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Events
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
6:30 – 8:15 p.m.
At: Central Library
A conversation with Tony Ageh, Chief Digital Office of the NYPL and facilitated by GeekWire Columnist, Frank Catalano.
Innovation, Privacy and the Public Good in the Digital Age
7 – 8:15 p.m.
At: Central Library
Join us for a conversation with two contributors to "West Wingers," a new collection of stories from eighteen members of Barack Obama’s White House.
CANCELED - Gautam Raghavan & Leah Katz-Hernandez
Friday, October 26, 2018
7 – 8:15 p.m.
At: Central Library
Join us to hear “The Ethicist” from the New York Times explore the concept of identity.
Kwame Anthony Appiah discusses 'The Lies That Bind'
Sunday, October 28, 2018
1 – 2 p.m.
At: Central Library
Join Paul Dorpat and Jean Sherrard for an illustrated book talk of "Seattle Now and Then: The Historic Hundred."
Paul Dorpat & Jean Sherrard present 'Seattle Now and Then'
Monday, October 29, 2018
7 – 8:30 p.m.
At: Central Library
Maxwell King discusses his new book, "The Good Neighbor," the first full-length biography of Fred Rogers which tells the story of this utterly unique and enduring American icon.
Maxwell King discusses 'The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers'
Saturday, November 3, 2018
4 – 5:30 p.m.
At: Central Library
Join us to hear new work from members of the Jack Straw Writing Program, curated by Daemond Arrindell.
2018 Jack Straw Writing Program
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
7 – 8:10 p.m.
At: Central Library
Join us to hear bestselling author Orlean (The Orchid Thief) discuss her new book, an examination of a legendary library fire, and of the crucial role that libraries play in our lives.
Susan Orlean discusses 'The Library Book'
Thursday, November 8, 2018
6 – 8:30 p.m.
At: Central Library
Join us for a special program designed to celebrate local Indigenous leaders.
Honoring Our Legends
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
7 – 8:20 p.m.
At: non-library location
Renowned culinary historian Twitty will discuss his illuminating memoir of Southern cuisine and food culture that traces his ancestry through food, from Africa to America and slavery to freedom.
Michael Twitty discusses 'The Cooking Gene'
Sunday, November 18, 2018
2 – 4 p.m.Register Online
At: non-library location
At: Other
Humanities author Clay Jenkinson will lecture and present a presentation on Edward S. Curtis, photographer whose work focused on the American West and on Native American tribes. Registration is required.
The McLellan/O’Donnell Living History Series with Clay Jenkinson
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