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Family Flicks
Sequim Branch Library

2pm every first Saturday of the month
October 2015 through April 2016

Family Flicks provides family entertainment, popcorn, and fun movie trivia at an affordable price—free!


October 3

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

November 7
and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good,
Very Bad Day

Meet the Robinsons

December 5
Meet the Robinsons


January 2

Charlotte’s Web

February 6


March 5


April 2

Gingerbread Dwelling Contest
Clallam Bay Branch Library

Gingerbread house surrounded holiday cookies and treats

Bring your edible houses, huts, castles, and cabins to the Clallam Bay Library for a chance to win a prize at the library’s gingerbread dwelling contest!

Entries will be accepted beginning Monday, December 14, and must be received no later than 4pm on Friday, December 18.

Judging will take place at 4pm on December 18, and prizes will be awarded shortly after.

Your abode must be totally edible;
Creations can be built from a kit or entirely from scratch;
No pre-made houses, please!

Age Categories

Kids Create Art
Sequim Branch Library

Pretty blond girl painting.

Led by local artists, the Kids Create Art program series — recommended for ages 7 to 12 — creates fun, hands–on opportunities for children to explore various artistic media.
All classes will take place from 10am to 11:30am every third Saturday of the month, October through May.

Each session is free to attend, but with class sizes limited to 20 participants, preregistration is required. To register, visit the
Sequim Branch Library events calendar, call the library at 360.683.1161, or send an email to .
All materials will be provided.

  • October 17:
  • November 21:
  • December 19:
  • January 16, 2016
  • February 20:
  • March 19:
  • April 16:
  • May 21:
  • Pastels and Pumpkins
  • World Hello Day Peace Wall
  • Winter Solstice Sun and Shadows
  • Colors, Colors, Colors (Part I)
  • Colors, Colors, Colors (Part II)
  • Spring Equinox Landscapes
  • Printmaking
  • Collage
  • Artist: Carrie Rodlend
  • Artist: Eva Kozun
  • Artist: Carrie Rodlend
  • Artist: Melissa Klein
  • Artist: Melissa Klein
  • Artist: Carrie Rodlend
  • Artist: Dani LaBlond
  • Artist: Dani LaBlond
math and cubes.

Second Saturday Science

Sequim Branch Library

Led by former chemist and science educator Anne Olson, the Second Saturday Science series—recommended for ages 7 to 12—creates fun, hands-on opportunities for children to explore scientific concepts. All classes in the series are free and all materials will be provided, but preregistration is required; to register, visit the Sequim Branch Library events calendar, call the library at 360.683.1161, or send an email to .

About the Series

The October 10, 10am – 11:30am (REGISTER) session, “Playing with Light,” will have flashlights and mirrors bouncing, bending, and bumping beams of light throughout the room. Attendees will also explore color by investigating the special properties of JELL-O.

On January 9, 10am – 11:30am (REGISTER), attendees are invited to become scientists, artists, and detectives during an exploration of chromatography. Solve a mystery and create a work of art with pens, rubbing alcohol, eye droppers, and more!

“Density” is the topic of the March 12, 10am – 11:30am (REGISTER) session. Why airplanes fly and boats float will be explored, with ample opportunities provided for hands-on practice and discovery.

Lego Club
Forks Branch Library

Close up picture of the tops of multicolored large legos.

Wednesdays, 2:30-3:30pm
November 18, 2015 through May 18, 2016
For children ages 6-14. Free.

Create a Lego masterpiece based on a weekly theme or build something totally unique! The goal of Lego Club is to encourage children to use their imaginations while working as individuals and teams. Each week will present attendees with a new theme to help encourage and guide new projects. All materials will be provided, and the Lego creations will remain in the library after each session.

PAWS to Read
Sequim Branch Library

Sequim PAWS to Read

Watch your child discover the joy of reading with a little help from some furry friends at the Sequim Branch Library. Dogs from Olympic Gentle Paws will be inside the library listening to readers of all ages on the following days:

Second Wednesday of every month
October 2015 through May 2016
3pm to 4pm

Please note there will be no program on Wednesday, November 11.

Paws to Read
Forks Branch Library

Paws to Read

Practice your reading skills with Tally the therapy dog! Children can build their reading skills and find encouragement and reading success by reading aloud to dogs that are trained to listen and be attentive. Tally and her trainer are members of the Olympic Gentle Paws.

Friday, December 18,   11:30am to 12:30pm

Tuesday, January 12,   3:30pm to 4:30pm

Wednesday, February 17,   3:30pm to 4:30pm