Monthly Archives: April 2016

You Count – Advocating for Change: Recycling More than Paper, Plastic, Aluminum, and Glass

How much do you throw away in a given day? Eat a candy bar, toss out the wrapper. Break a hairband, into the trash it goes. Think about how much you throw away daily, or even weekly. Now imagine that all your friends, family, classmates, and teachers are tossing out the same amount. And all […]

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Tuesday Trailer: Ms Marvel, No Normal

Tuesday Trailer: Ms Marvel, No Normal by G. Willow Wilson

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Readers’ Corner: Vlog Squad Reviewed Books

We’re adding four new vloggers to our stable of awesome teen video bloggers, so it seems like a good time to catch up on all the hard work the current members of the Vlog Squad have done. We keep a running list of the books that have been reviewed, and the list conveniently includes links to […]

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This Week at the Library

Tuesday, April 19th 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 and card games too. Supported by Friends of the Monroe Library. Wednesday, April 20th Video Game Flashback 1:00 PM – Darrington Library […]

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Weekend Book Giveaway: Desert Dark

As hinted at yesterday, this weekend we have an awesome giveaway. I’ve got THREE brand new hardback signed copies of Desert Dark by Sonja Stone for our readers! From the publisher: Sixteen-year-old Nadia Riley is delighted to earn a spot at an elite, government-funded boarding school. Nothing sounds better than leaving behind her fraught relationship […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Sonja Stone

This week we are featuring debut author Sonja Stone, whose exciting new book Desert Dark just came out! Looks like you are quite the adventure seeker yourself, Sonja! What books are helping you broaden your world these days? SYMPTOMS OF BEING HUMAN by Jeff Garvin I am so in love with Riley Cavanaugh, and I […]

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You Count – National Volunteer Week

April 10-16, 2016 is National Volunteer Week, a time to recognize the work of volunteers and let them know that we appreciate all that they do. You may be asking yourself, why do people volunteer? Well, a few reasons might be to: • Make a difference • Spend time doing something they really care about […]

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Tuesday Trailer: The Crossover Book

Tuesday Trailer: The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

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Readers’ Corner: Edgar Adwards

You’ve heard of the Oscars, the Grammies, the Emmies. What about the Edgars? The Edgar Awards are presented each year by the Mystery Writers of America to great works in the mystery genre. They’re named after Edgar Allen Poe, widely considered to be the first author of detective fiction. And if you love solving crimes and unraveling […]

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This Week at the Library

Monday, April 11th Monday Night Minecraft 6:00 PM – Edmonds Library Work together or on your own to build the best Minecraft structure or just play. Prizes to the challenge winners! Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. For ages 9-15. Tuesday, April 12th Teen Gaming 3:30 PM – Monroe […]

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