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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True Crime Book Club: American Fire Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land
Nov
7
7:00 PM19:00

True Crime Book Club: American Fire Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land

Note NEW time: 7-8m True Crime Book Club’s next pick is Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land by Monica Hesse. A breathtaking feat of reportage, American Fire combines procedural with love story, redefining American tragedy for our time. One of NPR's Best Books of 2017 and a New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year.

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SFF Book Club: NINTH HOUSE
Nov
19
6:30 PM18:30

SFF Book Club: NINTH HOUSE

Join the SFF book club to discuss NINTH HOUSE, the first adult novel by YA bestseller Leigh Bardugo. Galaxy "Alex" Stern ends up at Yale and joins the Ninth House, which oversees the rituals and gatherings of the eight other "Houses of the Veil" — the so-called secret societies that practice there.

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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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