Maple Valley Library – January Events

Maple Valley Library

21844 SE 248th Street

Maple Valley, WA 98038


January 2019 Events

Children & Families

 Little Library Scientists: Experimenting & Predicting

Wednesday, January 9, 11-11:30am

Ages 3 to 6 with participating adult.

Young science explorers will join Librarian Sharon for stories and hands on science activities. Learn basic science practices through experiments using simple props and by asking questions.

Please register beginning Wednesday, December 19, 10am.

Family Pajama Story Times

Monday, January 14 and 28, 7pm

Ages 3 to 7 with adult.

Stories, songs and fun!

Preschool Story Times

Tuesday, January 22 and 29, 10:30am

Wednesday, January 23 and 30, 10:30am

Ages 3 to 7 with adult.

Stories, songs and fun!

Playtime follows.

Lifting Literacy at the Maple Valley Library with the Tahoma Reading Specialists

Saturday, January 26, 10am-12pm

Family program, all ages welcome with adult.

Enjoy games, snacks, prizes, free books, a story or two with Librarian Sharon and more!

Drop in with your family to have fun and talk to a reading specialist about your child’s particular needs. 


Cosplay for the Curious Workshop

Saturday, January 12, 1pm

Presented by Cosplay Aficionado Jan Richter.

Ages 12 to adult.

Cos·play /ˈkäzˌplā/ The practice of dressing up as a character from a work of fiction.

Curious about joining the cosplay community or just learning a little more about it? We’ll get you started with all the basics!

Supplies are limited and registration is required beginning December 22.

Study Zone

Tuesdays and Wednesdays beginning January 8, 5-7pm

Grades K-12.

Need a study buddy? Drop in during scheduled Study Zone hours for FREE homework help from a volunteer tutor.


Maple Valley Library Guild Meeting

Wednesday, January 2, 6:30pm

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!

One-on-One Computer Help

Thursday, January 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2pm

Get help for your computers and technology questions from a Tech Tutor Volunteer!

Drop in to a session or call ahead for an appointment.

Getting on Track Workshop

Sunday, January 6, 1:30pm

Join Hansie Wong, MD in a workshop to learn to set realistic resolutions, establish intentions and create an outline of goals for the year. Learn to prioritize and break down goals into attainable steps to stay on track all year and beyond!

Maple Valley Library Tuesday Evening Book Group

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Tuesday, January 8, 7pm

Between the Covers/Wednesday Morning Book Group

Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan

Wednesday, January 9, 10am

Computer Class: Excel 2016 Level 1

Thursday, January 10, 7pm

Learn the basics of Excel 2016, create and manage worksheets and workbooks; manage data in cells and ranges; and more.

Please register.

Computer Class: Excel 2016 Level 2

Thursday, January 24, 7pm

Do more with Excel 2016 using formulas, functions, tables and charts.

Please register.