Monthly Archives: June 2018

Jayanne and the Students of South Whidbey Middle School’s Top 5 Books to Crow About

This week Jayanne from our Freeland Library has teamed up with a class from South Whidbey Middle School to bring you a Top 3 list so bodacious that it simply had to be a Top 5 list! Take it away, Jayanne & Co.! “I’ve been seeing crows at the library and not just the ones […]

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Trailer Tuesday: What the Night Sings

What the Night Sings is a fully illustrated young adult novel by Vesper Stamper, which delves into the seldom told story about life after surviving the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps. Follow one teen’s journey to rebuild her life after being stripped of everything—her parents, her music, her identity.

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Featured Event: Explore Summer- Bucket Drumming Remix

Monroe Library – Monroe Meeting Room Wednesday, June 27: 1:00pm – 2:30pm Begin your summer with Sno-Isle Library and a Bucket Drumming Remix with Ian Dobson. Teen participants can explore their interest in musical culture, rhythm, and drumming, and also include some science and technology. Registration required: https://sno-isle.libnet.info/events?l=Monroe%20Library&r=thismonth #teenexploresummer    

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Angela’s Top 3 Laugh-Out-Loud Graphic Novels

This week Angela from our Mountlake Terrace community library has a list of her favorite graphic novels that made her literally laugh out loud. Take it away, Angela! “Sometimes you need to read something funny to take your mind off things, and taking care of yourself is the most important thing. If you need some […]

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Readers’ Corner: Celebrating Pride

You may have noticed more rainbows around in the last few weeks. The rainbow flag, more commonly known as the gay pride flag or the LGBT flag, is a symbol of LGBT pride and LGBT social movements. This week’s featured Rainbow Reads booklist is in celebration of June’s Pride Month. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender […]

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Trailer Tuesday: S.T.A.G.S

Searching for a gripping new thriller? Then check out S.T.A.G.S. by author M.A. Bennett.

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Featured Event: Hungry Games: Miracle Berry Madness

  Arlington Library Monday, June 18 12:00pm – 1:00pm Ready to take your taste buds on an unexpected journey? Join us for our 3rd annual Hungry Games, and take the Miracle Berry challenge! We’ll have miracle berry tablets for you to suck on, and then a menu of unusual foods to try out after the […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Emily’s Top 3 Books to Read if You Loved The Hate U Give

This week Emily – the teen services librarian at our Monroe community library – has assembled an excellent Top 3 list of books to read if you loved the book The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. Take it away, Emily! “I read The Hate U Give last year and fell in love with Starr, her family, […]

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Trailer Tuesday: The Smoke Thieves

Unforgivable betrayals, devious motives, and forbidden love collide in The Smoke Thieves, the first installment of internationally bestselling author Sally Green’s epic new fantasy series.

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Readers’ Corner: Road Trips

With summer vacation right around the corner, this week’s booklist features Road Trip Novels. Nothing says freedom and adventure like a road trip!   Marissa @ Mariner Library

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