Category Archives: Readers Corner

Readers’ Corner: Graphic Novel Adaptations

Enjoy your favorite movies, series, and books as they’re reimagined with this week’s featured booklist: Graphic Novel Adaptations.    Marissa @ Mariner Library

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Readers’ Corner: Libraries Rock – Non-Fiction

With about a month left in our summer reading program, this week’s featured booklist focuses our Explore Summer: Libraries Rock! theme with a Non-Fiction booklist. The Teen Explore Summer program runs from June 1st through August 31st. Still need to register? Click here. Track your reading on one of our printable logs then turn it in at your community library […]

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Readers’ Corner: Books to Read Before You Watch the Movie

This week’s booklist features a wonderful selection of Books to Read Before You Watch the Movie. The Darkest Minds, a movie based loosely off of Alexandra Bracken’s The Darkest Minds series, releases this Friday, August 3rd. You may even recognize the main character’s actress, Amandla Stenberg. She plays Rue in The Hunger Games and is […]

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Readers’ Corner: Your Money, Your Future!

Whether you’re interested in saving up for your next trip with friends, looking to save for college, or interested in creating your own cool startup, this week’s featured booklist is sure to have something useful on it. The Your Money, Your Future! booklist offers a variety of helpful guides, inspiration, practical advice, and strategy to help you […]

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Readers’ Corner: Libraries Rock – Graphic Novels

As we approach our Explore Summer program’s mid-way point, this week’s featured booklist focuses on the Libraries Rock! Graphic Novels theme. The Teen Explore Summer program runs from June 1st through August 31st. Still need to register? Click here. Track your reading on one of our printable logs then turn it in at your community library to pick up your […]

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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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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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Readers’ Corner: Libraries Rock! Fiction

Our 2018 Explore Summer reading program launched last Friday. This year’s theme is Libraries Rock! Find a book that will rock your world on this week’s featured booklist: Explore Summer – Libraries Rock! Teen Fiction. The Teen Explore Summer program runs from June 1st through August 31st. Still need to register? Click here. Track your reading on […]

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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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Readers’ Corner: Prom

With Prom fast approaching, we thought it would be fun to prepare a Prom-themed booklist. Fun fact: prom is short for promenade which was the slow walk that debutantes (high-class young ladies) did at their coming out ball back in the 1800’s.   Marissa @ Mariner Library

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