Seattle Public Library invites people to attend author events, book discussions and community dialogues, expert conversations and literary programs this month. Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required for each event, please visit the Library’s calendar to sign up.

10:30 a.m. to noon Thursday, June 17 — Age Friendly Seattle Virtual Civic Coffee Hour. Join us for a live, online conversation with city government leaders to celebrate Pride and learn how the City of Seattle supports the LGBTQ community.

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 17 — Grow[ing] Up: A Literary Series About Growing Pains. Join us for the fourth in a five-part series of events, curated by local writer D.A. Navoti, which examines the highs and lows of growing up.

6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 22 — Mortada Gzar discusses “I’m in Seattle, Where are You?” Join us for a discussion of Gzar’s new memoir, a moving tale of love and resilience from this award-winning Iraqi writer.