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Library Reads: May 2018 books

Psychogical suspense, historical fiction, thrillers, fantasy and general fiction — 10 novels that librarians across the U.S. nominated as their top picks for May 2018. We await your holds! Furyborn by Claire Legrand: Fierce, independent women full of rage, determination, and … Continue reading

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Five horror novels to read now

Why wait until everyone else is looking for ghost stories and horror to enjoy the gothic, the ghoulish and the ghastly? We see a big uptick in horror readers in October, but YOU can get ahead of the curve by … Continue reading

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The 2016 Elections: Library Resources

The mission of The Seattle Public Library is to bring people, information and ideas together to enrich lives and build community. We value equality, inclusion and openness and strive to be welcoming safe spaces. No matter what the current events are … Continue reading

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David Bowie’s Favorite Books, at your library.

Music legend, movie star, icon, iconoclast, and yes – reader. As part of the Victoria and Albert Museum’s 2013 exhibit “David Bowie Is,” Bowie shared an eclectic list of 100 favorite books. Here they are, in reverse chronological order, linked … Continue reading

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Money Smart Week at the Library, April 18-28

Interested in learning how to live within a monthly budget, manage debt and maintain good credit, and more? Come check out our Money Smart Week programs! As part of the national Money Smart Week movement, which you can check out at … Continue reading

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Seattle Rep’s ‘The Comparables’ — incomparable!

We are excited about the opening of Laura Schellhardt’s new play The Comparables, at the Seattle Repertory Theatre on Friday, March 6! Schellhardt, who created the 2011 hit “The K of D, an Urban Legend,” about a girl with a … Continue reading

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Columbia Branch Staff’s Favorites

The Columbia Branch staff put up a popular Staff Picks display throughout July to celebrate this year’s Summer Reading Program. Here are some of the books the Columbia Branch staff loved: Blankets by Craig Thompson This graphic novel tells a story … Continue reading

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