I had hoped to be able to tell you in this article everything you need to know about our move from the current community center to the new Village Green Community Center at 12850 Dulay Road NE in Kingston.
However, the virtue of patience reigns this spring.
Below is a list of our events this month. Before heading to the library after the first week of April, please call 360-297-3330 or check KRL.org to confirm we are open. If you are unable to reach us via telephone during regularly scheduled open hours, please call the Little Boston location at 360-297-2670 for updated information.
Family Storytime: 10:30-11 a.m. April 4, 11, 18 and 25. Join us for early literacy learning fun. Lots of full body movement, songs, stories, and rhymes designed to build letter knowledge, vocabulary, and narrative skills.
Book Group: 10 a.m. April 6. Discussion will be on “Half-Blood Blues” by Esi Edugyan.
Classics Book Group: 6:30-8 p.m. April 18. Selected work is “Bleak House” by Charles Dickens. Our discussion will occur at the Little Boston location.
Crafternoon: 3 p.m. April 28. Bring your craft projects or try one of ours. Discover our extensive craft book collection and find inspiration for your next project. All skill levels and interests are welcome.
Three Little Pigs Construction Challenge: 1-2 p.m. April 5. Test your building skills using a variety of materials to construct a dwelling that can withstand the Big Bad Wolf. It’s a drop-in style event; come when you can and stay as long as you like. For all ages.
Family Storytime: 10:30-11 a.m. April 5, 12, 19, and 26. Early literacy learning fun! Lots of full body movement, songs, stories, and rhymes designed to build letter knowledge, vocabulary, and narrative skills.
Little Boston Book Group: 1-2 p.m. April 6, “The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light” by Paul Bogard.
Crafternoon: 2:30-3:30 p.m. April 6, 13, 20, and 27. Bring your craft projects or try one of ours. Discover our extensive craft book collection and find inspiration for your next project.
Librarians’ Top Picks — Clean Reads: 1:30-2:30 p.m. April 8. Learn about the books your local librarian has been reading. Book recommendations are clean reads: those books that are just plain enjoyable without graphic violence or strong profanity.
Opera Preview Lecture — “The Flying Dutchman”: 1-2:30 p.m. April 23. Join opera aficionado Norm Hollingshead as he previews Wagner’s stormy captivating tale of a cursed ship captain condemned to wander the seas for eternity. Funding was provided by anonymous Kingston donors.
— Tomi Whalen is manager of the Kitsap Regional Library, Kingston and Little Boston. Contact her at email@example.com.