The library remains closed. All our programs are currently hosted online.


Toni Morrison Author Study
Toni Morrison Author Study
Meet The Translators
Meet The Translators
400 Year of Racism Series
400 Year of Racism Series
Shared Inquiry Workshop
Shared Inquiry Workshop
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  • Mon, Jan 04
    Online event via Zoom
    Moby Dick: A Reading Series
    Folio Seattle and The Center for Wooden Boats host an in-depth reading of Moby Dick.
  • Thu, Jan 21
    Online event via Zoom
    Meet the Translator: Sasha Senderovich Presents Judgment by David Bergelson
    Translated from Yiddish by Sasha Senderovich (University of Washington) and Harriet Murav (University of Illinois).
  • Wed, Jan 27
    Online via Zoom
    Toni Morrison Author Study: Paradise
    Toni Morrison's first novel since she was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature
  • Tue, Feb 02
    Online event via Zoom
    Discussion: Begin Again By Eddie S. Glaude Jr.
    Folio continues a critical series of book discussions exploring the history of racism in the United States with Begin Again, a searing indictment of racial injustice in America - inspired by the life and work of James Baldwin.
  • Tue, Feb 09
    Online event via zoom
    The Bible in a Post-Biblical Age
    A series of discussions about faith in America, presented in collaboration with Seattle Pacific University.
  • Tue, Jan 12
    Online Event via Zoom
    Shared Inquiry for Book Discussion Groups
    Join Folio librarian Lillian Dabney to learn more about the Shared Inquiry method and how to participate and lead a shared inquiry discussion.


Join Folio staff and members to talk informally about all kinds of books our fun UN-BOOK discussion group, or sign up for one of our many Fiction, Philosophy, and Poetry discussions. Become a member to access member book discussions and events.


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