Out of this World Magic Show Monday, July 22, 2019 (7:00PM – 8:00PM)

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Ages 5 and older.

Presented by Jeff Evans, Edumazement.

How much would you weigh on the moon? Have UFO’s actually landed on Earth? Do space aliens exist? Have interstellar fun as you learn more about space.

Sponsored by Friends of the Mercer Island Library.

Look Up! Stories in the Sky Wednesday, July 10, 2019 (7:00PM – 8:00PM)

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Family program, all ages welcome.

Presented by The Whitman Tellers.

Hear stories, music and folktales from around the world about the constellations, moon and planets. Join in the fun with dance and movement games.

Sponsored by Friends of the Mercer Island Library.

Steffan Soule's Magic of Mercer Island: Thursday, July 4th, 2019 12:30 p.m.

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On stage at Mercerdale Park Pergola. Come and see a magic show presented by a magician who learned his art through reading and recommends kids do too! Brought to you by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library.

Play Chess@the Library, Wednesday, May 1, 2019 (4:00PM – 6:00PM)

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Description

Hosted by Chouchanik Airapetian

All ages and families welcome.

Come to the library for an afternoon of chess! Challenge yourself and others.

Chess boards and other games will be provided. 10 minutes/game on the Big Board.

Play games and have fun!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library

Play Chess @ the Library! Wednesday, June 5, 2019 (2:30PM – 4:30PM)

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Description

Hosted by Chouchanik Airapetian

All ages and families welcome.

Come to the library for an afternoon of chess! Challenge yourself and others.

Chess boards and other games will be provided. 10 minutes/game on the Big Board.

Play games and have fun!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library

Musical Trip Around the World Concert, March 23rd, 2-3 p.m.

Musical Trip around the World Concert   Presented by Miho and Diego.  Ages 5 and older.  Learn songs from Latin America and Japan! Discover some rare instruments from other countries and play along by clapping and stamping out rhythms.    Supported by Friends of the Mercer Island Library

Musical Trip around the World Concert

Presented by Miho and Diego.

Ages 5 and older.

Learn songs from Latin America and Japan! Discover some rare instruments from other countries and play along by clapping and stamping out rhythms.

Supported by Friends of the Mercer Island Library

Play Chess @ the Library, Sunday, February 24th, 2- 4 p.m.

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Description

Hosted by Chouchanik Airapetian

All ages and families welcome.

Come to the library for an afternoon of chess! Challenge yourself and others.

Chess boards and other games will be provided. 10 minutes/game on the Big Board.

Play games and have fun!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library

Science Fun for Little Ones - Sensational Shapes Tuesday, January 22, 2019 (10:30AM – 12:00PM)

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Presented by KidsQuest Children's Museum.

Ages 1 to 3 with adult.

Shapes are everywhere and make up different things in different ways. Explore the shapes that occur in our world.

Registration not required but only 25 slots for children available at a time, so first come, first served.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library.

Science Fun for Little Ones Thursday, January 17, 2019 (1:00PM – 3:00PM)

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Power On, Power Off!

Presented by KidsQuest Children's Museum.

Ages 3 to 6 with adult.

Explore electricity & create your own contraption that moves using simple circuits, motorized vibration and recycled materials. Think like an engineer to modify designs to produce new forms of wiggly jiggly motorized movement!

Registration not required, but space is limited. First come, first served.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library.

Play Chess @ the Library! Sunday, January 13, 2019 (2:00PM – 4:00PM)

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Hosted by Chouchanik Airapetian

All ages and families welcome.

Come to the library for an afternoon of chess! Challenge yourself and others.

Chess boards and other games will be provided. 10 minutes/game on the Big Board.

Play games and have fun!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library

The Dickens Carolers Sunday, December 2, and 9, 2018 (1:30PM – 2:15PM)

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For 40 years, The Dickens Carolers has been a local holiday tradition. Your holiday favorites, both traditional and contemporary, are sung in beautiful four-part harmony.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library.


Tween Summer Book Club Wednesday, August 22, 4:00 PM

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Open to all middle school students!

Stop by to chat with teen librarian, Carrie Bowman, and former IMS teacher, Mrs. Behnke, about books you are reading this summer. We can't wait to hear about your favorites! We'll share our summer reading treats and the famous cookie bar treats, too. Come get some ideas for your own reading—-no need to share if you don't want to. Drop by the meeting room any time from 4-6pm. Incoming 6th graders welcome!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library

Kaleidoscope Play and Learn - English Wednesday, July 25th 10:30 AM, ,

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Have fun singing songs, telling stories, reading books, creating art, and playing. Kaleidoscope Play and Learn is in English. Ages 5 and younger with caregiver. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Mercer Island Library.