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Homework Hacks: Zinio

HEYYYY TEEN!!! Whether you’re into food, gaming, pop culture, sports, or practically anything, really, the Sno-Isle Library’s Zinio Magazine Collection (online) has got it all. Seriously, guys, I’m not blabbing nonsense. Zinio has over 250 magazine collections, covering over 30 genres! I was SO excited to find magazines featuring some of my favorite YouTubers (Seventeen […]

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Vlog Squad Top 3 of 2015

To wrap up a great year of reading, our Vlog Squad reviewers are here to share their Top 3 of 2015! 1) Mistborn – Brandon Sanderson 2) Queen of Shadows – Sarah J Maas 3) The Wrath and the Dawn – Renee Ahdieh   1) Simon VS the Homo Sapiens Agenda – Becky Albertalli 2) Saint Anything – […]

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You Count – Advocacy

You live in your community, and in the wider world. You see the issues. Is there something you want to change? Are you passionate about a cause? (Maybe you want to save the tigers or hope to have a new biking/hiking trail built, as just a few examples.) If you have a cause, you might […]

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Trailer Tuesday: Nightmares!

Trailer Tuesday: Nightmares! by Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller (Source:

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Readers’ Corner: Steampunk

Grab some warm tea and crumpets and get cozy with a book from this week’s featured booklist: Steampunk! Travel back to the future, Victorian England style. Top hats and goggles. Clockwork and corsets. Steam-powered airships and fantastical voyages. A perfect escape for your last week of winter break. Happy reading! Melleny @ Mukilteo Library

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Newsflash: Blog Move

We’ve really had a lot of fun with tumblr, but unfortunately we haven’t been able to get it to play nice with those filters we are required to have in the Teen areas of our libraries, so it is time to try something new! Beginning January 1, 2016, we are moving to WordPress, which will […]

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Weekend Book Giveaway: Hotel Ruby

I didn’t have anything particularly well suited to the holidays, but none the less, this haunting thriller sounds delightful. This week we are giving away a beautiful brand new copy of Hotel Ruby by Suzanne Young. From the publisher:  When Audrey Casella arrives for an unplanned stay at the grand Hotel Ruby, she’s grateful for […]

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Our Top 3 of 2015

Something different to end the year…I’ve asked our librarian bloggers to share their Top 3 teen books of 2015!   Melleny @ Muckilteo: The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough A List of Things That Didn’t Kill Me by Jason Schmidt (Diviners and its sequel ) Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray Marta @ Marysville: Girl Online: […]

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You Count – Volunteer at Hospitals or Senior Living Homes

Looking to volunteer? Check out your local hospital or senior living facility. These organizations often have information about volunteer opportunities on their websites, including specific opportunities and guidelines (like age requirements). But if they don’t have a webpage about volunteering, don’t hesitate to give them a call to ask about the possibility. Don’t know the […]

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Trailer Tuesday: Illuminae

Trailer Tuesday: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (Source:

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