Once upon a Crime: Marty Wingate

by Lindsey A. In October, Oak Harbor Library will present Once upon a Crime, a series of programs featuring local authors of mystery, thriller, and suspense novels. On select Tuesdays, authors will visit the library to talk about their books and the craft of writing mysteries. This week we feature an interview with Marty Wingate, […]

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Whidbey Reads: Interview with Ashley Ream

by Kaley As The 100 Year Miracle continues to fly off the shelves of our libraries, we’re gearing up for a visit with Whidbey Reads author Ashley Ream​. Her visit is still roughly a month away (come on, June 7 and June 8!) but she graciously took some time out of her schedule to do an interview […]

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Whidbey Reads 2017: A Darker Side to Island Life

By Kaley It’s official! You have likely seen or heard from our Island library staff that we have chosen Ashley Ream’s​ The 100 Year Miracle​ as our title for Whidbey Reads 2017. If you’ve never participated or heard of it before, a team of staff and community members pore over books for weeks until one is selected. Then it’s […]

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Guitar Music for the Soul

by Brian This month I’ve been inspired to explore the world of guitar playing. Hearing guitarist and composer Andre Feriante play and speak about the healing sounds of music at the Sno-Isle Libraries TEDx event inspired me to seek out recordings by him and others that play in the flamenco style. I’ve listened to two albums by Andre Feriante. […]

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Write Now: Write, Revise, Publish, and Find an Audience

We know that writers almost always start out as big readers – and that readers often want to be writers. Between October and December, Sno-Isle Libraries is hosting over two dozen Write Now classes aimed at aspiring and published writers. Whether you’re struggling with page one or you have a full manuscript in your hands, be it fiction, […]

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Thrills & Chills: Mysteries to Die For with Waverly Curtis

Author Q & A Featuring Waverly Curtis by Marie Oak Harbor Library presents Thrills & Chills, a series of four programs featuring authors of mystery and suspense (September 28-October 18). A different author will appear each week and will sign books following their program. Wind & Tide Books will provide book sales at each event. Fans will […]

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Thrills & Chills: Mysteries to Die For with Martha Crites

Author Q & A Featuring Martha Crites by Marie Oak Harbor Library presents Thrills & Chills, a series of four programs featuring authors of mystery and suspense (September 28-October 18). A different author will appear each week and will sign books following their program. Wind & Tide Books will provide book sales at each event. Previously, […]

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Thrills & Chills: Mysteries to Die For with Ingrid Thoft

By Marie Oak Harbor Library presents Thrills & Chills, a series of four programs featuring authors of mystery and suspense (September 28 – October 18). A different author will appear each week and sign books following their program.  Wind & Tide Books will provide book sales at each event. Last week J.A. Jance was interviewed on […]

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My Summer Reads (Update)

By Liz Back in June I shared with you all my plan for getting through my never-ending stack of books. I cultivated a summer reading list for myself and with summer’s unofficial end being yesterday, I thought an update was in order. All in all I think my experiment has gone pretty well. Audiobooks have […]

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Thrills & Chills: Mysteries to Die For with J.A. Jance

Author Q & A Featuring J.A. Jance by Marie Just in time to usher in fall – the quintessential season for settling in with a good mystery – the Oak Harbor Library will present Thrills & Chills, a series of four programs featuring authors of mystery and suspense. A different author will appear each week and […]

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