Monthly Archives: October 2016

Readers’ Corner: Read for the Fun of It

Today may be the last day of the official Teen Read Month, but around here, every month is Teen Read Month. This week’s featured booklist was created to go with the theme of Teen Read Month, Read for the Fun of It! And I think you should continue reading for fun long after October ends. […]

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This Week at the Library

Costumes and candy, Halloween is the best holiday. Monday, October 31st Halloween Minecraft Nether Challenge 3:00 PM – Arlington Library Ghosts and Skeletons and Zombie Pigmen, oh my! Join us for a very special Halloween Minecraft team survival challenge! Be sure to register for this event to guarantee your spot. Tuesday, November 1st Teen Tech […]

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Homework Hack: CultureGrams

In most Geography classes, there’s a big project towards the end of the year. You have to pick a country, research, and write an essay or create a presentation about it. Having a topic as huge as a country can be overwhelming and you might ask yourself, “where do I start?” CultureGrams is a great website […]

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Weekend Book Giveaway: Glitter

This week we have a intriguing new book by Aprilynne Pike, Glitter (gotta love this cover): From the publisher: Breaking Bad meets Marie Antoinette in a near-future world where the residents of Versailles live like it’s the eighteenth century and an almost-queen turns to drug dealing to save her own life. Outside the palace of Versailles, it’s […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Natalie

This week we are featuring Natalie, one of our great readers from the Mill Creek community! So Natalie, what are your Top 3 Right Now? “The Mark of Athena by Rick RiordanThis is my favorite book at the moment as I am still reading the marvels Percy Jackson The Heroes of Olympus series. The demigods […]

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You Count – Apprenticeships

Are you trying to decide what you’d like to do after high school? How about joining an apprenticeship program? “Apprenticeship is a training program where you earn wages while you learn a skilled profession in a specific field…Apprenticeship combines classroom studies with on-the-job training supervised by a trade professional. Much like a college education, it […]

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Readers’ Corner: Teens’ Top Ten Winners

You may recall way back in August when I shared the list of Teens’ Top Ten Nominees and encouraged you to read them and vote for your favorites. Well, time flies when you’re reading lots of books, and the voting is done and the Teens’ Top Ten winners have been announced! In case you didn’t […]

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Homework Hack: Science Reference Center

Have you ever been sitting in a horrible, difficult, and absolutely terrible science class where the words on the board are blurring in streaks of wild boredom? Of course you have, it’s human nature! What follows after generally involves a wide array of snoring, drooling, and oftentimes hilarious twitching. The only problem is you missed the […]

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This Week at the Library

Monday, October 24th Minecraft Monday 2:00 PM – Monroe Library Dismissed early from school this week? Come play Minecraft at the library! Play with your fellow teens and tweens and work together or on your own to build the best Minecraft structure. Space is limited, and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Tuesday, […]

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Vlog Squad: Everyone We’ve Been

Andrew (and his cat Olive) review Sarah Everett’s new book Everyone We’ve Been, a near future science fiction story featuring memory splicing, relationships gone bad, and an unfolding mystery. Order it from Sno-Isle Libraries here:

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