The Big Wonder
Summer Year of Wonder artist Erin Shigaki (she/they) is a yonsei (fourth-generation) Japanese-American artist who creates work that is community-based and focused on BIPOC experiences. Erin's piece for our summer theme, the Big Wonder, captures the adventurous, free spirit of long summer days. Stop by your branch to pick up a postcard version of their work or download one to print and color yourself.
Summer of Learning (Burke Museum Celebration)
All Summer of Learning participants and their families are invited to join us for a free end-of-the summer celebration at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture on the University of Washington campus! Join us for a fun day of activities at the Burke on Sunday, August 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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About the Central Library
The new Central Library opened May 23, 2004. The 11-floor building contains an innovative "Books Spiral," a 275-seat auditorium, and open spaces where patrons can meet, study, search the web or read. The Library has centers for children, teens and adult readers, along with expanded collections and a large computer lab. It also has underground parking for about 143 vehicles.