Monthly Archives: May 2018

Top 3 Right Now: Rickey’s Top 3 Recent Reads

This week we’re featuring a list of Rickey’s favorite recently-read books. Rickey is our teen services guru at our Granite Falls community library, so be sure to stop by and high five him if you’ve also enjoyed any of these titles!   So, Rickey, what are your top 3 titles right now? “Feeder by Patrick Weekes […]

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Trailer Tuesday: Obsidio

The conclusion to the bestselling Illuminae Files Science Fiction trilogy, Obsidio, by authors Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff, will blow your mind!

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Using Library Resources to Land a Summer Job

Working as a lifeguard or behind the fast food counter was once a summer rite of passage. But in today’s competitive market, even with unemployment rates hitting record lows, you might be lucky to find such work, or any work. A summer job is more than a way for teens to earn extra money, notes […]

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Featured Event~ Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them: Escape Room

Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them: Escape Room Snohomish Library – Snohomish Meeting Room Saturday, June 02: 10:00am – 10:45am It’s the 1920’s and Newt Scamander has lost his briefcase full of magical creatures.  He needs your help!  Can you find it and escape before time runs out? Jump into JK Rowling’s magical world […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Marta’s Top Audiobooks for your Family Roadtrip

This week’s we’re featuring a Top 3 list from from Marta, who is the “evil” librarian who releases zombie hordes during her special Minecraft event at the Marysville Library once per year. Here are her top 3 downloadable audio books that everyone in the family will enjoy on that summer road trip! These are guaranteed to […]

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Trailer Tuesday: The Lies They Tale

The Lies They Tell is a new dark mystery by Gillian French, sure to give you the chills!

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Readers’ Corner: Homeless Teens

This week’s featured booklist centers on the tough issue of teens and homeless, and the painful struggles they must overcome. Homelessness may seem like a distant problem because it isn’t currently affecting anyone you know. However, on a single night in 2017, 2,135 unaccompanied youth were counted as homeless in Washington State alone out of […]

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Featured Event~ Carnivorous Terrarium Workshop

Carnivorous Terrarium Workshop Lake Stevens Library Saturday, May 26: 11:00am – 12:30pm Create your own terrarium with Mary Fosse from Carnivorous Terrariums Nursery. Learn how to create and care for a terrarium with a sundew – a plant that eats bugs! Each participant will take home their very own carnivorous terrarium that will amaze friends […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Marina’s Favorite Reimagined Folk/Fairytales

This week we’re featuring a list of Marina’s favorite retellings of classic fairy tales and folk tales. Marina is the youth services librarian at our Marysville and Lakewood Smokey Point community libraries, and she clearly has excellent taste in books. So, Marina, what’s on your Top 3 list? “Berserker by Emmy Laybourne I’ll admit I’m a […]

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Trailer Tuesday: War Storm

Don’t miss the epic conclusion to Victoria Aveyard’s Red Queen series, Warm Storm. Even though this book has not been released yet, you can still place a hold to make sure you get one of the first copies!

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