Second Saturdays events at the Buckley Library

A wide variety of activities await families on "Second Saturdays," which take place September through December at the Buckley library.

Those attending will see family-friendly films, take part in holiday celebrations, enjoy musical and interactive puppet performances, learn how to grow orchids, discover the rich history of women quilters and buffalo soldiers and more.

The Buckley library schedule looks like this:

• Saturday Morning at the Movies – Bring the entire family and watch a family-friendly film at 11 a.m. Sept. 8

• Award-winning author Peg Kehret, a Buckley resident, will talk about her latest children’s book, “Animals Welcome,” at 11 a.m. Oct. 6.

• Experience a dynamic array of amazing stunts, physical comedy and audience participation with juggler Alex Zerbe at 11 a.m. Oct. 13.

• "First Harvest." Ann Gibson, with Foothills Historical Museum, will share with families about Thanksgiving at 11 a.m. Nov. 10.

• "Puppets Please." Colorful animal marionettes-in-the-round sing, dance and chat with children in a holiday story time. The program begins at noon Dec. 8. At 1 p.m. there will be a chance for kids to visit with Mr. and Mrs. Claus.

Friends of the Buckley Library sponsors these free events.

The Buckley branch of the Pierce County Library System is at 123 S. River Ave.

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