, 10am

Ages 6 and younger with adult.

Drop in for 45 minutes of interactive, play-centered activities. Enjoy meeting other families and learn how play encourages language skills, social and emotional development. 

Tweens & Teens

Study Zone

Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 3-5pm

Mondays and Tuesdays, 5-7pm

When school is in session.

Grades K-12.

Drop in for free homework help from trained volunteer tutors


Tuesday, December 4, 6pm

Ages 10 to adult

A volunteer will be available to help teach how to knit or crochet, or try out one of our knitting looms. Already a yarn expert? Join us and help teach others!

Yarn will be provided, or bring your own project to work on.

Please register. Supplies are limited.

BFF: Tween Book Club

Tuesday, December 11, 6pm

Grades 4-6.

Books, food and fun!

Create Collage Greeting Cards

Saturday, December 15, 2pm

Presented by Emily Mallory, Emily’s Papercrafts.

Ages 10 and older.

Create unique collage greeting cards using upcycled materials such as sheet music, book pages, magazines and scrapbook paper.

All supplies provided.

Please register.

Gingerbread House Party

Wednesday, December 19, 3:30pm

Grades K-12.

Create a one-of-kind mini gingerbread house at the library!

Supplies and light snacks provided.

Please register beginning December 5. Space is limited.

IdeaX: Watercolor Your World

Saturday, December 29, 1:30pm

Ages 10 and older.

Join Silver Kite Community Arts for an interactive workshop, exploring ways to use watercolor paints to express landscapes and weather patterns.

Registration required.


Get Enrolled: Health Care Insurance and OrcaLift

Monday, December 3, 12-3pm

Saturday December 8, 10am-2pm

Healthcare open enrollment starts November 1! Get enrolled by December 15 and your coverage will start January 1, 2019! Free, in-person assistance will be available to answer your questions and help you enroll into coverage and learn about low cost transit options.

One-On-One Computer Help

Wednesday, December 5, 10am

Have computer or software questions? TechTutor volunteers are here for you. You may bring your own laptop, but TechTutors cannot provide hands-on or hardware assistance.

Talk Time Classes

Wednesday, December 5, 12 and 19, 7pm

Improve your speaking and listening skills in this English conversation group.

Dickens Carolers Holiday Concert

Sunday, December 9, 3:30pm

All ages welcome.

Join the beloved Dickens Carolers with a musical stroll through the library before regaling us with holiday favorites, both traditional and contemporary, in beautiful four-part harmony.

Light refreshments served.

Fairwood Afternoon Book Club

The Mistletoe Murder by P.D James

Wednesday, December 12, 12pm

Mandolin Orchestra Popular Concert

Monday, December 17, 7:30pm

All ages welcome.

The Seattle Mandolin Orchestra has brought joy and engaging concerts to its audiences since 1983. Join us for an evening of the mandolin featuring all manner of the instrument itself and a range of music including baroque, classical, jazz and folk traditions.

Fairwood Lively Minds Book Group

Hunger by Gay Roxane

Tuesday, December 18, 7pm