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Everyone's Talking About It

Join in on lively conversations about topics from pop culture to pot and elections. Talk with other community members about what matters.

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The Slippery Slope Away From Free Press

Peter Mountford, Frederica Jansz, and Sonora Jha. Jansz discuss the challenges to free speech during times of political/social upheaval.

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Meet Peter S. Beagle & Deborah Grabien
Feb 26th | 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Two authors discuss their new novels, In Calabria and Plainsong, which both explore the ideas of ancient theologies in modern settings.

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Welcome to the Time Machine
Various

Join us for a reading with Jeff Leisawitz, author of Not F*ing Around-The No Bullsh*t Guide for Getting Your Creative Dreams Off the Ground.

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Retired or Rewired

Create a fulfilling third act: retire while still making a contribution, learning something new, and setting goals.

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Humanity’s Future in Space

Get an overview of the current progress on space exploration and see what the future may hold for humanity in space.

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Spring in the Edible Garden
Various

Learn how to grow your edible garden with Lisa Taylor, author of “Your Farm in the City" and the “Maritime Northwest Garden Guide.”

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Meet Me at the Movies

For people with memory loss and their care partners, short clips from classic and contemporary films, followed by guided reminiscence.

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Everyone's Talking About Free Movies!
Various

Sometimes it's easier to talk about important ideas if you start with a movie discussion. Enjoy a free film and then join in the discussion.

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Meet the Author: Isaac Marion
Feb 22nd | 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Celebrate the arrival of The Burning World, the much-anticipated sequel to Warm Bodies. You won't want to miss this author Q&A!

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Pay it Forward in 2017- Become a "RAKtiv… Pay it Forward in 2017- Become a "RAKtiv…
By Katherine
"A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees." -Amelia Earhart What's a RAKtivi…
"A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees." -Amelia Earhart What's a RAKtivi…
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Let's Celebrate- the Bill of Rights! Let's Celebrate- the Bill of Rights!
By Jessica S
2016 is quickly, but certainly not quietly, coming to an end! Filled with controversial political campaigns, elections, and everything in b…
2016 is quickly, but certainly not quietly, coming to an end! Filled with controversial political campaigns, elections, and everything in b…
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Today's Native America

Stories, history and culture of Indigenous peoples of America through authentic voices and a contemporary lens.

recommended by KCLS Librarians Diversity

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How can I help? After all, it's the holi… How can I help? After all, it's the holi…
By Carla
Have you ever been asked for money or help of some kind and wondered does it ACTUALLY help? Some people from local social service agencies …
Have you ever been asked for money or help of some kind and wondered does it ACTUALLY help? Some people from local social service agencies …
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An Evening with Matika Wilbur An Evening with Matika Wilbur
By Jessica
Last week, I was fortunate enough to attend an event at the Burien Library (where I also happen to work) entitled Changing the Way We See N…
Last week, I was fortunate enough to attend an event at the Burien Library (where I also happen to work) entitled Changing the Way We See N…
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Face-to-Face > Facebook Face-to-Face > Facebook
By Holly
With Facebook and other digital options dominating our means of connecting with others today, the importance of having face-to-face convers…
With Facebook and other digital options dominating our means of connecting with others today, the importance of having face-to-face convers…
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