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Best Books 2016

Browse our top picks of 2016, from side-splitting picture books to hard-hitting nonfiction and everything in between.

Kids & Teens
Best Books 2016 - Kids

recommended by BestBooksKCLS

Our favorite kids' titles of 2016!
Our favorite kids' titles of 2016!
Your First Holidays as a Vegetarian?

recommended by KCLS_SarahH

It's tough going through the holidays as a teen vegetarian. Try these great cookbooks to keep everyone fed and happy.
It's tough going through the holidays as a teen vegetarian. Try these great cookbooks to keep everyone fed and happy.
New and Notable for Kids: December 2016

recommended by KCLS Librarians New Reads Children

Our top picks in recent releases for kids.
Our top picks in recent releases for kids.
Beautifully Illustrated Books of 2016

recommended by KCLS_RobinH

These deliciously illustrated picture books are a feast for the eyes all year long.
These deliciously illustrated picture books are a feast for the eyes all year long.
Handmade Chocolates Handmade Chocolates
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Make chocolate truffles, chocolate peppermint bark, and white chocolate popcorn with Chef Laurie of Pastry Craft.
Make chocolate truffles, chocolate peppermint bark, and white chocolate popcorn with Chef Laurie of Pastry Craft.
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An Evening with Matika Wilbur An Evening with Matika Wilbur
By Jessica
Last week, I was fortunate enough to attend an event at the Burien Library (where I also happen to work) entitled Changing the Way We See N…
Last week, I was fortunate enough to attend an event at the Burien Library (where I also happen to work) entitled Changing the Way We See N…
Organic Life Digital Edition Organic Life Digital Edition
Beat the winter blues with feel-good food- check out and download the December issue of Organic Life now!
Beat the winter blues with feel-good food- check out and download the December issue of Organic Life now!
Are you ready for winter driving? Are you ready for winter driving?
By Robyn
Winter driving will be here before we know it. To get my car ready I have added check my tires, replace old windshield wiper blades, and ge…
Winter driving will be here before we know it. To get my car ready I have added check my tires, replace old windshield wiper blades, and ge…
Top Ten Ways to Make KCLS a Part of Your… Top Ten Ways to Make KCLS a Part of Your…
By Gary Wasdin
King County Library System is a tremendous resource all year round. From the Summer Reading Program to robotics classes to an armful of goo…
King County Library System is a tremendous resource all year round. From the Summer Reading Program to robotics classes to an armful of goo…
Author Reading with Sharma Shields Author Reading with Sharma Shields
Dec 14th | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bellevue Library
Hear Sharma Shields read from and discuss "The Sasquatch Hunter's Almanac," winner of the 2016 Washington State Book Award.
Hear Sharma Shields read from and discuss "The Sasquatch Hunter's Almanac," winner of the 2016 Washington State Book Award.
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