Microsoft Office Specialist Testing

Saturday, October 1, 2016 -
1:30pm to 5:00pm

Demonstrate that you have the skills to excel at work or school by earning a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification in one or more Microsoft Office programs. Exams sponsored by the Washington State Library. Registration required. Please visit or call Sylvan Way Library at (360) 405-9100 to register.Washington residents can take online MOS courses through the Microsoft Imagine Academy at Kitsap Regional Library (http://www.krl.org/microsoft).

 

Phoebe and her Unicorn Author Dana Simpson

Saturday, September 24, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Award winning Dana Simpson, cartoonist, writer, illustrator and creator of Phoebe and Her Unicorn, will visit the library to talk about her work.

Literary Cookery with Susan Wiggs

Saturday, September 10, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Do you have a recipe that always reminds you of home? Come share recipes, talk about cooking show obsessions, and great books with Susan Wiggs as she shares how food inspires her writing, and her latest book, "Family Tree."  

West Sound Reads: Precious and Grace, with Alexander McCall Smith

Saturday, October 15, 2016 -
2:30pm to 3:15pm

Due to the anticipated storm, and the safety of all involved, this event will NOT include a book signing and will be shortened to allow for safe travel.  The event will run from 2:30-3:15.  Autographed copies of the book will be available for sale but personalization will unfortunately not be possible.  

Best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith will appear at the Commons at Bainbridge High School  to read from and discuss his latest No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Novel, Precious and Grace.

NaNoWriMo: Write-In!

Monday, November 28, 2016 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Do you have a book waiting to be written with characters ready to burst onto the page?  Make November your month of creative commitment.  Pack up your writing tools and join us Monday afternoons for 2 hours of uninterrupted writing time. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch.  Light snacks will be provided.

NaNoWriMo: Write-In!

Monday, November 21, 2016 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Do you have a book waiting to be written with characters ready to burst onto the page?  Make November your month of creative commitment.  Pack up your writing tools and join us Monday afternoons for 2 hours of uninterrupted writing time. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch.  Light snacks will be provided.

NaNoWriMo: Write-In!

Monday, November 14, 2016 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Do you have a book waiting to be written with characters ready to burst onto the page?  Make November your month of creative commitment.  Pack up your writing tools and join us Monday afternoons for 2 hours of uninterrupted writing time. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch.  Light snacks will be provided.

NaNoWriMo: Write-In!

Monday, November 7, 2016 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Do you have a book waiting to be written with characters ready to burst onto the page?  Make November your month of creative commitment.  Pack up your writing tools and join us Monday afternoons for 2 hours of uninterrupted writing time. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch.  Light snacks will be provided.

Comedy Night Benefiting Manchester & Port Orchard Friends of the Library

Saturday, October 22, 2016 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Join us for a night of laughter and sweet treats at the annual Manchester & Port Orchard Friends of the Library Comedy Night! There will be a Dessert Dash and a silent auction; all proceeds benefit the Manchester & Port Orchard Friends of the Library.

Doors open at 7 p.m. Comedy begins at 8 p.m. 

Ages 21 and older

Tickets $20 available at brownpapertickets.com or at the Library

For more information, please call 360-876-2224

Basics of Historical Research

Saturday, October 29, 2016 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

The Basics of Historical Research is for teachers, students, beginning genealogists, and others interested in exploring the past. You’ll get practical advice and learn the basic steps for gathering the information that you will need to investigate and interpret a historical topic.

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