Monthly Archives: January 2018

Trailer Tuesday: Truly Devious

Trailer Tuesday: Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson Post your book trailer suggestions in the comments below.

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Readers’ Corner: Alex Award Winners

There are a multitude of books published each year that teens would adore that end up being categorized as Adult and put into the another section of the library, making it hard to find and read these wonderful books. Luckily, there’s been an annual awards list for this purpose called the Alex Awards. This weeks […]

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Featured Event: Stanwood/Camano Area Oral History Project

Project Kick-Off Event Stanwood Camano Community Resource Center Wednesday, January 31: 6:00pm – 7:30pm Age group:  Teens (15-19 years),Adults (20-85+ years) Event type:   Community Event We want to hear your stories! Join us to learn more about an upcoming oral history project partnership between the Stanwood Library, the Stanwood Camano Resource Center, and the Stanwood Area […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Emily’s LGBTQ+ Graphic Novels: Summer Camp Edition

This week’s little list of graphic novels set at summer camps featuring LGBTQ+ characters is brought to you by Emily, our teen librarian at our Monroe Library. So, Emily, what do you suggest?                 Honor Girl by Maggie Thrash Honor Girl is a memoir that reads a bit […]

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Trailer Tuesday: Turtle Island: The Story of North America’s First People

Trailer Tuesday: Turtle Island: The Story of North America’s First People by Eldon Yellowhorn Contact Marta @ the Marysville Library with book trailer suggestions or post in the comments below.

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Readers’ Corner: Eco-Fiction

Climate change is a major concern for most people these days, especially with the storms getting stronger (um, what’s a bomb cyclone?) and the temperature getting more extreme (snow in the Sahara?!). This week’s featured booklist includes some pretty amazing stories about what the world might be like in the future if climate change continues to […]

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Featured Event: DIY Denim Bags

Lake Stevens Library Monday, January 29: 2:00pm – 4:00pm DIY Denim Bags Transform 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 required.

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Top 3 Right Now: Lisa’s Activism Picks

This week we’re featuring a list of top 3 books on social activism by Lisa, the teen librarian at our Edmonds community library. Take it away, Lisa! “It’s a new year and I’m ready to be inspired. I’m also ready to check off my resolution to read more non-fiction, starting with these three books about […]

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You Count: Teen Volunteers

Last week we highlighted our awesome Teen Advisory Boards at some of our libraries. This week, we’re focusing on volunteering.  Volunteering is a way to contribute to your community, share your skills and talents, impress colleges and future employers, and/or get service credit for graduation. Volunteering is really important to us at Sno-Isle Libraries, and not […]

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