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Events
Thursday, February 21, 2019
6 – 8:30 p.m.
At: Central Library
A program exploring the Black Diaspora through the witness of Black media makers.
Memoirs from the Diaspora : restorative journeys through Blackness
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
7 – 8:15 p.m.
At: Central Library
Join us to hear the acclaimed author of The English Patient discuss his new book, the dramatic story of Nathaniel and Rachel, raised in the aftermath of World War II by a mysterious figure known as “The Moth.”
Michael Ondaatje discusses 'Warlight'
Thursday, February 28, 2019
7 – 8:10 p.m.
At: Central Library
Join us to hear the mayor of South Bend, Indiana share two personal success stories: of being a veteran who came out and found acceptance while in office, and of revitalizing his struggling Rust Belt city.
Pete Buttigieg discusses 'Shortest Way Home'
Sunday, March 3, 2019
2 – 6 p.m.
At: Central Library
defeatHIV and The Seattle Public Library are partnering to bring some of the CROI Conference's scientists, research and conversations around HIV/AIDS to the public. Join us for the free and informative event.
Community HIV Cure Research Workshop - Afternoon Session
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
7 – 8:30 p.m.
At: Central Library
Join us for an evening with Seanan McGuire, likely to touch on topics ranging from writing and storytelling to amusement parks.
An evening with Seanan McGuire
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
7 – 8:15 p.m.
At: Central Library
Join us to hear about Allen’s cross-country road-trip through the surprisingly vibrant queer communities sprouting up in red states, offering a vision of a stronger, more humane America.
Samantha Allen discusses "Real Queer America: LGBT Stories from Red States"
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
7 – 9 p.m.
At: Central Library
Join science fiction authors Nancy Kress, Jack Skillingstead and Daryl Gregory for a reading and discussion. The Q & A will be moderated by the always funny fellow writer Adam Rakunas.
An evening of science fiction with Nancy Kress, Jack Skillingstead and Daryl Gregory
Thursday, March 21, 2019
7 – 8:15 p.m.
At: Central Library
Join us to hear National Book Award winner Lopez discuss one of his most personal books yet: a vivid and poetic account of his world travels and the encounters that have shaped his extraordinary life.
Barry Lopez discusses "Horizon"
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
7 – 8 p.m.
At: Central Library
Race and media scholar Ralina L. Joseph reads from “Postracial Resistance: Black Women, Media and the Uses of Strategic Ambiguity.”  
Ralina L. Joseph reads and discusses 'Postracial Resistance'
Thursday, March 28, 2019
7 – 8:15 p.m.
At: Central Library
Join us to hear Doctorow discuss his timely book, comprised of four science fiction novellas connected by social, technological, and economic visions of today and what America could be in the near future.
Cory Doctorow discusses "Radicalized"
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