General Book Club: A Thread of Grace
Oct
21
6:30 PM18:30

General Book Club: A Thread of Grace

Join General Book Club to discuss A Thread of Grace, a powerful, moving, and heavily researched historical novel. With a host of memorable characters, Mary Doria Russell tells the engrossing story of the network of Italian citizens who saved the lives of forty-three thousand Jews during World War II.

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General Book Club: The Secret History
Sep
16
6:30 PM18:30

General Book Club: The Secret History

The General Book Club will next discuss the psychological thriller The Secret History by Pulitzer Prize winner Donna Tartt!

Here’s the blurb: “Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum existence of their contemporaries. But when they go beyond the boundaries of normal morality their lives are changed profoundly and forever, and they discover how hard it can be to truly live and how easy it is to kill.”

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True Crime Book Club: Party Monster
Sep
12
6:30 PM18:30

True Crime Book Club: Party Monster

True Crime Book Club’s next pick is the Edgar Award-nominated Party Monster by James St. James! Join the “Murderinos” to discuss this book that “created a storm of controversy for its startlingly vivid, strikingly fresh, and outrageous depiction of the hedonistic world of the 90s New York City club kids, for whom nothing was too outré--including murder.”

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Reclaiming History: A Panel
Aug
28
7:00 PM19:00

Reclaiming History: A Panel

We’re excited to host a panel at the end of summer on Reclaiming History! We’ll delve into the myriad ways marginalized people are erased and why that matters in our fiction, with a brilliant group of panelists whose work all touches on this subject in different ways: Olivia Waite (The Lady’s Guide to Celestial Mechanics), Somaiya Daud (Mirage), Lauren Dane (Whiskey Sharp series), Jasmine Silvera (Grace Bloods series), and A.J. Hackwith (The Library of the Unwritten).

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SFF Book Club: Unraveling
Aug
20
6:30 PM18:30

SFF Book Club: Unraveling

This August, Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Club led by fantasy author Django Wexler will discuss Unraveling by multiple award-winning author Karen Lord!

In this standalone fantasy novel, the dark truth behind a string of unusual murders leads to an otherworldly exploration of spirits, myth, and memory, steeped in Caribbean storytelling.

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PNW Chalk Fest and Sidewalk Sale
Aug
16
to Aug 18

PNW Chalk Fest and Sidewalk Sale

This family-friendly event will feature internationally, nationally and regionally renowned chalk artists for a spectacular showcase, as they transform Redmond Town Center into pastel masterpieces. Enjoy three days of progressive street murals and the annual merchant Sidewalk Sale, including fantastic books on sale at steep discounts!

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Where's Waldo Celebration and Grand Prize Drawing
Aug
3
2:00 PM14:00

Where's Waldo Celebration and Grand Prize Drawing

Join us for the Where’s Waldo Celebration and grand prize drawing! If your completed passport included stamps or signatures from at least 20 local businesses, you will be entered to win some fantastic prizes, from Waldo books to delicious Cow Chip cookies, from a gorgeous housewarming basket from Mac & Mabel to a FREE one-night stay in a studio suite at the Archer Hotel.

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Where's Waldo Month-Long Scavenger Hunt
Jul
31
10:00 AM10:00

Where's Waldo Month-Long Scavenger Hunt

Throughout the whole month of July, join the search at local businesses for Waldo! You can pick up your “passport” to get stamped starting July 1st.

Find Waldo Local is a great summer vacation activity and a wonderful way to support local businesses in our community, and completing the challenge enters you into a drawing for some incredible prizes.

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SFF Book Club: Empress of Forever
Jul
23
6:30 PM18:30

SFF Book Club: Empress of Forever

Join SFF Book Club led by Django Wexler on Tuesday, July 23rd to discuss Empress of Forever by the award-nominated Max Gladstone, a smart, swashbuckling, wildly imaginative adventure; the saga of a rag-tag team of brilliant misfits, dangerous renegades, and enhanced outlaws in a war-torn future. We can’t rave about this one hard enough: come find out why!

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