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Monthly senior-centered discussion group at the Green Lake Library

The Puget Sound Alliance for Retired Americans is hosting a senior-centered discussion group on the fourth Thursday of every month, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., at the Green Lake Branch Library (7364 E Green Lake Dr N). Join us as we create a space for discussion of topics that can range from transportation issues to health care to impact of budget cuts in our state and issues in our lives! Let’s meet and discover what we all have in common and what we can create together! The next meeting, on Thursday, April 26, 2012, will be focused on health care, Medicare and the Affordable Care Act. All seniors…

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Dramatic reading from ‘The Submission’ at the Green Lake Library

The Green Lake Branch Library (7364 E Green Lake Dr N) is hosting a dramatic reading from Amy Waldman’s “The Submission,” adapted by Rachel Atkins, directed by Annie Lareau and performed by Book-It Repertory Theatre. The reading will be on Monday, April 30, 2012, 7-8 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Tickets and reservations are not required. In 1998, The Seattle Public Library launched a program to get Seattleites reading and discussing the same book. “Seattle Reads” is now an annual event and has been widely emulated in cities, states and countries around the…

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Public hearing on Library Levy at Seattle City Hall

Photo credit: juggernautco The Seattle City Council will hold a public hearing to receive comments on a proposed Library levy on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at Seattle City Hall (600 4th Ave). The following comes from a press release issued by the Seattle Public Library: As a result of continued fiscal challenges and cuts to Library funding, the City Council is considering placing a Library levy on the Aug. 7, 2012 ballot to supplement city funding. Everyone is welcome to attend the public hearing and address the council. The plan reflects the input and priorities of…

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Discussion group for seniors at the Green Lake Library

The Puget Sound Alliance for Retired Americans (PSARA ) is hosting a discussion group for seniors at the Green Lake Branch Library (7364 E Green Lake Dr N) on Thursday, March 22 and Thursday, April 26, 2012, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Join us as we create a space for discussion of topics that can range from transportation issues to health care to impact of budget cuts in our state and issues in our lives! Let’s meet and discover what we all have in common and what we can create together! All seniors and near-seniors are welcome. For more information, contact Susan Levy at sjlevy.01 [at] gmail.com.

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Activities for children this March at the Green Lake Library

Children’s Librarian Joanna Trefethen asked us to share the following information about upcoming events at the Green Lake Branch Library (7364 E Green Lake Dr N): ‘Bikes for Books’ at the Green Lake Branch Kids can read books for a chance to win a bike this spring! This bike drawing is open to children in first- through third- grade. Beginning March 1, participants have a chance to win a bike, helmet and lock by reading books, giving book reports and entering a drawing slip for every ten books read. One girl and one boy each will win a bike, helmet and lock. Winners must be…

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