Whatcom READS! will include a variety of events to go along with this year’s featured book, “Snow Falling on Cedars” by David Guterson. Here are a few; all are free except Pickford Film Center screening. Events are happening this Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Everson and Deming libraries.
Events on Saturday, Jan. 26:
• A discussion of “Snow Falling on the Cedars” will take place at the Deming Library, 5044 Mt. Baker Highway, from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26.
• A woman who taught at a Japanese internment camp in Colorado will share her stories from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Everson Library.
• Ethics in journalism in the book and today will be discussed from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the Fairhaven Library.
• People can see the film version of the book at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Pickford Film Center. Buy tickets at pickfordcinema.org.
• There also will be a public screening of the movie from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the North Fork Library in Maple Falls, followed by a community discussion.
• “Snow Falling on Cedars” author David Guterson will be on hand to discuss his book from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Bellingham Public Library. That same day, he’ll appear from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., Lynden.
• From 7:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 20, he’ll be at Whatcom Community College’s Syre Center.
• From 4 to 6 p.m., Feb. 21, he’ll discuss the writing process at Western Washington University in Miller Hall, room 138.