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February 20, 2018

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Release Date: 02/15/2018
'Living Cultures: Beyond The Frame': Second Photo Exhibit Opens At The Seattle Public Library Feb. 23
The Seattle Public Library's Living Cultures exhibit will expand on Friday, Feb. 23 to include images from photographer Edward S. Curtis' "The North American Indian," his monumental work to record the culture of Native Americans whose numbers were in serious decline, paired with images from photographer Sharon Eva Grainger. The exhibit will be located at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 8, 206-386-4636.

Release Date: 02/08/2018
Central Library and All Branches of The Seattle Public Library Closed March 7 for Staff In-Service Day
The Central Library and all branches of The Seattle Public Library will be closed on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, for a staff in-service day. The Central Library book drop will be closed. All branch book drops will remain open. No Library material will be due on that day. All branch library parking garages will be closed, but the Central Library garage at 1000 Fourth Ave. will be open.

Release Date: 12/26/2017
20th Anniversary of Seattle Reads to Feature ‘Homegoing' by Yaa Gyasi
In 1998, The Seattle Public Library launched a program to get Seattleites reading and discussing the same book. "Seattle Reads" is now an annual event and has been emulated in cities, states and countries around the world.

News Releases

Release Date: 02/20/2018
Film Screening: 'Black February' Documentary on Jazz Composer Lawrence D. 'Butch' Morris at The Seattle Public Library Feb. 27

Release Date: 02/16/2018
Author Readings at The Seattle Public Library in March

Release Date: 02/14/2018
Learn How to Identify Fake News at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 02/13/2018
Seattle Writes: 'Fear & Writing' Class at The Seattle Public Library March 10

Release Date: 02/13/2018
Open Mics and Poetry Readings at The Seattle Public Library in March

Release Date: 02/08/2018
E-textiles: Sewing and Electronics at The Seattle Public Library Feb. 25

Release Date: 02/08/2018
Central Library and All Branches of The Seattle Public Library Closed March 7 for Staff In-Service Day

Release Date: 02/06/2018
School Break Events for Kids and Teens at The Seattle Public Library Feb. 16 to 25

Release Date: 02/06/2018
Russian Cultural Club Meetings at The Seattle Public Library This Winter

Release Date: 02/01/2018
Somali Alphabet Book Launch and Community Celebration Feb. 9

Release Date: 02/01/2018
The Seattle Public Library Hosts 'Our History, Our Responsibility:' Day of Remembrance 2018 on Feb. 19

Release Date: 02/01/2018
Lunar New Year Celebration and Potluck at The Seattle Public Library Feb. 15

Release Date: 02/01/2018
'People's Geography of Seattle:' Panel Discussion on Seattle's Rapid Urban Development at The Seattle Public Library Feb. 7

Release Date: 01/31/2018
Turn Your Art Into a Business at The Seattle Public Library Feb. 10

Release Date: 01/31/2018
Restaurant Success Orientation for Business Owners at The Seattle Public Library Feb. 15

Release Date: 01/31/2018
Yoga Sessions for Adults at The Seattle Public Library in February

Release Date: 01/29/2018
Great Seattle Seed Swap at The Seattle Public Library Feb. 25

Release Date: 01/25/2018
The Ladies Musical Club Performs Classical Music at The Seattle Public Library in February

Release Date: 01/25/2018
Open Mics and Poetry Readings at The Seattle Public Library in February

Release Date: 01/25/2018
Interviewing Essentials for ESL Applicants at The Seattle Public Library Feb. 7