Feeling Infinite with Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama is a contemporary Japanese artist, perhaps best known for her "Infinity Mirror Rooms." Her work is currently on display (through September) in a popular exhibit at the Seattle Art Museum. Emily Pothast, art critic at The Stranger, writes "The playful accessibility of Kusama's work, paired with its genuine expression of cosmic wonder, has […]

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Genre-love at first read

Do you remember the first book that made you fall in love with a genre? Here are 5 childhood classics of speculative fiction that made us lifelong fantasy, horror and sci-fi readers. More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark With their truly terrifying cover art and macabre tales contained inside, this spooky book series was […]

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David Bowie: Icon

Last Friday, a new exhibit opened at the Museum of Popular Culture in Seattle, featuring portraits of the musician David Bowie, taken by photographer Mick Rock. Rock was a Cambridge-educated Londoner, working as a journalist in the early seventies. When he interviewed bands, he would take their photographs to go along with the articles he wrote. Rock was […]

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A Twin Peaks Road Trip

It's happening again. The bizarre and beloved cult classic Twin Peaks has returned to the small screen. For the unfamiliar- Twin Peaks was a television series, on air in the early 1990s. It is set in a sleepy Washington town full of dark secrets and quirky characters. The show's creator, David Lynch, is known for his surreal […]

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Pub Trivia, Internet Cats & Park Parties

My childhood summers were spent devouring books by flashlight during thunderstorms, in home-made blanket forts and sandy beach chairs during family vacations. I couldn't wait for the freedom to read whatever my little heart desired and excitedly embraced reading challenges for the sheer joy of completing them but also the lure of personal-pan pizza prizes. […]

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Have the Best Summer Ever at the Library!

You know you can count on the library for an incredible collection of books, movies and more. We also have fun, family-friendly programs to make your Summer Reading even more magical. We hope you'll join us for kickoff parties happening around King County this weekend. Here are 3 more events that are sure to surprise and delight […]

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Xperience! Festival Artist Interview: SSNACKSS

Today the Bellevue Library will host Xperience! Music & Technology Festival, a free all-ages weekend of music and technology. This is your chance to hear performances from incredible local artists like SassyBlack and DoNormaal and get hands-on experience with emerging technology like 3D printers and audio recording software. Whether you want to build a musical […]

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Xperience! Festival Artist Interview: MKB ULTRA

This coming weekend, the Bellevue Library will host Xperience! Music & Technology Festival, a free all-ages weekend of music and technology. This is your chance to hear performances from incredible local artists like SassyBlack and DoNormaal and get hands-on experience with emerging technology like 3D printers and audio recording software. Whether you want to build […]

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Xperience! Festival Artist Interview: Young Go Hards

This coming weekend, the Bellevue Library will host Xperience! Music & Technology Festival, a free all-ages weekend of music and technology. This is your chance to hear performances from incredible local artists like SassyBlack and DoNormaal and get hands-on experience with emerging technology like 3D printers and audio recording software. Whether you want to build […]

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Xperience! Festival Artist Interview: Cake “Alchemy!”

This coming weekend, the Bellevue Library will host Xperience! Music & Technology Festival, a free all-ages weekend of music and technology. This is your chance to hear performances from incredible local artists like SassyBlack and DoNormaal and get hands-on experience with emerging technology like 3D printers and audio recording software. Whether you want to build […]

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