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September 2019

Meet author Jim Lynch – Covington Library

September 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Covington Library, 27100 164th Avenue SE
Covington,WA98042United States
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Attend a special meeting of the Covington Adult Book Group. We’ll be joined by Jim Lynch, author of this month’s pick, Border Songs. The protagonist of Border Songs is six-foot-eight and severely dyslexic, Brandon Vanderkool is a bit of an outcast until he finds success as a gentle but impressively efficient border patrol agent on the US-Canadian border.

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Garage Band – Renton Highlands Library

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Renton Highlands Library, 2801 NE 10th Street
Renton,WA98056United States
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Do you play an acoustic musical instrument and wish to play with others? Do you enjoy learning about new songs and the stories behind them? Then join Renton Highland Library’s Garage Band! Experience and ability does not matter, just a dedication to learn and play with others.

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1000 Peace Cranes Project

September 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Tukwila Library, 14380 Tukwila International Boulevard
Tukwila,WA98168
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Presented by members of the Tukwila Library Council. Make an origami peace crane to celebrate International Day of Peace. Part of the library's festivities for Welcoming Week.

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Community Creators Meet and Greet – Enumclaw Library

September 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Enumclaw Library, 1700 1st Street
Enumclaw,WA98022United States
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We’re kicking off the Community Connections program series with a Meet & Greet! Drop by to meet other adults in the area, chat with a local librarian about upcoming Community Connections workshops and learn about activities that are happening around Enumclaw. Refreshments provided.

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Welcome to Shelbyville – screening and discussion – Fairwood Library

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave SE
Renton,WA98058United States
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Join us for a screening of the documentary Welcome to Shelbyville. The film (66 minutes) will be followed by a short facilitated discussion. Shelbyville's long-time residents are challenged with how to best integrate the recent arrival of hundreds of Somali refugees of Muslim faith hired by the local Tyson chicken-processing plant. Examples of less recent Latino immigrant experience in Shelbyville provide a meaningful comparison and pathway to understanding.  

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Meet author J.A. Jance – Kent Library

September 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kent Library, 212 2nd Avenue N
Kent,WA98032United States
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Celebrate the release of Jance's latest book, Sins of the Father.

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300th Anniversary of Robinson Crusoe – Fairwood Library

September 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave SE
Renton,WA98058United States
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Three centuries ago, English author Daniel Defoe, inspired by a true story, penned a tale of a man shipwrecked on a deserted island. The man survived by his wits, his hope and help from a loyal companion whom he rescues. Robinson Crusoe was so popular that it inspired numerous other desert island, adventure and survival stories in literature and film. This presentation explores the themes that still resonate in our times. Presented by Lance Rhoades, film historian. Lecture followed by…

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Barbershop at the Federal Way Library

September 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 30, 2019

Federal Way Regional Library, 34200 1st Way S
Federal Way,WA98003United States
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For teens ages 12 and older, and new adults. Join us every last Monday of the month where young adults discuss community issues and receive a free haircut! Sponsored by CHI Franciscan and Friends of the Federal Way Libraries, in partnership with Choose 180.

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October 2019

What the Heck Should I Eat – Des Moines Library

October 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Des Moines Library, 21620 11th Avenue S
Des Moines,WA98198United States
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Keto, Paleo, Mediterranean, South Beach, Atkins, DASH -- so many diets! How do you know which is the best diet for you? Laura Andromalos, a registered dietitian, will tackle this question with an interactive group session. Learn the history of these diets, their pros and cons, and whether one might be a good fit for you.

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Barbershop at the Federal Way Library

October 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 30, 2019

Federal Way Regional Library, 34200 1st Way S
Federal Way,WA98003United States
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For teens ages 12 and older, and new adults. Join us every last Monday of the month where young adults discuss community issues and receive a free haircut! Sponsored by CHI Franciscan and Friends of the Federal Way Libraries, in partnership with Choose 180.

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November 2019

Barbershop at the Federal Way Library

November 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 30, 2019

Federal Way Regional Library, 34200 1st Way S
Federal Way,WA98003United States
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Free

For teens ages 12 and older, and new adults. Join us every last Monday of the month where young adults discuss community issues and receive a free haircut! Sponsored by CHI Franciscan and Friends of the Federal Way Libraries, in partnership with Choose 180.

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December 2019

Barbershop at the Federal Way Library

December 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 30, 2019

Federal Way Regional Library, 34200 1st Way S
Federal Way,WA98003United States
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Free

For teens ages 12 and older, and new adults. Join us every last Monday of the month where young adults discuss community issues and receive a free haircut! Sponsored by CHI Franciscan and Friends of the Federal Way Libraries, in partnership with Choose 180.

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