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Events
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
6 – 8 p.m.
At: Central Library
An extraordinary evening of literary talent with future Pulitzer Prize-winning voices! Elementary & middle school students writers share poems, stories, and memoirs created by the WITS program.
Writers in the Schools Year‑End Reading & Celebration
Thursday, May 31, 2018
6 – 8 p.m.
At: Central Library
Join us for an extraordinary evening of literary talent with future Pulitzer Prize-winning voices! Student writers share poems, stories, and memoirs created with the Writers in the Schools (WITS) program.
Writers in the Schools (WITS)
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
At: Central Library
A special open mic looking at the phenomenon of #MeToo and reproductive justice.
#WeToo: New Visions of Consent & Reproductive Justice
Thursday, June 14, 2018
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
At: Central Library
Check out a unique music program featuring film scores by award-winning African American composer Renee' Baker.
Evening the Score: Renee C. Baker (Avant Garde Film Composer)
Saturday, June 16, 2018
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
At: Central Library
Enjoy a special morning youth concert of classical music by The Key to Change.
The Key to Change: A Special Classical Music Concert
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
7 – 8:15 p.m.
At: Central Library
From one of Barack Obama’s closest aides comes a revelatory behind-the-scenes account of his presidency—and how idealism can confront harsh reality and still survive.
Ben Rhodes discusses 'The World As It Is'
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
7 – 8:30 p.m.
At: Central Library
Join Barbadian fantasy author and research consultant Karen Lord as she reads from and discusses recent work while teaching for Clarion West's Writer's Workshop.
Clarion West presents Karen Lord
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
7 – 8:30 p.m.
At: Central Library
Join previous Seattle Reads author Karen Joy Fowler as she reads from and discusses recent work while teaching for Clarion West's Writer's Workshop.
Clarion West presents Karen Joy Fowler
Saturday, October 13, 2018
7 – 9 p.m.
At: Central Library
Celebrate with the winners and finalists of this year’s Washington State Book Awards! This ceremony and reception are free and open to the public.
2018 Washington State Book Awards
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