July 2018

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7:00pm
Seward Park

Diane Gillespie - Stories for Getting Back to Sleep

July 2, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

An antidote for those who, at the end of a work day, find them stressed and unable to unwind.

 
 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Third Place Commons Game Night

July 4, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join the fun with a group that meets every Wednesday evening to play a variety of board & card games. Most games last less than 90 minutes so we can enjoy a change of pace. Bring a game you like to play or a new one you want us to try out together.

Game Night convenes in the Stadler Room on the first Wednesday of the month, and at tables in the Commons the rest of the month. Come join the fun! 

 
 
10:30am
Lake Forest Park

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

July 5, 2018 - 10:30am

Lake Forest Park

Join other parents, gradparents, and caregivers with children ages birth to 5 in front of the stage for art, games, and conversation, sponsored and led by the Shoreline Family Support Center.

 
 
11:00am
Seward Park

MiniMeter Music Class

July 5, 2018 - 11:00am

Seward Park

Come join us on Thursday, July 5th and Thursday, July 12th for MiniMeter Music Class, a free event for kids under 5 and their parents, in partnership with Meter Music Seattle!

Early childhood is a wonderful time to be immersed in the basic elements of music – melody, rhythm, and playful improvisation. MiniMeter is a place to sing, move, and play instruments as a family. Join us in finding new ways to bring music into your family life.

Our approach:

• Create a fun and welcoming environment

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Reading Through It Book Club - Killers of the Flower Moon

July 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.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Joe T. Cook Band "Blues" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

July 6, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

A TPC staple - old blues with deep roots. 

Thank you to Merlone Geier and our community music sponsors.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Chris Stevens Band "Soul" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

July 7, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Chris Stevens Band "Soul" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

 
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11:00am
Lake Forest Park

PJ Library Song & Storytime - ON HIATUS

July 9, 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.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Knitting Book Club - Flight of Dreams

July 9, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

All current book club titles are always 20% off Join us to knit or crochet while we discuss Ariel Lawhon's Flight of Dreams
 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

African-American Writers' Alliance Reading

July 9, 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.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Magic Monday

July 9, 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
Ravenna

Seth Jani - Night Fable

July 10, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

As the Chiron Review’s Michael Hathaway notes: “Seth Jani’s new book Night Fable is aptly named. It is a collection of 70 short poems that settle in the mind like a night of strange and peaceful dreams. The poems all stand alone, but they are linked by dreams, and filled with the lucid musings, startling imagery, and unsettling metaphors familiar to each of us in our dreaming lives.”
 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Susan Mallery - When We Found Home

July 10, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Susan Mallery's only planned public appearance for 2018!
 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Sanura Dean - Through the Fire

July 11, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Through the Fire is a book to help you through your process to wholeness and victory while you are going through the challenges of your life. Let me tell you right now that this book is written to encourage you to embrace the beauty of the process at this time. Yes, this too shall pass. I promise that you will never be the same if you open yourself up to God as you read, pray, and journal. God always restores beyond what you were before. He is always right there to bring us through the fire.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Charles Johnson - Night Hawks

July 11, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

This new collection of stories from National Book Award winner Charles Johnson offers an eclectic, engaging range of narratives, tied together by Buddhist themes and displaying all the grace, heart, and insight for which he has long been known. Spanning genres from science fiction to realism, these stories convey messages of tolerance, hope, and gratitude. With precise, elegant, and moving language, Johnson creates memorable characters and real, human struggles that have the power to enlighten and change us as we read.
 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

The Story Pirates - Stuck in the Stone Age

July 11, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

The Story Pirates are a group of performers who bring kids' writing to life through sketch comedy. Based on an idea from 11-year-old fan Boberski, the Story Pirates have teamed up with "New York Times"-bestselling author Rodkey for their first book: a hilarious time-travel adventure that doubles as an intro to creative writing.

 
 
10:30am
Lake Forest Park

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

July 12, 2018 - 10:30am

Lake Forest Park

Join other parents, gradparents, and caregivers with children ages birth to 5 in front of the stage for art, games, and conversation, sponsored and led by the Shoreline Family Support Center.

 
 
11:00am
Seward Park

MiniMeter Music Class

July 12, 2018 - 11:00am

Seward Park

Come join us on Thursday, July 5th and Thursday, July 12th for MiniMeter Music Class, a free event for kids under 5 and their parents, in partnership with Meter Music Seattle!

Early childhood is a wonderful time to be immersed in the basic elements of music – melody, rhythm, and playful improvisation. MiniMeter is a place to sing, move, and play instruments as a family. Join us in finding new ways to bring music into your family life.

Our approach:

• Create a fun and welcoming environment

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Dan Richards - Stu Truly

July 12, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

From local author Dan Richards (The Problem with NOT Being Scared of Monsters), Stu Truly is the coming-of-age story of 12-year-old Stu as he struggles to navigate the murky waters of adolescence when he finds himself living a lie—that seems to be growing beyond his control—to impress the new girl in school
 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Ellen Notbohm - The River by Starlight

July 12, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Ellen Notbohm reads from her award-winning debut novel, The River by Starlight, a sweeping century-old tale of passionate love, unimaginable loss, resilience, and redemption embodied in one woman’s tenacious quest for self-determination in the face of devastating misfortune and social injustice.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Michael Withey - Summary Execution

July 12, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Third Place Books Seward Park is thrilled to have Mike Withey, author of Summary Execution:  The Seattle Assassinations of Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes, speak and sign books on Thursday, July 12th at 7pm.  Mike’s book describes the decade-long struggle by the Committee for Justice for Domingo and Viernes against the Marcos regime who was found to have murdered the two anti-Marcos union activists in Seattle on June 1, 1981 by a federal court jury in 1989.  This is the first and only time a foreign head of state has been held liable for the murders of US citizens on

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Tamura Arthun - Blind Awakening

July 13, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Compassionate and hopeful, Blind Awakening is a remarkable story about the passage between life and death and how that transition affects both patient and caregiver.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Market Street Dixieland Jass Band "Swing Plus" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

July 13, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Market Street Dixieland Jass Band "Swing Plus" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

 
 
3:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Melelani Hula Studio Performance

July 14, 2018 - 3:00pm

Lake Forest Park

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Ben Thompson and Erik Slader - Epic Fails

July 14, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Celebrate the launch of The Epic Fails series! Authors Thompson and Slader explore the humorous backstories behind a variety of historical discoveries, voyages, experiments, and innovations that didn't go as expected but succeeded nonetheless, showing that many of mankind's biggest success stories are the result of some pretty epic failures indeed. The first two books in the series, both out on July 10, deal with the Wright Brother's early failures and initial stumbles of the Space Race.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

SOS Nonet "Big Band" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

July 14, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

SOS Nonet "Big Band" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

 
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3:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Kristi Coulter - Nothing Good Can Come From This

July 15, 2018 - 3:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Kristi Coulter in conversation with Claire Dederer (Love and Trouble) ... join us for this special launch event!

Kristi Coulter inspired and incensed the internet when she wrote about what happened when she stopped drinking. Nothing Good Can Come from This is her debut—a frank, funny, and feminist essay collection by a keen-eyed observer no longer numbed into complacency.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Story Time for Grown Ups!

July 15, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Grab a glass and join us for stories read by David Wright from the Seattle Public Library on Sunday, July 15th! 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 & Storytime - ON HIATUS

July 16, 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.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Booze & Lasers Book Club - The Three-Body Problem

July 16, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

 

Join us in a discussion on this month's book, The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu. 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)

July 16, 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!

 
 
1:00pm
Ravenna

Glen David Gold - I Will be Complete

July 17, 2018 - 1:00pm

Ravenna

The final author in our Spring Literary Luncheon series is Glen David Gold, author of Sunnyside and Carter Beats the Devil.
 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Glen David Gold - I Will Be Complete

July 17, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

From the best-selling author of Carter Beats the Devil and Sunnyside, a big-hearted memoir told in three parts: about growing up in the wake of the destructive choices of an extremely unconventional mother.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Angela Garbes - Like a Mother

July 18, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

This reading is a free event that will also be a Diaper Drive for Seattle organization West Side Baby, a local nonprofit that provides basics for children and families in need throughout King County. 

 
 
10:30am
Lake Forest Park

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

July 19, 2018 - 10:30am

Lake Forest Park

Join other parents, gradparents, and caregivers with children ages birth to 5 in front of the stage for art, games, and conversation, sponsored and led by the Shoreline Family Support Center.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Thor Hanson - Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees

July 19, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

From the award-winning author of The Triumph of Seeds and Feathers, a natural and cultural history of the buzzing wee beasties that make the world go round.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Finn Murphy - The Long Haul

July 19, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

More than thirty years ago, Finn Murphy dropped out of college to become a long-haul trucker. Since then he's covered more than a million miles packing, loading, and hauling people's belongings all over America. Known by his trucker handle as U-Turn, he spends his days (and many of his nights) in a 53-foot eighteen-wheeler he calls Cassidy. In The Long Haul, Murphy offers a trucker's-eye view of America on the move.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Linda Castillo - A Gathering of Secrets

July 19, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

A deadly fire exposes the dark side of Amish life in A Gathering of Secrets, a harrowing new thriller in the New York Times bestselling series by Linda Castillo.

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Carola Dunn - The Corpse at the Crystal Palace

July 20, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

A casual outing to the Crystal Palace in London takes a mysterious and murderous turn in The Corpse at the Crystal Palace, the latest mystery in Carola Dunn's beloved Daisy Dalrymple series.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Left Turn on Blue "Blues" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

July 20, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Left Turn on Blue "Blues" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Susan Carr Ensemble "Latin Jazz" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

July 21, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Susan Carr Ensemble "Latin Jazz" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

 
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11:00am
Lake Forest Park

PJ Library Song & Storytime - ON HIATUS

July 23, 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.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Cristina Curp (w/ Kyndra Holley) - Made Whole

July 23, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Cristina Curp, the creator of the popular food blog and wellness site The Castaway Kitchen, delivers everything you need to do away with diets and discover the right nutritional path for you in her new book, Made Whole. Together with Kyndra Holley (Craveable Keto; Keto Happy Hour), Curp will present some tasty tips and encouragement for those looking for a healthier lifestyle.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Wayne Au - A Marxist Education

July 23, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

In A Marxist Education, professor and education acitivist Wayne Au traces both his own development as a Marxist educator and the development of Marxist educational theory. Arguing that dialectical materialism is at the heart of Marxist theory, Au uses dialectics not only to analyze the relationship between capitalism and schools, but also to understand teaching, learning, and curriculum.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Rachel Linden - Becoming the Talbot Sisters

July 23, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Celebrity chef Waverly Ross has built a successful career with her home-entertaining show "Simply Perfect". Yet she and her husband have never been able to realize the true desire of Waverly's heart: to become a mother. Meanwhile, Waverly's twin sister Charlie buries her disappointment and shattered idealism beneath a life spent serving others as an international aid worker. When the beloved aunt who raised them passes away, Waverly and Charlie come together in their grief after living years on separate continents.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Colleen Hoover - All Your Perfects

July 24, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Admission is free; Signing line tickets available only with purchase of All Your Perfects. PRE-ORDER NOW to reserve your signing line ticket!
 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Reality Bites: An Epic YA Author Panel

July 24, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join us for a special panel discussion on contemporary young adult fiction, featuring three enormously popular YA authors. Jessica Brody and Rachel Lynn Solomon will be in conversation with local author, Lish McBride. Together they’ll discuss their latest work, the craft of writing, and answer any questions you might have!

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

RAVENNA - Book Club - Native by Sayed Kashua

July 25, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

This is a sort of 'best of' collection from Kashua's decade plus of weekly columns for Israeli newspaper Haaretz: short, satirical pieces on life in Israel, usually featuring Kashua and his family. Kashua comes off as a neurotic bumbler with all the comic failures of a sitcom character--kind of like Kramer from Seinfeld. And like Kramer, some of his mishaps are his own fault, and some are due to existing in a world where someone else is writing the rules.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Third Place Book Club with Jennifer Haupt - In the Shadow of 10,000 Hills

July 25, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Third Place Books Seward Park is proud to present the Third Place Book Club, a monthly book club where authors come to discuss their books.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Nonfiction Book Club - Shark Drunk

July 25, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join us to discuss the true story of two men in a rubber boat attempting to understand the ocean from every possible angle, drawing on poetry, science, history, ecology, mythology, and their own, sometimes intoxicated, observations—all while in pursuit of a shark.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Camas Davis - Killing It

July 26, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

A wayward young woman abandons her successful magazine career to learn the old ways of butchery and discover what it means to take life into her own hands. "Her powerful writing and gift for vivid description allow readers to feel as if they, too, are embarking on a life-changing journey" (Publishers Weekly).

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Ben Malcolmson - Walk On

July 27, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

A true account of perseverance and hope from Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll's assistant, about a young journalist who walks on to a top-ranked USC football team guided by his faith.

In this true, compelling account of perseverance and hope from Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll's assistant, a young journalist walks on to a top-ranked USC football team and, guided by his faith, shares God's love, launching him on an unexpected journey with an amazing outcome.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Mark Dufresne Band "Blues" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

July 27, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Mark Dufresne Band "Blues" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

 
 
3:00pm
Seward Park

Find Waldo in Columbia City Victory Party!

July 28, 2018 - 3:00pm

Seward Park

Come celebrate 31 years of Where's Waldo with a scavenger hunt through all of July at your local businesses in Columbia City! Visit all 25 (including us!) of the locations listed below and bring your completed passport back here to Third Place Books Seward Park for prizes. 

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Melissa Stephenson - Driven

July 28, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Growing up in a blue-collar family in the Midwest, Melissa Stephenson longed for escape. Her wanderlust was an innate reaction to the powerful personalities around her, and came too from her desire to find a place in the world where her artistic ambitions wouldn't be thwarted. She found in automobiles the promise of a future beyond Indiana state lines. For fans of Wild, a searing memoir about one woman's road to hope following the death of her troubled brother, told through the series of cars that accompanied her.

 
 
7:30pm
Lake Forest Park

Cascadia Big Band "Swing" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

July 28, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lake Forest Park

Cascadia Big Band "Swing" - Live Music brought to you by Third Place Commons!

 
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3:00pm
Seward Park

Reading With Rover

July 29, 2018 - 3:00pm

Seward Park

Love to read? Having trouble reading? Try reading with a friend! Join us on Sunday, July 29th at 3pm at our Seward Park location for a special visit from our canine (and human) friends from Reading With Rover.

 
 
6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Find Waldo Local - Victory Party

July 29, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Did you find Waldo in Lake Forest Park? Come celebrate!

Join us for cake and refreshments and prizes in our Den as we celebrate our encounters with the the elusive Waldo.

Bring your completed Find Waldo Local Passports — all fourteen squares for all fourteen participating Lake Forest Park Town Center merchants need to be stamped or signed — in order to be entered into a drawing to win one of the fantastic prizes provided by Candlewick Press, Third Place Books, and the other participating merchants.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Kaepernick's Reading List Book Club - The Mis-Education of the Negro

July 29, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Welcome back to Kaepernick's Reading List, a book group for curious people interested in justice and equality (a love for football is optional). Join us the last Sunday of every month in reading some of the books that inspired Colin Kaepernick to activism. We'll continue our search for insight and equity by reading and discussing The Mis-Education of the Negro by Carter Godwin Woodson on Sunday, July 29th at 7pm.

 
 
11:00am
Lake Forest Park

PJ Library Song & Storytime - ON HIATUS

July 30, 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.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Science on Tap

July 30, 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 - American Street

July 30, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join bookseller Avery for snacks and chats on American Street by Ibi Zoboi. 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.

American Street is an evocative and powerful coming-of-age story perfect for fans of Everything, Everything; Bone Gap; and All American Boys.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Megan Abbott - Give Me Your Hand

July 30, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

A life-changing secret destroys an unlikely friendship in this "magnetic" (Meg Wolitzer) psychological thriller from the Edgar Award-winning author of Dare Me.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl - Rad Girls Can

July 31, 2018 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

From the New York Times best-selling authors of Rad Women Worldwide and Rad American Women A-Z, a bold and brave collection of stories and art about inspiring and accomplished girls who have made positive impacts on the world before the age of 20. Inside, you’ll find stories about the likes of Barbara Rose Johns, whose high school protest helped spark the civil rights movement, and Trisha Prabhu, who invented an anti-cyberbullying app at age 13.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

LFP READS - Laurie Frankel - This Is How it Always Is

July 31, 2018 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Shoreline and Richmond Beach Libraries have joined with Lake Forest Park READS again this year, marking the fourteenth year of this community literary event. In This Is How It Always Is, Claude, the youngest of five brothers, is three when he announces that he wants to be a girl. The family agrees that Claude can be Poppy, and grapples with the difficulties and joys of raising a transgender child in this droll, touching novel.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Party

July 31, 2018 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join us at Third Place Books Seward Park to celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Boy Who Lived! We're having a huge party with games, trivia, a photobooth, a house sorting ceremony, and plenty of surprises. All ages welcome!