The Seattle Public Library will offer open mics and poetry readings at several Library locations in June. Event details with times and locations are outlined below.

It's About Time Writers' Reading Series
A monthly series featuring author readings and open mics. The 332nd meeting features readings from Francine Walls, Carol Pierson Holding and Catalina Marie Cantu. Andrea Lewis will give a short lecture on the writer's craft.

6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Thursday, June 8 at the Ballard Branch, 5614 22nd Ave. N.W., 206-684-4089 .

A monthly open mic that takes place on the second Saturday of each month, featuring readings of poetry and prose. This month's featured poets are Chris Jarmick and Rayn Roberts.

4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 10 at the Green Lake Branch, 7364 E. Green Lake Dr. N., 206-684-7547.

Writers Read
A monthly open mic with selected author readings on the second Sunday of each month, presented in partnership with African-American Writers' Alliance.

2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 11 at the Columbia Branch, 4721 Rainier Ave. S., 206-386-1908 .

Poets of the Russian Far East
Songwriter Sergey Zrazhevsky will present literary and musical compositions inspired by poets from the city of Blagoveshchensk.

3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 18 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 4, Howard S. Wright Family & Janet W. Ketcham Meeting Room, 206-684-0849 .

Poetry 'Potluck'
An informal monthly gathering for listening to and reading poetry aloud. Attendees should bring a few favorite poems. This is a feast of poetry, not a food event.

6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Thursday, June 22 at the Ballard Branch, 5614 22nd Ave. N.W., 206-684-4089 .