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First Tuesdays

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First Tuesdays was designed as a continuing-education opportunity for staff of libraries in Washington State. This free web presentation allows attendees to share their skills and successes and learn about new topics. The special-subject presentations, lasting about 60 minutes, are recorded so that others may listen at their own convenience.

Next Session

January 11, 2021, 9 a.m. PACIFIC

You Can Zine: How to Make a Zine in an Hour or Less

Come and learn how to make a zine and how to bring this fun and empowering activity to your community members! This session will provide a quick intro to zines and how to make them. Presenters will also tell you about the Washington State Zine Contest and Sheltered in Place: COVID-19 Zine Diaries projects and how to get involved.


Sara Peté is a Community Outreach Librarian for the Washington State Library and the Washington Center for the Book. She coordinates the annual Washington State Zine Contest and the Sheltered In Place: COVID-19 Zine Diaries Project. Sara lives in Olympia, Washington, where she plays music and frequents swimming holes.

Kelsey Smith is a reference librarian for the Washington State Library. She’s a founding organizer for the Olympia Zine Fest, and started the Timberland Regional Library’s zine collection at the Olympia branch. She is also a primary organizer for Community Print, a community letterpress print shop in downtown Olympia.


You are invited to a First Tuesdays webinar. 

Register in advance:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Contact Information

Tami Masenhimer, Training Coordinator
[email protected]

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Funded in part by the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) through the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).