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Saturday, September 05, 2015
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Anatomy of a Museum: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About the Icelandic Phallological Museum, But Were Afraid To Ask by A. Kendra Greene. Ms. Greene discusses her book and her draw to unusual museums and characters in Iceland.
A. Kendra Greene vaccinated wild boars in Chile, taught English in Korea, and ...
started her museum career adhering text to the wall: one vinyl letter at a time. Then the University of Iowa gave her an MFA and the opportunity to costume a giant ground sloth. She is Writer in Residence at the Dallas Museum of Art, and current Art Director of Defunct magazine. Shes writing a collection about museums, and Iceland keeps calling her b
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
New York Times bestselling mystery writer J. A. Jance will be coming to the Redmond Library. Shell be talking about her new book Dance of the Bones. This story features two of her most acclaimed characters J. P. Beaumont and Brandon Walker joining forces for the first time in her most suspenseful novel yet. J. A. Jance i...
s the author of the J. P. Beaumont series, the Joanna Brady series, the Ali Reynolds series, and four interrelated thrillers about the Walker family, as well as a volume of poetry. Born in South Dakota and brought up in Bisbee, Arizona, Jance lives with her husband in Seattle, Washington, and Tucson, Arizon
Thursday, September 24, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Enjoy a captivating hour with Ginny Gilder, author of Course Correction and 1984 Olympic Silver Medalist in rowing, and co-owner of The Seattle Storm and majority owner of Force 10.
Learn how to overcome physical and psychological barriers to reach the goals that youve set for yourself.
Books will be a...
vailable for purchase and signi
Friday, September 25, 2015
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Jan Karon is the author of the bestselling series of twelve Mitford novels featuring Episcopal priest Father Timothy Kavanagh and the fictional village of Mitford. Over the course of ten Mitford novels, fans have kept a special place in their hearts for Dooley Kavanagh, first seen in At Home in Mitford as a barefoot, ...
freckle-faced boy in filthy overalls.
Now, Father Tim Kavanaghs adopted son has graduated from vet school and opened his own animal clinic. Since money will be tight for a while, he and Lace Harper, his once and future soul mate, will keep their wedding simple.
In Come Rain or Come Shine, Jan Karon delivers the wedding that millions of Mitford fans have waited for. Its a June day in the mountains, with more than a few creatures great and small, and youre invitedbecause youre family.
Signed books will be for sale by University Book Store.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Enjoy a captivating hour with Ginny Gilder, author of Course Correction and 1984 Olympic Silver Medalist in rowing, and co-owner of The Seattle Storm and majority owner of Force 10. Learn how to overcome physical and psychological barriers to reach the goals that youve set for yourself.
Books will be able for ...
purchase and signing
Friday, October 23, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Held at Tukwila Community Center Banquet Hall, 12424 42nd Avenue S, Tukwila.
Meet the author of The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears. Dinaw Mengestu is an Ethiopian-American novelist who has garnered widespread critical acclaim for his intimate depictions of the immigrant experience in America. This ...
event will include a discussion, reception, and book signing. Reception sponsored by the KCLS Foundation and Friends of the Tukwila/Foster Library.
Other Info: This program is part of The Big Read. www.kcls.org/bigread