Tag Archives: Anne C.

Finding Potter’s Field: Indigent Burial in the United States

A patron recently called the library to ask what happens when someone dies without means to pay for cremation or burial. In some cases, such a person might have no living relatives. In others, the identity of the deceased is … Continue reading

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Born in January

January marks the start of a new year for most of us, but for these famous people it also marked the beginning of an eventful and impactful life! Click on any name below to discover a list of nonfiction books … Continue reading

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Slow cooking for cold weather

-posted by Anne C. This winter, I visited my aunt at her home in rural England. I love her old house, with its thick stone walls, but my favorite feature is the oil-fired aga in the heart of the kitchen. … Continue reading

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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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The Making of a Monster

~By Anne C. Beasts, phantoms, despots and serial killers have thrilled and fascinated humans, time out of mind. Some of us shy away from such frightening thoughts, but others venture bravely into the dark corners of imagination, seeking out monsters, … Continue reading

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On Myth and Monsters

By Anne C. As the shadows lengthen and the autumn winds begin to wuther, you might find your fancy turning to the darker corners of the world and the things that creep and lurk there. Things that growl. Things that … Continue reading

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Universal Class—take a free online class, from a certified teacher, through the Seattle Public Library

If you have a library card, chances are good that you have used the library at some point to enhance your knowledge of a topic or a craft. You might have borrowed a cookbook to try out a new cuisine, … Continue reading

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