Category Archives: Teen Ambassadors

You Count: Books to Build a Better World

As you probably realize, our Explore Summer theme this year is Build a Better World. I think this is pretty great. I mean, really, who doesn’t want to Build a Better World? It is up to each of us to find our own way to contribute. Books, of course, are a great way to discover […]

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You Count: Featured Teen Volunteer – Anna K.

Our new featured teen volunteer is Anna K. from Camano Island! You may recognize Anna as one of our Teen Ambassadors. Anna is a Sophomore at Stanwood High school whose passions include writing and cosplay, and hopes to one day publish a book. Anna, why volunteer with the library? “The library is a fantastic resource that […]

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The Reading Without Walls Challenge

Have you heard about the Reading Without Walls Challenge? National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature and author Gene Luen Yang wants you to expand your reading horizons, and get out of your comfort zone. Here is Gene to tell you more: Reading outside your own experience gives you a better understanding of other people and the world, making […]

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Inspiring Women

As you are no doubt aware, March is Women’s History Month. In honor of this, we asked the Sno-Isle Teen Ambassadors to tells us about the woman from history who inspires them, and a great book by or about them. We’d love to hear your answers in the comments, too!   She is considerably well-known, […]

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Homework Hacks – elibrary

Have a huge project to do? Well, elibrary is for you! The one thing that makes any project stand out is its sources, and databases are a great place to start. Their reliability makes them the star of any project. An amazing one is elibrary. You can search anything or anyone and a “profile” about the subject, […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Angie

This week we are featuring Teen Ambassador Angie, from Mukilteo!    So what books are you loving these days, Angie? Nobody by Jennifer Lynn Barnes “This book is for the romantic, the adventurer, and the loner in all of us. It’s a quick read, and an overall great book for a relaxing weekend or a […]

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We <3 Our Libraries

Valentines Day brings up all sorts of feels for people. From outrage to bliss, it is hard to find anyone who doesn’t have some opinion on this holiday focused on romance. But I think it is nice to celebrate other types of love, too. Especially the love one feels for their library! What do you […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Grace

This week we are featuring Grace, our Teen Ambassador from Monroe: Cute hat, Grace! What books are your Top 3 Right Now? “I’ve been in a reading slump lately, so I decided to re-read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. During the Autumn and Winter time, I love reading the Harry Potter series. The magic […]

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The Importance of Diversity

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is more than just another holiday from school or work. It is a day when we reflect on equality, public service, and the value of diversity in our culture. In honor of this day, our Teen Ambassadors reflect on what diversity means to them, and share some of their favorite […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Avalise

This week we are featuring Teen Ambassador, Avalise, who is very suspicious of llamas (or is that an alpaca), apparently? “Here are my top 3 at the moment (it was pretty difficult, I’ve read plenty of amazing books recently!).   Violent Ends The way it was written was really unique and interesting- every chapter was […]

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