All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 23.
Washington State Book Awards
Washington State Book Awards are given for outstanding books published by Washington authors the previous year. A book award is given based on the strength of the publication's literary merit, lasting importance and overall quality to an author who was born in Washington state or is a current resident and has maintained residence here for at least three years.
Winners and finalists are named in eight categories:
Books for Adults
Biography and Memoir
Books for Youth
Books for Early Readers (ages 6 to 8)
Books for Middle Grade Readers (ages 8 - 12)
Books for Young Adults (ages 13 to 18)
The Washington State Book Awards are administered by the Washington Center for the Book, a partnership of The Seattle Public Library and Washington State Library.