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July 2018

The State of Speculative Fiction – Burien Library

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Burien Library, 400 SW 152nd Street
Burien,WA980166United States
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Authors Jennie Melamed, Nisi Shawl and E. Lily Yu (Gather the Daughters, Everfair, and Witch of Orion Waste and the Boy Knight) talk about reading, writing and enjoying contemporary science fiction and fantasy.

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Woodland – the Story of the Animals and People of Woodland Park Zoo – Renton Library

July 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Renton Library, 100 Mill Avenue S
Renton,WA98057United States
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Former zoo curator John Bierlein traces the history of Woodland Park Zoo from its beginnings nearly 120 years ago as a private estate, carved from the wilderness to promote real estate development in the Phinney Ridge and Green Lake neighborhoods of Seattle, to the late 1970s, when the zoo emerged as an international pioneer in naturalistic exhibit design and landscape immersion.

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A Conversation with author Debra Dean – Fairwood Library

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fairwood Library, 17009 140th Ave SE
Renton,WA98058United States
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In her new book, Hidden Tapestry, Debra tells the fascinating true story of Flemish American artist Jan Yoors and the two wives who agreed to share him. At the peak of his fame in the 1970s, Yoors' photographs and tapestries inspired a dedicated following and earned him an international reputation.

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August 2018

Bering Sea Strong with author Laura Hartema – Burien Library

August 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Burien Library, 400 SW 152nd Street
Burien,WA980166United States
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Laura Hartema's memoir is part adventure and part self-discovery as she spends three challening months as the only female working alongside 25 rough-and-tumble fishermen on Alaska's high seas.

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