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There are a number of ways in which you can reach us:
Call a Reference librarian at (206) 592-3232 (on-campus extension 3232) during library hours.
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As the December holidays approach, we take this opportunity for feature holidays and festivals from around the world and from many traditions: Virgin of Guadalupe Day, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice the Mayan Calendar, and many more.
For this guide, we provide books in our library, ebooks through our databases, streaming films, community resources for holidays assistance programs, holiday celebration events, and holidays attraction lists.
You can also find these materials on our Recommended Reading display rack on the Plaza Level of the library. Please borrow and enjoy them!
Host Yolanda Vazquez talk about vacations as she speaks with residents about where they have gone for holiday and how long they stayed away. Viewers hear the language, see the text...
The Gospels of Matthew and Luke describe the birth of Jesus Christ, but neither gives a specific date; a record written in 354 A.D. establishes December 25th as the date of the nat...
France’s long and colorful history has given its people many reasons to celebrate—the country’s calendar contains a large number of historical and religious festivals.
Tibetans call the new year holiday Losar, and Tibetan Buddhist Tenzin Getso describes some of the special Losar rituals that help Tibetans leave the negative aspects of the old yea....
Buddhists release sky born lanterns to celebrate the full moon. Families celebrate the elements of nature with dance and by honoring Phra Mae Khongkha.