Monthly Archives: August 2016

Readers’ Corner: Fiction Graphic Novels

If you haven’t been reading graphic novels, you’re missing out. They’re not all superheroes and manga (although those can be pretty great too). Check out our list of great fiction graphic novels, and read some books with pictures this summer. This list only includes 25 of the hundreds of fantastic graphic novels available in the Sno-Isle catalog. […]

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This Week at the Library

Tuesday, August 23rd Explore Summer: Field Day Frenzy 2:00 PM – Edmonds Library Celebrate the end of Explore Summer at our Field Day Frenzy! Enjoy wacky races, wild games, and ridiculous feats of daring-do. For kids, tweens, & teens. Explore Summer DIY Teens: Locker Decor 3:30 PM – Granite Falls Library Decorate your space at […]

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Vlog Squad: Tumbling

Love the Olympics? Even if you are like Andrew, and aren’t particularly sporty or follow the games, Tumbling by Caela Carter is “a GREAT multiple perspective story”, which he highly recommends. Check it out from Sno-Isle Libraries today:

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Weekend Book Giveaway: We Know It Was You

This week we have the first book in the new Strange Truth series by Maggie Thrash, We Know It Was You: From the publisher: It’s better to know the truth. At least sometimes. Halfway through Friday night’s football game, beautiful cheerleader Brittany Montague—dressed as the giant Winship Wildcat mascot—hurls herself off a bridge into Atlanta’s surging […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Aine

This week we are featuring Aine from Langley, one of our teen Explore Summer Gold Medal readers! In addition to books, they also loves cosplay. Here they are as Sherlock, from the Hound of the Baskervilles   Six Of Crows by Leigh Bardugo I was hesitant going into this one, as I had pretty meh feelings about […]

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Vote on the 2016 Teens Top Ten!

Your vote can count! Every year the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) asks teens to tell us their favorite books for the year. Teens nominate and then vote on YALSA’s Teens’ Top Ten. Voting opened Monday and you have until Oct. 15 to tell us which books you think should be the Teens’ Top […]

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You Count – World Humanitarian Day

“In a world that is ever more digitally connected, each of us has the power and responsibility to inspire our fellow human beings to act to help others and create a more humane world.” — UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon August 19 is World Humanitarian Day, a day dedicated to recognizing “the aid workers who risk […]

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Trailer Tuesday: The Novice by Taran Matharu

Trailer Tuesday: The Novice by Taran Matharu Book 1 in the Summoner series. Don’t miss book 2, The Inquisition.

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Readers’ Corner: Teens’ Top Ten Nominees

You may have heard of the Teens’ Top Ten, and if you haven’t, you should! It’s a super easy way to get recommendations for some of the best books out there. Plus, the TTT website has book trailers, reviews, and more. Each year, groups of teens from all over read and review tons of recently […]

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This Week at the Library

Still plenty of time to read your 10 hours and get your sweet free book. Just humor me and sign up. Monday, August 15th Teen Advisory Board Breakfast 10:15 AM – Darrington Library Help to create library programs of your dreams. Enjoy a breakfast discussion to make the Darrington Library teen friendly. Tuesday, August 16th […]

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