Earthquake programs offered at Pierce County library

Plateau residents will learn how to live and prosper in earthquake country during free events at local libraries during September and October.

Earthquake experts will share simple actions – as well as tools and products – to help plan for and respond to earthquakes. They will also discuss the underlying science and geologic processes behind Washington’s earthquakes.

The program will be offered at

• 2 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Bonney Lake library, 18501 90th St. E.

• 4 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Buckley library, 123 S. River Ave.

Sessions also are planned for Sumner Graham, Lakewood, Parkland/Spanaway, South Hill, Summit and Tillicum. Details for those programs are available at

Those attending the earthquake programs may enter a drawing for a chance to win a copy of “Full Rip 9.0: The Next Big Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest” by Sandi Doughton.

Pierce County Department of Emergency Management and Pacific Northwest Seismic Network sponsor these free events.

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