Monthly Archives: August 2014

Scavenganza Final Update – this afternoon!

I know you are waiting with bated breath, but Scavenganza totals will not be available until this afternoon!

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Vote for YALSA’s Teens’ Top Ten!

From YALSA: Starting August 15 through Teen Read Week (October 18), teens aged 12-18 can vote for up to three of their favorite titles for the 2014 Teens’ Top Ten. Visit the Reads 4 Teens site on August 15 to get voting! Haven’t read the books yet?  You can check them out from us: 2014 […]

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Scavenganza Challenge #65: The End

It has been absolutely wonderful having you all participate in the Scavenganza this summer.  I’ve had so many unexpected moments of pure joy, laughter, and pure happiness seeing all you have created and accomplished.  Thanks so much for all our Scavenganzeers who took part. And also, big thanks to the Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation, who is […]

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Scavenganza Challenge #64: High Five!

The end is near! Your team has accomplished many wonderful and strange things this summer, and we have the photos and video to prove it. To celebrate the grand finale of the 2014 Sno-Isle Super Summer Scavenganza, and get a last-minute 3 points, do a group high-five in front of a library Best Bets display. […]

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Last few days of the Scavenganza

Right now we are down to the last few days of the Scavenganza, and we have two teams that are neck and neck!   The Dragon Army (from Arlington) is a mere 2/3 of a point behind The Flying Chipmunks Who Love Pinecones!  This is a nail-biter!   And Turtles are Green Band Geeks are Cool could […]

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Scavenganza Challenge #63: Redesign a Book Cover

It’s been fun looking at all of the suggestions for challenges that were submitted by many of the teams – it’s too bad we can’t use them all!  Today’s challenge is brought to you by two teams, with a twist.  Ginny and Hermione in the Tardis suggested painting a watercolor of a book cover, and […]

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Author of “Bloody Jack” series is gone.

One of our teen librarians’ favorite series here at Sno-Isle is undoubtedly the Bloody Jack books by L.A. Meyer.  So it is with great sadness that we share the news that “Bloody Jack” Author Louis A. Meyer Jr. Passes at 71. Jacky Faber is one of the most delightfully strong and daring female characters in […]

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Lovable, Worthwhile, Valuable You

workmanpublishing: So stick around awhile, okay? This.

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Trailer Tuesday: Pretty Sly

Pretty Sly (sequel to Pretty Crooked) by Elisa Ludwig -Jackie @ Lynnwood Library (Source:

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Scavenganza Challenge #62: Shelfie

This challenge comes to you via Team Red Sox-Yankees, so three points to them in the clutch.  Book Shelfie: Take a picture of yourself with your book shelf. Maximum of three pictures of three DIFFERENT book shelves per team. Seven points for each ‘shelfie’ taken. Three bonus points if there’s a Sno-Isle Library book on the […]

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