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Community Coffee Hour (Spring 2024)

Sat, May 18 @ 11:30 am 12:30 pm

Community Coffee Hours are back!! We’re resuming our casual quarterly gatherings featuring special guests, free light breakfast from local eateries, and good neighbors. Bring a neighbor, or come meet someone new!

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12601 76th Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98178 United States
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(206) 772-5541
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Participatory Budgeting Community Meeting

Wed, April 17 @ 6:00 pm 7:00 pm

Your neighbors gave us 150 ideas to improve Skyway/West Hill.

Join us to meet your local Proposal Advocates, see your idea list, and tell us what you think about it!

Join the meeting at the Skyway Library or via Zoom (Passcode: Skyway)

Free

206-477-3800

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12601 76th Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98178 United States
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(206) 772-5541
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Private Eye Beaver Investigation

Tue, April 23 @ 6:30 pm 7:30 pm

Beavers are returning to their native waterways! Learn about beaver biology, history, the story of four families living in Longfellow Creek and the young fish growing up under a beaver dam since last spring.

Amazing video footage and photographs will be shared in this 45-minute presentation and discussion.

Pamela Adams, owner of BeaverInsights, is a freelance beaver detective advocating for beavers rights and wetland habitat health who works with nonprofits such as BeaversNorthwest, Western Beavers Cooperative and BeaverWorksOregon. Pamela utilizes non-invasive videography to gather information.

Registration not required.

Details

Date:
Tue, April 23
Time:
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/65f85e74ad1be248855ac370

Organizer

Skyway Library
Phone
(206) 772-5541
Website
View Organizer Website
12601 76th Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98178 United States
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(206) 772-5541
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Improvisation Workshop

Tue, April 30 @ 6:30 pm 7:30 pm

In a fast-paced, creative environment, learn the fundamentals of improv, beginning with the all-important adage “Yes, and…” From there, learn how to create stories without scripts or rehearsal using a wide variety of improv techniques, formats and games. Presented by Seattle Children’s Theater.

Sponsored by Friends of the Skyway Library.

Ages 9 to 12.

Please register. Space is limited.

Details

Date:
Tue, April 30
Time:
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:

Organizer

Skyway Library
Phone
(206) 772-5541
Website
View Organizer Website
12601 76th Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98178 United States
+ Google Map
(206) 772-5541
View Venue Website

AweSUMM Math Space

Tue, April 23 @ 4:00 pm 6:00 pm

Come for math puzzles, games and other hands-on activities with Seattle Universal Math Museum. There are manipulatives appropriate for small children, and fun activities for elementary, middle and high school ages.

All ages welcome.

Registration not required. Drop by for as little or as much time as you want.

Details

Date:
Tue, April 23
Time:
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/656e4f92eb28943d007a87ef

Organizer

Skyway Library
Phone
(206) 772-5541
Website
View Organizer Website
12601 76th Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98178 United States
+ Google Map
(206) 772-5541
View Venue Website

Black Genealogy Cafés

Sat, May 11 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Who are your people? What is your family story? How do you start building your family tree? Join members of the Black Genealogy Research Group of Seattle and find out! Get one-to-one help learning about your family history in a friendly space. Please bring your questions and laptop or tablet. Light refreshments provided.

Please register online.

Details

Date:
Sat, May 11
Time:
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Series:
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/65e14e0fd6ce0636005807f6

Organizer

Skyway Library
Phone
(206) 772-5541
Website
View Organizer Website

Black Genealogy Cafés

Sat, April 20 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Who are your people? What is your family story? How do you start building your family tree? Join members of the Black Genealogy Research Group of Seattle and find out! Get one-to-one help learning about your family history in a friendly space. Please bring your questions and laptop or tablet. Light refreshments provided.

Please register online.

Details

Date:
Sat, April 20
Time:
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Series:
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/65e14e0fd6ce0636005807f6

Organizer

Skyway Library
Phone
(206) 772-5541
Website
View Organizer Website

Black Genealogy Cafés

Sat, March 30 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Who are your people? What is your family story? How do you start building your family tree? Join members of the Black Genealogy Research Group of Seattle and find out! Get one-to-one help learning about your family history in a friendly space. Please bring your questions and laptop or tablet. Light refreshments provided.

Please register online.


Garden Hotline Presents: Choosing the Right Plants for Your Garden

Tue, April 16 @ 6:30 pm 7:30 pm

When adding trees, shrubs and other ornamentals to your garden, it’s important to use the “Right Plant-Right Place” decision making process.

This workshop will teach you how to get to know your site, create a garden plan, choose appropriate plants, and give them a good start with proper planting and mulching techniques.

Please register.

Visit the website for a full schedule of Garden Hotline events.

Details

Date:
Tue, April 16
Time:
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/65de3b984c5c402f00418d4a

Organizer

Skyway Library
Phone
(206) 772-5541
Website
View Organizer Website
12601 76th Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98178 United States
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(206) 772-5541
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Library Resource Fair

Community Resource Fair

Social service providers will help connect you to resources such as healthcare, education, free phones, mental health resources and more! Show your vision on the Renton High School Replacement Project or explore a new career.

Participating agencies might include: King County Promotores Network, Molina Medical, King County Public Health, Assurance, Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), Renton School District for the Renton High School Replacement Project, Friends of Youth, ANEW, Working Families Tax Credit, Washington State Department of Licensing, NAMI of Washington, hopelink and others.

Registration not required.


Celebrate the Freedom to Read: Dr. Tanisha Brandon-Felder in Conversation with Author Patrick Flores-Scott

Tue, May 7 @ 7:00 pm 8:00 pm

Dr. Tanisha Brandon-Felder, host of YouTube’s Talking Books with Tanisha, will be in conversation with Patrick Flores-Scott regarding the release of his new young adult (YA) novel, No Going Back, the finale title in his South King County Cycle. They will talk about writing, teaching and the role of books in kids’ lives.

Dr. Tanisha Brandon-Felder is the director of Pre-K and Elementary Success in the Highline School District. She was previously the Director of Equitable Leadership, Pedagogy and Family Engagement in the Shoreline School District for 8 years, and a classroom teacher in the Seattle Public Schools for 16 years, in one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the country. Dr. Brandon-Felder specializes in race and equity, culturally responsive practices and, primarily the opportunity gap occurring with Black and Brown students.

Patrick Flores-Scott is the author Y.A. books, Jumped In, American Road Trip and No Going Back. Jumped In won the Washington State Book Award for YA. American Road Trip earned multiple starred reviews, was Young Adult Library Services Best Book, and a Bank Street Best Book. No Going Back earned the Junior Library Guild Gold Standard.

Details

Date:
Tue, May 7
Time:
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/66073b3290b60b33003924cb

Organizer

Skyway Library
Phone
(206) 772-5541
Website
View Organizer Website
1717 SE Maple Valley Hwy
Renton, WA 98057 United States
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(206) 775-8600
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Speech, Technology & the Walls that Confine Us, David James “DJ” Savarese

Sat, March 30 @ 6:30 pm 7:30 pm

What if we developed technologies that support various ways of communicating? Would it enhance personal connections? Can art help form inclusive communities where diverse people and languages unite? Join artful activist and writer David James “DJ” Savarese as he encourages us to break free from a speech-based culture.

Please register online or call the Skyway Library at (206) 772-5541.

Details

Date:
Sat, March 30
Time:
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/66058fba3849bf4100b03e6b

Organizer

Skyway Library
Phone
(206) 772-5541
Website
View Organizer Website
1717 SE Maple Valley Hwy
Renton, WA 98057 United States
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(206) 775-8600
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The Influence of Chinese Zodiac Beliefs

Sat, March 30 @ 2:00 pm 3:00 pm

Join local author Maija Rhee Devine (The Voices of Heaven) as she looks at how zodiac traditions and myths can exert power over people and create various social phenomena.

Registration not required.

Details

Date:
Sat, March 30
Time:
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/65c13af161803d3600799918

Organizer

Skyway Library
Phone
(206) 772-5541
Website
View Organizer Website
12601 76th Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98178 United States
+ Google Map
(206) 772-5541
View Venue Website

AweSUMM Math Space

Tue, March 26 @ 4:00 pm 6:00 pm

Come for math puzzles, games and other hands-on activities with Seattle Universal Math Museum. There are manipulatives appropriate for small children, and fun activities for elementary, middle and high school ages.

All ages welcome.

Registration not required. Drop by for as little or as much time as you want.

Details

Date:
Tue, March 26
Time:
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/656e4f92eb28943d007a87ee

Organizer

Skyway Library
Phone
(206) 772-5541
Website
View Organizer Website
12601 76th Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98178 United States
+ Google Map
(206) 772-5541
View Venue Website

Black Genealogy Cafés

Sat, March 23 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Who are your people? What is your family story? How do you start building your family tree? Join members of the Black Genealogy Research Group of Seattle and find out! Get one-to-one help learning about your family history in a friendly space. Please bring your questions and laptop or tablet. Light refreshments provided.

Please register.

Details

Date:
Sat, March 23
Time:
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/65e14e0fd6ce0636005807f5

Organizer

Skyway Library
Phone
(206) 772-5541
Website
View Organizer Website
12601 76th Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98178 United States
+ Google Map
(206) 772-5541
View Venue Website