Seattle Reads selects “There, There” by Tommy Orange for 2020

Seattle Reads, Seattle Public Library's citywide book program, has selected "There, There" by Tommy Orange, the program's first book by an Indigenous author.
Oct 30, 2019

Butterfly: Una Tranformacion

Metamorphosis is an unapologetic act of faith. Queer Trans People of Color journey around the topic of reclaiming and rebirthing spirituality within their queer communities through spoken word, poetry, and music. Witness how each artist crosses a rainbow bridge that interconnects sexuality and spirituality by embodying their own unique transformation. La Espiritista’s “Butterfly: Una Transformacion” […]
May 18, 2019

Butterfly: Una Tranformacion

Metamorphosis is an unapologetic act of faith. Queer Trans People of Color journey around the topic of reclaiming and rebirthing spirituality within their queer communities through spoken word, poetry, and music. Witness how each artist crosses a rainbow bridge that interconnects sexuality and spirituality by embodying their own unique transformation. La Espiritista’s “Butterfly: Una Transformacion” […]
May 17, 2019

Disaster Book Club: A Paradise Built in Hell

Join us for our May 2019 Disaster Book Club event! In April, we will be reading Rebecca Solnit’s “A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster.” Using case studies and personal experiences, Melanie Cole from the Seattle Office of Emergency Management will be there to lead a presentation on community building […]
May 15, 2019

Returning the Bones

In the spring of 2019, acclaimed Seattle actress Gin Hammond’s inspiring, 28-character solo play, Returning the Bones, transports audiences to rural Texas, during the era of Jim Crow laws, and into the life of a young, black medical student searching for her place in the world. Based on the life of Hammond’s aunt, Dr. Carolyn Beatrice […]
Apr 14, 2019

Returning the Bones

In the spring of 2019, acclaimed Seattle actress Gin Hammond’s inspiring, 28-character solo play, Returning the Bones, transports audiences to rural Texas, during the era of Jim Crow laws, and into the life of a young, black medical student searching for her place in the world. Based on the life of Hammond’s aunt, Dr. Carolyn Beatrice […]
Apr 13, 2019

Returning the Bones

In the spring of 2019, acclaimed Seattle actress Gin Hammond’s inspiring, 28-character solo play, Returning the Bones, transports audiences to rural Texas, during the era of Jim Crow laws, and into the life of a young, black medical student searching for her place in the world. Based on the life of Hammond’s aunt, Dr. Carolyn Beatrice […]
Apr 12, 2019

Returning the Bones

In the spring of 2019, acclaimed Seattle actress Gin Hammond’s inspiring, 28-character solo play, Returning the Bones, transports audiences to rural Texas, during the era of Jim Crow laws, and into the life of a young, black medical student searching for her place in the world. Based on the life of Hammond’s aunt, Dr. Carolyn Beatrice […]
Apr 11, 2019

Returning the Bones

In the spring of 2019, acclaimed Seattle actress Gin Hammond’s inspiring, 28-character solo play, Returning the Bones, transports audiences to rural Texas, during the era of Jim Crow laws, and into the life of a young, black medical student searching for her place in the world. Based on the life of Hammond’s aunt, Dr. Carolyn Beatrice […]
Apr 10, 2019

Thi Bui traces a Vietnamese American family’s life in illustrated memoir

Thi Bui will discuss her memoir "The Best We Could Do" at several events as part of Seattle Reads, a program encouraging people to read and discuss the same book.

Returning the Bones

In the spring of 2019, acclaimed Seattle actress Gin Hammond’s inspiring, 28-character solo play, Returning the Bones, transports audiences to rural Texas, during the era of Jim Crow laws, and into the life of a young, black medical student searching for her place in the world. Based on the life of Hammond’s aunt, Dr. Carolyn Beatrice […]
Apr 7, 2019

Returning the Bones

In the spring of 2019, acclaimed Seattle actress Gin Hammond’s inspiring, 28-character solo play, Returning the Bones, transports audiences to rural Texas, during the era of Jim Crow laws, and into the life of a young, black medical student searching for her place in the world. Based on the life of Hammond’s aunt, Dr. Carolyn Beatrice […]
Apr 6, 2019

Returning the Bones

In the spring of 2019, acclaimed Seattle actress Gin Hammond’s inspiring, 28-character solo play, Returning the Bones, transports audiences to rural Texas, during the era of Jim Crow laws, and into the life of a young, black medical student searching for her place in the world. Based on the life of Hammond’s aunt, Dr. Carolyn Beatrice […]
Apr 5, 2019

Returning the Bones

In the spring of 2019, acclaimed Seattle actress Gin Hammond’s inspiring, 28-character solo play, Returning the Bones, transports audiences to rural Texas, during the era of Jim Crow laws, and into the life of a young, black medical student searching for her place in the world. Based on the life of Hammond’s aunt, Dr. Carolyn Beatrice […]
Apr 4, 2019

Returning the Bones

In the spring of 2019, acclaimed Seattle actress Gin Hammond’s inspiring, 28-character solo play, Returning the Bones, transports audiences to rural Texas, during the era of Jim Crow laws, and into the life of a young, black medical student searching for her place in the world. Based on the life of Hammond’s aunt, Dr. Carolyn Beatrice […]
Apr 3, 2019

Returning the Bones

In the spring of 2019, acclaimed Seattle actress Gin Hammond’s inspiring, 28-character solo play, Returning the Bones, transports audiences to rural Texas, during the era of Jim Crow laws, and into the life of a young, black medical student searching for her place in the world. Based on the life of Hammond’s aunt, Dr. Carolyn Beatrice […]
Mar 31, 2019

Returning the Bones

In the spring of 2019, acclaimed Seattle actress Gin Hammond’s inspiring, 28-character solo play, Returning the Bones, transports audiences to rural Texas, during the era of Jim Crow laws, and into the life of a young, black medical student searching for her place in the world. Based on the life of Hammond’s aunt, Dr. Carolyn Beatrice […]
Mar 30, 2019

Returning the Bones

In the spring of 2019, acclaimed Seattle actress Gin Hammond’s inspiring, 28-character solo play, Returning the Bones, transports audiences to rural Texas, during the era of Jim Crow laws, and into the life of a young, black medical student searching for her place in the world. Based on the life of Hammond’s aunt, Dr. Carolyn Beatrice […]
Mar 29, 2019

Returning the Bones

In the spring of 2019, acclaimed Seattle actress Gin Hammond’s inspiring, 28-character solo play, Returning the Bones, transports audiences to rural Texas, during the era of Jim Crow laws, and into the life of a young, black medical student searching for her place in the world. Based on the life of Hammond’s aunt, Dr. Carolyn Beatrice […]
Mar 28, 2019

Somali children’s book launches in Seattle after community collaboration

Several local Somali families and community groups collaborated with Seattle library and school officials to create two books for children.
Mar 27, 2019