A Diverse Representation of the American Dream: Imbolo Mbue

****Time for ticketing has ended, but we will have seats at the door. We also have an overflow room if we run out of seats! Join us and your community, enjoy the conversation, and meet author Imbolo Mbue after the presentation. It is going to be a great event! Part of Kitsap Regional Library's annual One Book, One Community program. Author Imbolo Mbue hosts a discussion of immigration stories, exploring how different versions of the American Dream have shaped Kitsap. Following the panel, hear the story behind Behold the Dreamers and Imbolos journey as a writer. Afterwards, stay and get your book signed and mingle with community. Come early for an on-site book discussion. Books will be available for purchase. This is a free ticketed event. In partnership with Kitsap Historical Society, Kitsap Immigrant Assistance Center and Olympic College. Each year, Kitsap Regional Library invites the community to participate in a shared reading experience, building a starting place for open discussion. Realistic and tragic, our 2019 selection "Behold the Dreamers" is still remarkably kind to its characters. Reading this story together, we build a foundation for conversations that allow us to explore our history and how individual versions of the American Dream have shaped our Kitsap community. For more about our 2019 One Book, One Community program visit onebook.krl.org.    

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Buy books, movies, and music and support the Library. Sponsored by Friends of the Silverdale Library. 

Master Gardener Clinic

Have a gardening question?  Washington State University’s Extension Office Master Gardeners will offer weekly clinics on Thursday afternoons at the library.  Master Gardeners use science-based resources to answer questions about organic gardening practices, youth gardening, water quality, landscaping septic systems, best landscape practices, plant selection and maintenance (right plant/right place), identification of plants, insects and weeds, IPM (Integrated Pest Management), environmental stewardship, native plants, and sustainability practices.

Kingston Book Group

The Kingston book group reads fiction and nonfiction throughout the year. This month: "Hidden Valley Road: inside the mind of an American family" by Robert Kolker.

Virtual Thriller Book Group

A book group especially for fans of thrillers and mysteries. Join us in July when we will discuss "The hunting party" by Lucy Foley. Copies are available in the library catalog. Please register for this event and we'll email you the Zoom details.

PSGS Monthly Meeting with Program

This event will be updated when the program topic and speaker is confirmed. Please note: if you plan to attend either in person or via Zoom, please send an email to psgsociety1301@gmail.com.

Virtual Best Seller Book Group (Sylvan Way)

The Virtual Best Seller Book Group (Sylvan Way) reads fiction and nonfiction best sellers throughout the year. "Summer of '69" by Elin Hilderbrand.

Port Orchard Friends of the Library Memorial Day Booksale

Two day sale, Friday and Saturday. Several estate donations, large quantities of cookbooks, non fiction, and fiction as well as dvds and cds.

Port Orchard Friends of the Library Memorial Day Weekend Book Sale

Two Day Sale, Friday and Saturday. Several huge estate donations, large quantities of cookbooks, non fiction, fiction, dvds, cds.

Poulsbo Friends of the Library Book Sale

Sales of fiction (novels), hard back, and paper back books in the downstairs community room.

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