Monthly Archives: November 2017

Top 3 Right Now: Best Current Graphic Novel Series

This week we’re showcasing the best of currently-running graphic novel series for you, as decided on by Angela B., the teen librarian at our Mountlake Terrace community library. So, Angela, what are you itching to recommed to our lovely readers? “First off, it’s artwork time with Land of the Lustrous by Haruko Ichikawa. This series […]

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Trailer Tuesday: Bad Girls Don’t Die

Trailer Tuesday: Bad Girls Don’t Die by Katie Alender, first in the series. Contact Marta @ the Marysville Library with book trailer suggestions or post in the comments below.

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Readers’ Corner: Historical Fiction Around the World

I hope you enjoyed your long Thanksgiving weekend and had some time to eat good food and make great memories with family and friends. For this week’s featured teen booklist, we’re traveling back in time. Waaaay back in time. This week’s books take place in the centuries between the 500s and the 1300s, and they […]

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Featured Event: Lego Robotics

Are you a fan of LEGOs, or robotics? Get ready to build and program your own robot at this event – After School @ the Library: Lego Robotics @ Lynnwood Library, Large Meeting Room Thursday, November 30 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Work together to build and program a LEGO Mindstorms robot! For tweens and teens, […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Under-The-Radar Gems

It’s generally pretty easy to find good books on lists of award-winners, or top ten lists, but what about those books that don’t get much attention in the media? How do you find a great book that somehow missed its deserved fanfare?  Well, to start with, you ask around, look for expert opinions, and read […]

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Trailer Tuesday: Burn Girl

Trailer Tuesday: Burn Girl by Mandy Mikulencak

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Readers’ Corner: Non-Fiction in Graphic Novel Format

This week’s featured teen booklist is both fun and educational, and it’s one of my favorites: Non-Fiction in Graphic Novel Format. I love to learn about people, historical events, and complicated concepts, especially when they’re presented in a fun and easy-to-understand way. That’s exactly what you get with graphic non-fiction! Even the most dull or […]

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Featured Event: Black Friday Teen Craftacular

Not ready to brave the horde of shoppers on Black Friday? Check out this event instead – Black Friday Teen Craftacular @ Mill Creek Library Friday, November 24 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Instead of buying holiday gifts on Black Friday, come to the library and make your own: buttons, duct tape wallets, jewelry, and […]

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Trailer Tuesday: The Silver Mask

Trailer Tuesday: The Silver Mask by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare, Book 4 in the Magisterium series

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Top 3 Fantasy Books, as suggested by teens @ Snohomish High

Snohomish High School has some avid teen readers who love to gather and talk books. They recently gathered and talked about the best books they have read in the past 6-12 months. What books have knocked their socks off? Their book club put together some awesome recommendations that they would like to spread the word […]

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