Arts and Entertainment

Celebrate William Stafford’s 100th birthday at the Bainbridge Public Library

William Stafford’s 100th birthday celebration will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17 at the Bainbridge Public Library.

This annual community event honors William Stafford, a beloved Northwest poet and winner of the National Book Award. Bring your favorite Stafford poem and read beside Kathleen Flenniken, Poet Laureate of Washington state. Cake and drinks will be served.

The program is sponsored by the Bainbridge Library and Friends of William Stafford.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Aug 29 edition online now. Browse the archives.