Monthly Archives: March 2016

Top 3 Right Now: Deb Caletti

Local Northwest author Deb Caletti is our featured guest this week (and tomorrow HINT HINT)! She has so many great books, such as The Last Forever, The Story of Us, The Six Rules of Maybe, The Fortunes of Indigo Skye, Wild Roses, Honey, Baby, Sweetheart, and my personal favorite The Nature of Jade.  Deb, your new book Essential Maps for the Lost looks awesome! […]

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You Count – Maintaining Balance: Stay Healthy

Welcome back to our series on Maintaining Balance. Today, let’s focus on staying healthy by eating well and exercising. How healthy you are depends on several factors, but two of the most basic are what you eat and how often you move around (or exercise). Food fuels the body, gives it the nutrients it needs […]

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Tuesday Trailer: Poop Happened

Tuesday Trailer: Poop Happened! : a History of the World from the Bottom Up by Sarah Albee

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Last chance to enter Vlogger Contest

Don’t forget…entries for our Vlogger Contest are due by this Thursday, March 31, 2016! If you are handy with video and love books, this is a great volunteer opportunity that you can do from home. Know someone who would be awesome? Encourage them to submit a quick video. Can’t wait to see your videos! Dawn

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Readers’ Corner: Robots & Cyborgs

Last week’s featured booklist encouraged you to build robots. This week’s list might give you reasons to be very careful with that. The science fiction on the Robots & Cyborgs booklist speculate about what could happen in a world with artificial life. It’s all fun and games until a robot army destroys the planet. Happy […]

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This Week at the Library

Teen Tech Month is winding down, make sure to get in your Vlogger Contest entry in by the end of the month. Tuesday, March 29th Teen Gaming 3:30 PM – Monroe Library Teens! Drop in for some video games on our Wii and Wii U! Mario Cart, Smash Brothers, Nintendoland and more! We’ve got board […]

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Weekend Book Giveaway: The Way I Used to Be

This week we have an advanced readers copy of a book about a heavy topic, that is already getting a lot of buzz: The Way I Used to Be by Amber Smith. From the publisher: Eden was always good at being good. Starting high school didn’t change who she was. But the night her brother’s […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Jillian

This week we are featuring Jillian, who works at our Lake Stevens Library!  What books are you loving right now, Jillian?   MARTians by Blythe Woolston A delightfully subversive and subtle critique of consumer culture and the abuse of power in an environmentally-desolate twenty-minutes-into-the-future setting. Popular by Maya van Wagenen A girl’s charming, hilarious attempt […]

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You Count – Adopt-a-Stream & Adopt-a-Highway

A recent article in the Everett Herald reported that teen volunteers joined members from the Adopt-a-Stream Foundation to restore an area along Catherine Creek in Lake Stevens. The Adopt-a-Stream Foundation’s mission is “to teach people how to become stewards of their watersheds.” The Foundation welcomes volunteers. If you enjoy working outdoors or have an interest […]

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Tuesday Trailer: The Game of Love and Death

Tuesday Trailer: The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough

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