Monthly Archives: November 2014

This Week at the Library

Let’s face it – you’re probably reading this blog because you like to read, and you might enjoy writing too.  This week there are several programs to please both readers and writers. BYOBooks: A Bring Your Own Book Club – Arlington Library, December 2nd @ 3:00 pm Do you love to read? Do you like […]

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Weekend Book Giveaway: Hit

Yesterday’s Top 3 Right Now featured local author Lorie Ann Grover.  Today you get a chance to win an autographed advanced readers copy of her new book Hit! From the publisher: Sarah is a senior with a full-ride scholarship to Mills College for Girls and a future that seems set in stone-that is until she […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Lorie Ann Grover

This week we are featuring local author Lorie Ann Grover, who has a thrilling new book just out called Hit.  Here she is with her lovely daughter Emily: Lorie Ann recommends: “1. A Blind Spot for Boys by Justina Chen: From the Seattle Gum Wall to the ruins of Machu Picchu, from a Boy Moratorium […]

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Trailer Tuesday: Siege and Storm

Trailer Tuesday: Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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Readers’ Corner: Cooking

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so it’s time to think about food. We all like to eat food, but learning to make it yourself can be satisfying too. Today’s featured booklist is all about Cooking, and it’s filled with books to help you get started in the kitchen or improve the skills you already […]

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This Week at the Library

Good grief – how did Thanksgiving get here so fast?  This week all of the libraries will be closed on Thursday while we eat big feasts and celebrate with our friends and families. But that means one thing – the holidays are in full swing and many of you are probably looking for interesting gift-giving […]

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Weekend Book Giveaway: Taking Flight

Looking for an amazing, inspirational, true life story?  Then Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina might be just the thing! From the publisher: The extraordinary memoir of Michaela DePrince, a young dancer who escaped war-torn Sierra Leone for the rarefied heights of American ballet. Michaela was known as girl Number 27 at the […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Marta @ Marysville

This week we are featuring our awesome Teen Librarian from the Marysville Library, Marta!  Here is what Marta is loving right now: “If I Ever Get Out of Here: a Novel with Paintings by Eric L. Gansworth. Perfect for anyone who appreciates a story that unfolds like friendship. If you’ve ever made a friend because […]

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Library Hacks: Biography in Context

How often do you have to research a person? Maybe you need to write a report about an important historical figure. Or a biography of an author. Or a list of a scientist’s major accomplishments. Or maybe you’re just curious about someone. Whenever you need to find out information about a person, Biography in Context is the […]

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Trailer Tuesday: Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography

Trailer Tuesday: Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography by Neil Patrick Harris (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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