Disaster Book Club: Eruption

Join Seattle Office of Emergency Management and author Steve Olson to discuss his award-winning book "Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens." We'll delve into the history of Washington's volcanoes and what we can do to better prepare for volcanic eruptions and other disasters

Price: Free
Contact: Melanie Cole
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West Seattle Library
2306 42nd Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98116

06/07/2017 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Hedrick Smith, author of Who Stole the American Dream? at ArtsWest

Join ArtsWest on Monday, July 21st, 2014 for an insightful and enlightening presentation by Hedrick Smith, author of Who Stole the American Dream?, an eye-opening account of U.S. political and economic history that reveals how, over the past four decades, the American Dream has been dismantled and we became two Americas.  read more »

Story Time with Seattle Firefighters @ Ballard Branch Library

What: The Seattle Fire Department is partnering with the Seattle Public Libraries for a reading program aimed at increasing literacy, and raising awareness of home fire safety. Firefighters will read the book No Dragons for Tea to preschool children from all around the city.

Where: Ballard Branch Library (5614 22nd Ave NW)

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Literacy Council Fundraiser

What: The Literacy Council of Seattle is holding its annual Book Sale fundraiser. Come check out our fantastic selection of over 5000 books, sorted and selling for $1-2.

Where: Literacy Council Office (8500 14th Ave NW)

Price: $5 for entrance at 8 a.m.

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Book Talk: Sea Travels with Vaughn Sherman at Nordic Heritage Museum

Where: Nordic Heritage Museum:

What: Former Sweden-based CIA agent turned author Vaughn Sherman of Edmonds will be discussing the true stories behind his Sweden and Washington State based espionage novel, Sasha Plotkin’s Deceit. He will also explain one of the book’s true subplots based on a colony of Swedes who relocated to Russia for political reasons.  read more »

Author James Keeffe III Book-signing

Book-signing--Tukwila Costco, 400 Costco Dr. 1-3 p.m. Author James Keeffe III will sign copies of his award-winning book, “Two Gold Coins and a Prayer - The Epic Journey of a World War II Bomber Pilot, Evader and POW, and 206-227-1866.

Book signing - Melissa de la Cruz

Book signing-Melissa de la Cruz, author of "Lost in Time, a Blue Bloods novel. 2 p.m., Oct. 1, Burien Library, 400 S.W. 152nd St.

Winter DRUM Book Club meeting at SSCC

Winter DRUM Book Club meeting
South Seattle Community College

12 – 1 pm,

JMB 128
“Historical Trauma on the African American Community” Presentation by Dr. Joy DeGruy 1 – 3 pm

Brockey Center
Contact 768-6801

Author Tad Hills Reads and Draws

Author/illustrator Tad Hills shares his new book "How Rocket Learned to Read." With a story that makes reading fun, this book is ideal for kindergarten classrooms and story hour or as a gift for that beginning reader. Hills is the author and illustrator of "Duck & Goose" and "Duck, Duck, Goose," both New York Times bestsellers. Hills will read his book and demonstrate drawing. He will sign books available for sale. Free.


Secret Garden Bookshop
2214 N.W. Market St.

Author Laura Numeroff Reads

Author Laura Numeroff shares her new book "Otis & Sydney and the Best Birthday Ever." A sweet and tender tale by the New York Times #1 bestselling author of "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie." A portion of her royalties will be donated to First Book, a national nonprofit organization that promotes children's literacy. Free.


Secret Garden Bookshop
2214 N.W. Market St.
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