Each year the Library hosts readings, lectures, and discussions by authors and other public figures. You may watch video recordings of recent programs on our YouTube channel. Our archive of audio recordings goes back more than 10 years and includes thousands of memorable Library events.
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A discussion about the exhibit 'TEXTure' at METHOD Gallery
Curator Mary Coss leads a discussion with artists and poets featured in the exhibit TEXTure at METHOD Gallery. The poets will read work that inspired the artwork as well as new poetry responding to the work.
Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 35.75MB] [Play time: 1 hr 18 min]
Brandon Sanderson reads from 'Firefight'
Acclaimed fantasy author Brandon Sanderson will be reading from his new teen fantasy novel, 'Firefight', the second in 'The Reckoners' trilogy.
Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 29.01MB] [Play time: 1 hr 03 min]
Welcome to The Seattle Public Library Author Readings and Library Events Podcast
This is the first episode in our new Author Readings and Library Events podcast stream.
Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 800.00KB] [Play time: 0 hr 00 min]