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Release Date: 05/14/2013

The Seattle Public Library hosts science programs in June during 2013 Seattle Science Festival

Science programs

The Seattle Public Library will host science programs at several Library locations in June during the 2013 Seattle Science Festival. Learn about cool jobs in computer and biomedical sciences, why open science is important for journalism and more.

 

The series is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Free parking is available at the branches. Parking is available in the Central Library garage at the regular rates.

 

See below for the program schedule and descriptions.

 

Cool Jobs: Computer Science - Three successful computer science professionals will answer questions and talk about what they do, how they were inspired to pursue computer science as a career, and how they got to where they are today.

  • 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, June 9 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium, 206-386-4636. Presented in partnership with the Pacific Science Center.

 

Opportunities in Open Science - Find out how scientists and technologists are working together to get science out of the lab and into smartphone apps, where the public can contribute to research.

 

Cool Jobs: Green and Clean Technology - Three successful professionals who work in different areas of sustainability will answer questions and talk about what they do, how they were inspired to pursue sustainability as a career, and how they got to where they are today.

 

Opening Up Science: Journalism and Data - Join a conversation with science writers and open science advocates and learn how to use data from open sources in reporting, and why open science is important for journalism. Presented in partnership with REALscience and the Northwest Science Writers Association.

 

Cool Jobs: Biomedical Science - Three successful biomedical science professionals will answer questions and talk about what they do, how they were inspired to pursue biomedical sciences as a career, and how they got to where they are today.

 

For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.


For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director
206-386-4103


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