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February 8, 2016

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Rainier Beach Branch: Re-opening Celebration

Join us in celebrating the grand re-opening of the Rainier Beach Branch with brief remarks by City Librarian Marcellus Turner and Mayor Ed Murray as well as a poetry reading by the African American Writers' Alliance.


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Page to Screen presents: Tod Browning's 'Freaks'

The "Page to Screen" series explores the adaptation of short stories to film. This program presents "Freaks," Tod Browning, director (1932); based on "Spurs," by Tod Robbins (1923). -- She despised him as a freak, but married him for his money. Who then is the real monster? Robbins' macabre circus tale becomes Browning's infamous cult classic, a horror film showcasing actual sideshow performers. -- Listen to a reading of 'Spurs'.


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Gretchen Rubin reads from and discusses 'Better Than Before'

How do we change our habits? Bestselling author Gretchen Rubin turns her attention to this crucial question. Join us for a reading and Q&A to help start your 2016 off on the right track! Gretchen Rubin ("The Happiness Project") brings a provocative yet practical perspective to habits in her New York Times Bestseller "Better Than Before: What I Learned About Making and Breaking Habits - to Sleep More, Quit Sugar, Procrastinate Less, and Generally Build a Happier Life." With her signature mix of rigorous research, easy humor and personal experimentation, Rubin identifies and illustrates the core principles of habit change. -- The New York Times Book Review said: "'The Happiness Project' lays out life's essential goals ... Her [Rubin's] new book, 'Better Than Before,' serves as a kind of detailed instruction manual on how to achieve them."


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