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PressReader: the World From the Library

I like reading news from other countries. There tends to be a shift in perspective that can help clarify issues and controversies.  Whether you are from another place, a student doing a report on another country, or just someone who … Continue reading

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Libraries Where You Least Expect Them: Library Stations of the 1920s

2016 marks the 125th anniversary of The Seattle Public Library. After it was adopted as a department of the city in 1890, the Library opened its first reading room in Pioneer Square on April 8, 1891. To honor this milestone, we … Continue reading

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A Little History of Seafair

With Seafair just around the corner, ever wonder about the history? The Seafair Beginnings article on HistoryLink,org writes, “The first Seafair took place from August 11 to 20, 1950. Hundreds of thousands of people enjoyed more than 100 events throughout King … Continue reading

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Strategies and Techniques for Language Learning

Learning another language can either be a daunting task or a fun hobby- depending on how you look at it. Most people tend to put it into the ‘daunting task’ category but there are a few who find it to … Continue reading

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Resources for Learning Another Language

  Have you ever thought about learning another language? Are you interested but not sure where to start? Overwhelmed by the options and not sure what would work best for you? If you answered yes to any of these questions … Continue reading

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Yuletide Cheer from the Archives

~posted by Jade D. In the library’s digital collections, we have a wealth of materials (from photographs and postcards to artwork and newspapers) which give a glimpse into Christmas celebrations of the past.

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Looking for events in Seattle?

~posted by Anne C. Seattle is a dynamic city, with enough going on throughout the year to pique anyone’s interest—but when you’re new in town, or have been here a while and want to break out of your routine, it can … Continue reading

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