The calendar of events at our libraries this week is pretty full!
To help you figure out what you might want to do, we’ve sorted through nearly 100 programs and activities and organized some of them into categories:
Bestselling author and two-time National Book Award finalist Patricia McCormick will give a talk and sign copies of her books at Wenatchee High School on Monday. A movie of her book, Sold, will be shown from 5 to 6 p.m., followed by her talk from 6 to 7 p.m.
Humanities Washington talks
Author and broadcaster Harriet Baskas will explore ancient foods in her talk “The Ancient Fruitcake: What Really, Really Old Food Tells Us About History, Culture, Love and Memory at several libraries. She will talk about foods archeologists have found buried with mummies, the petrified banana so appealing it sparked a Banana Museum, the 350-year-old fruitcake handed down through generations, 2000-year-old bog butter, and the pickle that has been in a jar since the 1860s. The schedule is:
- Manson, Tuesday, 6 p.m.
- Cashmere, Wednesday, 1 p.m.
- Wenatchee, Wedbesdat, 6:30 p.m.
- Twisp, Thursday, 6 p.m.
- Waterville, Friday, 1 p.m.
- Tonasket, Saturday, 1 p.m.
- Cashmere: 3:30 p.m. Thursday, 3D printing
- Curlew, 2 p.m. Friday, makerspace
- Ephrata: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Legos
- Moses Lake, 6 p.m. Monday, adult Lego night; 4 p.m. Wednesday, Cubelets
- Omak: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, makerspace
- Quincy, 3:30 p.m. Monday, Minecraft club
- Republic, 3 p.m. Monday, makerspace
- Soap Lake, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, STEM
- Wenatchee, 4 p.m. Monday, 3D printing
- Curlew, 1 p.m. Thursday, knitting group
- Ephrata, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, fiber arts club
- Oroville, 5 p.m. Tuesday, home school outreach; 2 p.m. Wednesday, write-in event for writers
- Waterville, 3 p.m. Tuesday, drumming activity; 3 p.m. Thursday, music symbols in clay; 5:30 p.m. Thursday, gardening tips from Bonnie Orr
- Wenatchee, 5 p.m. Tuesday, write-in event for writers; 3:30 p.m. Friday, watch the movie The Goonies