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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.

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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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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.
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 …
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…
Holidays are for Family Time Holidays are for Family Time
Discover more about your family history this holiday season, and start your search with these genealogy and biography resources!
Discover more about your family history this holiday season, and start your search with these genealogy and biography resources!
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