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Shout Out to SafeFutures Youth Center!

SafeFutures_LogoHello to SafeFutures Youth Center!

Today we’re talking about the services and programs of The Seattle Public Library.

Thanks to Kary for hosting!

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  • Take advantage of the great book lists that Seattle Librarians compile just for you.
  • Get a personalized reading list of titles you’ll love: Your Next Five.
  • Zinio provides magazine reading at your fingertips.
  • Don’t forget that our e-books and e-audiobooks collections are growing all the time.
  • Download five free songs every week through Freegal. They’re yours to keep, too!
  • Hoopla is a streaming service that the library offers. See what music, video, and audiobooks they have today.
  • Ask a Librarian is available 24/7 for all those burning questions that keep you up at night.
  • Arrange a group tour of Central Library…or just take the cell phone tour; it’s your “call.”
  • Visit a Seattle Museum for free!
  • Use Homework Help in-person at 11 Seattle libraries (throughout the school year) or check-out the online Homework Help. Both are great ways to advance your studies.

Lots to see and do and learn and enjoy and experience and discuss.

Get involved @ Your Library!

Ken @ High Point


Free Teen Theatre Performance Tomorrow!

2011 Engaged Theatre Youth Residency


Engaged Theatre Residency Performance
A partnership of Freehold’s Engaged Theatre and the Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative

Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 

 TWO Performances: 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm 

Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

FREE!  To reserve a ticket: Brown Paper Tickets

You are invited to an original performance written by youth participating in Freehold’s Aloud residency

Slam Master of Seattle and Freehold Associate Partner, Daemond Arrindell  and actor and teaching artist Carter Rodriquez, have led youth in creating a unique performance using spoken word, poetry, prose, and music. This performance is a culmination of two months of after school workshops. Participating youth were referred to the program through Southwest Youth and Family Services, and are residents of Southwest Seattle.

Come share their stories, experiences, dreams, fears, and laughter. The performance will be followed by a brief talk back inviting the audience to share their experience with the youth and ask questions about their process in creating the performance. Continue reading