Keep the kids busy with a movie at the library

  • Herald Staff
  • Friday, December 14, 2012 10:13pm
  • LifeMovies

‘Twas the week before Christmas, and the kids are all tired of snooping in closets and shaking boxes.

Looking for something to keep them busy? The Sno-Isle Libraries have thought of it: movies. Here’s a round-up of films this week, and puppet shows, too.

See www.sno-isle.org for more library events.

Freeland, 5495 Harbor Ave., 360-331-7323

• Apocalyptic film fest: “Deep Impact” at 3 p.m. and “2012” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday (both PG-13). Popcorn provided. Films may not be suitable for kids under 12. Call to speak with a librarian.

Lynnwood, 19200 44th Ave. W., 425-778-2148

• “Elf” (PG), 3:30 to 5:15 p.m. Tuesday. Call with questions.

Marysville, 6120 Grove St., 360-658-5000

• “Shrek Forever After” (PG), 10:30 a.m. Monday, snacks and drinks provided.

• “Sherlock Holmes” (PG-13), 3:30 p.m. Monday Popcorn and drinks provided.

• “Snow White and the Huntsman” (PG-13), 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, snacks and drinks provided.

Mountlake Terrace, 23300 58th Ave. W., 425-776-8722

• “The Avengers” (PG-13), 4 to 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, popcorn and soda. May not be suitable for kids under 12. Talk to a library staff member if you’re concerned.

Oak Harbor, 1000 SE Regatta Drive, 360-675-5115

• It’s the Apocalypse! Movie Series: “2012,” (PG 13) 3 p.m. Wednesday. Popcorn provided. May not be suitable for kids under 12. Call to speak with a librarian.

Stanwood, 9701 271st St. NW, 360-629-3132

• “The Tailor of Gloucester,” a puppet show based on Beatrix Potter tale, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, and 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday. School-age children can create their own miniature theater following the show. Registration required.

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