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The course of our library will be changed within the first week of this month as a result of the levy outcome — Proposition 1 in the Nov. 7 general election. If you have questions on that topic, please call the library.

Note that our November schedule includes three holidays and one early closure described below.

Kingston branch

Kingston Book Group: 10-11 a.m. Nov. 1. “Growing Up Amish” by Ira Wagler.

Family Storytime: 10:30-11 a.m. Nov. 6, 13, 20, and 27. Early literacy learning activities.

Baby Storytime: 1-1:30 p.m. Nov 6, 13, 20 and 27. For babies 0-18 months and their caregivers. Playtime follows.

Lit Out Loud: 1-2 p.m. Nov. 8. Add some literature to your day by listening to stories, non-fiction selections, or poetry read aloud.

Teen Advisory Board: 3-4 p.m. Nov. 8. Join TAB, a leadership group for teens to help shape the library. Express your interests, develop leadership skills, help plan and implement special events and earn volunteer credit for school. Snacks provided. Grades 7-12.

Kingston Friends of the Library: 10-11 a.m. Nov. 13. Monthly meetings in the Friends of the Library Meeting Room at noon on the second Monday of each month (except August and December).

Kingston Writers Group: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 14. Enjoy a supportive atmosphere to encourage writing.

Family STEM: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Nov. 17. Families can explore a different Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) topic each month with hands-on activities.

Saturday Morning Book Group: 10-11 a.m. Nov. 18. Discussion will be on “Boston Girl” by Anita Diamant.

Classics Book Group: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 20. Bring your favorite Stanley Kunitz poem to share and discussion will follow.

Culinary Literacy – Upscale Appetizers: 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 28. Join us in the kitchen and learn to cook something new with talented chefs and culinary industry professionals from right here in Kitsap County. Presentation is demonstration only. Get ready for entertaining this season with Andy Bynum, executive chef at the Kingston Ale House, and learn to make upscale appetizers. To add your name to a class waiting list, contact the library at 360-297-3330.

Little Boston

Book Group: 1-2 p.m.. Nov. 1. “The Soul of an Octopus” by Sy Montgomery.

Crafternoon: 2:30-3:30 p.m.. Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 30.

Family Storytime: 10:30-11 a.m. Nov.7, 14, 21 and 28.

Family STEM: 1-2:30 pm. Nov. 10.

Kitsap Regional Library will be closed Nov. 11, 23 and 24. All locations will close at 5 p.m. on Nov. 22. For updated program information, check our website at KRL.org or call us at 360-297-3330. See you at the library!

— Tomi Whalen is manager of the Kitsap Regional Library, Kingston and Little Boston branches. Contact her at twhalen@krl.org.