Screening and Panel: The Right to Read

Thu, September 21, 2023 @ 7:00 pm 9:00 pm

The Right to Read shares the stories of an NAACP activist, a teacher and two American families who fight to provide our youngest generation with the most foundational indicator of life-long success: the ability to read.

A panel discussion will follow the screening with:

  • Jenny Mackenzie, Emmy-Award-winning documentary filmmaker
  • Tanisha Brandon-Felder, Shoreline School District Director of Equitable Leadership, Pedagogy and Family Engagement
  • Karen Kline, Teacher-Librarian in the Issaquah School District

Sponsored by Friends of the Renton and Skyway Libraries.

Registration not required.

Details

Date:
Thu, September 21, 2023
Time:
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
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Organizer

Skyway Library
Phone
(206) 772-5541
Website
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1717 SE Maple Valley Hwy
Renton, WA 98057 United States
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Suminagashi Art Workshop

Tue, September 19, 2023 @ 6:30 pm 8:00 pm

Join ArtMaranth Mobile School & Design to learn suminagashi, the process of marbling plain paper with water and ink to transform it into something vibrant and colorful. All supplies provided. Ages 18+.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Skyway Library.

Please register.

Details

Date:
Tue, September 19, 2023
Time:
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/647765c5ea132336001e6552

Organizer

Skyway Library
Phone
(206) 772-5541
Website
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12601 76th Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98178 United States
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A Conversation on Voting Rights & Registration

Wed, August 23, 2023 @ 6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Join Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness and the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle for a conversation on the significance of voting, who is eligible to vote and how to register and cast ballots.

Details

Date:
Wed, August 23, 2023
Time:
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/64b55f0a797ddb2b4fc18d6b

Organizer

Skyway Library
Phone
(206) 772-5541
Website
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12601 76th Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98178 United States
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(206) 772-5541
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Skyway Park Takeover logo.

Skyway Park Takeover

Sat, August 12, 2023 @ 12:00 pm 4:00 pm

Skyway Park Takeover logo.

We’re taking over Skyway Park and EVERYTHING IS FREE! Try out a variety of sports and activities, create the perfect picnic with food, drinks, and ice cream, dance to our live DJ or wacky brass band, scoop up giveaways and resources at our vendor alley, and keep an eye out for surprise guests.

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Friends of the Skyway Library Pop-Up Book Sale

Sat, July 22, 2023 @ 11:00 am 2:00 pm

The Saturday Book Sale is back! Browse a selection of gently used fiction, nonfiction and media for all ages. Proceeds support library programs and events for the community.

Learn more about the Friends of the Skyway Library at kcls.org/about-skyway-library.

Details

Date:
Sat, July 22, 2023
Time:
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Cost:
Varies
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Website:
https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/648d09a9ea13233600211b27
12601 76th Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98178 United States
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(206) 772-5541
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David Kimmett stands in front of KC Parks van holding walking tour invite.

Skyway Park Expansion Walking Tour

Wed, June 28, 2023 @ 6:00 pm 7:00 pm

David Kimmett stands in front of KC Parks van holding walking tour invite.

Skyway Park just got a lot bigger! With the addition of several new properties along the power lines on either side of the park comes a rare opportunity to help design those spaces.

Meet up with David Kimmett from King County Parks at the new Skyway Park playground on Wednesday, June 28 at 6 p.m. for a walking tour and share your ideas!

Have questions, or can’t make it to the event and want to share your thoughts? Contact David at [email protected] or (206) 477-4573.

7032 S 120th Pl
Seattle, Washington 98178 United States
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Spring Restoration and Stewardship at Skyway Park

Sat, April 29, 2023 @ 9:00 am 12:00 pm

Come join King County Parks and West Hill Action Mob for a day stewarding and restoring Skyway Park in celebration of Earth Month.

Skyway Park is located in the West Hill community, an unincorporated urban area on Lake Washington. There are three wetlands in the park that function as the headwaters of Taylor Creek a salmon-bearing stream that passes through Seattle’s Deadhorse Canyon and enters Lake Washington. Skyway Park is 23 acres and has baseball fields an informal football/soccer field a playground basketball and tennis courts.

The site address takes you to a house near the park entrance. Meeting location is near the covered picnic shelter – keep an eye out for the King County Volunteer signs.

Free

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7032 S 120th Pl
Seattle, Washington 98178 United States
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Spring into Art and STEM: AweSUMM Math Space

Wed, April 26, 2023 @ 4:30 pm 5:30 pm

Come for math puzzles, games and other hands-on activities with Seattle Universal Math Museum and MathHappens! 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:
Wed, April 26, 2023
Time:
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/63f7de0d0748ed360067224d

Organizer

Skyway Library
Phone
(206) 772-5541
Website
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12601 76th Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98178 United States
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(206) 772-5541
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Spring into Art and STEM: AweSUMM Math Space

Tue, April 25, 2023 @ 4:30 pm 5:30 pm

Come for math puzzles, games and other hands-on activities with Seattle Universal Math Museum and MathHappens! 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 25, 2023
Time:
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Series:
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Website:
https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/63f7de0d0748ed360067224d

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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Seattle Kraken Skyway Park Sport Court Grand Opening event poster.

Skyway Park Sport Court Grand Opening

Sun, March 12, 2023 @ 2:00 pm 4:00 pm

Come celebrate the opening of Skyway Park’s brand new multi-sport court brought to you by One Roof Foundation and the Seattle Kraken. Come see the new artwork, learn how to play street hockey, meet Buoy the troll, enjoy food from Salima Specialties, and take part in exciting raffles!

There will also be a free street hockey clinic for youth ages 5-12. Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. First 75 kids to pre-register get an NHL street hockey kit, Kraken t-shirt, and Kraken water bottle!

Skyway Park sport court grand opening. Children in Seattle Kraken hockey shirts pose with mascot.

Free
7032 S 120th Pl
Seattle, Washington 98178 United States
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