Monthly Archives: January 2017

Tuesday Trailer: Front Lines

Tuesday Trailer: Front Lines by Michael Grant

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Readers’ Corner: The Importance of Diversity

Most of the booklists on the Sno-Isle Teens “Find a Good Book” page are curated and kept up-to-date by librarians, but this week’s featured list is a little different. The titles selected for The Importance of Diversity were selected by teens! More specifically, they were chosen by the wonderful Sno-Isle Libraries Teen Ambassadors. They picked […]

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This Week @ the Library – DIY Bags

Feeling creative? DIY Denim Bags Monday, January 30 2-3:30pm @ Lake Stevens Library Looking for a unique way to haul your stuff around? Join us for an afternoon of upcycling! We’ll be transforming ordinary pairs of jeans into one-of-a-kind bags with the help of the Snohomish County Clothing and Textile Advisors. For ages 10-18. Registration […]

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You Count – Influencing Others

You have a superpower – the power to influence others. Did you know? Why is this a superpower? Let’s take a look at that. The first thing to consider is that other people matter. They matter “because so much of our happiness is dependent on others.”* Taking it a step further – look at the […]

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Trailer Tuesday: The Sun Is Also a Star

Trailer Tuesday: The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon We thought to mix up the trailers a little bit this week by showing how the cover art was created. You can also go behind the scenes at this video here to listen to the artist share her tips. Pizza is involved.

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Readers’ Corner: Dragons and Other Fiery Furies

It’s been a pretty cold winter so far around the Puget Sound, so I thought I’d feature a booklist that might heat you up a little, even if only in spirit. This week, we’re looking at a whole bunch of dragon stories, fire-breathing and otherwise, plus a few non-dragon creatures that deal in fire. The […]

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Vlog Squad: The Sun is Also a Star

  This week, Alex reviews The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon. This love story is about two teens, both struggling with the issues their immigrant parents have dropped on their shoulders. Request it from Sno-Isle Libraries today:

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This Week @ the Library – Minecraft

Is Minecraft your game of choice? Our libraries offer several Minecraft gaming opportunities, and here are two coming up this week… Tween Tuesday: Minecraft Build Challenge Tuesday, January 24 4:30-6pm @ Marysville Library Large Meeting Room Work together or on your own for 90 minutes to build the best Minecraft structure. Space is limited; arrive […]

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Weekend Book Giveaway: Geekerella

Our special advance offering this week is published by Quirk Books, the people who brought you the Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children books,  the Worst-Case Scenario handbooks, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, and William Shakespeare’s Star Wars. The specialize in things that are little bit odd, and a whole lot of fun. They sent us an advanced […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Grace

This week we are featuring Grace, our Teen Ambassador from Monroe: Cute hat, Grace! What books are your Top 3 Right Now? “I’ve been in a reading slump lately, so I decided to re-read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. During the Autumn and Winter time, I love reading the Harry Potter series. The magic […]

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