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Events
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: This biography examines Hemingway's involvement in twentieth-century spycraft and the links between his work as an operative and an author. Reynolds will talk with local historian Feliks Banel.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: A ground-breaking history of the political and social reformations of Islam across the Muslim world, told through the forgotten and inspiring stories of philosophers, journalists, and feminists.
Thursday, May 4, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Tyrone Beason and Erika Schultz visited outdoor settlements around Seattle’s Sodo District to invite residents to share their stories and concerns, in their own handwriting and from their unique vantage points.
Friday, May 5, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Pulitzer-prize winning writer Annie Proulx will be presented the 2016 Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award and read from her latest novel, "Barkskins."
Saturday, May 20, 2017
10 am
 
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Join us for Civic Saturday, a gathering for fellowship and common purpose.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: In her new book, Koul shares fierce and funny essays about dealing with Internet trolls, addressing sexism, and growing up as a daughter of Indian immigrants. Koul will talk with Lindy West.
Monday, June 5, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: A tragic accident causes Amelia to lose everything: her hearing, her job, and her husband. Two years later, after she’s back on her feet, she’s swept into an investigation that hits all too close to home.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Turning to drugs after the tragic loss of her son, Susan Burton cycled in and out of prison before getting clean. She then dedicated her life to helping women facing similar struggles. This is her story.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Cecilia may have stretched the truth a bit when she claimed to be married to the (unconscious) soldier, but when the truth comes out, her “husband” may have a few surprises of his own in store.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Clarion West presents science fiction author Connie Willis.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Join us for a Clarion West-sponsored reading and Q & A with Daniel José Older.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
7 pm
 
7 – 9 p.m.
Where: Central Library
Summary: Join us for an interactive community event about civics, culture and American identity.
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