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Bellevue Library Events

Bellevue Regional Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E. 425-450-1765 or www.kcls.org. Events include:

• “Catch the Reading Bug” 2008 Summer Reading Program: Starts June 16. Pick up booklets at the library.

• Bellevue Friends of the Library Book Group: 10 a.m. June 18. Topic: “Surveillance” by Jonathan Raban.

• Rita Hug and the Juggle Bugs: 11 a.m. June 21. See the amazing circus skills of Rita Hug, the Reading Bug. Presented by Linda Severt.

• Meet the Author—Jennifer Worick: 7 p.m. June 23. Worick to discuss, sign her book, “Backcountry Betty: Roughing It in Style.”

• Meet the Author— Sandra Gulland: 7 p.m. June 25. Gulland to discuss, sign her book, “Mistress of the Sun.”

• “Cinderella and the Bug Brigade”: 11 a.m. June 26. Presented by Mary Shaver Marionettes.

• Meet the Author— Aaron Elkins: 1:30 p.m. July 11. Elkins to reads from and sign his book, “Uneasy Relations.”

• Citizenship preparation class: 7 p.m. Mondays. Free individualized help with all stages of the process of becoming a United States citizen, from completing the application forms to preparing for a successful interview. Drop-ins welcome. Call for details.

• Computer classes: Library offers computer classes at various times. Call for details.

• Talk Time: 1:30 p.m. Mondays; 10:30 a.m. Thursdays; 10 a.m. Saturdays. Improve your speaking and listening skills in this English conversation group.

• English as a Second Language: 10 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Free class to learn English grammar, reading, writing and conversation skills, taught by Bellevue Community College. Placement test is required.

• Story times: Library offers story times for infants through preschoolers, as well as family and foreign language story times. Call for details.

Lake Hills Library, 15228 Lake Hills Blvd., Bellevue. 425-747-3350 or www.kcls.org. Events include:

• Pizza & Pages High School Book Board: 3:30 p.m. June 11. Open to ages 14-18. Topic: “Perfect You” by Elizabeth Scott.

• Lake Hills Library Book Discussion Group: 7 p.m. June 11. “Blink” by Malcolm Gladwell.

• Game On!: 3:30 p.m. June 12 and 26. Teens can play “Dance Dance Revolution,” “Guitar Hero” and Nintendo Wii games.

• “Catch the Reading Bug” 2008 Summer Reading Program: Starts June 16. Pick up booklets at the library.

• Teen Anime and Manga Appreciation Club: 3:30 p.m. June 18.

• Strategic Gaming Club: 3 p.m. June 19.

• Talk Time: 7 p.m. Thursdays through June 19. Improve your speaking and listening skills in this English conversation group.

• “Bayou Bug Tales”: 1 p.m. June 21. Presented by Last Leaf Theater Productions.

• “Meet the Beetles”: 3 p.m. June 21. Story time about a group of beetle friends who dream of becoming rock stars.

• Ladybug One: 4 p.m. June 27. Music and stories presented by Harmonica Pocket.

• Illustrate Dragonflies and Butterflies: 7 p.m. June 30. Open to ages 7 and older to learn drawing and painting techniques with Molly Hashimoto. Registration required.

• Citizenship Class: 1 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.

• Story times: Library offers story times for infants through preschoolers. Call for details.

• Study Zone Volunteers: Volunteer tutors needed to help students in kindergarten-12th grade with homework for two hours per week. Call for details: 425-369-3312.

Library Connection @ Crossroads, 15600 N.E. Eighth St., Suite K-11, Bellevue. 425-644-6203. Events include:

• Bee Boppin’ Bugs!: 5:30 p.m. June 13. Sing-along concert with Nancy Stewart.

• “Catch the Reading Bug” 2008 Summer Reading Program: Starts June 16. Pick up booklets at the library.

• English for Spanish Speakers: 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Free class for adults. Children’s story time offered during class.

• Story times: Library offers story times for preschoolers, and for foreign language speakers (Mandarin and Spanish).

Newport Way Library, 14250 S.E. Newport Way, Bellevue. 425-747-2390 or www.kcls.org. Events include:

• Newport Way Book Group: 7:30 p.m. the third Monday of the month. Registration recommended.

• Game On!: 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Middle through high school students can play video games at the library.

• Study Hall: 3:30 p.m. Mondays-Tuesdays and Thursdays. Open to teenagers.

• Talk Time: 10 a.m. Mondays. Improve your speaking and listening skills in this English conversation group.

• Story times: Library offers story times for children, families and foreign language speakers.

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