What's Happening

Fall 2018

City of Renton Programs, Events, Fitness, and Fun for Everyone!

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LIBRARIES For more information visit kcls.org | 9 Renton Downtown Library 100 Mill Ave S. 425.226.6043 Renton Highlands Library 2902 NE 12th St. 425.277.1831 Thanks to KCLS, the Friends of the Renton Libraries, and the Friends of the Fairwood Library CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS FAMILY STORY TIME Renton Downtown Library Mondays, 10:00am September 10–December 10 All ages welcome. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Neighborhood Special Guest Story Time series: Drag Queen Sept 10 Fire Fighters (tour fire engine) Sept 17 City of Renton Road Maintenance Crew (tour vehicles) Sept 24 No story time on 11/19. TEEN PROGRAMS COLLEGE ESSAY WRITING WORKSHOP Renton Downtown Library Tuesday, September 18, 2018 7:00–8:00pm Renton Highlands Library Tuesday, September 25, 2018 7:00–8:00pm The college essay, or personal statement, is oftentimes one of the most significant components when students submit their college applications. By examining various types of prompts, we will delve into the best ways to showcase your character so that you stand out to admissions officers! Best suited for students and their families in grades 9–12. FREE! KING COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM ADULT PROGRAMS YOUR BRAIN ON NATURE Carco Theatre Thursday, October 11 7–8:30pm Presented by the Renton Downtown Library Science journalist and author Florence Williams (The Nature Fix) will discuss the latest research on why getting outside is good for human health, wellbeing and creativity. She draws from neuroscience, environmental psychology, cognition studies, epidemiology and medicine around the world. Learn why our current epidemic disconnection from nature threatens our communities and what we can do about it. Book sales and signing to follow. Sales provided by Third Place Books.

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