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When everyone's talking about it, we can make a difference
When everyone's talking about it, we can make a difference

Everyone's Talking About It

Join us for author visits, community conversations, and film series on topics from race to water scarcity to social justice.

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DACA Update: What to Know DACA Update: What to Know

By Jessica
It hasn't been that long since an end to the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program was announced back in September, but a...
It hasn't been that long since an end to the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program was announced back in September, but a...
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Rock On at Your Library Rock On at Your Library

By Jenna
If you've explored trails and parks here in Western Washington, chances are you may have seen some colorful rocks dotting the landscape....
If you've explored trails and parks here in Western Washington, chances are you may have seen some colorful rocks dotting the landscape....
Staff List

11 Novels Translated from Korean 11 Novels Translated from Korean

recommended by KCLSReads
Get to know the host country of the 2018 Winter Games with these South Korean novels.
Get to know the host country of the 2018 Winter Games with these South Korean novels.
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6 Korean Picture Books 6 Korean Picture Books

recommended by KCLSReads
Celebrate the host country of the 2018 Winter Olympics with these picture books translated from Korean.
Celebrate the host country of the 2018 Winter Olympics with these picture books translated from Korean.
Blogpost

Spanish Film Club Spanish Film Club

By Teresa
The Seattle International Latino Film Festival (SLFF) and KCLS are collaborating to present free independent films, shorts, and…
The Seattle International Latino Film Festival (SLFF) and KCLS are collaborating to present free independent films, shorts, and…
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In the News: Sports and Politics In the News: Sports and Politics

recommended by KCLSReads
Athletes are often at the center of cultural conversations about race, gender, and politics. These 5 titles explore the intersection of spo…
Athletes are often at the center of cultural conversations about race, gender, and politics. These 5 titles explore the intersection of spo…
Japanese-American picnic near Tacoma, WA
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Japanese Americans in Washington Japanese Americans in Washington

Various locations
75 years after the Japanese American internment, Mayumi Tsutakawa reveals her family's 100-year history against this backdrop of injustice.
75 years after the Japanese American internment, Mayumi Tsutakawa reveals her family's 100-year history against this backdrop of injustice.
Althea Gibson
Online Resource

Black History in Biography in Context Black History in Biography in Context

Explore the accomplishments, contributions, and innovations of African American figures throughout history- log in to Biography in Context.
Explore the accomplishments, contributions, and innovations of African American figures throughout history- log in to Biography in Context.
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Domes in Science and Fiction Domes in Science and Fiction

recommended by KCLSSocialMedia
Take a look at life under glass, from science fiction worlds contained in domes to the scientific principles behind their construction.…
Take a look at life under glass, from science fiction worlds contained in domes to the scientific principles behind their construction.…
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In the News: Homelessness In the News: Homelessness

recommended by KCLSReads
Recent nonfiction about homelessness, including personal accounts from people who've experienced it and a look at causes and solutions.
Recent nonfiction about homelessness, including personal accounts from people who've experienced it and a look at causes and solutions.
Event

Film Series Film Series

Various locations
Watch and talk about films screened at a new lineup of Everyone's Talking About it events.
Watch and talk about films screened at a new lineup of Everyone's Talking About it events.
Event

Civics and Discussions Civics and Discussions

Various locations
Join in on community conversations at a new lineup of Everyone's Talking About It events at a library near you.
Join in on community conversations at a new lineup of Everyone's Talking About It events at a library near you.
Staff List

Books by Featured Authors and Presenters Books by Featured Authors and Presenters

recommended by KCLSSocialMedia
Join conversations about these books and current topics with authors and presenters at a new lineup of Everyone's Talking About It events.
Join conversations about these books and current topics with authors and presenters at a new lineup of Everyone's Talking About It events.
Staff List

Presidents and the Press Presidents and the Press

recommended by KCLSSocialMedia
POTUS and the press have often had a fraught relationship throughout US history. These books examine this historical dynamic.
POTUS and the press have often had a fraught relationship throughout US history. These books examine this historical dynamic.
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