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Bellevue Library Sets Events for August

August events are at the Bellevue downtown library, Bellevue Square and the Bellevue First Presbyterian Church.

The Bellevue Library has released its schedule of August events. Events next month include some at the Bellevue downtown library, Bellevue Square and the Bellevue First Presbyterian Church. Check out the King County Library system webpage here:  http://www.kcls.org/

Unless indicated, the events are at the , located at 1111 110th Avenue NE, Bellevue.

Children & Families

Tuesday Tales

Tuesday, August 2, 3pm

All young children welcome with adult.

Seating is limited.

Our Forested World

Wednesday, August 3, 11am

Held at First Presbyterian Church of Bellevue, 1717 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004.

Presented by Nature Vision.

Ages 3 to 5 with adult.

Learn what makes up a forest and all the wonderful things forests do for our world.

Registration required.

One World, One Food Web

Wednesday, August 3, 1:30pm

Held at

Presented by Nature Vision.

Ages 5 and older with adult.

From the smallest plankton in the ocean, to the largest tree in the forest, we are all connected through a flow of energy that comes from what we eat. Discover your place within a living worldwide network.

Registration required.

 Around the World in Eight Weeks Family Film Fest

Wednesday, August 3 and 10, 7pm

All young children welcome with adult.

Call the Bellevue Library Children’s Department for movie title, 425.450.1775.

Seating is limited; first-come, first-seated.

Lunch Bunch Story Time

Thursday, August 4, Noon

Held at First Presbyterian Church of Bellevue, 1717 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004.

All young children welcome with adult.

The Wonderful Wacky World of Science

Friday, August 5, 11am

Presented by Mad Science.

Ages 5 and older with adult.

Learn how science is used in different countries.

Seating is limited; first-come, first-seated.

Tales of the Trickster

Monday, August 8, 2pm

Presented by Live Paint and Cindy Arnold.

Ages 3 and older with adult.

Explore tales of magic from Africa, Europe and the United States on an adventure that includes multicultural stories, music, instruments and artifacts.

Seating is limited; first-come, first-seated.

Take a Musical Mystery Tour

Saturday, August 13, 10:30am

Held at , on the first floor near Guest Services.

Presented by Eric Ode.

Ages 5 and older with adult.

There's a musical mystery and Eric's good buddy, Benjamin Dog, is on the case! Come help him solve the mystery!

World Language Story Time

Saturday, August 13, 11am

Held in Bellevue Square Microsoft Store.

Ages 2 to 5 with adult.

Stories presented in languages other than English.

Music for All!

Thursday, August 18, 10:30am

Held at , 410 130th Place SE.

Presented by Johnny Bregar and Friends.

Ages 3 and older with adult.

Reaching across cultural and geographic boundaries, this group brings the fun to you. From old standards to catchy new original songs, they will have you clapping and singing along.

English Story Time

Sunday, August 21, 11am

Held at the Bellevue Square Microsoft Store.

Ages 2 to 5 with adult.

Teens

Kaplan SAT 10 Question Challenge

Tuesday, August 23, 6pm

In this one hour workshop, students will try 10 tough SAT questions and learn 10 winning strategies to help them succeed on Test Day.

Adults

Outdoor Concert: Pioneer Fiddle Dance Tunes with Vivian and Phil Williams

Monday, August 1, 7pm

Concert will be held outdoors in Ashwood Plaza on the southeast side of the library.

In case of rain, concert will be held in Meeting Room 1.

Bring a picnic and enjoy an outdoor concert of lively pioneer dance tunes from the far west!

Vivian and Phil Williams will present music, stories and histories of many of the tunes.

 Citizenship Preparation

Monday, August 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 7pm

Get free individualized help with all stages of the process for becoming a United States citizen.

Meet the Author: Margaret Dilloway

Monday, August 15, 7pm

Set in California and Japan, How to Be an American Housewife tells the story of Shoko, a Japanese woman who marries an American GI as a way of improving her and her family’s fortunes, moves with him to the States, and tries to learn how to be a proper American housewife.

Come meet the author at the library!

 Outdoor Concert: Orkestar RTW

Monday, August 29, 7pm

Concert will be held outdoors in Ashwood Plaza on the southeast side of the library.

In case of rain, concert will be held in Meeting Room 1.

Bring a picnic and enjoy an outdoor concert of lively dance tunes from the Balkans!

Hear traditional dance and folk music from the countries of Bulgaria, Macedonia and Serbia.

Please contact the Bellevue Library or log onto www.kcls.org for information on Citizenship, ESL and Computer Classes.

-- Information from the King County Library System

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