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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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Celebrate National Poetry Month with open mic poetry sessions at the Green Lake Library

April is National Poetry Month. Seattle Public Library is celebrating with a variety of free programs, including two “PoetsWest” events at the Green Lake Library (7364 E Green Lake Dr N): On Saturday, April 14, 2012, 4 p.m. – 5:45 p.m., an open mic session will follow featured poets Jane Alynn and Daniella Pawl. And, on Saturday, April 21, 2012, 4 p.m. to 5:45 p.m., join PoetsWest for a panel discussion on justice, followed by a discussion with the audience and open mic time. For more information, call the Seattle Public Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

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Children can win a bike through reading program at Green Lake Library

This spring, the Green Lake Branch Library (7364 E Green Lake Dr N) will once again host a “Bikes for Books” reading program for kids in first through third grades. Children are invited to read books for a chance to win a bike. Participants are allowed to enter their names for the drawing once for every ten books they read between Thursday, March 1 and Monday, May 21, 2012. Each entry will require a short oral book report to to a librarian on one book. One girl and one boy each will win a bicycle, helmet and lock. A celebration and prize drawing will take place at 6:30 p.m….

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Workshop for book collectors at the Green Lake Library

Photo credit: jafsegal The Book Club of Washington is conducting a free workshop for book collectors in the lower level meeting room at the Green Lake Branch Library (7364 E Green Lake Dr N) on Saturday, March 24, 2012, 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Doors will open between 9:30 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. Pamela Harer of the Book Club of Washington sent the following list of questions that the workshop will address: Question #1: I have a book that is very important to me but it is in pretty bad condition. Should I have it repaired?  Should I have a box made for…

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‘Pork Neckbones, Sauerkraut & Rutabagas: Memories of my Green Lake Girlhood’ available soon

Pork Neckbones, Sauerkraut & Rutabagas: Memories of my Green Lake Girlhood, a new book of neighborhood history by Dorothea Nordstrand, will be made available at a book launch on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, 2-3 p.m., at the History House of Greater Seattle (790 N 34 St). Nordstrand’s four children share the following on an event flier: This book of memoirs is the culmination of 25 years of story writing, begun when Dorothea was 70, and put together in humorous, heartwarming details from her vivid memory. Despite the many hardships that her family endured during her childhood, the love and respect, sense of adventure and heartfelt enjoyment…

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