Books

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)

More info: http://fireline.seattle.gov/2013/05/29/seattle-firefighters-bring-in-sum...

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.

More info: http://www.literacyseattle.org/

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, www.appellpublishing.com/appelleventsmstr.shtml 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.

Location

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.

Location

Secret Garden Bookshop
2214 N.W. Market St.

Author Steve Duno Reads

Author Steve Duno shares his new book "Last Dog on the Hill: The Extraordinary Life of Lou." A Rottweiler mix, Lou began life as the feral offspring of guard dogs on a secret marijuana farm in northern California. One day, when a young teacher named Steve Duno happened by, all the puppies scattered but one. So begins the story of "Last Dog on the Hill," in which this indignant young dog goes on to become a real-life hero. Duno is a veteran pet behaviorist and author. He has trained thousands of dogs, and a good number of cats. Come meet him and hear Lou's amazing story first-hand. Free.

Location

Secret Garden Bookshop
2214 N.W. Market St.

Author Lindsay Craig Reads

Author Lindsay Craig shares her new book: "Dancing Feet!" Part of Secret Garden's Ultimate Tuesdays, a new and special story time every last Tuesday of the month, where the story teller is an author or illustrator reading his or her own work with themed prizes for all listeners. Lindsay Craig's new get-up-and-dance toddler book is so catchy and rhythmic, you'll almost want to sing it. Prizes for all listeners as they walk out the door. Free.

Location

Secret Garden Bookshop
2214 N.W. Market St.
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