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  • November 10
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  • Lake Forest Park

Not Just for Kids: How Children’s Literature Inspires Bold Conversations

Children’s books such as Curious George and Goodnight Moon are often beloved by children, sparking their imaginations and providing warmth and comfort. But books like these can also inspire adults— helping us to imagine ourselves in a new way and think about society from a new perspective. In this talk, University of Washington lecturer Anu […]

  • When
  • 10:30 am, Saturday
    November 10, 2018
  • Where
  • Third Place Commons
    17171 Bothell Way NE
    Lake Forest Park, WA 98155 United States
  • November 10
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  • Forks

Coming Home: How the Humanities Helps Soldiers Find Meaning After War

What is the true nature of war, and how does the experience of war affect the human heart? How have the myths and realities of combat, and the invisible wounds of war, been portrayed over the ages? This talk shares stories of the men and women who signed up to serve during the wars in […]

  • When
  • 1:00 pm, Saturday
    November 10, 2018
  • Where
  • Forks Branch Library
    171 Forks Ave.
    Forks, WA 98331 United States
  • November 10
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  • Chehalis

The Healing Tale: How Stories Can Move Us Beyond Shame

Have you ever felt lost for words? Now imagine not having the vocabulary to describe an event in your life, and feeling imprisoned by it for years. From mythological tales to cultural rituals to modern real life stories, this talk explores the power of storytelling and its role in healing. With an emphasis on South […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Saturday
    November 10, 2018
  • Where
  • Vernetta Smith Chehalis Timberland Library
    400 North Market Blvd.
    Chehalis, WA 98532 United States
  • November 10
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  • Mountlake Terrace

Hollywood and the Homefront: Tinsel Town’s Contribution to WWII

During World War II, the War Department realized the importance of not only keeping up the morale of America’s fighting forces abroad, but the morale of those at home. The result was an unprecedented push by Hollywood to contribute morale-building war dramas, troop entertainment, and training films to the war effort. Special radio programs, documentary […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Saturday
    November 10, 2018
  • Where
  • Mountlake Terrace Library
    23300 58th Ave W
    Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043 United States
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