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Adult Winter Reading Challenge

Olympia Timberland Library 313 8th Ave SE, Olympia, WA, United States

Olympia's annual Adult Winter Reading Challenge is back!!  Read a variety of books from January 1 to March 30 for a chance to win local prizes -- but most importantly to discover a lot of good books!! Challenge sheets are available at the Olympia or West Olympia library -- or download by clicking here. We ...

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Free

Banned Books Bingo

Lacey Timberland Library 500 College St SE, Lacey, WA, United States

The Lacey Library invites you to join us this winter on a fun and informative reading adventure. Play Banned Books Bingo with us, January 2 – March 31, 2024, to get better acquainted with banned titles, and make up your mind about their content. How to Play: Bingo sheets will be at the Lacey Library. Complete ...

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Free

South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers Group-Critique

https://join.slack.com/t/olympiaspecul-bkw3602/shared_invite/zt-dfophn9s-cKIx5FYTabK1Km6FDuzuyw

We’re the South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers’ Group. We’re a mixed group of writers just starting out and writers who have been writing for years. Our aim is to get better at our writing and advance our careers through honest and knowledgeable feedback, deliberate practice, and community building. We meet every Friday online through Slack (no ...

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Free

We Need Space! A Collaborative Zine Workshop

Olympia Timberland Library 313 8th Ave SE, Olympia, WA, United States

This zine making workshop explores themes from Window Seat Media’s Community Roots Oral History Project exhibit that will be on display at the library February 8-March 11. Our need for affordable spaces to live, work, and gather is a common thread in the oral history narratives collected for the project, and it continues today as ...

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Free

Creativity Salons hosted by Window Seat Media, monthly

The Liberation Collective, YWCA Friendship Hall 220 Union Ave SE, Olympia

Come learn from and with other artists. Work on a creative project, build skills in your chosen artistic practice and gain insight from other creatives during your process. Window Seat Media is hosting a space to support community members engaging in creativity. Bring a storytelling project in your chosen medium that you want to work ...

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Free and by donation

South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers Group-Critique

https://join.slack.com/t/olympiaspecul-bkw3602/shared_invite/zt-dfophn9s-cKIx5FYTabK1Km6FDuzuyw

We’re the South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers’ Group. We’re a mixed group of writers just starting out and writers who have been writing for years. Our aim is to get better at our writing and advance our careers through honest and knowledgeable feedback, deliberate practice, and community building. We meet every Friday online through Slack (no ...

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Free

Creativity Salons hosted by Window Seat Media, monthly

The Liberation Collective, YWCA Friendship Hall 220 Union Ave SE, Olympia

Come learn from and with other artists. Work on a creative project, build skills in your chosen artistic practice and gain insight from other creatives during your process. Window Seat Media is hosting a space to support community members engaging in creativity. Bring a storytelling project in your chosen medium that you want to work ...

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Free and by donation

South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers Group-Critique

https://join.slack.com/t/olympiaspecul-bkw3602/shared_invite/zt-dfophn9s-cKIx5FYTabK1Km6FDuzuyw

We’re the South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers’ Group. We’re a mixed group of writers just starting out and writers who have been writing for years. Our aim is to get better at our writing and advance our careers through honest and knowledgeable feedback, deliberate practice, and community building. We meet every Friday online through Slack (no ...

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Free

South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers Group-Critique

https://join.slack.com/t/olympiaspecul-bkw3602/shared_invite/zt-dfophn9s-cKIx5FYTabK1Km6FDuzuyw

We’re the South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers’ Group. We’re a mixed group of writers just starting out and writers who have been writing for years. Our aim is to get better at our writing and advance our careers through honest and knowledgeable feedback, deliberate practice, and community building. We meet every Friday online through Slack (no ...

Read more

Free

South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers Group-Critique

https://join.slack.com/t/olympiaspecul-bkw3602/shared_invite/zt-dfophn9s-cKIx5FYTabK1Km6FDuzuyw

We’re the South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers’ Group. We’re a mixed group of writers just starting out and writers who have been writing for years. Our aim is to get better at our writing and advance our careers through honest and knowledgeable feedback, deliberate practice, and community building. We meet every Friday online through Slack (no ...

Read more

Free

South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers Group-Critique

https://join.slack.com/t/olympiaspecul-bkw3602/shared_invite/zt-dfophn9s-cKIx5FYTabK1Km6FDuzuyw

We’re the South Sound Speculative Fiction Writers’ Group. We’re a mixed group of writers just starting out and writers who have been writing for years. Our aim is to get better at our writing and advance our careers through honest and knowledgeable feedback, deliberate practice, and community building. We meet every Friday online through Slack (no ...

Read more

Free