Monthly Archives: July 2016

You Count – Self-Directed Learning

Schools out, so how do you learn more about things you’re interested in? Or get a head start on next year? Sure, you can go a Google search and pull up some information. But…I don’t necessarily trust that the information pulled up on that search is the best information you can find, particularly since people […]

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Trailer Tuesday: The Darkest Corners

Trailer Tuesday: The Darkest Corners by Kara Thomas

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Readers’ Corner: Morris Award

There are a lot of book awards out there, including many just for YA books. One of YALSA’s annual awards is the Morris Award, which goes to a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens. It’s an interesting award, because you only have one shot of ever winning it — your very first published […]

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This Week at the Library

Monday, July 18th Explore Summer: Clue Langley 2:00 PM – Langley Library Start at the library … follow clues and solve codes as you explore Langley. Supported by the Friends of the Langley Library. Explore Summer: Tween Gaming 2:00 PM – Sultan Library Drop in for some video games on our Wii! Challenge your friends […]

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Vlog Squad: Every Day

This week, Bernadette reviews one of her all time favorite books, Every Day by David Levithan, which she loves because it is “so different than any other young adult novel I’ve ever read.”

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Weekend Book Giveaway: Wax

This week we have an Advanced Readers Copy of something very different, Wax by Gina Damico (who you might know from her book Croak)” From the publisher: Paraffin, Vermont, is home to the Grosholtz Candle Factory. There, seventeen-year-old Poppy finds something dark and unsettling: a room filled with dozens of startlingly lifelike wax sculptures. Later, […]

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Learn and Discover: Ultimate Gaming Tournament @ the Arlington Library

Bring your game to the Arlington Library, this Saturday July 16 from 1-4pm ! So you think you can game with the best in the area?  Come challenge your friends and see how you stack up!  We’ll be alternating board/card games with video games in a bracket-style competition that is sure to keep you on your […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Rob @ the Stanwood Library

This week we are featuring Rob, our Teen Librarian at the Stanwood Library!  Here he is with his lovely wife Maron, who you may have seen at the Snohomish Library. So Rob, what are your Top 3 Right Now? “The Beatles in 100 Objects : the Story of the World’s Greatest Rock-and-Roll Band Through the […]

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You Count – Explore Your Town

With school out for the summer, it’s a great time to explore more of your community. What could this look like? Well, you could learn more about the history of your town by visiting historical museums, parks, heritage centers, etc. Take a look at the nature found within and surrounding your community by exploring local […]

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Trailer Tuesday: Traitor Angels by Anne Blankman

Trailer Tuesday: Traitor Angels by Anne Blankman

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