Category Archives: Teen Explore Summer

Wanted: Mad YouTube skills!

Do you like to shoot videos? Do you want to win $100? Are you between 13 and 18? Put your video production skills to work for yourself and your favorite library by entering the CSLP Teen Video Challenge, sponsored by the Washington State Library and the Collaborative Summer Library Program. The deadline is February 10, […]

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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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Marysville Teens win summer reading video contest

    Sarah Archer and Caedmon Calbero, juniors at Marysville Getchell High School, looked for the deeper meaning behind the Sno-Isle Libraries’ Explore Summer slogan “Build a Better World” to create a summer reading video that won the 2017 Washington Teen Video Challenge. Sarah and Caedmon are both enrolled in a video broadcast class at […]

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Announcing the 2016 Librarians’ Choice Award winner

Congratulations to Aine McM-G, who goes to the Langley Library, whose review of This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab won this summer’s Librarians’ Choice Award! Aine’s review: This Savage Song, By Victoria Schwab Rating: 4 Stars Description: This Savage Song is set in a world where every act of violence breeds a monster. Anything from a […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Aryn

This week we are featuring another of our Gold Medal readers: Aryn from Marysville (seen here with her brother): What are your Top 3 Right Now, Aryn? “The Secret of the Old Clock  – Nancy Drew Mystery by Carolyn Keene It’s when Nancy first starts investigating, it’s really exciting and I love mysteries. Mandy by […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Brandi

This week we are featuring Brandi (and her favorite reading buddy Stilly) from Marysville. Brandi is one of our featured Gold Medal readers who completed over 50 hours this summer! What an adorable reading buddy you have! So what books have you been reading together?   Essentials of Firefighting 5th edition I have a deep passion […]

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This Week at the Library

Tuesday, August 23rd Explore Summer: Field Day Frenzy 2:00 PM – Edmonds Library Celebrate the end of Explore Summer at our Field Day Frenzy! Enjoy wacky races, wild games, and ridiculous feats of daring-do. For kids, tweens, & teens. Explore Summer DIY Teens: Locker Decor 3:30 PM – Granite Falls Library Decorate your space at […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Aine

This week we are featuring Aine from Langley, one of our teen Explore Summer Gold Medal readers! In addition to books, they also loves cosplay. Here they are as Sherlock, from the Hound of the Baskervilles   Six Of Crows by Leigh Bardugo I was hesitant going into this one, as I had pretty meh feelings about […]

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This Week at the Library

Still plenty of time to read your 10 hours and get your sweet free book. Just humor me and sign up. Monday, August 15th Teen Advisory Board Breakfast 10:15 AM – Darrington Library Help to create library programs of your dreams. Enjoy a breakfast discussion to make the Darrington Library teen friendly. Tuesday, August 16th […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Gold Medal reader Imad

This week we are featuring Imad, from the Lynnwood Library! Ok…that may be my favorite picture so far this summer.  So what are your Top 3 Right Now, Imad? “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowlings I like the whole Harry Potter series but especially book 7 because it is the most exiting. […]

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