Learn about Baro Af-Soomaali, a community-created alphabet book for Somali families.
We host book groups for adults, children, teens, families, and low-vision, deaf and hard of hearing, and Spanish- and Chinese-speaking patrons.
Call Me Ishmael
Visit level 3 at the Central Library to hear stories recorded by book lovers on the Call Me Ishmael phone.
Join us for a poetry discussion group at one of our neighborhood branches and discover new and familiar poets with fellow poetry lovers.
Seattle Reads is a "one book, one city" program, where people are encouraged to read and discuss the same book.
Join us for Thrilling Tales, a lunchtime story time for adults, which features exciting short stories that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Washington Center for the Book
The Washington Center for the Book promotes literacy, celebrates our state’s robust literary heritage, and highlights the way libraries and reading help strengthen communities and foster civic engagement.