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Sep
12
Mon
2016
Evening book group @ Southwest Library
Sep 12 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

Join us for a book group at the Southwest Library. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is “Out of Egypt” by Andre Aciman.

Book Description: This richly colored memoir chronicles the exploits of a flamboyant Jewish family, from its bold arrival in cosmopolitan Alexandria to its defeated exodus three generations later.

View in Catalog: “Out of Egypt” by Andre Aciman

Next Month’s Title: “Gilead” by Marilynne Robinson

This group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 pm, unless otherwise noted.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

Southwest Branch 206-684-7455 or Ask a Librarian

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

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Evening book group @ West Seattle (Admiral) Library
Sep 12 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

Join us for a book group at the West Seattle (Admiral) Library. This month’s title is “The Hemingses of Monticello” by Annette Gordon-Reed.

Book description: Historian and legal scholar Gordon-Reed presents this epic work that tells the story of the Hemingses, an American slave family and their close blood ties to Thomas Jefferson.

View in catalog: “The Hemingses of Monticello” by Annette Gordon-Reed

Next Month’s Title: “The Moonstone” by Wilkie Collins

This group meets the second Monday of the month at 6:45 pm.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month’s book at this library location.

Space is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.

Sep
20
Tue
2016
Friends of SPL’s 75th Anniversary Tote Giveaway @ High Point Library
Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Friends of The Seattle Public Library will be visiting all of the library branches this calendar year to give away 75th Anniversary tote bags.

Join us in celebrating 75 years and pick up a free bag to carry your library books! Bags will be given away on a first come, first serve basis on Tuesday September 20th, 4–6 pm at the High Point Library.

The Friends of The Seattle Public Library is a non-profit, grassroots organization dedicated to promoting our Library as an essential institution of society and supporting its mission and vision. Our volunteer members advocate for, educate about, and raise funds on behalf of The Library.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

More at www.friendsofspl.org

Oct
6
Thu
2016
Read the Koran in Four Weeks (class begins) @ First Lutheran Church of West Seattle
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

October 6, 13, 27, November 3 (7:00 – 9:00 pm). Read the Koran in Four Weeks, at the First Lutheran Church of West Seattle www.flcws.org, 935-6530. Have you wanted to know for yourself what the Koran says in a world where Islam is mentioned nearly every day in the news? Then make plans now to join this four-week guided reading led by Pastor Ron Marshall — who’s been teaching this class four times a year since 2003. The $50 registration fee includes an authorized translation of the Koran for your keeping. Worksheets and other background handouts from Islamic scholars will be provided for each class session the week before. Call now to register or make inquiries. 206-935-6530.

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