Learn how to create block prints, understand how cannabis works, and discuss the impact of creativity at a series of West Seattle events for seniors this month at The Seattle Public Library.


            Hot Topics for Seniors - Noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4 at the Southwest Branch, 9010 35th Ave. S.W., 206-684-7455. Join the Library and Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action as we create a place for the discussion of current national, state and local issues. This month's topic is "The Importance and Improvement of Creativity."

            Basic Block Printing - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, 16, 23 and 30 at the West Seattle Branch, 2306 42nd Ave. S.W., 206-684-7444. Learn how to create your own designs in print. We will cover the basics of designing, carving, registering and printing your designs that you create with the easily carved Safety-Kut material. This program is for seniors ages 60 and up. Registration is required, call 206-684-7444 to sign up. Plan on attending all class dates.

            Healthy Aging for Active Seniors - 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27 at the West Seattle Branch, 2306 42nd Ave. S.W., 206-684-7444. This presentation, titled "Marijuana, THC and CBD: Facts, Fiction & New Discoveries," will provide a detailed overview of the cannabis plant. You'll get an understanding of its psychoactive and potential medicinal qualities, how it interacts with the endocannabinoid system, and learn about new scientific research.


Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

The Library brings people, information and ideas together to enrich lives and build community. We support universal access to information and ideas, and form strong partnerships with community organizations to offer classes and workshops that are accessible to all.