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

A monthly open mic that takes place on the second Saturday of each month, featuring readings of poetry and prose. This month's featured poet is Keith Moul.

4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, July 8 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, July 9 at the Columbia Branch, 4721 Rainier Ave. S., 206-386-1908 .

Evening of Poetry
A quarterly reading with fresh voices from the local poetry scene, presented in partnership with Floating Bridge Press. This month's readings will feature Lydia/Lenny Swartz, Keith Moul and afrose fatima ahmed.

6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Monday, July 10 at the Fremont Branch, Fremont Branch, 731 N. 35th St., 206-684-4084 .

It's About Time Writers' Reading Series
A monthly series featuring author readings and open mics. The 333rd meeting features readings from Bill Carty, Paul Hlava and Michelle Penaloza. Bethany Reid will give a short lecture on the writer's craft.

6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Thursday, July 13 at the Ballard Branch, 5614 22nd Ave. N.W., 206-684-4089.

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, July 20 at the Ballard Branch, 5614 22nd Ave. N.W., 206-684-4089.