Ferry Tales: "The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher" by Kate Summerscale

Thursday, December 8, 2016 -
4:30pm to 5:15pm

A commuter discussion on the 4:40 SEA to BI ferry. The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher" by Kate Summerscale

Classics: "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Monday, March 20, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Explores the great classics of western literature. "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Classics: "Tess of the D'Urbervilles" by Thomas Hardy

Monday, February 27, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Explores the great classics of western literature.  

"Tess of the D'Urbervilles" by Thomas Hardy

Classics: "Meditations" by Marcus Aurelius

Monday, January 23, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Explores the great classics of western literature.  

"Meditations" by Marcus Aurelius

Having the Talk...Help!

In this day in age, there are lots of “talks” we need to have with our children. So many in fact, I often get overwhelmed (as a parent) and paralysis sets in. But one talk that has been tried and true for some time is the sex talk. Looking back at my childhood and adolescence, the sex talk happened once around puberty and that was it. Our parents took a deep breath and had at it, usually a boy with his father and a girl with her mother. I think both kids and parents wanted it to end as fast as possible, never to be mentioned again.

Taste of Port Orchard Friends of the Library Book Sale

Saturday, September 3, 2016 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

Taste of Port Orchard Friends of the Library Book Sale

Phoebe and her Unicorn Author Dana Simpson

Saturday, September 24, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Award winning Dana Simpson, cartoonist, writer, illustrator and creator of Phoebe and Her Unicorn, will visit the library to talk about her work.

Literary Cookery with Susan Wiggs

Saturday, September 10, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Do you have a recipe that always reminds you of home? Come share recipes, talk about cooking show obsessions, and great books with Susan Wiggs as she shares how food inspires her writing, and her latest book, "Family Tree."  

West Sound Reads: Precious and Grace, with Alexander McCall Smith

Saturday, October 15, 2016 -
2:30pm to 3:15pm

Due to the anticipated storm, and the safety of all involved, this event will NOT include a book signing and will be shortened to allow for safe travel.  The event will run from 2:30-3:15.  Autographed copies of the book will be available for sale but personalization will unfortunately not be possible.  

Best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith will appear at the Commons at Bainbridge High School  to read from and discuss his latest No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Novel, Precious and Grace.

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