Upcoming Events

George Lakey reading from Viking Economics on April 26 at 6pm

George Lakey recently retired from Swarthmore College where he was Eugene M. Lang Visiting Professor for Issues in Social Change.  While there he wrote Viking Economics after interviewing economists and others in the Nordic countries. It is his latest of nine books, all of which have been about change and how to achieve it. 

Click here to purchase a copy of Viking Economics


Three great reading groups meet at Orca each month to discuss their latest selections. Have a look at what they're reading this month. All our in-store groups are open to the public and are always looking for new members. Please join us!

The Orcapod Book Group is the original Orca-led reading group. We meet on the second Sunday of every month at 2:30pm. At the May 14 meeting we will be discussing The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood. Past Selections =>
The Fireside Book Group meets on the first Thursday of every month at 6:30pm. At their April 6 meeting they will discuss Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt by Michael Lewis. Past Selections =>
The M3 (Murder, Mystery & Mayhem) Reviewers is currently meeting at Three Magnets Brewing, and is hosted by Linda, the former owner of Whodunit Books in downtown Olympia. They meet at 6:30pm on the second Wednesday of each month. At their May 10 meeting they will discuss Charles Finch's A Beautiful Blue Death. Past Selections =>
Click here to see selections from the other groups that register their picks with us each month!