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February 8, 2016


Adults : About Seattle Reads

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Adults Calendar of Events - Author readings, classes, programs & special events for adults.

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Library Closed Monday, Feb. 15

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 15.

About Seattle Reads

The Washington Center for the Book at The Seattle Public Library invites everyone to take part in Seattle Reads, a project designed to deepen engagement in literature through reading and discussion.


Each year the Washington Center for the Book hosts an author for a series of free programs. Everyone is invited to participate in Seattle Reads by reading the featured book, joining in a book discussion, and attending the programs.


A schedule of events and discussion guide is available at all Seattle Public Library locations, as well as at many local bookstores. It is free to readers throughout the area. It can also be viewed online on the Library's website at


The Library lends hundreds of copies of the featured book to readers prior to the author's visit. Check with the Reader Services Department at the Central Library or your branch in March. Books are also available through the Library catalog.

Seattle Reads
Washington Center for the Book at The Seattle Public Library