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October 20th, 2015 · Uncategorized

Your Gift Inspired Artists

The goal of the Creative Aging project was to bring older adults into the Library to gain new skills and improve their quality of life. This project served as a pilot to test the concept of the Library as an active learning center and its ability to work more intensively with seniors in their neighborhoods. Foundation … Continued

  • Books to Give and Get

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    Are you planning to buy books for holiday gift giving? Here are some thoughts from Library staff on what they’d like to give and receive for the holidays. Linda Johns, Adult Services Librarian, wants to give “Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl” by Carrie Brownstein. She says, “I’d love this memoir no matter what, but … Continued

    August 23rd, 2014  ·  2 min read

  • Who Won?

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    The 2015 Washington State Book Awards were announced on Saturday, October 10 at a special ceremony at the Central Library.  In case you missed the announcement, here are the winners along with links to reserve them in the Library catalog.  Your support helps the Foundation continue the tradition of honoring our state’s best writers. Fiction: … Continued

    August 23rd, 2014  ·  2 min read

  • Summer of Learning A Roaring Success

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    Children and teens got a really wild prize for participating in the Library’s Summer of Learning program this year – free passes to the Woodland Park Zoo! This weekend the zoo welcomed 4,800 children and families for a free day of fun and learning. Your support of the Foundation helped families from across the city … Continued

    August 23rd, 2014  ·  1 min read