Wednesday, June 6, 2007

No Place To Run To Baby, No Place To Hide!

Just when you thought the one place you would be safe from temptation of the edible sort was the public library, the Seattle Central Library changes all that.

Starting this month, Seattle-based Chocolati will operate a coffee cart in The Norcliffe Foundation Living Room on Level 3 of the Central Library. The cart will offer a variety of coffee drinks, hot chocolate, baked goods and sandwiches. The company also will provide its own high-quality, hand-made chocolate goods.

I really really need to go to this event on June 13, but I'm not sure I can avoid the chocolate cart when it calls my name.

:: Event - Author Readings/Lectures

:: Where - *Central Library

:: Level, RoomLevel 1, Microsoft Auditorium

:: Full Description - KUOW Public Radio's Marcie Sillman talks with award-winning Northwest writers about the influence of the West in their work.

-- Kathleen Alcalá's latest is "The Desert Remembers My Name: On Family and Writing.

-- A Sudden Country," Karen Fisher's debut novel, tells a love story set on the Oregon Trail of 1847.

-- Linked poems in the voices of pioneer women and children form Jana Harris's "We Never Speak of It: Idaho-Wyoming Poems, 1889-1900.

-- In Kirby Larson's Newbery Honor book, "Hattie Big Sky," a strong young woman homesteader tries to prove up on her uncle's Montana claim,

Presented with The Elliott Bay Book Co. Books will be available for purchase and signing.Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Tickets or reservations are not required. Parking in the Central Library garage will be available for a $5 special event rate. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

:: Contact - Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian


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