Monthly Archives: August 2017

Top 3 Right Now: Angela from Mountlake Terrace

This week we are featuring Angela, our Mountlake Terrace Teen Librarian. So, Angela, what are your Top 3 books for teens these days? This is Really Happening by Erin Chack “I usually don’t read essay collections, but this one by a BuzzFeed senior writer was one I had to read. This book is hilarious, and the […]

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Trailer Tuesday: Slacker

    Trailer Tuesday: Slacker by Gordon Korman Contact Marta @ the Marysville Library with book trailer suggestions or post in the comments below.

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Readers’ Corner: If you like John Green…

If you’re a big fan of John Green, you’ve probably read all of his books by now. And you probably already know that his next book, Turtles All the Way Down, is coming out in October. If you need some ideas for good things to read in the meantime, try one (or more) of the […]

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Featured Event: Hula Hoop Day!

Last Blast of Summer Hula Hoop Day! @ Camano Island Library Monday, August 28, 2017 2 – 4 p.m. Celebrate the last of these lazy, crazy, hazy days of summer by making your very own hula hoop. Sized just for you, you can personalize it and then show what you can do with it! (Or, […]

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Weekend Book Giveaway: Odd & True

This week we’re giving away an Advanced Reading Copy of Odd &True by Cat Winters. This isn’t published until September 12th, 2017 and you could be one of the first to read this historical horror novel! From the publisher: Trudchen grew up hearing Odette’s stories of their monster-slaying mother and a magician’s curse. But now that […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Abby from Arlington

This week we’re featuring Abby, the teen librarian at the Arlington community library. So, Abby, what have you been reading that you think others should pick up? Spill Zone by Scott Westerfeld, illustrated by Alex Puvilland I tore through this graphic novel in one intense sitting, and instantly went online afterward to find out when […]

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Trailer Tuesday: Between Worlds

Trailer Tuesday: Between Worlds by Skip Brittenham Contact Marta @ the Marysville Library with book trailer suggestions or post in the comments below.

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Readers’ Corner: Road Trips

This week’s featured teen booklist is all about road trips, because that’s where I am right now! That’s right — as you read this, I’m somewhere on the Oregon coast, probably stuck in traffic with all the eclipse groupies. Summer is winding down, but don’t let it end without at least one sunny road trip. […]

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Featured Event: Junk Drawer Robotics

Robot fans, this event is for you… Junk Drawer Robotics @ Oak Harbor Library Tuesday, August 22, 2017 4 – 5:30 p.m. Join members of the Whidbey Island Wildcats Robotics team to build robots from everyday items! Explore and learn about robot arms, including pneumatics, arm designs, and three-dimensional space. Grades 4-12.

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Weekend Book Giveaway: Roar

This week we are giving away an Advanced Reading Copy of Roar by Cora Carmack. This was published earlier this summer, but there is still a waiting list. If you win this you can skip the line! From the publisher: As the sole heir of Pavan, Aurora’s been groomed to be the perfect queen. She’s intelligent […]

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