Author Archives: Jackie P.

Lead Librarian for Readers' Services at Sno-Isle Libraries.

Beyond Bestsellers: Cooking Lists From You!

by Jackie P. Are you hungry yet? As all meals must come to an end, so, too, must this month’s Beyond Bestsellers challenge. What did you read this month? Share in the comments! Mad props to WarriorofMartok, and their Cooking, Supernatural Style book list. I love this creative interpretation of the theme: smozog000 shared their […]

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New Book Group Kits for Spring

by Jackie P. The sun has finally appeared, so now’s the time to claim a great book kit, read outdoors, and meet your friends on a porch for a passionate book discussion. Whether you belong to a private club, a Sno-Isle Library book club, or you want to start your own, these kits are a […]

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Beyond Bestsellers: Cooking

by Jackie P Whether you’re looking for a recipe, information, or a good story, food-centric books can be found all over the library. This month, for our Beyond Bestsellers reading challenge, we’re looking at books focused on food and cooking. We have no-wait access on the ebook version of the acclaimed The Cooking Gene by […]

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New Book Group Kits for the New Year!

by Jackie P. We’ve recently added a large batch of new book discussion kits to our collection! Whether you belong to a private club, a Sno-Isle Library book club, or you want to start your own, these kits are a great way to connect with your community and spark discussion about the big questions. See the new kits below: […]

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An Evening with Jacquelyn Mitchard

by Jackie P. It’s not too late to see bestselling author Jacquelyn Mitchard this Saturday! Her book The Deep End of the Ocean was the inaugural selection of the Oprah Winfrey Book Club and was made into a major feature film. The editor of a realistic Young Adult imprint, Merit Press, Mitchard also is the author of […]

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New Book Discussion Kits for Autumn!

by Jackie P. We’ve recently added a large batch of new book discussion kits to our collection! Whether you belong to a private club, a Sno-Isle Library book club, or you want to start your own, these kits are a great way to connect with your community and spark discussion about the big questions. See the new kits below: […]

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Write Now 2017

by Jackie  We know that writers almost always start out as big readers – and that readers often want to be writers. Between July and December, Sno-Isle Libraries is again hosting our sucessful Write Now series, this year with over forty classes aimed at aspiring and published writers. Whether you’re struggling with page one or you have a […]

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New Book Group Discussion Kits for the Summer!

by Jackie We’ve recently added a large batch of new book discussion kits to our collection! Whether you belong to a private club, a Sno-Isle Library book club, or you are wanting to start your own, these kits are a great way to connect with your community and spark discussion about the big questions. See […]

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16 in ’16 Survey

by Jackie Parker In 2016, we invited you to read along with us as we challenged ourselves to read with variety, discover new books and authors, and generally push our reading boundaries. We’d love to hear how that went for you! Please take our survey to share your thoughts on the reading challenge to help […]

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16 in ’16: Reader of the Year

by Jackie   Congratulations go to Heather S! With 1,168 points, she becomes Sno-Isle Libraries’ Reader of the year, having read 497 books during the 10-month reading challenge! Here’s the full list of our super-readers in 2016:  1,168 points – Heather S. 831 – Caitlin P. 779 – Sandra H. 695 – Aine M. 604 – Lora […]

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