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Events
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of his popular Inspector Rebus series, award-winning Scottish mystery writer Ian Rankin returns with ‘Rather Be the Devil." He’ll be in conversation with Mary Ann Gwinn.
Friday, February 24, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Sympathizer” comes a new collection of stories exploring questions of immigration, identity, love, and family, imbued with Nguyen’s great gift for writing.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: David B. Williams weaves together the history, natural history, and architecture of Seattle to paint a complex, nuanced, and fascinating story, complete with walks of varying lengths and topographies.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
6 pm
 
6 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: A free training for allies and service providers who want to learn how to support immigrants in our community.
Friday, March 3, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Join us for a celebration of First/Second Comics, a panel of their creators (featuring Gene Yang, Scott Westerfeld, Matthew Loux, Penelope Bagieu, and Box Brown), and a rousing game of Pictionary!
Thursday, March 9, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: The author of the 2015 Seattle Reads’ pick returns with the story of Celine, an elegant private eye who specializes in reuniting families, trying to make amends for a loss in her own past.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Medical expert Dr. Jamison writes about poet Robert Lowell, illuminating the relationship between bipolar illness and creativity, and examining how his illness and the treatment he received impacted his work.
Friday, March 17, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Join an artist talk about Jacob Lawrence with 2016 Stranger Genius award winner Barbara Earl Thomas.
Monday, March 20, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: The groundbreaking author of "Sexual Personae" will talk about her new collection of essays that both celebrates and challenges modern feminism.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
6:30 pm
 
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Join us for a free screening of a social justice film looking at the journey from incarceration to community, from behind the wall to beyond the wall.
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