EverettReads! in white letters spelled out on the spine of orange books

Author Sy Montgomery posing for a photo with an octopus

Everett Public Library proudly presents acclaimed naturalist Sy Montgomery as the featured speaker for the 2019 Everett Reads! program. This year's program is dedicated to an exploration of all things animal.

Sy Montgomery has been chased by a silverback gorilla, embraced by a Giant Pacific Octopus, and undressed by an orangutan. Learn about Montgomery’s amazing animal adventures and explore the connection between humans and animals.

Copies of Sy Montgomery's books, including her most recent work, "How to Be a Good Creature: a Memoir in 13 Animals," are available for check-out at the Everett Public Library.

Family Program:
Saturday, May 4, 11 a.m. in the Everett Public Library auditorium

School-age children and their families are invited to a special presentation by Sy Montgomery!

 Copies of the author’s children's books will be available for sale and signing following the program.

Sunday, May 5, 5 p.m. at the Historic Everett Theatre

Sy Montgomery will present an illustrated lecture for adults. 

Books will be for sale and available for signing following the lecture during a free reception hosted by the Friends of Everett Public Library.

This event was postponed from February, due to winter weather. 

Everett Public Library gratefully acknowledges event sponsors: the Historic Everett Theatre, Humanities Washington, and Friends of the Everett Public Library.

Friends of the Library with the "N" depicted as an open book
Everett Public Library book logo with a ribbon graphic and the words "Established 1984"
humanities Washington logo, the words 'humanties WASHINGTON' and an 'h' above a 'w

Lone Reader Book Review of "The Soul of an Octopus"