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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

Film Screening and Community Discussion: 2040

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

Join us, in partnership with City of Olympia  and Evergreen's Center for Climate Action and Sustainability, for a special after-hours screening of the film 2040. Concerned about his young daughter's future, filmmaker Damon Gameau travels the world in search of new approaches and solutions to climate change. There will be a short discussion after with local ...

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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

We Need Space! A collaborative zine-making workshop

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

Our need for affordable spaces to live, work, and gather is a common thread in our Community Roots oral history narratives, and it continues today as Thurston County continues to experience rising rental and real estate costs. In this zine-making workshop, participants will work with prompts centered around the importance of access to affordable spaces ...

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Free