Build with Legos around a different theme or challenge each month. Display what you make at the library.


Love playing Minecraft? Play with others, use our laptops or bring your own. Be prepared to share, as space is limited. 

High-Tech Holiday Cardmaking

Simple circuitry meets art as we make dazzling light-up cards using multicolored LEDs! All ages and skill levels welcome.

Wednesday STEM: Sound Waves

Experiment with sound waves using hands-on activities.

Novel Engineering

Read a novel with your fellow engineers, identify problems, design solutions and show them off! Register online, the librarian will contact you in January to pick up your copy of the book. Meetings will take place every Thursday in February.  Week 1: Discuss book and identify problems  Week 2: Design solutions Week 3: Build models Week 4: Showcase  

Escape the Library: Tween Edition

Use wit, logic, and strategy to escape through locked doors, mazes and traps to your reward of pizza and snacks. Planned by the Port Orchard Teen Advisory Board. This program generously funded by the Port Orchard Friends of the Library.

Chimes & Lights

Visit the Library during the Port Orchard Chimes & Lights Celebration! There will be family crafts all day, musicians performing in the library foyer, and a Holiday Magic Showwith magician Jeff Evans at 3 p.m. Funding for this program generously provided by Port Orchard Friends of the Library.

Family STEM

Bring the whole family to explore a different STEM topic each month with hands-on activities.

Pajama Night

Wear your pajamas at the library for games, crafts, gadgetry, and fun!  


Build with the library’s mountains of LEGO. Complete a challenge or construct from your imagination.


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