• Greg Mortenson

    Greg Mortenson: 'Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan'

    The Seattle Public Library presented a special evening with Greg Mortenson, author of the international bestseller "Three Cups of Tea," on Dec. 15, 2009 at Seattle Pacific University. Mortenson showed images and discussed his new book, "Stones into Schools."

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  • Shaper of Seattle

    William H. Wilson: 'Shaper of Seattle'

    William H. Wilson presented an illustrated lecture on the life and career of Reginald Heber Thomson, Seattle's City Engineer, on Dec. 12, 2009 at The Seattle Public Library.

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  • medical equipment

    'Fueling Disaster: Alcohol, Anger and Aggressive Driving'

    Dr. Dennis Donovan presented correlations between drinking and aggressive driving, along with ideas for driver improvement, on Dec. 2, 2009 at The Seattle Public Library.

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  • Clay Jenkinson

    McLellan/O'Donnell Living History Series: Clay Jenkinson as Thomas Jefferson

    Clay Jenkinson presented his portrayal of Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States, on Nov. 13, 2009 at Town Hall as part of the McLellan/O'Donnell Living History Series.
     

    Clay Jenkinson as Thomas Jefferson Part 1

    The scholar appeared in costume in the persona of his character.

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    Clay Jenkinson as Thomas Jefferson Part 2

    Jenkinson opened the floor to questions from the audience to President Jefferson and broke from character to respond to further questions based on his research.

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  • Ken Auletta

    Ken Auletta and Brier Dudley: 'Googled: The End of the World as We Know It'

    Ken Auletta and Seattle Times technology columnist Brier Dudley discussed "Googled: The End of the World as We Know It" on Nov. 9, 2009 at The Seattle Public Library.

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  • 2009 Jack Straw Writers Program

    '2009 Jack Straw Writers Program'

    The Washington Center for the Book and Jack Straw Productions celebrated the 2009 Jack Straw Writers Program on Nov. 7, 2009 at The Seattle Public Library with readings by literary artists who were selected for the program by curator Donna Miscolta.

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  • medical equipment

    'Battling Blindness: New and Emerging Treatments'

    Dr. Russell Van Gelder discussed the symptoms and causes of eye disease and blindness and emerging new treatments on Nov. 4, 2009 at The Seattle Public Library.

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  • Stones & Bones

    'Stones & Bones: Discovering Secrets in King County's Oldest Cemeteries'

    Gwynneth Anderson presented "Stones & Bones," a photodocumentary on historic King County cemeteries, on Oct. 31, 2009 at The Seattle Public Library.

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  • Captain Bogg & Salty

    Halloween Concert with Captain Bogg & Salty

    Ahoy jolly sea-rollers and land-locked lubbers alike! Join the roughest swaggerin' scallywags that ever sailed the seven seas. Captain Bogg & Salty played a Halloween concert on Oct. 31, 2009 at The Seattle Public Library.

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  • Greil Marcus

    Greil Marcus: 'A New Literary History of America'

    Journalist and cultural critic Greil Marcus read from "A New Literary History of America," co-edited with Werner Sollors, on Oct. 29, 2009 at The Seattle Public Library.

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