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Event Details

Wednesday, October 20 2021


7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This is a virtual event. The access information will be shared in your registration confirmation message.


This month, our selection corresponds with Becoming Helen Keller, which premieres Tuesday Oct 19 at 9pm on KCTS 9. Broadcast in the award-winning PBS series American Masters, this documentary depicts the life and legacy of the great author, activist, lecturer and force for disability rights, Helen Keller.


Books are available for purchase through Third Place Books for a 20% discount**. Orders can be placed HERE and may be picked up in person at any Third Place Books location or shipped directly to you.

*You will receive a link to the virtual event in your reservation confirmation and in an email we send to you the day prior to the event.

**Discount applies only to physical copies for the month prior to the discussion. Audiobooks are available through www.Libro.fm. Should you need assistance locating a Braille copy or have budget restrictions, please contact KCTS 9 at events@kcts9.org or (206) 443-5476. It is important to us that everyone who wants to participate is able to do so.

Attendees agree to abide by the Cascade Public Media Event Code of Conduct.

About the facilitator:

Laurie Frankel is the New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of four novels. Her writing has also appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, Publisher’s Weekly, People Magazine, Lit Hub, The Sydney Morning Herald, and other publications. She is the recipient of the Washington State Book Award and the Endeavor Award. Her novels have been translated into more than twenty-five languages and been optioned for film and TV. A former college professor, she now writes full-time in Seattle, Washington where she lives with her family and makes good soup.

Code of Conduct

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