By Mary Getchell, Communications Director
People will learn about fascinating aspects of Washington state during a free event at the Steilacoom Pierce County Library (2950 Steilacoom Blvd) on Thursday, Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. Award-winning author and radio producer Harriet Baskas will guide participants in discovering how Washington state’s unusual and offbeat people, places, things and events contribute to community identity. She will share untold stories of their influences on local and state history. Friends of the Steilacoom Library and Inquiring Mind Speakers Bureau sponsor this free event.