Mountlake Terrace, Brier Libraries kick off kids’ summer reading program

Alex Zerbe will be appearing at the Mountlake Terrace Library on Saturday.
Alex Zerbe will be appearing at the Mountlake Terrace Library on Saturday.

Both Mountlake Terrace and Brier Libraries are offering special events this week in conjunction with the kickoff of Sno-Isle Libraries 2015 Explore Summer reading program for kids and teens.

On Wednesday, June 24, Brier Library hosts an “Insect Safari” with entomologist Don Ehlen. Participants can learn about the different classifications of insects from the live and preserved collection that Ehlen will be displaying. The event is scheduled for 2-3 p.m. and is welcome to all ages.

On Saturday, June 27, professional juggler and magician Alex Zerbe will perform at the Mountlake Terrace Library beginning at 2 p.m. Zerbe has entertained audiences throughout the United States and 14 countries, has appeared on America’s Got Talent and Last Comic Standing, is a Hacky Sack World Champion and is the proud holder of two Guinness world records.

More Explore Summer events are scheduled at both the Mountlake Terrace and Brier Libraries through Aug. 22. The Explore Summer reading program encourages kids and teens to read and learn throughout the summer months with special programs and events, reading lists, electronic media options and prizes. To become eligible for program prizes, register at or at any Sno-Isle Libraries branch.

The Brier Library is located at 23303 Brier Road in Brier; the Mountlake Terrace Library is located at 23300 58th Avenue W. in Mountlake Terrace.

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