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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.
Hope and Kindness for kids

recommended by VashonChildrensLibrarian

Explore hope and kindness together with help from these illustrated stories.
Explore hope and kindness together with help from these illustrated stories.
Books To Help You Survive Winter Break Books To Help You Survive Winter Break
By Rachel
The two weeks of winter break are fast approaching and if you're looking for a way to pass the long, dark, cold hours I suggest you check o…
The two weeks of winter break are fast approaching and if you're looking for a way to pass the long, dark, cold hours I suggest you check o…
African-American STEM Heroes! African-American STEM Heroes!
By Racheal
I do a little internal happy dance every time I get a reference question that directly relates to what I'm reading at the moment. This happ…
I do a little internal happy dance every time I get a reference question that directly relates to what I'm reading at the moment. This happ…
Take the Reading Without Walls Challenge Take the Reading Without Walls Challenge
By Whitney
Are you up for a challenge? Since 2008, the Librarian of Congress has selected an author to serve as the National Ambassador for Young Peop…
Are you up for a challenge? Since 2008, the Librarian of Congress has selected an author to serve as the National Ambassador for Young Peop…
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Matika Wilbur on Dismantling Native Amer… Matika Wilbur on Dismantling Native Amer…
By Naomi
What does a Native American person look like? How do they appear in photographs, movies, and on TV? What does a young person see when they …
What does a Native American person look like? How do they appear in photographs, movies, and on TV? What does a young person see when they …
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.
This is Your Library This is Your Library
By Gary Wasdin
Our doors are open to you, and all that we provide is available without question.
Our doors are open to you, and all that we provide is available without question.
Are you ready? Are you ready?
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…
Nonprofit Generational Giving Strategies Nonprofit Generational Giving Strategies
Dec 8th | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Presented by Rebecca J. Zanatta, M.Ed., CFRMIn fundraising, it is all about relationships…right? Fundraising is about getting to know your …
Presented by Rebecca J. Zanatta, M.Ed., CFRMIn fundraising, it is all about relationships…right? Fundraising is about getting to know your …
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