Top 3 Right Now: Jillian’s Top 3 Recent Reads

This week we’re featuring a Top 3 List from Jillian, our teen services guru at the Lake Stevens community library. Jillian, what’s at the top of your recently read list? “Water in May by Ismee Williams Fifteen-year-old Mari, a Dominican-American girl, learns her much-hoped-for baby has a serious heart defect, and she must stand up […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Alisa’s Top 3 Songs on Freegal

This week we’re featuring a top 3 songs list from Alisa, our friendly teen services guru at our Sultan community library. Take it away, Alisa! “Well, I have to admit that it has never been easy for me picking any top three ‘favorites.’ It took me a while to come up with these top 3 […]

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Jayanne and the Students of South Whidbey Middle School’s Top 5 Books to Crow About

This week Jayanne from our Freeland Library has teamed up with a class from South Whidbey Middle School to bring you a Top 3 list so bodacious that it simply had to be a Top 5 list! Take it away, Jayanne & Co.! “I’ve been seeing crows at the library and not just the ones […]

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Angela’s Top 3 Laugh-Out-Loud Graphic Novels

This week Angela from our Mountlake Terrace community library has a list of her favorite graphic novels that made her literally laugh out loud. Take it away, Angela! “Sometimes you need to read something funny to take your mind off things, and taking care of yourself is the most important thing. If you need some […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Emily’s Top 3 Books to Read if You Loved The Hate U Give

This week Emily – the teen services librarian at our Monroe community library – has assembled an excellent Top 3 list of books to read if you loved the book The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. Take it away, Emily! “I read The Hate U Give last year and fell in love with Starr, her family, […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Judi’s Favorite Audiobooks Set on an Island

This week we’re featuring a list of excellent audiobooks set on islands, as selected by Judi, the teen services guru from our Darrington community library. Audiobooks are an excellent way to earn some reading hours for our Explore Summer program, and studies have found that listening to a book gives you almost exactly the same […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Rickey’s Top 3 Recent Reads

This week we’re featuring a list of Rickey’s favorite recently-read books. Rickey is our teen services guru at our Granite Falls community library, so be sure to stop by and high five him if you’ve also enjoyed any of these titles!   So, Rickey, what are your top 3 titles right now? “Feeder by Patrick Weekes […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Marina’s Favorite Reimagined Folk/Fairytales

This week we’re featuring a list of Marina’s favorite retellings of classic fairy tales and folk tales. Marina is the youth services librarian at our Marysville and Lakewood Smokey Point community libraries, and she clearly has excellent taste in books. So, Marina, what’s on your Top 3 list? “Berserker by Emmy Laybourne I’ll admit I’m a […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Sarah’s Favorite Novels in Verse

This week Sarah, the youth services librarian from our Lynnwood community library, has a fabulous list of her top 3 novels written in verse. Novels in verse use poetic ways of writing with meter, rhyme, and format to tell a story, and when they are done well they can make the story even more deeply […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Lisa’s Fiction Picks for Mental Health Month

This week we are featuring a top 3 list from Lisa, the Teen services librarian from our Edmonds community library. Lisa’s list is inspired by the recent Issues that Matter forum her library hosted on teen depression and suicide – you can view the video of that panel here if you’d like – and you can even […]

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