By Mary Getchell, Communications Director, Pierce County Library System
Pierce County residents will learn how to live well in the shadow of a volcano during free events at Pierce County Libraries in May.
Carolyn Driedger, Hydrologist and Outreach Coordinator at the United States Geological Survey Cascades Volcano Observatory will give a presentation filled with useful information: Living Well with a Volcano in your Backyard – Mount Rainier.
Driedger will share how to live well with the joys and hazards of having an active volcano nearby. She will also discuss how to prepare for volcano emergencies.
- Buckley Pierce County Library, 123 S. River Ave., Wednesday, May 22, 6:30 p.m.
- Fife Pierce County Library, 6622 20th St. E., Wednesday, May 29, 6 p.m.
- Graham Pierce County Library, 9202 224th St. E., Monday, May 6, 7 p.m.
- Lakewood Pierce County Library, 6300 Wildaire Road S.W., Thursday, May 30, 6:30 p.m.
- Orting Pierce County Library, 202 Washington Ave. S., Saturday, May 11, 1 p.m. – Note: Peggy LovellFord, Public Educator on Emergency Preparedness for Pierce County Department of Emergency Management, will give this presentation.
- South Hill Pierce County Library, 15420 Meridian E., Tuesday, May 28, 6:30 p.m.
- Summit Pierce County Library, 5107 112th St. E., Tuesday, May 21, 6 p.m.
- Sumner Pierce County Library, 1116 Fryar Ave., Thursday, May 23, 6:30 p.m.
Pierce County Department of Emergency Management Education Division sponsors these free events in observance of Volcano Awareness Month.