Books

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)

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 »

Roxhill Family Event- Margaret Read MacDonald storytelling

Please join us for a fun evening of storytelling with author and folklorist Margaret Read MacDonald
Friday May 11

6:30pm to 7:30pm
Roxhill Library

Books will be available for purchase and Margaret will send home a free copy of a story to tell with your family.

www.margaretreadmacdonald.com

Roxhill Elementary School Book Fair - Nov. 11 4:30 pm

Roxhill Elementary School Book Fair @ the Westwood Village Barnes and Noble on Friday Nov 11th from 4:30pm to 7:30pm.

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=274352125929548 (Facebook Event Link)

FEATURING:

"Story Time" w/ Roxhills' Librarian, Pat Blinquez, our Principal, Carmella Dellino and our Head Teacher, Chris Robert.

Face painting

Scavenger Hunt (with prizes!)

SCORES Poetry Jam

The 5th Grade Musicians

Fall themed refreshments (cupcakes, cookies, cider, etc.)

PLEASE DO CONSIDER ATTENDING TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR ROXHILL STUDENTS, STAFF & PTA.  read more »

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

Toddler Story Time at the Southwest Branch Nov. 2

Toddler Story Time at the Southwest Branch
2 – 2:30 p.m.
Where: Southwest Branch - Seattle Public Library

Summary: It is story time at the Southwest Branch! Bring your toddlers to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian.

Repeats every week until Tue Dec 03 2013 .

The Pesky Peanut Book Discussion

West Seattle Family Zone presents The Pesky Peanut Book Discussion

Local author and mom, Katie Corl, has just published her book titled The Pesky Peanut, a beautifully illustrated children's story of her son's peanut allergy. The story is informative and entertaining for elementary age children.

Please join us in hearing Katie's story and learn how The Pesky Peanut can be a tool to educate parents and children about food allergies.

Holy Rosary School Hall
4152 42nd Ave SW Seattle, WA 98116

Public Welcome
Admissions Free

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.
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