Monthly Archives: February 2016

Weekend Book Giveaway:

This week we have an advanced readers copy of Gena Showalter‘s Firstlife, the beginning of her new Everlife series! From the publisher: Tenley “Ten” Lockwood is an average seventeen-year-old girl…who has spent the past thirteen months locked inside the Prynne Asylum. The reason? Not her obsession with numbers, but her refusal to let her parents choose […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Dawn

This week we are featuring…me…Dawn, your Teen Services Coordinator, and fellow fan of teen books.  Here I am getting pushed in a swing by my darling niece, Clover! Here are the three books I’ve read most recently and loved:   Gabi, a Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero Love true-to-life fiction with a lot of heart? […]

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2016 Teen Video Challenge – Get into the Game – READ

From our State Library: The Washington State Library and the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) have launched the 2016 Teen Video Challenge, a national video competition for teens to get involved with reading and their public library’s summer reading program. Teens are invited to create a 30 to 90 second video with their unique interpretation […]

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You Count – Volunteer at the Library

If you are looking for volunteer opportunities, don’t forget about your local library. What might you do at the library? It depends on what you are hoping to get out of your volunteer experience and what the library needs help with. Perhaps you’d like to make volunteering a regular occurrence. In that case, you might […]

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Trailer Tuesday: Fracture

Trailer Tuesday: Fracture by Megan Miranda

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Readers’ Corner: If You Like The Fifth Wave…

It’s Presidents’ Day and you have a little time off from school. What better time to find a new book that you love? If you enjoyed reading The Fifth Wave by Richard Yancey, and if you’re looking forward to the movie adaptation coming out this year, try something from this week’s featured booklist. Drama. Dystopia. […]

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Vlog Squad: United We Spy

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Weekend Book Giveaway: We Are the Ants

This week we are giving away an Advanced Readers Copy of a fascinating new book called We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson (author of FML, The Deathday Letter, The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley, and Violent Ends). From the publisher: Henry Denton has spent years being periodically abducted by aliens. Then the aliens […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Sandra

This week we are featuring Sandra, from the Brier Library in what might be one of my all time favorite wacky photos I’ve been sent.   So, when you aren’t hanging out with Ewoks, what are you loving to read these days, Sandra? Drowned City by Don Brown Beautifully illustrated and factual graphic novel that […]

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You Count – Take Action

Author Patrick Ness (A Monster Calls, The Rest of Us Just Live Here, The Knife of Never Letting Go) recently raised one million dollars for Syrian refugees (read the article from School Library Journal). I found his actions incredibly inspiring. And not just because of the large sum of money he was able to raise. […]

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