Libraries

At the Farmers Market

www.seattlefarmersmarkets.org

This week will feature apples, goat bratwurst, summer and Italian sausage, pepperoni, Landjaeger, butter, chocolate milk, cheddar cheese, wild mushrooms, beans, beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, celery root, chard, fennel, garlic, greens, kale, kohlrabi, lettuce, leeks, onions, parsnips, potatoes, pumpkins, radiccio, radishes, rutabaga, shallots, spinach, squash, turnips, aprums, pears, nuts, cheese, eggs, pork, beef, chicken, duck, veal, lamb, Pate

12/05/2008

The Seattle Public Library and Ballard High School will make history this month by helping all of the school's students get library cards. The school's goal is for every student to have a working library card by Friday, Dec. 5.

Since Friday, Nov. 21, students have been streaming into locations of The Seattle Public Library to receive their cards and on Friday, Dec. 5, Library staff members will be at Ballard High School from 8:20 a.m. to 2:50 p.m.

12/04/2008

The Seattle Public Library's Greenlake Branch and book drop reopened to the public on Nov. 19.

The branch and book drop were closed Oct. 2 to remove mold found in a crawl space. The library worked with several remediation companies to remove the mold and lead paint on the walls of the crawl space, deep clean the building, and complete air quality tests.

The library discovered the mold while investigating odors detected in the building.

11/28/2008

The Seattle Public Library's Green Lake Branch and book drop reopened to the public on Nov. 19.

The branch and book drop were closed Oct. 2 to remove mold found in a crawl space. The library worked with several remediation companies to remove the mold and lead paint on the walls of the crawl space, deep clean the building, and complete air quality tests.

The library discovered the mold while investigating odors detected in the building.

11/24/2008

The nation's economic crisis has hit the development of condominiums in Burien's Town Square.

Town Square is a revitalization effort by the city of Burien, in partnership with Los Angeles-based developer Urban Partners and the King County Library District. It will include retail, restaurants, parks, a new city hall, a new library and housing.

Housing has been issue in the face of the nation's financial problems.

11/04/2008

The Second World War had recently ended when Gertrude Finney and her husband, Roy, came to White Center to live in a house her mother had found for them. The house was on the streetcar line to Seattle, so getting to and from work would be convenient.

But instead of taking a job in the city, Gertrude took part-time work at the White Center Library when it was located in the basement of the old fieldhouse on 104th Ave. S.W.

According to the history provided by the White Center Chamber of Commerce, "members of the Mountain View School P.T.A.

10/27/2008
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Gertrude Finney shows off her pot of flowers. Staff photo

Volunteers needed

Providence Mount St. Vincent

4831 35th Ave. S.W.

Providence Mount St. Vincent has a thriving volunteer program and seeks additional volunteer help in three key areas: office work, childcare, and visitors to the adult family home. For information call Storey at 937-3701 ext. 28170.

Discovery Shop

4535 California Ave. S.W.

10/27/2008

The Second World War had recently ended when Gertrude Finney and her husband, Roy, came to White Center to live in a house her mother had found for them. The house was on the streetcar line to Seattle, so getting to and from work would be convenient.

But instead of taking a job in the city, Gertrude took part-time work at the White Center Library when it was located in the basement of the old fieldhouse on 104th Avenue Southwest.

According to the history provided by the White Center Chamber of Commerce, "members of the Mountain View School P.T.A.

10/27/2008

Business Network

Pegasus Pizza

2758 Alki Ave. S.W.

Westside Professionals Chapter of Business Network Int'l., (BNI), meets every Wednesday from 8 - 9:30 a.m. at Pegasus. Bring 50 business cards for networking. Business owners and sales people are invited to attend. For details call Don Linley at 938-0300 or go to www.bninw.com.

ArtsWest Artists

During Oct. our talented local ArtsWest artists are exhibiting at the following locations:

10/13/2008

The King County Housing Authority just completed the Nia Apartments, its first new public housing for seniors and disabled residents in 26 years, and a week later, it was fully leased.

The new 82-unit, four-story apartment complex, which is located in the Greenbridge community in White Center, offers residents spacious, light-filled apartments with well-appointed kitchens. Each apartment home comes with a patio or deck. The property also features a comfortable community room with a fireplace, a computer room with Internet