September 2018

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7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Swingin' in the Rain "Swing" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

September 1, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Classic swing, waltz, and Latin featuring the sultry vocals of jazz vocalist Dina Blade. 

 

 
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11:00am
Lake Forest Park

PJ Library Song & Storytime - ON HIATUS

September 3, 2018 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

****PJ Library Song & Storytime is on hiatus for the summer and will be back after Labor Day!**** Join us every Monday at 11am for songs and stories with a storyteller from PJ Library!

PJ Library Song & Story Times are fun, free gatherings where kids and parents enjoy singing, activities, and storytelling from the PJ Library’s wonderful Jewish-themed children’s books.

 
 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Back to Hogwarts - A Harry Potter Celebration

September 5, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Celebrate twenty years of Harry Potter ... and twenty years of Third Place Books! Harry Potter and Third Place Books were both born in 1998: is that a coincidence? Or was something magical afoot that fateful year in Lake Forest Park? Either way, come celebrate the anniversaries of Harry and Third Place with an extra special party for all ages ... AND get 20% off all Harry Potter books and merchandise* all day on September 5!  #HP20 #TPB20
 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Reading Through It Book Club - Fantasyland

September 5, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

The Seattle Review of Books, Seattle Weekly, and Third Place Books Seward Park continue our book club exploring who we are as Americans, where we're going, and how we might fix our greatest problems. Reading Through It meets on the first Wednesday of every month. Drink and food specials are available from Raconteur during book clubs, so grab a glass and join us for a lively literary discussion. Every month our selected titles are discounted 20% through the date of the book club. All are welcome, no purchase required.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

F. Diane Barth - I Know How You Feel

September 5, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

An expert's rich exploration of the intense, complicated landscape of women's friendships. In I Know How You Feel, Barth draws out engaging stories from a lively and diverse cast of women, many of whom speak about feelings they haven't shared before. She explores how life changes affect women's friendships in subtle and not-so-subtle ways.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Genevieve Hudson with Daniel Cecil and Kait Heacock - Pretend We Live Here

September 6, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

In her debut collection of stories, Pretend We Live Here, Genevieve Hudson explores the idea of home and what it means to find one: in the body, in the world, in other people. Her characters are seekers, whose actions are influenced by their slippery identities and by the strange landscapes that surround them.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Victoria Redhed Miller - From No-Knead to Sourdough

September 6, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Create delicious, healthy breads in your own kitchen - no experience required

Is there any food that evokes pleasant memories and warm feelings more than bread? It's the most basic of foods, yet many of us are intimidated by the prospect of making our own. "Artisan" bread, craft bakeries, and wood-fired pizza are gaining popularity -- imagine creating these fabulous breads at home.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Jeff Leisawitz - Not F*ing Around

September 6, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Can't quite get your creative juices flowing? The day job sucking your soul? Fizzled out before you put the finishing touches on your amazing creation?

With relentless positivity, full-on authenticity and a punk rock thunder spirit, author Jeff Leisawitz pulls back the curtain on the creative process and reminds us that we are all creative SuperStars.

It's time to get off the couch and get on the path. It's time to tap into the cosmic heartbeat that thumps in your chest and shines from your soul. It's time to get NFA!

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

PJ Library Song & Story Time

September 7, 2018 - 11:00am

Ravenna

Join us every Friday at 11am for songs and stories with a storyteller from PJ Library! PJ Library Song & Story Times are fun, free gatherings where kids and parents enjoy singing, activities, and storytelling from the PJ Library’s wonderful Jewish-themed children’s books.  
 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Four "Americana" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

September 7, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

The Music of “Four” is an Americana style group influenced by the likes of Neil Young, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Mark Knophler and much more. 
Additionally, they play diverse original compositions that are appealing to a wide range of audiences. They have been together for over 10 years playing festivals, wineries, cruise ships, and multiple local venues. 

 

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

Saturday Morning Story Time - Ilan Speizer

September 8, 2018 - 11:00am

Ravenna

Join us for singing, reading, laughing, and fun.

Every Saturday morning at 11AM. All are welcome!

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Jacob Zimmerman Quintet "Jazz/Bebop" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

September 8, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Swinging Dixieland to rhythm-infused classic bebop from the 1940s and 50s.

 

 
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11:00am
Lake Forest Park

PJ Library Song & Story Time

September 10, 2018 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

Join us every Monday at 11am for songs and stories with a storyteller from PJ Library!

PJ Library Song & Story Times are fun, free gatherings where kids and parents enjoy singing, activities, and storytelling from the PJ Library’s wonderful Jewish-themed children’s books.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Magic Monday

September 10, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Held the second Monday of the month, each show features the Pacific Northwest's finest magicians performing feats of mystery, wonder and the bizarre. With its origins in the theaters of London and New York, Magic Monday is a cabaret of conjuring in the intimate setting of our bookstore.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

African-American Writers' Alliance Poetry Reading

September 10, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join us for a reading with the African-American Writers' Alliance. The AAWA, a diverse and dynamic collective of Seattle-area writers of African descent, provides an informal and supportive forum for new and published writers. AAWA has published four anthologies: Sometimes I Wander in 1998, Gifted Voices in 2000, Words? Words! Words in 2005, and Threads in 2010. Members will read from their work.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Kamila Shamsie - Home Fire

September 10, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

WINNER OF THE 2018 WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION
LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE "Ingenious... Builds to one of the most memorable final scenes I've read in a novel this century." —The New York Times


The suspenseful and heartbreaking story of an immigrant family driven to pit love against loyalty, with devastating consequences

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Knitting Book Club - The Husband's Secret

September 10, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

All current book club titles are always 20% off Join us to knit or crochet while we discuss The Husband's Secret, a novel about the power of secrets to change lives.

Bring your own project or help us reach our goal of providing 200 hats for the homeless in December. New to knitting? Come at 6:30 for a free lesson.

SPECIAL NOTE: Liane Moriarty will be coming to Third Place Books on November 19 at 7pm! Let Patti know if you are interested in attending this special event.

 
 
10:30am
Lake Forest Park

LFP Garden Club Public Meeting

September 11, 2018 - 10:30am

Lake Forest Park

Speaker: Bess Bronstein         

“How to Successfully Prune Any Shrub” 

Answer some of those questions about good pruning techniques.

Bess is a horticultural consultant, educator and ISA Certified Arborist. She was an instructor for Edmonds Community College horticulture program for 28 years. Holds an A.T.A. degree in Ornamental Horticulture. Lifetime member of Plants Amnesty.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Craig Johnson - Depth of Winter

September 11, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

No tickets or purchase necessary!

The new novel in Craig Johnson's beloved New York Times bestselling Longmire series.

Welcome to Walt Longmire's worst nightmare. In Craig Johnson's latest mystery, Depth of Winter, an international hit man and the head of one of the most vicious drug cartels in Mexico has kidnapped Walt's beloved daughter, Cady, to auction her off to his worst enemies, of which there are many.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

RAVENNA - Group Poetry Reading

September 11, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Seattle's Hugo House's poetry workshop visits the store for a group reading. We are pleased to feature Eva-Marie Sher (Chewing Darkness - Third Place Press), Shelley K.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Mark Leibovich - Big Game

September 12, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of This Town, an equally merciless probing of America's biggest cultural force, pro football, at a moment of peak success and high anxiety

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Keith O'Brien - Fly Girls

September 12, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Special event sponsored by The Museum of Flight To get your book signed, please purchase online or in-store with Third Place Books


The untold story of five women who fought to compete against men in the high-stakes national air races of the 1920s and 1930s—and won

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Rebecca Schaeffer - Not Even Bones

September 13, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Dexter meets This Savage Song in this dark fantasy about a girl who sells magical body parts on the black market—until she's betrayed.
 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Type Set Presents: Margot Kahn, Joe Ray, and Elisabeth Eaves

September 13, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Joe Ray, author of "Sea and Smoke: Flavors from the untamed Pacific Northwest" and Margot Kahn, co-editor of “This is the Place: Women Writing About Home” will read from and discuss their books in a conversation about food and food writing, cooking, home, and the Pacific Northwest. Margot and Joe are members of Type Set, a co-working space for writers in Columbia City, where Joe is also a co-founder. They will be introduced by Elisabeth Eaves, a co-founder of Type Set and the author of “Bare" and “Wanderlust.”

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Jack Remick - Citadel

September 13, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Local author Jack Remick is a Third Place regular, and in Citadel he gives us a thrill-ride of a book. Meta-fictional, political, and weaving between timelines, Citadel is an unapologetic look, through fiction, at the myth of male superiority, and the violence it causes. To call Citadel “timely” would be an understatement.

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

PJ Library Song & Story Time

September 14, 2018 - 11:00am

Ravenna

Join us every Friday at 11am for songs and stories with a storyteller from PJ Library! PJ Library Song & Story Times are fun, free gatherings where kids and parents enjoy singing, activities, and storytelling from the PJ Library’s wonderful Jewish-themed children’s books.  
 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

John Straley - Baby's First Felony

September 14, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Shamus Award-winner John Straley returns to his critically-acclaimed Cecil Younger series, set in Alaska, a land of perfect beauty and not-so-perfect locals. Cecil spends his days coaching would-be felons on avoiding self-incrimination. When Sherrie, a returning client, asks him to find some evidence to clear her domestic violence charge, Cecil agrees. Cecil treks out to the shady complex and discovers the "evidence" is a large pile of cash — fifty thousand dollars, to be exact.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Silk Road Swing "Swing" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

September 14, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Victor Horky's Silk Road Swing will be performing a slew of Django Reinhardt's compositions and classic swing standards in a Gypsy style sprinkled with a few waltz/latin tunes. Featuring a special guest violinist from The Hague, Netherlands.

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

Saturday Morning Story Time - Eva Abrams

September 15, 2018 - 11:00am

Ravenna

Join us for singing, reading, laughing, and fun.

Every Saturday morning at 11AM. All are welcome!

 
 
1:00pm
Lake Forest Park

CANCELLED - Extol - Live Music

September 15, 2018 - 1:00pm

Lake Forest Park

An alternative rock group, putting a unique acoustic spin on a variety of covers. 4 talented vocalists, a couple acoustic guitars, and a keyboard are all it takes.

 
 
4:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Lauren Petrie's All Ages Dance Party

September 15, 2018 - 4:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Popular musician Lauren Petrie brings his lively repertoire of dance-friendly tunes to Third Place Commons for an afternoon dance party you won't soon forget. Bring the whole family to this fun, all-ages event and get your boogie on! 

 

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Tania Teschke - The Bordeaux Kitchen

September 15, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

More than a cookbook, this is a comprehensive cultural and culinary journey into the world of traditional French cuisine and French wine (adapted for paleo enthusiasts), and tips for ancestral living.
 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Mark Lewis and Matt Jenkins " Pop Jazz" Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

September 15, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Mark’s saxophone magic behind Matt’s rich vocals and groovin' keyboard are the epitome of West Coast Cool. Perfect for ballroom dancing.

 
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7:00pm
Seward Park

Story Time for Grown Ups!

September 16, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Grab a glass and join us for stories read by David Wright of the Seattle Public Library on Sunday, September 16 at 7pm! Drink specials are available from Raconteur during the event. Story Time for Grown Ups happens every third Sunday here at Third Place Books Seward Park.

 
 
11:00am
Lake Forest Park

PJ Library Song & Story Time

September 17, 2018 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

Join us every Monday at 11am for songs and stories with a storyteller from PJ Library!

PJ Library Song & Story Times are fun, free gatherings where kids and parents enjoy singing, activities, and storytelling from the PJ Library’s wonderful Jewish-themed children’s books.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Booze & Lasers Book Club - Brown Girl in the Ring

September 17, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join us in a discussion on this month's book, Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo Hopkinson. Drink specials are available from Raconteur during book clubs and author readings, so grab a glass and join us for a lively literary discussion. Every month our selected titles are discounted 20% through the date of the book club. All are welcome, no purchase required. The Booze & Lasers book club meets on the third Monday of every month.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

LoLS (League of Literary Snobbery : Storytime for Grownups)

September 17, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Are you wistful for the days of your youth when adults would read out loud to you? Well, we are. Join us for Grown-Up Story Time. It’s just what it sounds like: we’re gonna read to you while you enjoy an adult beverage. Short stories, excerpts from soon-to-be-released novels, and other favorites; we might even throw in some poetry, who knows, we’re playing this by ear. We’ve even got a super-secret meeting room. Meet in the Pub. All are welcome (well, all adults). Bonus: we’ll provide the popcorn!

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Kirby Larson - Code Word Courage

September 18, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

 

Newbery Honor-winning author Kirby Larson delivers a heartwarming story of friendship, love, and courage, and the incredible contributions of Navajo Code-Talkers during WWII.

Billie has lived with her great-aunt ever since her mom passed away and her dad left. Billie's big brother, Leo, is about to leave, too, for the warfront. But first, she gets one more weekend with him at the ranch.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Bradley Bagshaw - Georges Bank

September 19, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

A work of historical fiction, Georges Bank is written in the timeless tradition of such maritime novels as C.S. Forrester's Hornblower series, Joseph Conrad's Typhoon and Pat Conroy's Prince of Tides.
 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Carolyn Wood - Tough Girl

September 19, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

A coming-of-age memoir of a young swimmer's triumphs and heartbreaks on the path to winning Olympic gold at age 14. Some 50 years later, author Carolyn Wood embarks on a solo pilgrimage to walk the 500 miles of the Camino de Santiago in an attempt to reclaim her "inner tough girl" as she reflects on coming out as gay in the 1970s after a brief marriage and motherhood, and the disillusionment and loss she experiences when her 30-year relationship suddenly ends. Carolyn's childhood road to the Olympics, as well as her journey on the Camino, will thrill and inspire readers.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Anna Todd - The Brightest Stars

September 20, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

International bestselling author Anna Todd returns with a gripping novel about a young woman's journey towards love, and the obstacles life throws up at every turn.

Karina knows the harsh realities of military life. And like anyone who has grown up around an army base, she knows the background noise that follows a soldier home from war. That's why she's forging her own quiet life in her own little house. But she hasn't turned her back on her family. She's the glue that holds them together--when her father is deployed, when her brother, Austin, has another brush with the law.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Carolyn Wood - Tough Girl

September 20, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

A coming-of-age memoir of a young swimmer's triumphs and heartbreaks on the path to winning Olympic gold at age 14. Some 50 years later, author Carolyn Wood embarks on a solo pilgrimage to walk the 500 miles of the Camino de Santiago in an attempt to reclaim her "inner tough girl" as she reflects on coming out as gay in the 1970s after a brief marriage and motherhood, and the disillusionment and loss she experiences when her 30-year relationship suddenly ends.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Chris Buckley - Bluing

September 20, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Answering the post-truth culture, Buckley’s writing looks for permanence in the intersection between geek culture, conscience, faith, and fatherhood. In language textured by the natural and urban worlds unique to the Pacific Coast, the poems of Bluing invite the reader to hang onto what lasts, and to treasure the old as part of the new.

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

PJ Library Song & Story Time

September 21, 2018 - 11:00am

Ravenna

Join us every Friday at 11am for songs and stories with a storyteller from PJ Library! PJ Library Song & Story Times are fun, free gatherings where kids and parents enjoy singing, activities, and storytelling from the PJ Library’s wonderful Jewish-themed children’s books.  
 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Ngozi Ukazu - Check, Please!

September 21, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

A collection of the first half of the megapopular webcomic series of the same name, Check, Please!: #Hockey is the first book of a hilarious and stirring two-volume coming-of-age story about hockey, bros, and trying to find yourself during the best four years of your life.
 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Grady Hendrix - We Sold Our Souls

September 21, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Grady Hendrix, horror writer and author of Paperbacks from Hell and My Best Friend's Exorcism, is back with his most electrifying novel yet. In this hard-rocking, spine-tingling supernatural thriller, the washed-up guitarist of a '90s heavy metal band embarks on an epic road-trip across America and deep into the web of a sinister conspiracy.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Commander Mojo & the Horns - R&B/Soul - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

September 21, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Come boogie to dance covers from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, and modern hits including selections by Stevie Wonder, KC & the Sunshine Band, among others. Formed in 2012, the band is a collection of both high school friends and veteran music teachers from the Edmonds, Everett, and Shoreline School Districts. 

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

Saturday Morning Story Time - Debbie Deutsch

September 22, 2018 - 11:00am

Ravenna

Join us for singing, reading, laughing, and fun.

Every Saturday morning at 11AM. All are welcome!

 
 
3:00pm
Seward Park

Susan McCormick - Granny Can't Remember Me

September 22, 2018 - 3:00pm

Seward Park

Granny Can't Remember Me is a lighthearted picture book about Alzheimer's disease and dementia told from the perspective of a six-year-old boy, appropriate for children in preschool through early elementary school (ages 3 - 8). Granny can't remember that Joey likes soccer and rockets and dogs. Granny can't remember much of anything. But with Granny's stories of her Three Best Days, Joey knows she loves him just the same.

 
 
4:00pm
Lake Forest Park

USA Dance Team

September 22, 2018 - 4:00pm

Lake Forest Park

USA Dance Seattle Team Dancers is a non-profit organization dedicated to spreading the joy of ballroom dancing. Come join the fun and watch this spectacular group demonstrate different styles of dance before opening up the dance floor for audience participation so that you can try it, too! 

 

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Deb Caletti - A Heart in a Body in The World

September 22, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

"This is one for the ages." --Gayle Forman, author of If I Stay Each step on Annabelle's 2,700 mile cross-country run brings her closer to facing a trauma from her past in National Book Award finalist Deb Caletti's novel about the heart, all the ways it breaks, and its journey to healing.
 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Mach One Jazz Orchestra "Big Band" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

September 22, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Bellevue’s hot 17-piece variety Jazz band is sure to get you on your feet, playing the gamut from popular dance to swanky swing dance tunes.

 

 
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7:00pm
Seward Park

SOLD OUT: Dessa - My Own Devices

September 23, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

This event is SOLD OUT.

If you were unable to get a ticket, Dessa is happy to sign prepaid books. Please indicate that you'd like a signed copy in the notes field of your order, along with any inscription you'd like in your copy.

 

 
 
11:00am
Lake Forest Park

PJ Library Song & Story Time

September 24, 2018 - 11:00am

Lake Forest Park

Join us every Monday at 11am for songs and stories with a storyteller from PJ Library!

PJ Library Song & Story Times are fun, free gatherings where kids and parents enjoy singing, activities, and storytelling from the PJ Library’s wonderful Jewish-themed children’s books.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Andrew Smith - Rabbit & Robot

September 24, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Cager has been transported to the Tennessee, a giant lunar-cruise ship orbiting the moon that his dad owns, by Billy and Rowan to help him shake his Woz addiction. Meanwhile, Earth, in the midst of thirty simultaneous wars, burns to ash beneath them. And as the robots on board become increasingly insane and cannibalistic, and the Earth becomes a toxic wasteland, the boys have to wonder if they'll be stranded alone in space forever.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Science on Tap

September 24, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Science on Tap is a place where anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology in a relaxed atmosphere.

It is held every last Monday in the Vios Cafe at Third Place.

Click here for more information about Science on Tap, including upcoming speakers and topics.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Lit Wits: A Teen Book Club with author Shaun David Hutchinson - At the Edge of the Universe

September 24, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join bookseller Avery for snacks and chats on At the Edge of the Universe with the author, Shaun David Hutchinson. Every month our selected title is discounted 20% through the date of the book club. Ages 13-19 recommended, no purchase required. The Lit Wits meet on the last Monday of every month.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Sophie Lucido Johnson - Many Love

September 24, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

After trying for years to emulate her boomer parents' forty-year and still-going-strong marriage, Sophie realized that maybe the love she was looking for was down a road less traveled. In this bold, graphic memoir, she explores her sexuality, her values, and the versions of love our society accepts and practices. Along the way, she shares what it's like to play on Tinder side-by-side with your boyfriend, encounter--and surmount--many types of jealousy, learn the power of female friendship, and other amazing things that happened when she stopped looking for "the one."

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Literary Book Club - Pachinko

September 24, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

All current book club titles are always 20% off Join us to discuss Pachinko, the multigenerational saga of a Korean family exiled from its homeland and caught in the indifferent arc of history.

The emotional immigrant experience depicted here is completely relevant today. In this gorgeous, page-turning saga, four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family fight to control their destiny in 20th-century Japan, exiled from a home they never knew.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Amy Stewart - Miss Kopp Just Won't Quit

September 25, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Trailblazing Constance's hard-won job as deputy sheriff is on the line in Miss Kopp Just Won't Quit, the fourth installment of Amy Stewart's Kopp Sisters series. 

After a year on the job, New Jersey's first female deputy sheriff has collared criminals, demanded justice for wronged women, and gained notoriety nationwide for her exploits. But on one stormy night, everything falls apart. 

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Faith Erin Hicks - Nameless City: The Divided Earth

September 25, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

In her third and final installment in the Nameless City trilogy, Faith Erin Hicks delivers a heart-thumping conclusion. With deft world-building, frantic battle scenes, and a gentle and moving friendship at its heart, the Nameless City has earned its place as one of the great fantasy series of our time.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Nonfiction Book Club - The Girl at the Baggage Claim

September 26, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join us to discuss an exploration of selfhood as seen from different cultural perspectives. Drawing on personal accounts and current research, novelist Gish Jen delivers an insightful, witty  look at the struggle between independence and interdependence. 
 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

RAVENNA - Book Club - The Immortal Irishman by Timothy Egan

September 26, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

In this exciting and illuminating work, National Book Award winner Timothy Egan delivers a story, both rollicking and haunting, of one of the most famous Irish Americans of all time. A dashing young orator during the Great Hunger of the 1840s, Thomas Francis Meagher led a failed uprising against British rule, for which he was banished to a Tasmanian prison colony for life. But two years later he was “back from the dead” and in New York, instantly the most famous Irishman in America.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Sneed B. Collard III - Warblers & Woodpeckers

September 26, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

"In the grandest sense, the Big Year is more than just a game. Though few mortals will ever tackle the endeavor, most of us can appreciate the decision to follow a passion to its outer limits. Dedicating a whole year to birds is an exhausting, exhilarating, occasionally demoralizing, and addictive pursuit, and anyone crazy enough to go the distance is in for a wild ride." --Noah Strycker, Audubon

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Lisa McCubbin - Betty Ford

September 27, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

An intimate and insightful biography of Betty Ford, the groundbreaking, candid, and resilient First Lady and wife of President Gerald Ford, from the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of Five Presidents and Mrs. Kennedy and Me.
 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Jake Uitti - 100 Things to Do in Seattle Before You Die

September 27, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Unique Eats & Eateries of Seattle

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

PJ Library Song & Story Time

September 28, 2018 - 11:00am

Ravenna

Join us every Friday at 11am for songs and stories with a storyteller from PJ Library! PJ Library Song & Story Times are fun, free gatherings where kids and parents enjoy singing, activities, and storytelling from the PJ Library’s wonderful Jewish-themed children’s books.  
 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

V. E. Schwab - Vengeful

September 28, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Tickets available for reserved seating. No purchase necessary. A limited number of seats will be available for this engagement. To reserve your seat, please visit the store and inquire with the cashier. Limit two tickets per person; tickets cannot be placed on hold.* Seating is unassigned, first come, first served; there will be no priority signing line groupings for this event.
 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Signe Pike - The Lost Queen

September 28, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

The Mists of Avalon meets the world of Philippa Gregory in the thrilling first novel of a debut trilogy that reveals the untold story of Languoreth, a forgotten queen of sixth-century Scotland, and twin sister of the man who inspired the legend of Merlin. Based on new scholarship, this tale of bravery and conflicted love brings a lost queen back to life — rescuing her from obscurity, and reaffirming her place at the center of one of the most enduring legends of all time.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Delilah Beaucoup & Bissou "Cabaret/Swing" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

September 28, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Delilah Beaucoup is a jazz singer/ Cabaret performer based in Seattle, who tours internationally. Her sultry and playful styling's of classic jazz standards, French gypsy jazz and Spanish language songs are swoon worthy. Her rich alto voice is reminiscent of jazz Diva's from the 1940s and Delilah delights audiences of all ages, transporting them to the bygone golden era of jazz.

 
 
11:00am
Ravenna

Saturday Morning Story Time - Andrew Chaplin

September 29, 2018 - 11:00am

Ravenna

Join us for singing, reading, laughing, and fun.

Every Saturday morning at 11AM. All are welcome!

 
 
3:00pm
Ravenna

Annie Barrows - One Big Happy Family

September 29, 2018 - 3:00pm

Ravenna

Annie Barrows' bestselling chapter book series, Ivy & Bean, is a classroom favorite and has been keeping kids laughing — and reading — for more than a decade! When classmate Vanessa insists that all single children are spoiled, Ivy wonders whether she can become "unspoiled" by giving away all her clothes at school (which does not go over well with her teacher or parents), but ultimately decides that all she needs to accomplish her goal is a little sister.

 
 
3:00pm
Seward Park

Yuyi Morales - Dreamers (Soñadores)

September 29, 2018 - 3:00pm

Seward Park

Third Place Books Seward Park is thrilled to welcome Yuyi Morales with her newest book, Soñadores (Dreamers) on Saturdaty, September 29 at 3pm.

In 1994, Yuyi Morales left her home in Xalapa, Mexico and came to the US with her infant son. She left behind nearly everything she owned, but she didn't come empty-handed.

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Free Tango Dance Lesson

September 29, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Warm up your night of dancing by reviewing the basics of Argentine tango moves with Dan@tangomasters. You'll learn the moves you need to keep up with the jazzy sounds of Brazz later in the evening. No partner required! 

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Brazz! "Latin Jazz" Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

September 29, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Brazz combines American jazz standards with Brazilian sambas and bossa novas, performing the tunes of great songwriters from Rodgers & Hart to Jobim & de Moraes.

 

 
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11:00am
Seward Park

Reading with Rover

September 30, 2018 - 11:00am

Seward Park

Love to read? Having trouble reading? Try reading with a friend! Join us on Sunday, September 30 at 11am at our Seward Park location for a special visit from our canine (and human) friends from Reading With Rover.

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Yuyi Morales - Dreamers

September 30, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Co-sponsored by KCLS and Lake Forest Park Library Caldecott Honor artist and five-time Pura Belpré Award winner Yuyi Morales tells her own immigration story in this picture-book tribute to the transformative power of hope ... and reading.

In 1994, Yuyi Morales left her home in Xalapa, Mexico and came to the US with her infant son. She left behind nearly everything she owned, but she didn't come empty-handed.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Social Justice Syllabus: Borders - Lucky Boy

September 30, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Welcome back to the Social Justice Book Club: Borders, where we will read and discuss fiction, nonfiction, and poetry about immigration, asylum, and borders. Join us on the last Sunday of every month for insightful conversation. The first meeting of Social Justice Syllabus: Borders will discuss Lucky Boy by Shanthi Sekaran on Sunday, September 30 at 7pm. Every month our selected titles are discounted 20% through the date of the book club. All are welcome, no purchase required.