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February 2017
Free

Selma – Film and Discussion – Federal Way 320th Library

February 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Federal Way 320th Library, 848 S. 320th Street
Federal Way,WAUnited States
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In 1965, an Alabama city became the battleground in the fight for suffrage. Despite violent opposition, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his followers pressed forward on an epic march from Selma to Montgomery. Directed by Ava DuVernay and starring David Oyelowo, Camen Ejogo and Tim Roth. Rated PG-13.

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Civil Disagreement – Federal Way Library

February 25 @ 10:15 am - 11:45 am
Federal Way Regional Library, 34200 1st Way S
Federal Way,WA98003United States
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In our increasingly polarized political environment, how can we have civil discussions with those whom we have profound disagreements? Learn from Dr. David E. Smith how to have meaningful, civil conversations with others, by building bridges and not walls between ourselves and with whom we disagree.

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89th Academy Awards Preview Party – Auburn Library

February 25 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Auburn Library, 1102 Auburn Way S
Auburn,WA98002United States
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We all love a good party, especially the Oscars! In anticipation of the Academy Awards airing on February 26, film historian Lance Rhoades will share highlights and controversies from previous ceremonies, discuss the current nominees and will offer his own Oscars predictions!

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Free, but advance registration is required.

Conversation with Peter S. Beagle and Deborah Grabien – Covington Library

February 26 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Covington Library, 27100 164th Avenue SE
Covington,WA98042United States
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Two authors who have worked closely together discuss their work and each other's. Deborah edited Peter's novels Summerlong and In Calabria; Peter wrote the foreword for Plainsong. The focus of this conversation with the authors will be Peter's new novel In Calabria and Deborah's classic utopian fantasy novel, Plainsong. These two novels cover the ideas of ancient theologies in modern settings. A Q&A and book-signing will follow the discussion. University Bookstore will have books available for purchase. Presented by Rise…

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March 2017
Free

King County Immigrants and Refugees Tell Their Stories – Greenbridge Library

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Greenbridge Library, 9720 8th Avenue SW
Seattle ,WAUnited States
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Twenty-two percent of King County’s population are foreign-born, including refugees from all around the world. Hear a panel of participant in KCLS’ Immigrant Stories Project, an online collection of audio interview of immigrants and refugees in King County, as they share their experience.  Connect with your neighbors and learn about the immigrant experience.

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Attendance is free, but registration required. Children and the adults attending with them must register, as space is limited.

Bookmarks & Landmarks Jr. – Neely Mansion

March 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Neely Mansion, 12303 SE Auburn Black Diamond Rd
Auburn0,WA98002United States
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Bookmarks & Landmarks Junior is a family book club event with a local, historic twist! Each book discussion will be held in a different landmark location and led by a King County Library System Children’s Librarian! Read Thin Wood Walls ahead of time, then come to the Neely Mansion to discuss the book with its author David Patneaude. Sample a Japanese treat, try your hand at Haiku and tour the mansion, grounds, and the newly restored Japanese Bathhouse. Please place a…

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April 2017
Attendance is free, but registration required. Children and the adults attending with them must register, as space is limited.

Bookmarks & Landmarks Jr. – Mary Olson Farm

April 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Mary Olson Farm, 28728 Green River Road
Auburn,98030United States
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Bookmarks & Landmarks Junior is a family book club event with a local, historic twist! Each book discussion will be held in a different landmark location and led by a King County Library System Children’s Librarian! Read Our Only May Amelia by Jennifer Holm then come to Mary Olson Farm to find out what life on the farm would have been like back in May Amelia’s day. Do activities, then discuss the book in the Mary Olson Barn. Please place…

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