Monthly Archives: December 2017

Featured Event – Teen Gaming: Wii and Wii U

Teen Gaming: Wii and Wii U @ Monroe Library Tuesday, January 2 3:30 – 5 p.m. Teens! Drop in for some video games on our Wii and Wii U! Mario Cart, Smash Brothers, Nintendoland and more! Supported by Friends of the Monroe Library.

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The best books we listened to in 2017

It’s the end of the year and your favorite teen librarians and library staff have been reminiscing about the best books we’ve consumed this year. Many of us had a hard time narrowing our choices down to just two or three titles, so we cheated a little and broke it up into two lists since […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Alisa’s Current Favorite Books

This week’s Top 3 Books Right Now list comes to you from Alisa, our teen services expert from our Sultan community library. So, Alisa, what teen or YA books are you excited about these days? My Brother’s Husband by Gengoroh Tagame “My Brother’s Husband (V.1) is a Japanese manga series that tells a story of […]

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Wanted: Mad YouTube skills!

Do you like to shoot videos? Do you want to win $100? Are you between 13 and 18? Put your video production skills to work for yourself and your favorite library by entering the CSLP Teen Video Challenge, sponsored by the Washington State Library and the Collaborative Summer Library Program. The deadline is February 10, […]

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Trailer Tuesday: Refugee

Trailer Tuesday: Refugee by Alan Gratz And if you’re interested in the topic of refugee, see SIL Teen’s Immigrants, Refugees, and Human Rights Abuses booklist. Contact Marta @ the Marysville Library with book trailer suggestions or post in the comments below.

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Readers’ Corner: Superhero Comics

With all the new and amazing graphic novels coming out, I sometimes forget about the good old-fashioned superhero comics that started it all. This week’s featured teen booklist gives you a great selection of the best superhero comics you might have missed. We have Wonder Woman, Ms Marvel, Batgirl (who was a librarian, by the […]

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Featured Event: Build with Light

Build with Light @ Snohomish Library Friday, December 29 4 – 5 p.m. Using Makey Makey and littleBits kits, explore electricity and make a flashlight or desk lamp.

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The best teen fiction we read in 2017

The end of the year always seems to be flooded with lists. Award lists (or finalists) are revealed like the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature and the Morris Award finalists, it seems like everyone has a best of list (including our own Sno-Isle list created by the Reader Service’s Team). 2017 was an incredible year […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Melleny’s Favorite TV Shows Based on Books

This week’s top 3 list comes from Melleny, our teen librarian at the Mukilteo Library! If you visit Melleny, chances are you’ll get to meet Dewey, the Mukilteo Library’s resident Dinosaur Librarian. (Don’t worry, he’s friendlier than he looks.) So, Melleny, what are your favorite television shows inspired by books? Sherlock – I love the modern […]

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Trailer Tuesday: The End Of Oz

Trailer Tuesday: The End Of Oz by Danielle Paige Travel back to Oz with Amy for the epic and final (or is it?) chapter in the Dorothy Must Die series, which starts with Dorothy Must Die. Contact Marta @ the Marysville Library with book trailer suggestions or post in the comments below.

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