Monthly Archives: July 2014

Scavenganza Challenge #50: Happy Birthday, Harry!

Today is Harry Potter’s birthday (would you believe he’s 34?!), so we think it’s only appropriate you bake him a nice cake. It’s not like the Dursleys will do anything special for him. And he did save the world a bunch of times and stuff. To earn 26 points for House Gryffindor (or your team), […]

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Scavenganza Challenge #49: Reading Outside the Box – Poetry

Today’s installment of “Reading Outside the Box” will be the last of our reading based challenges.  Believe it or not, there are only 17 days left of the Scavenganza!  It’s been an amazing summer and we love all of your entries. Since time is winding down, today’s genre to read is poetry.  Head straight for […]

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Scavenganza Challenge #48: Then & Now

This challenge comes to you from team The Flying Squirrels Who Like Pinecones (3 pts to them!): For a whopping 15 points:  Find a historical picture of a site and take a picture of it today. Include a link to the historical picture in the description of the present day photo.  Edmonds High School located on […]

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Trailer Tuesday: Elusion

Elusion by Claudia Gabel and Cheryl Klam –Jackie @ Lynnwood Library (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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Scavenganza Challenge #47: Treasure Hunt!

Did you know that there are treasures hidden everywhere?  It’s true, and they’re called Geocaches.  In case your’e not familiar with geocaching, watch this short video for an introduction. Just like they say in the video, there’s probably a geocache very near to you RIGHT NOW [cue dramatic music]. Today’s challenge is very simple – […]

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Scavenganza Challenge #46: Upcycle It

Landfills are full. Money is tight. The solution to both of these problems is upcycling! Upcycling is creating something new out of something old. It’s recycling + DIY. For today’s challenge, save the planet by making something useful out of recycled materials. Look for old, unwanted objects around the house or at thrift stores and […]

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Scavenganza Challenge #45: Fan Art

There’s something you geek out about. Dr. Who. My Little Pony. Harry Potter. Divergent. Hunger Games. You know what I mean. What’s your pop culture addiction? For 12 points, illustrate a homage to your favorite geekdom. Digital, pen & ink, diorama, whatever medium makes you happy.  We can’t wait to see it! DR WHO by […]

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Scavenganza Challenge #44: Database Infomercial

Is your team made up of a mix of studious introverts and show off extroverts?  Then you are going to love this challenge. Go to Sno-Isle Libraries Research page and poke around in our databases, looking up the weirdest, most awesome stuff you can imagine.  When you find a particularly special and fascinating bit of […]

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Weekend Book Giveaway: Let’s Get Lost

If there is one thing I love to do in the summer, it is to take a road trip.  Which is why Let’s Get Lost by Andi Alsaid sounds so intriguing to me. From the publisher: Five strangers. Countless adventures. One epic way to get lost. Four teens across the country have only one thing […]

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Scavenganza Challenge #43: Survey Says…

Hey, have you noticed that the Sno-Isle Teens website has a weekly poll that you can vote on, allowing your opinions on timely and vital topics to be known all over the world? It’s true. Just scroll down to the bottom of the main teen page.  Today’s challenge is to create a poll for the […]

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