MOSES LAKE - The Moses Lake Public Library has a full agenda this month when it comes to events.
The full events the public library is hosting for the month of July can be found below.
Beyond The Frame: To Be Native Traveling Exhibit
A traveling exhibit has been selected to capture the heart of the Beyond the Frame: To be Native initiative in North Central Washington.
The exhibit will feature historical images from Curtis, and also modern Native portraiture by Sharon Grainger, a photographer in Washington State. The exhibit's goal is to educate the community about Curtis's work and its legacy.
The exhibit will be displayed at many public libraries in the region. The showcase is free of charge and is open to the public during regular library hours.
According to the Moses Lake Public Library, the exhibit will be on display through the month of July.
Sit & Stitch
Crafters, rejoice! The Moses Lake Public Library is offering 'Sit & Stitch', where Crafters can bring their knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, embroidery, or whatever type of needle arts you're interested in.
You can meet with a group of other crafty individuals, and show off your skills! New to fiber and needle arts? Come down and learn from some experienced string slingers! The event is hosted every Wednesday of the month at 4 PM.
Dates & Times:
- Wednesday, July 10th - 4 PM
- Wednesday, July 17 - 4 PM
- Wednesday, July 24 - 4 PM
- Wednesday, July 31 - 4 PM
Magic Saturday Afternoon
Hosted on the first and third Saturday of each month, this event is for those that love playing Magic: The Gathering. If you don't know how to play, don't sweat. The experts can teach you how to play.
Dates & Times:
- Saturday, July 13 - 12:30 PM
- Saturday, July 20 - 12:30 PM
- Saturday, July 27 - 12:30 PM
Dungeons and Dragons -
Ages 12 through 18
Want to defeat the dragon and save the princess? Loot the dungeon! The library will be starting a Dungeons and Dragons club at the Moses Lake Public Library this summer in July. The club is for teens ages 12-18.
Sessions will be on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month.
Times & Dates
- Saturday, July 13 - 1:00 PM
- Saturday, July 27 - 1:00 PM
- Saturday, August 10 - 1:00 PM
Friends of the Library Used Book Sale
Is your bookshelf looking a bit old and in need of a refresh of books? Don't fret. The Friends of the Library is hosting a Used Book Sale on Thursday, July 18.
Prices are as follows:
- 25 cents for soft back and children's books
- 50 cents for hardback books
- $1 for special books
- $1 for inexpensive CD's, DVDs and Music CDs.
"We offer used books to the public at ridiculous prices. All our books have been donated to the Friends from patrons of the Library. Used books do enrich lives so we are pleased to offer them so cheaply. So tell your friends and make our sales a part of your life," the library stated.
Bingo! For Adults
Looking for a place to play bingo with your adult friends? You're in luck. The library is hosting Bingo for adults, with fantastic prizes donated by local businesses in the Columbia Basin that are just waiting to be won. The event is for adults only, per the library.
- Monday, July 15 - 6 PM
Moses Lake Library Book Club
The book club hosted by the library is held every third Wednesday each month and features good coffee, good books, and good company.
This month the club will be reading Spider Woman's Daughterby Anne Hillerman.
- Wednesday, July 17 - 6:30 PM
Pokemon Terrariums For Teens
This event is for teens to come to the Moses Lake Public Library and make their own Pokeball terrarium. The library will have everything you need to make a little closed environment for your Pokemon!
- Thursday, July 18 - 2 PM
Swimming with the Salmon - Grant PUD's Summer Library Program
Come and learn about the epic journey salmon make from their birthplace in the Columbia River all the way to the ocean and back again in this event hosted by Grant PUD & the Moses Lake Public Library.
Grant PUD brings the details of this multi-year trip to life through its interactive hands-on activity, (“swimmers gonna swim”). All part of the North Central Regional Library’s summer reading program and coming to a library near you, per the Moses Lake Library.
- Friday, July 19 - 10 AM
Free Saturday Movie Afternoon
Hosted on the second Wednesday of the month, the library offers free movie afternoons. The event starts at 4 PM and is held in the children's room.
- Saturday, July 20 - 2:30 PM
Explore outer space with comet and planetarium demonstrations. Make your own galaxy slime with STEM technicians from the library!
- Monday, July 22 - 1 PM
Rock Painting for Adults
Come to the library and paint your own beautiful rocks. Whether you hide them in the community, give them to a friend or loved one, or keep them for your own, all the materials are provided for this relaxing painting experience, per the library.
- Tuesday, July 23 - 2 PM
Think you have what it takes to win the ultimate teen trivia extravaganza? Come to the library and see who declared themselves supreme overlord of trivia! Prizes and bragging rights go to the winners, the library says.
- Thursday, July 25 - 1:30 PM
Burke Museum: Dig In!
What was the earth like millions of years ago? Unearth fossils in our fossil dig pits, learn about the work of paleontologists and geologists, and imagine the amazing life that once inhabited our planet!
- Friday, July 26 - 4 PM
WSU Extension Office: Livestock and Animal Science Talk
Sarah from the WSU Grant County Extension Office will be visiting the Moses Lake Public Library to talk about livestock agriculture in Grant County.
- Monday, July 29 - 4 PM
Want to make your own telescope? This event is for you!
The library will have telescopes that you can color on, draw on, decorate with stickers, and most importantly, take home.
- Thursday, July 30 - 10:30 AM
Note: If you have questions regarding any of the events mentioned above, call the Moses Lake Public Library at (509)-765-3489.