Let’s Talk

“Let’s Talk” events features lunchtime speakers from our community on subjects of interest to you. No registration necessary — just drop in and learn about the topic of the day. Open to the public

Make A Difference By Volunteering at Literary Source!

Caroline Socha

Tutoring at Literacy Source 2


October 8 , 2018


Youth Room

Caroline Socha, Volunteer Coordinator,  will discuss the services offered by this unique community learning center in Lake City.  Find out how volunteers tutor low income adults, with writing, math, work skills, ESOL, Citizenship and GED Prep.   Carol will discuss volunteer opportunities, training provided,  and how these services have not only impacted the people they serve but the volunteers themselves.
For more info, contact: Caroline Socha, Volunteer Coordinator at carolines@literacysource.org. 206.782.2050 Ext.107.


  Practical Tips for Staying Safe on the Internet

Doug Bostrom.

business charts commerce computer



October 15 , 2018


Youth Room


Find out how you can protect yourself and your personal information on-line.  Doug Bostrom was vice-president of the Network Security Technologies firm before its sale to Verizon. Currently he maintains the security of an international online forum – Skeptical Science – where the general public can share in  recent developments in climate science.  He says that constant interference attacks on this website keep his internet security skills well-honed.


How My Mexican Ancestors Immigrated to

the U.S. and How I Grew Up Mexican American

Carlos author foto by Carla

 Carlos Gil

April 30, 2018
Youth Room

Carlos B. Gil, author of We Became Mexican American: How Our Immigrant Family Survived to Pursue the American Dream, shares the migratory experience of his forefathers, his growing up in America (southern California), and his becoming Mexican-American.  Carlos is an Emeritus Professor of the University of Washington.