Seattle Reads is turning 25 this month.
Seattle Public Library partners with organizations to provide free resources
The Seattle Public Library has established a partnership with the Seattle Municipal Court Resource Center to better connect people in need to Library resources. The Court Resource Center is available to anyone in the community. It is primarily used by people in the Seattle Community Court program who have committed low-level offenses. The library staffs […]
Literacy champ Higashi to get Seattle Arts & Lecture award
Seattle Arts & Lectures (SAL) announced that it will present the third annual Sherry Prowda Literary Champion Award to Chris Higashi, program director for the Washington Center for the Book at Seattle Public Library. Higashi will receive her award SAL’s annual Words Matter benefit gala on March 10. Programs such as Seattle Reads, co-founded with […]
High school essay and scholarship contest open through March 5
The Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA) is sponsoring an essay contest to provide a forum for expression by youth who aim to be future leaders of the United States. The contest is open to all high school students. To participate, students must register before Feb. 29. The actual essay has to be written on-site at […]
Discovering the roots of your Asian American family tree — Tracking history becomes less troublesome with Uncle Sam
By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly The family trees of Asians in the United States will create a much larger forest as they become the largest immigrant group in 2055, according to a Pew Research Center study released last month. The proper conditions for the growth of these trees can be attributed to the first […]
Speed dating draws millennials to local library
By Jocelyn Moore Northwestern Asian Weekly While speed dating may not be at the top of your list of date ideas, it may be a trending way to meet new people soon, at least at your local libraries. The Beacon Hill Branch of Seattle Public Library hosted its first speed dating event on August 29, […]
New senior housing community accepting applications
The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) announces the availability of 50 brand new Senior HUD-subsidized affordable apartments located in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, close to the Seattle Public Library, Ballard Commons Park, NW Market Street and the Majestic Bay movie theater. Occupancy begins January 2015.
Chinese Valentine Party — Meet someone at the Seattle Public Library!
There will be a free social skills workshop and dance in celebration of Chinese Valentine Party from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Central Library, 1000 4th Ave., Level 4, in the Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room 1.
International District library hours extended
The hours of the International District–Chinatown branch of the Seattle Public Library have been extended in 2013. The library will now be open Mondays and Tuesdays from 1 p.m.–8 p.m.; Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 11 a.m.–6 p.m.; and Sundays from 1 p.m.–5 p.m.
BLOG: Ang Lee’s Life of Pi
By Assunta Ng Movie theaters hate people like me.