For the second year, the Seattle Public Library is hosting Comixtravaganza, an all-ages, city-wide comics festival featuring a series of events at several branches and community centers. The first is this Wednesday at the Ballard branch at 6:30 p.m. Local cartoonist David Lasky will be there (from Urban Hipster, among others), and he’ll provide an […]
Ballard High School is working with the Seattle Public Library to make history: sign up every student in school with a library card. “This is totally uncharted territory for them and for the Seattle Public Library,” said Lynn Miller, librarian at the Ballard Branch. For the past few days, students have been visiting library branches […]
18 members of the Seattle Mountaineers Club completed an urban hike today between seven branches of the Seattle Public Library, and they just finished the day at Ballard Library. Here they are crossing the street… And posing in front of the library… The hikers are celebrating the end of the city’s campaign to build and […]
This weekend, the WiFi was down at the Ballard Library. But today, technicians were able to get it back in business. It’s amazing, when you think about it, how much we depend on WiFi these days.
Here’s an event to mark on your calendar. Best-selling Seattle author Sherman Alexie, whose book The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (Amazon) has won widespread acclaim, will be at the Ballard Library on Thursday, Sept. 4th. He’ll be reading from the book and answering questions from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. By the […]