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The Seattle Public Library
Central Library, 1000 4th Ave, Seattle, Washington 98104
Celebrate the literature and incredible authors of Washington at this year's Washington State Book Awards! This annual awards ceremony and reception are both free and open to the public.
The Washington State Book Awards recognize outstanding works by Washington authors in eight categories: poetry, fiction, history/general nonfiction, biography/memoir, young adult, middle grade, early reader and picture book.
The 2017 Book Awards honor work published in 2016. Finalists will be announced in mid August.
Library events and programs are free and open to the public. Tickets and reservations are not required.
Note: The Library will close at its regular Saturday time of 6 p.m. and will reopen at the Fourth Avenue entrance at 6:30 p.m. for this event. Parking in the Central Library garage will be available for the $7 weekend rate.