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Know Your History

Explore history, with a focus on local topics, from the Evergreen State in World War I to Seattle's locks and ship canal.

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8 Books About PNW Native Americans 8 Books About PNW Native Americans

recommended by KCLSReads
Histories, memoirs, and other nonfiction about the lives and experience of Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest.
Histories, memoirs, and other nonfiction about the lives and experience of Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest.
Event

Keiko’s Journey Book Drama Keiko’s Journey Book Drama

Various
Author, Keiko Kay Hirai, and cast members enact childhood experiences of overcoming violence, isolation, and secrets in post-war Japan.
Author, Keiko Kay Hirai, and cast members enact childhood experiences of overcoming violence, isolation, and secrets in post-war Japan.
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Antiques: A Collection or Accumulation? Antiques: A Collection or Accumulation?

Learn from Bette Belle (Guildmark Appraisal & Estate Management) what’s hot and what’s not in the antique marketplace.
Learn from Bette Belle (Guildmark Appraisal & Estate Management) what’s hot and what’s not in the antique marketplace.
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Beatlemania!/Beatlemedia! Beatlemania!/Beatlemedia!

Various
Learn from historian Lance Rhoades how talent, timing, and technology created the world's biggest musical sensation.
Learn from historian Lance Rhoades how talent, timing, and technology created the world's biggest musical sensation.
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Welcome to the Time Machine Welcome to the Time Machine

Enumclaw Library
Author Jeff Leisawitz reads from his book, kick starting the time machine to help you remember your stories of triumph and success.
Author Jeff Leisawitz reads from his book, kick starting the time machine to help you remember your stories of triumph and success.
Blogpost

Adventures in Microfilm: Know Your Histo… Adventures in Microfilm: Know Your Histo…

By Racheal
Calling all fans of genealogy and local history! Did you know that we have a free series of adult programs going on through April called Kn…
Calling all fans of genealogy and local history! Did you know that we have a free series of adult programs going on through April called Kn…
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Genealogy Assistance Genealogy Assistance

Fuel your passion for family history and learn something new about your family tree with the help of experienced genealogists!
Fuel your passion for family history and learn something new about your family tree with the help of experienced genealogists!
Online Resource

Online Genealogy Resources from KCLS Online Genealogy Resources from KCLS

Learn more about your family history with these online resources.
Learn more about your family history with these online resources.
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Discover the history of KCLS Libraries! Discover the history of KCLS Libraries!

Explore the many fascinating and sometimes surprising library histories at historylink.org.
Explore the many fascinating and sometimes surprising library histories at historylink.org.
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