Reading Allowed

Monday • June 2 • 6pm

U District store

During the Certificate in Memoir program offered through UW Professional & Continuing Education, students learn the art of storytelling and how to approach their own life story by writing a ...  Read more

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics (PENGUIN)

Monday • June 2 • 6pm

Bellevue Store

The story of the University of Washington crew team that defeated Nazi-Germany in the 1936 Olympics, Daniel James Brown's The Boys in the Boat has been hailed as an inspiring ...  Read more

The Plover: A Novel (ST MARTINS)

Monday • June 2 • 7pm

Cancelled

Seattle Public Library, University Branch, 5009 Roosevelt Way NE

When Declan O'Donnell sets sail off the Oregon coast, his plan is to leave others and all of their problems behind for good. But in Brian Doyle's new book, what ...  Read more

Tuesday • June 3 • 11am

U District store

Join us at our U District store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books.

You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and refreshments.

StoryTime for Kids is appropriate for ages 3 – 7.

 

Sleeping with the Enemy: Coco Chanel's Secret War by Hal Vaughan

Tuesday • June 3 • 1pm

Bellevue Store

This explosive narrative reveals for the first time the shocking hidden years of Coco Chanel's life: her collaboration with the Nazis in Paris, her affair with a master spy, and her work for the German military intelligence service and Himmler's SS.

Topaz (FOUR WAY BOOKS)

Tuesday • June 3 • 6:30pm

U District store

In their work as artists and writers, Asian American poets and scholars Brian Komei Dempster, Alan Lau, Arlene Kim, Sharon Hashimoto and Kim-An Lieberman have brilliantly and movingly explored the ...  Read more

Racial Disproportionality in Child Welfare (COLUMBIA)

Tuesday • June 3 • 7pm

UW Tacoma Carwein Auditorium

Filled with statistical evidence alongside the voices of parents, children and social welfare professionals, Marian Harris' new book on child welfare not only reveals the serious issue of unequal treatment ...  Read more

Wednesday • June 4 • 11am

Mill Creek store

Join us at our Mill Creek store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books. You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and refreshments. StoryTime for Kids is appropriate for ages 3–7. Call 425.385.3530 for details.

 

A Shiver of Light: A Merry Gentry Novel (PENGUIN)

Wednesday • June 4 • 7pm

U District store

Five years ago, fans left Merry Gentry, part-time private eye and full-time fairie princess, pregnant and at odds with the courts of Seelie and Unseelie. This summer, fans will finally ...  Read more

Thursday • June 5 • 11am

Renton store

Join us at our Renton store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books.

You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and refreshments.

StoryTime for Kids is appropriate for ages 3 – 7.

 

Thursday • June 5 • 11am

Bellevue Store

Join us at our Bellevue store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books.

You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and refreshments.

StoryTime for Kids is appropriate for ages 3 – 7.

 

Nick DiMartino, J. Tullos Hennig, Daisy Harris, and Laylah Hunter (VARIOUS)

Thursday • June 5 • 7pm

U District store

Kick off Pride Month with a special reading and signing of LGBTQ love stories by Northwest writers Jove Belle, Kade Boehme, Nick DiMartino and J. Tullos Hennig. Whether they explore ...  Read more

Trying Home: The Rise and Fall of an Anarchist Utopia on Puget Sound (OREGON STATE U PRESS)

Thursday • June 5 • 7pm

Tioga Library, UWT Campus

As Dorothy Gale once said, "There's no place like home." In the case of Home, Washington, that's especially true. While it's now a small beachfront community, in the early 1900s, ...  Read more

The Happy Atheist (VINTAGE)

Thursday • June 5 • 7:30pm

Town Hall Seattle, 1119 8th Avenue

Author of the popular science blog Pharyngula and the 2013 book The Happy Atheist, PZ Myers has established a reputation as one of the most entertaining, enlightening and shocking proponents ...  Read more

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The Borrower by Rebecca Makkai

Friday • June 6 • 6:30pm

The book store cafe fireside

Lucy Hull, a rebel-at-heart and children's librarian in Hannibal, Missouri, finds herself both kidnapper and kidnapped when her favorite patron, ten-year-old Ian Drake, runs away from home. Ian needs Lucy's help to smuggle books past his overbearing mother, who has enrolled Ian in weekly anti-gay classes. Desperate to save him from the Drakes, Lucy allows herself to be hijacked by Ian when she finds him camped out in the library after hours, and the odd pair embarks on a crazy road trip. But is it just Ian who is running away? And should Lucy be trying to save a boy from his own parents?

Join us for a discussion of this modern classic with Seattle's Nancy Pearl.

Alphabet Trucks (CHARLESBRIDGE)

Saturday • June 7 • 10am

Monroe Christian School

Everyone's heard of a tow truck. And a pickup truck. An ice-cream truck? Of course! But what about a quint truck? A lowboy truck? A knuckle-boom truck? Readers will learn ...  Read more

Saturday • June 7 • 11am

U District store

Join us at our U District store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books. You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and refreshments. StoryTime for Kids is appropriate for ages 3 7. Call 206.634.3400 for details.

 

Amulet Series (SCHOLASTIC)

Saturday • June 7 • 2pm

King County Library, Bellevue Branch, 1111 110th Avenue NE

Kazu Kibuishi's Amulet series tells the story of a young girl named Emily, her younger brother Navin, and their adventures in the mystical other world of friends and foes they ...  Read more

My Real Children (TOR)

Saturday • June 7 • 6pm

Rescheduled

U District store

What if a choice made many years ago not only lead to two drastically different versions of your life, but also the events that unfolded in the world around you? ...  Read more

Early Bird (MACMILLAN)

Sunday • June 8 • 3pm

Bellevue Store

Looking for a storybook simple enough to keep your child's attention and fun enough to keep yours? Then stop by our signing with Toni Yuly as she reads from her ...  Read more

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