Hour of Code

Hour of Code

Hour of Code originated in 2013 as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify “code”, and show that anybody can learn the basics of computer coding. It has since become a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science, expanding to schools, libraries, and communities all over the world.  Join the fun! All ages are … Read More

Homes for the Holidays

Homes for the Holidays

Bakers and crafters of all ages and abilities are invited to design and build their own edible creations! Structures may be built out of anything edible, and the base should be no larger than 12” x 12” in size. Patrons will be given the opportunity to vote for their favorites, and the winners will be … Read More

Storytimes at the Library

Storytimes at the Library

Storytimes for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are held throughout each week. All sessions consist of age-appropriate picture books, songs, fingerplays, poetry, and often include playtime and crafts. Storytimes inspire a love of books and reading in participants of all ages. Research confirms that reading success starts with young children enjoying library storytimes! Weekly Storytimes Toddler … Read More

Tech Tuesday at the Library

Tech Tuesday at the Library

Join us on Tuesdays for free, one-hour technology classes and individual assistance with your computer or handheld. Bring your device or borrow one of our laptops. Drop-in Open Tech AssistanceEVERY Tuesday 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Classes held 3:00 – 4:00 pm Class Schedule October 1 – Security on the Web Phishing, Hacking, Tracking, Finger … Read More

Timeslips: Creative Storytelling  for People with  Memory Loss

Timeslips: Creative Storytelling for People with Memory Loss

Join us for TimeSlips, a creative storytelling method that replaces the pressure to remember with the freedom to imagine. Originally designed as a way for people with dementia to connect with their care partners, TimeSlips has evolved into a way for people to grow and connect across ALL challenges of memory loss. Storytelling empowers people … Read More

PTFF Roadshow: Free Cinema at the Library

PTFF Roadshow: Free Cinema at the Library

Jefferson County Library is proud to be a part of the 2019 Port Townsend Film Festival by hosting a free cinema at the library. All films are open to the public free of charge with advance ticket. Tickets will be available at the library 30 minutes prior to film start. Friday, September 20, 1:00 pm … Read More

Book Project Video: The Story of Bob

Book Project Video: The Story of Bob

  Book titles have their own stories to tell! Last Friday, staff arranged the titles of library books into sentences to tell a story. We took to the library lawn, and assembled a continuous line of people holding the book covers, and used them to make a video of our story. Thank you to all … Read More

Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality with the Oculus device while guided and supported by trained staff. Swim in the deep sea, make friends with a little robot, visit the White House or a National Park, or relax with a virtual movie that happens around you. All these experiences can be yours through the magic of virtual reality. … Read More

WSU Seed Library

WSU Seed Library

The WSU Master Gardeners will visit the Bookmobile monthly through October with their Seed Library. Join the effort to build our community’s food resilience. 1) Borrow seeds from the Seed Library 2) Grow beautiful, healthy plants and harvest healthy food for your family. 3) Return a portion of your saved seeds to the Seed Library … Read More

Don’t Miss the Pacific Science Center’s Portable Planetarium

Don’t Miss the Pacific Science Center’s Portable Planetarium

Enter the Pacific Science Center’s inflatable planetarium to enjoy an astronomical show! Friday, July 26 Events will be held at the Chimacum Creek Primary School, 313 Ness’ Corner Road, Port Hadlock. Admittance on a first come first served basis. Up in the Sky (two sessions) 1:00 – 1:45 pm (ages 5-11) 1:45 – 2:15 pm … Read More