Author Archives: Danielle Dreger-Babbitt

You Count: Activism under 18

If you’ve spent anytime on website recently or checked your mailbox or read the Herald, you know that on April 24th, 2018, there’s a special election and Sno-Isle Libraries has a ballot measure for voters in Snohomish and Island counties to vote on. But what if you’re too young to vote in this special election (or […]

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College prep planning: everything you wanted to know about admissions part three

If you’ve missed it, Sno-Isle Libraries is partnering with Andrea Main of Main Education Consulting to provide a series of free college preparation planning programs at the Granite Falls, Lake Stevens, Monroe, and Snohomish libraries this spring. In advance of the college preparation programs, Sno-Isle teens brainstormed their best questions about college admissions and Andrea answered them. The first week Andrea focused the […]

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College prep planning: everything you wanted to know about admissions part two

Last week we brought you our first installment of our college prep planning series. Most of us remember how daunting the college admission process seemed. Interviews and essays and applications might have you asking yourself, What do I do? Good news! We have answers! Once again Sno-Isle Libraries is partnering with Andrea Main of Main Education Consulting to […]

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College prep planning: everything you wanted to know about admissions part one

College admissions can be confusing. How do you apply? What should you do at an interview or school visit? And what about all of those essays? You have questions and we have answers! Once again Sno-Isle Libraries is partnering with Andrea Main of Main Education Consulting to provide a series of free college preparation planning programs at […]

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You Count: Local voting resources

Next week is a Special Election. If you’re new to voting or learning about ballot measures you might be asking yourself, How am I supposed to know what to vote for? Where do I learn about the issues?  Voting on ballot measures is a task not to be taken lightly. Here at the library, we want […]

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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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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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You Count: Teen Advisory Boards

I don’t know about you, but one of my New Year’s Resolutions was to get more involved with my community this year. One of our priorities at Sno-Isle Libraries is civic engagement. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, civic engagement is knowledgeable, committed participation activated around issues of community concern. If that still sounds like word […]

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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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