Category Archives: You Count

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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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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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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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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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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You Count: Featured Teen Volunteer – Alexander

  Volunteers are part of the reason Sno-Isle Libraries are so wonderful! As a part of an ongoing series, this week for You Count we are featuring one of our awesome teen volunteers, Alexander from the Edmonds Library! About:  “I am a tenth grader at Lakeside School. Aside from volunteering, my other passions include Model […]

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You Count: Featured Teen Volunteer – Angela

Meet our featured teen volunteer, Angela from the Sultan Library! About:  I grew up in various areas of Washington State and I’m a senior. I have been raised helping special needs animals of all kinds and want to become an author. I have not yet decided on a college though. Why volunteer with the library? […]

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