From BCB…

From Starbucks, Great Decisions and Physical Trainers to Pete Seeger, the Marriage of Figaro and the plight of the polar bears, the library has something for everyone this month.

Sat. Jan. 2 @ 3 pm: Life coach Johanna Branley offers a workshop for adults undergoing transition.

Wed. Jan. 6 @ 7:30pm: Books on Tap Literary Trivia at the Treehouse Cafe

Fri. Jan. 8 from 5 –7 pm: Artwalk opening for Stephen Hubbard and Deliah Albee, father/daughter watercolors and photographs.

Great Decisions (Meets at: Bethany Lutheran Church on 7968 Finch Rd)

January 9: Cuba and the U.S. — Moderator: Laurance Kerr, Military historian and retired U.S. diplomat

January 16: ISIS — Moderator: Kelly Erickson,Visiting Assistant Professor of International Politics and Government at the University of Puget Sound

January 23:The Koreas — Moderator: Clark Sorensen, Director of the Center for Korean Studies, Jackson School of International Studies

January 30: Migration — Moderator: Kathie Friedman, Associate Professor, Jackson School of International Studies

Sat. Jan. 9 @2pm: Seattle Opera Preview: The Marriage of Figaro

Mon. Jan. 11 @ 6:30pm: Workshop on writing a good cover letter

Wed. Jan. 13 @ 7pm: Island Film Group presents “Sullivan’s Travels” (1941)

Fri. Jan. 15@ 5:30pm: BASE lecture: Corporate Sustainability at Starbucks – A Case Study

Wed. Jan. 20 @ 7:30pm : Chuck Bishop travelogue on the plight of the polar bears: Waiting for the Ice

Mon. Jan. 25 @10am: Peggy Branaman workshop on how to find grants. Registration is required. Contact Peggy to register: or 360-779-2915, ext. 9501.

Wed. Jan. 27 @ 1pm: Professional trainers and nutritionists talk about assessing your abilities and developing your workout plan, complete with nutritional needs, to help you reach your personal best in the new year.

Sat. Jan. 30 @ 3 pm: Singing and playing guitar, Hank & Claire sketch the line from Pete Seeger’s personal story to the social justice issues that inspired him. 

Credits: BCB host and audio editor: Joanna Pyle; Social Media Publisher Diane Walker.