soplease join us for an evening of merriment and good cheer as we celebrate the holiday season. Munch on tasty goodies and imbibe in holiday grog while you visit with friends, neighbors and fellow Kirklanders. Start on your holiday gift list and have a book or two signed by any one of our guest authors including Daniel James Brown, John Marzluff, Tony Angell, William Dietrich, Jamie Collison, Laurie Ann Thompson, Brian Payton, Toni Yuly and more.
Tap your toes to live music provided by jazz musicians, Ostgard and Allen. And shhh...maybe even a surprise visit from a special guest.
Gift a Book or Food Item
Donate any new children's book to Santa's Sleigh or food item in the gift boxes located at the front of the store. Attain Housing (KITH) will distribute them to Eastside families in need. Your gift can make a difference!
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 425-828-6546
Pacific Northwest Wildlife
by Aaron Baggenstos
Newly released collection of wildlife photography by award winning professional photographer, Aaron Baggenstos is now available at the bookstore. A sure winner as a holiday gift book, filled with descriptive text and incredible photos of wildlife native to the Pacific Northwest ranging from British Columbia to Yellowstone National Park. Two previous books, Wildlife of JuanitaBay and Wildlife of Lake Washington were instant regional bestsellers. This new book exceeds the quality and depth of its predecessors and is a must have for any nature loving friend, family member or...for oneself.
Poetry Night at Parkplace Books
Wednesday, December 10th ~ 7:00 pm
Join our featured PacNW poets for an evening of poetry reading & Open Mic. This is a great chance to read from your own personal work and hear from some of our best local talent. Open to All.
"Poets are...the trumpets which sing to battle" - Percy Bysshe Shelley
The word poetry comes from the Greek root word poieo or I make; or poiesis meaning "making" or "creation".
Open To All
Sunday, January 25th ~ 3:00 pm
Knit Too Readers will discuss Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell.
Tuesday, January 27th ~ 7:00 pm
Reading Circle will discuss Someone by Alice McDermott.