Join us for an afternoon of readings from Joyce's masterpiece, Ulysses. Volunteer your dulcet tones to read a short segment or just listen to the words from one of the world's greatest literary works. Music by Geoffrey Castle, libations and good discussion to follow. For sign-up to read or information, call 425-828-6546 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, June 18th 7:00 pm
Following the deaths of her parents by a wild grizzly bear in Alaska's Arctic, Shannon Polson begins her quest for healing which is recounted with heartbreakingcandor in North of Hope, as she retraces her parents' final days along an Arctic river searching for her own sense of peace and meaning in the journey.This beautifully written book is for anyone who has experienced grief and is looking for new ways to understand overwhelming loss. Readers will find empathy and understanding through Polson's journey. "A soulful and brave book..a testament to deep change, human and wild." - Terry Tempest Williams
Tuesday, June 25th 7:00 pm
Author Sally Ooms will discuss and sign copies of her new book, Finding Home: How Americans Prevail, a book that is about people who have come dislodged from their center, the place they call home, and about how they have righted themselves. Everyday Americans elaborate on how they have solved problems our society hands us on a daily basis. Included are the voices of vets, foster kids, single moms and laid-off workers, retirees and business owners. These people are doing more than just coping. They are innovators in their own lives.
Should be an evening of interesting discussion.
Wednesday, June 26th 7:00 pm
Fifty Shades of Schwarz
Ed Harris, author of Fifty Shades of Schwarz will discuss and sign copies of his hilarious parody about trying to find love and romance in a world of modern technology and fast dating. We meet Maya Stein, a 29 year old graduate of Brandeis who lives in Brooklyn and works for an Internet marketing firm in Manhattan. She is a confident young woman who has been around (shall we say?) and who spends her free time (and her not-so free time) cruising the web. Join us for a laugh filled evening.
Thursday, June 27th 7:00 pm
In 1959, when Kathleen Andrews pledged a sorority at the Univ of Washington, girls were expected to get married. Their job choices were limited mostly to teaching, nursing and office work, things they could "fall back on." They were teased that they went to college to get their MRS degree. Kathleen followed all the rules that were taught to her and expected to meet her future husband.
But the rules did not prepare her for the transition from the predictable roles of the Eisenhower years to the revolutionary ideas of the Women's Movement that would change everything she was taught to expect --- and accept.
Join Cherie Tucker, author of Hope Chest for what definitely will be an fascinating evening of discussion about where we have come from and where we are today in regards to women's roles at home and the workplace.
Upcoming Events JUNE 2013
Quote of the Month
"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give to another person,
he believed in me." Jim Valvano
Happy Father's Day!
Wednesday, June 12th 7:00 pm
Join featured PacNW poets, Richard Wakefield and Jodi Knowles for an evening of poetry reading and Open Mic This a great chance to read from your own personal work and hear from some of our local best talent.
Open to All.
"Poets are...the trumpets which sing
to battle"- Percy Bysshe Shelley
Instore Book Clubs
Tuesday, June 25th 6:30 pm
Reading Circle will meet early at 6:30 to select next 6 months of book titles.
At 7:00 pm discussion of Tortoise & the Hare by Elizabeth Jenkins will begin.
Sunday, June 30th 3:00 pm
Knit Too Readers will discuss End of Your Life Bookclub by Will Schwalbe
Both bookclubs are Open To All
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