Monthly Archives: April 2015

Top 3 Right Now: Kelly Jones

This week we are featuring another great local author, Kelly Jones, whose terrifically fun book Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer just came out!  Kelly is, according to her website “is a curious person, interested in chickens, magic, farm life, spies, sewing, the odd everyday bits of history, how to make sauerkraut, how to […]

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Library Hacks – Photographs

May is national photograph month … seriously.  Here is how the library can make your dreams come true of being an expert photographer. 1.) Learn your history You can view hundreds of historical images from our archive on the Sno-Isle website. 2.) Read some books Check out some of our hundreds of books about famous […]

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Trailer Tuesday: Boy 21

Trailer Tuesday: Boy 21 by Matthew Quick (Source:

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This Week at the Library

Monday, April 27th Journeys: The Great Divide Mountain Bike Route 3:00 PM – Freeland Library Jean Fankhauser rode 2,161 miles along the Great Divide from Baniff, Alberta, to northern New Mexico. Join Jean for a discussion about the preparation, training and gear for bike-packing followed by a slide show of his journey. Tuesday, April 28th […]

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Weekend Book Giveaway: We All Looked Up

Do you worry about the future? What if you suddenly found out there might not be one?  In We All Looked Up by debut author Tommy Wallach, this is exactly what happens. (Do check out his website…he has written music to go with the book and you can listen to it there!) From the publisher: […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Angela

This week’s guest reader is Angela from the Mountlake Terrace Library, who can be seen above cosplaying as Akatsuki from Log Horizon at this year’s SakuraCon!  (How awesome is that?) Angela, what are your Top 3 Right Now? “Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankman An up-and-coming politician, the lies he tells a nation, […]

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Library Hack: Online Writing Lab

As we wind our way toward the end of the school year, that means more papers and essays and reports, many of them of the ominous “final” variety. To make sure you’re submitting your very best work, why not use the free online writing lab that comes with your Sno-Isle library card? Just log in […]

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Trailer Tuesday: The Young Elites

Trailer Tuesday: The Young Elites by Marie Lu (Source:

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Readers’ Corner: Pacific Northwest

There’s no place more beautiful in the spring than the Pacific Northwest, and we’re finally starting to get some consistent, rain-free days of sunshine. Celebrate the beautiful weather by reading something from this week’s featured booklist: Pacific Northwest.  These books take place in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, and they’ll make you feel right at home. […]

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This Week at the Library

This week we are celebrating Earth Day!  So do something nice, compost, recycle, plant a tree, etc. Tuesday, April 21st Teen Gaming 3:00 PM – Monroe Library Teens! Drop in for some video games! Mario Cart, Smash Brothers, Nintendoland and more! Provided by the Friends of the Monroe Library. Teen Movie: Rudy 3:30 PM – […]

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