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Events
Thursday, August 30, 2018
6 – 8:30 p.m.
At: Central Library
Join us for an arts and social justice dialog about immigration during our changing political times with an array of different community members including artists, community organizers and more.
Roots & Routes: Decolonizing Immigration
Thursday, September 6, 2018
7 – 8:15 p.m.
At: Central Library
The Prices and their cat (or is he the spirit of Frances’ late husband?) try to escape their dire straits by heading to Paris. French Exit is a send-up of high society and a moving mother/son caper.
Patrick deWitt with Maria Semple
Monday, September 10, 2018
7 – 8:15 p.m.
At: Central Library
Maria Dahvana Headley presents her retelling of Beowulf, set in American suburbia as two mothers―a housewife and a battle-hardened veteran―fight to protect those they love. Headley talks with Nicola Griffith.
Maria Dahvana Headley with Nicola Griffith
Sunday, September 16, 2018
2 – 3:30 p.m.
At: Central Library
Nhà văn Seattle Nguyễn Công Khanh sẽ đọc và thảo luận về tác phẩm của ông, “Con Trâu Rừng Cuối Cùng Trên Đảo.”
Nguyễn Công Khanh Thảo Luận về 'Con Trâu Rừng Cuối Cùng Trên Đảo'
Saturday, September 22, 2018
2 – 3:20 p.m.
At: Central Library
Join us for the book launch of "JOHN OKADA: The Life & Rediscovered Work of the Author of NO-NO BOY" -- on the 95th anniversary of his birth, and at the library where he once worked as a reference librarian.
Frank Abe, Shawn Wong, Stephen Sumida, and Tom Ikeda
Thursday, September 27, 2018
7 – 8:15 p.m.
At: Central Library
In "American Hate: Survivors Speak Out," Arjun Singh Sethi, a community activist and civil rights lawyer, chronicles the stories of individuals affected by hate.
Arjun Singh Sethi discusses 'American Hate'
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
7 – 8:45 p.m.
At: Central Library
University of Washington professor Jean Dennison (Osage) and Josh Reid (Snohomish) discuss Indigenous sovereignty and more with community leaders.
What Is At Stake for Washington's Native Nations Today
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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