Library Events & Programs


Begins Friday, January 3, 2020
Ends Friday, April 24, 2020

Preschool Stories, Ages 3-5, 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Toddler Treasures, Ages 1-3, 11:15 - 11:45 AM

Join us for stories, songs and fun in 2020!  Storytime resumes on January 3rd and the Children's Museum of Tacoma continues to provide Play to Learn on Tuesdays beginning on January 7th, 2020.


Paper Clip Jewelry
Friday, January 24, 2020
4:00-5:00 PM

Join us for a fun craft project where you can turn paper clips into a fashion statement! Paper clips are a versatile and easy way to create jewelry. Designed for ages 7 and older. No registration required.


Quilled Snowflakes
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
6:00-7:30 PM

Learn the technique of quilling paper to create delicate snowflake ornaments. Class size is limited. Please register in advance. This class is designed for ages 12 and older. 253.841.5454 or


Let It Not Happen Again:  Lessons of the Japanese American Exclusion
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
6:00-7:00 PM

This presentation is part of Humanities Washington’s Speakers Bureau program in which cultural experts discuss a variety of topics.  Clarence Moriwaki, President of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community, will lead the discussion.  This session is hosted by the Friends of the Puyallup Public Library.  No reservations needed to attend.


Memory Cafe
Friday, January 31, 2020
1:00 PM-2:30 PM

Join us for an afternoon of socializing, music and fun!  This social event is perfect for those living with Alzheimer’s or Dementia and their care partners.  Beverages and snacks provided. No registration required.  Stop by!


Ribbon Cutting and Concert
Saturday, February 1, 2020
10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Join us for Take Your Child to the Library Day!  Start the day at 10 AM with light refreshments and ribbon cuttings for our new Kiwanis Imagination Station children’s area and the dedication of our Pollinator Garden.  At 11 AM we will have a special concert by Eric Ode.  All events are free and open to all ages.


Eric Ode Concert
Saturday, February 1, 2020
11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Eric Ode is an award-winning musician, poet and entertainer.  His songs and stories engage both young and old.  Please join us for the concert after our morning ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Kiwanis-sponsored children’s area of the library and our newly planted Pollinator Garden.  No reservations required.