Monthly Archives: January 2015

Trailer Tuesday: Trial by Fire

Trailer Tuesday: Trial by Fire by Josephine Angelini (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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Readers’ Corner: Celebrating MLK & the Civil Rights Movement

I hope you can take some time today and appreciate all that you have, and how much we all owe to the brave activists of the Civil Rights Movement. This week’s featured booklist is about this very topic, and it includes books that will make you experience every emotion from joy to heartbreak to anger […]

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This Week at the Library

Just a reminder that all branches of the Sno-Isle Libraries are closed on Monday in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  If you are looking for something to do check out National Day of Service for ideas that address King’s words “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” Here […]

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Weekend Book Giveaway: I Was Here

I can’t even tell you how excited I am about this week’s book. Gayle Forman is one of my favorite teen authors (If I Stay is in my top teen books <3). I Was Here doesn’t come out until January 27…but one of our lucky readers will get an Advanced Readers Copy a week early! From […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Kate @ Coupville

This week we are featuring Kate, our Teen Contact at the Coupville Library! What are your T3RN, Kate? “The Diviners by Libba Bray; great murder mystery, with occult overtones, compelling description of 1920s London, strong young woman character Seraphina by Rachel Hartman–excellent medieval tale about a young woman who must hide her true identity as […]

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Library Hack: Finding biographies

Do you want to learn more about famous people like singer Taylor Swift or basketball player Derrick Rose?  Some teachers love to assign biographies at this time of the year. So why not read about someone you love? With many teens checking out lots of books written on the lives of their favorite famous people, […]

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Make Monday meaningful: MLK Jr. Day of Service

United Way of Snohomish County is a local leader in finding great volunteer opportunities for teens.  Each year on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, they put together a great variety of volunteer events that you can sign up for, so you can contribute good works to your community in the spirit of MLK Jr. If […]

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Trailer Tuesday: This Song Will Save Your Life

Trailer Tuesday: This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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Readers’ Corner: Transgender Journeys

Everyone has their own path to take through life, and some are more complicated than others. This week’s featured teen booklist is about Transgender Journeys, and the books here explore the paths of transgender teens who are trying to find their true selves in a society that doesn’t always understand or accept them.  I hope […]

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This Week at the Library

The New Year is upon and this week at the library there are plenty of chances for you to express yourself at the library. In Words: In My Opinion Wed 3:00 PM Arlington You have an opinion, and we want to hear it!  Tell us what you like–or don’t like–about books, movies, fandoms and even […]

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