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Favorite poems read by Bainbridge residents

Emcee for the event is John Davis, long-time Bainbridge Island poet who teaches English at North Kitsap High School.

Readers include:

Debbi Lester (COBI Council member)

Jerry Elfendahl (Bainbridge Island historian)

Hank Teran (Bainbridge Island fire chief)

Kristin Tollefson (artist and Island Treasure)

Ann Lovejoy (gardening guru)

Kathleen Alcala (writer and Island Treasure)

Frank Buxton (actor, writer and Island Treasure)

Guy Sidora (children’s entertainer/actor)

T.J. Faddis (manager, Historic Lynwood Theatre)

John Willson (poet, staff Eagle Harbor Book Co.)

Nancy Rekow (poet and writing teacher)

Bob McAllister (poet, drama teacher and Island Treasure)

Lee Jorgenson (owner, San Carlos Restaurant)

Each of the above readers will have up to five minutes to read their selected poem and explain its personal connection.

For more information, call the library at 842-4162 or visit the Bainbridge Island Arts and Humanities Council Web site at

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