Pullman Parks & Recreation Guide

Fall 2017

Pullman Parks & Recreation Brochure...Your Recreation Connection

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Pullman Parks & Recreation: Pioneer Center, 240 SE Dexter Phone: 509-338-3227 Register online at: PullmanParksandRec.com Fax: 509-338-3313 46 46 NEILL PUBLIC LIBRARY NEILL PUBLIC LIBRARY Neill Public Neill Public Library Library 210 N. Grand Avenue, Pullman, WA 99163 www.neill-lib.org Adult Information: 509-338-3251 Children/Teen Information: 509-338-3258 Library Hours Library Hours Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-7:00pm Friday-Saturday, 12:00-6:00pm Regular Library Programs for Children Pre-registration is not required for weekly programs. Join us when you can! For more information contact Children's Librarian, Kathleen Ahern (509) 338-3258 or kathleen@neill-lib.org Mother Goose Time (0-24 months) Wednesdays OR Thursdays, 9:30-10:00am Lap-sit language enrichment program with rhymes, songs, movement activities and great books. Time for Two's Storytime (2-3 years) Wednesdays, 10:30-11:00am Join us every week for wonderful books, songs, rhymes, movement activities and more! Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5 years) Thursdays, 10:30-11:00am Join us every week for great books, puppets, songs, rhymes, fl annel stories, movement activities, and more! It's Gingerbread Time! Children age 4 to 10 years are invited to a fun "Gingerbread Time" with Children's Librarian Kathleen Ahern and volunteers from the Pullman Senior Center on Thur., Nov. 9 from 4:00-5:15pm. Children and volunteers will be making gingerbread structures and sweet memories when they meet in Neill Public Library's Edith Hecht Meeting Room. All supplies and refreshments will be provided for this free event. Pre-registration is required and limited to the first 25 children. To register please email Kathleen@neill-lib.org or call Miss Kathleen at 509-338-3258. Library Programs for Adults Homelessness: The Voices of the Unheard Mondays: August 14, 21, 28 5:30-7:00pm What are the stories of our community's homeless? What do we know about homelessness? What actions can we take to support community members who may be experiencing homelessness? To explore these questions, Neill Public Library partners with facilitator and WSU graduate student Nancy Carvajal Medina to host three workshops to dig below the surface of homelessness in our community. Participants will develop new understandings on the houseless experiences by exploring our worlds and acting from the positions we occupy in the community. Each workshop is different; participants may attend one, or all, of the series. Advance Care Planning Seminar Thursday, August 20, 6:00pm Friends of Hospice and Neill Public Library invite you to attend a community screening of Being Mortal, a documentary featuring surgeon Dr. Atul Gawande and the hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness. The one-hour fi lm will be followed by a group discussion about Advance Care Planning and how to communicate wishes about end-of-life preferences. The Civil War in Cinema : From Birth of a Nation to Ken Burns Monday, September 25, 5:30pm The American Civil War has been a perennially popular subject in cinema. The war had been over for less than fi fty years when movies began to reach the public on a large scale; some veterans were still alive to see their likenesses captured in celluloid. Over one hundred years later, this near- constant obsession with the Civil War not only refl ects the nation's ongoing attempt to understand a most traumatic period, it also illuminates changing attitudes about national identity and character. Join us in a conversation about the cinema the war has inspired and how it refl ects changes in our nation. There's no better time to visit YOUR library. Check out materials, download great books, attend wonderful programs and more! There's always something for you and yours at Neill Public Library. Come visit us soon! Everybody Reads 2017 Black River: Conversations with S.M. Hulse Monday, November 6, 7:00pm Neill Public Library will host S.M. Hulse for an evening presentation of "Black River: Conversations with S.M. Hulse" at Neill Public Library, Monday, November 6 at 7:00pm. Black River is a tense Western and assured debut, telling the story of a Spokane man whose life was transformed by a prison riot, as he returns to the Montana town and the convict who shaped his life. Copies of Black River are available for checkout at Neill Public Library. Grand Avenue Book Club Grand Avenue Book Club meets the fi rst Thursday of every month at 6:30pm in the library's Hecht Meeting Room. Stop by the library to discover the titles to be discussed. For more information, contact Rezina at 509-334-3595. Knit and Crochet The Good Yarns Knitting and Crocheting Group meets every Friday at the library from 1:00-2:30pm in the Hecht Meeting Room. Join fellow fi ber enthusiasts to work on your projects, share tips, and get new ideas. All skill levels are welcome. For more information, contact the library at 509-334-3595. Sew Happy The Sew Happy – Hand and Machine Sewing Club meets every Tuesday at the library from 10:00-11:30am in the Hecht Meeting Room. Come work on your sewing projects or learn how to sew. All skill levels are welcome. Some machines are available or bring your own. For more information, contact Linhda at 509-332-5340 or linhdasagen@yahoo.com English Conversation Club The English Conversation Club meets every Monday and Wednesday from 5:30-7:00pm in the Hecht Meeting Room. Join other adults to practice your English language skills through basic conversation. Contact Louise Davison 208-310-0962 or lmdavison66@gmail.com for more information.

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