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Events
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 9 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Who decides what you get to think? Libraries play an important role in protecting knowledge and your rights to unfettered access to information.
Monday, October 9, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 9 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: View an exclusive excerpt of "The Chinese Exclusion Act" by award-winning documentary filmmakers Ric Burns and Li-Shin Yu of Steeplechase Films before it airs in its entirety on PBS.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:10 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Join us to hear renowned Filipina novelist Galang discuss the horrific and true stories of sixteen surviving Filipino “comfort women,” who were kidnapped during World War II and forced into sexual slavery.
Friday, October 13, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: non-library location
Where: Other
Summary: Famed public intellectual Dr. Michael Eric Dyson will present the 2017 Bullitt Lecture in American History.
Saturday, October 14, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 9 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Celebrate the literature and incredible authors of Washington at this year's Washington State Book Awards! Free and open to the public.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:10 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Join us to hear literary editor and poet John Freeman (Maps) and Mojave poet and former professional athlete Natalie Diaz (My Brother Was an Aztec) read poetry and discuss inequality and invisibility.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:10 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: From beloved author Alice Hoffman comes the spellbinding prequel to her bestseller, "Practical Magic."
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:10 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Join us to hear Amy Tan, the New York Times-bestselling author of "The Joy Luck Club," discuss her memoir about life as a writer and the relationship between fiction and emotional memory.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:10 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Join us for a reading of original work by Genesis Ellis, Susan Brittain, and Calvin Gimpelevich; three trans/genderqueer authors who are immigrants or first-generation Americans.
Monday, October 30, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:10 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Join us to hear Sasha Polakow-Suransky and Lt. Governor Habib discuss how once marginal views on immigration have flourished to reshape the political landscape.
Saturday, November 4, 2017
12 pm
 
12 – 5:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Love reading or learning about LGBTQIA stories? Come join Read with Pride Northwest 2017, the LGBTQIA Romance Fiction Conference of the Pacific Northwest. Registration is required.
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