Local poet Valeria Viniarskaia will read her poetry with musical accompaniment from 2 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium, 206-386-4636.

Library programs are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $7.  

Olga Ignatovich will accompany Viniarskaia on the piano with music by Alexander Griboyedov, Frédéric Chopin and Ludwig van Beethoven. The program will be emceed by actress Vasilina Martemyak and librarian Leszek Chudziński.

Viniarskaia's book "Hello from Seattle" contains poems are filled with love for Seattle. While still living in Russia, she wrote poetry, painted pictures on birch tree bark, and painted matryoshka dolls with faces from all over the world.