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Mid-August 2020


Support the RBCA by buying a Richmond Beach face mask

Comfortable layered cotton jersey face masks with nose wire for a snug fit. Choose from our classic black RB Oval mask, or the heather blue Orca mask. Adult masks have soft elastic that secures around the head. Youth masks come with easy elastic ear loops. These limited-edition face coverings are comfortable, breathable, washable, and only $8.00. Some styles have already sold out, so don’t delay. They are available for purchase on our website at


Shoreline Has Gratitude

Who has made a difference to you and your family? Nominate someone for recognition.  Do you have a neighbor or know someone who lives and/or works in Shoreline who has made a difference? Are you one of those people? Send your shout-outs to  Constance Perenyi at no later than August 21.


The Shoreline Farmers Market  Open on Saturdays through October 3, 10 am to 3 pm. 
Corner Westminster Way & 155th

Put on your mask, shop, support the market and farmers!
Kruckeberg Botanic Garden and MsK Nursery
20312 15th Ave NW, Shoreline 
Will be open in July & August on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 5 pm. 

Garden and Nursery guests are asked to adhere to COVID-19 health & safety guidelines. 
Richmond Beach Library Curbside service starting August 5.
Richmond Beach Library
19601 21st Ave NW
Tuesday-Wednesday 1pm-7:30pm
Thursday-Saturday 10am-4:30pm
Call (206) 546-3522

To pick up holds: make an appointment with the myLIBRO app, call the library to make an appointment, or walk up without an appointment (without an appointment it will take about 15 minutes for us to get your holds ready). Find information about the myLIBRO app here:
Chat and Craft for Teens
Saturday, August 15, 22, 29: 4:00 – 5:00 pm
KCLS Online Event

Grades 5 and older. Gather your arts and craft supplies and join us for fun, friends and creative quarantining. Chat while you paint, knit, crochet, update your social media... or whatever other project you want to do. We will have someone who can show you origami and friendship bracelet techniques. Or you can show us how to do one of your favorites. Register by 11am the day of the event to receive the Zoom link by email.
Kids Book Chat: Trickster Stories and Mysteries,  August 16, 1:00– 1:45 pm
KCLS Online Event
Ages 7 to 11

Join Children & Librarians to celebrate books! Every week, do activities and chat about different kinds of books. Children should be prepared to talk about their favorite trickster
tales and mystery books and will leave the session with an activity to try at home.  Registration required and begins two weeks in advance and ends the day before the session at 1pm. 
Virtual Noontime Concert - Mikey Mike the Rad Scientist
Tuesday, August 18, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
YouTube Live Steam

Mikey Mike the Rad Scientist will bring science and nature to life with his creative, interactive and engaging music. Concert will be held via YouTube at  ttps://
Getting Around Puget Sound: Conversation about Transportation
Tuesday, August 18, 6:00 – 7:00 pm
(North King County session)
KCLS Online Event

For adults. The King County Library System has partnered with Hopelink Mobility to provide online presentations about transportation in King County. We'll discuss how to stay mobile and safe throughout the region during COVID-19, as well as provide transportation resources, trip planning solutions, money saving tips and much more. At the close of the conversation, join the presenters for an opportunity to have your transportation questions answered!
Finding Women’s Records in the Courthouse
Wednesday, August 19, 2:00– 3:30 pm
KCLS Online Event

For adults. Presented by Janice Lovelace, PhD. Until the 20th century, women were often “lost” in records. Learn what you can expect to find from land records, court proceedings, probate documents and other records at the courthouse. Please register by August 17. 
Bats of the Pacific Northwest
Friday, August 21, 1 – 2 pm
KCLS Online Event

For ages 9 to 18, but all ages welcome. Presented by Bats Northwest. Discover the native bats of the Pacific Northwest and learn about the vital role these misunderstood creatures play in our ecosystem. Register by 10 am on August 21.
Hypertufa Planters with Sarah Baker
Saturday, August 22, 9:00 -10:30 am
Kruckeberg Botanic Garden
20312 15th Ave NW

Create a container designed to look like natural stone! These lightweight containers are fast draining, visually stunning, and perfect for many plants. Each participant will create and leave with a small container (approximately 12×12) and instructions for making more at home. To ensure safety of guests and staff, participants are asked to wear masks and distance themselves, when possible. This class will take place outdoors, please dress accordingly. Classes fill fast and pre-registration is required.
Suddenly: DRAGONS role-playing games for Tweens and Teens
Tuesday, August 25, 4 :00– 5:30 pm
KCLS Online Event

Role-playing for teens and tweens.  No experience required. Watch for more of these events in upcoming months.
Rent Smart – Tenant Rights Workshop
Wednesday, August 26, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
KCLS Online Event

For adults. General tenants rights information: evictions; month to month terminations; what to do after an eviction. If you are currently living in King County and being threatened with eviction, contact the Housing Justice Project for legal assistance at 253.234.4204 or Please register by 1 pm on August 26.
Simple Fruit: Meet Author Laurie Pfalzer
Thursday, August 27, 2:00– 3:30 pm
KCLS Online Event

For adults. Join local author, pastry chef and cooking instructor Laurie Pfalzer as she shares her new book Simple Fruit. Some fruits are at their best when eaten fresh, while others reveal their truest and most delicious flavor when cooked. Understanding how to enjoy fruit at its peak of flavor-whether it’s lightly sautéed, poached, baked, braised or roasted-is key. Learn how to get the best flavors out of fruits using few ingredients and simple techniques. Registration is required.
Sea Critter Story Time
Friday, August 28, 10:30 – 11:30 am
KCLS Online Event

Ages 3 and older with adult. Listen to stories, sing songs and then join the MaST Center of Highline College to learn about local Puget Sound sea stars, snails, hermit crabs and more! Registration required.
Making Music with the Circuit Playground Express
Sunday, August 30, 12:00 – 2 pm
KCLS Online Event

For ages 8 and older. How do we make sounds with electricity? In this workshop we explore sound, electricity, and block-based coding to discover how to use digital or electronic devices to create music. Registration required.
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