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Where did the summer go? It’s hard to believe that August is nearly over. It was a very busy summer at the library. This year over 31,000 kids and teens participated in the annual Summer Reading Program. For those of you who don’t think young people read anymore, we definitely disproved that! As September looms […]

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It was a kid’s book, I can picture the cover….

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My daughter and I recently enjoyed reading one of my all time favorite books, The Velveteen Rabbit together. Not only is Margery Williams Bianco's 1922 classic in my top 10 books of all time and a hit with my daughter, the version we read also happened to be the exact 1986 edition I read with my Mom when I was […]

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Help, It’s Hot Outside!

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When April temperatures sky-rocketed in King County this year, I was biting my nails. "Does this mean it will be 90 degrees every day this summer?!" Thankfully, that hasn't happened (yet), but for some of us locals, anything above 75 degrees makes us uncomfortable. Fear not shade dwellers, for we have many fun and practical […]

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We heart gymnastics!

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Women's gymnastics Team USA are 2016 Olympics gold medal-winning champions! Mighty American gymnasts Aly Raisman, Simone Biles, and Laurie Hernandez are inspiring young gymnasts everywhere. Our communities are full of kiddos cartwheeling, somersaulting, back bending, and generally bouncing around with excitement. The waiting lists for gymnastics classes are super long too! Here at the library we've been busy putting together some recommended titles of […]

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Pokémon Hunting Music from hoopla

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Amp up your adventures hunting Pocket Monsters around King County with a streaming/downloadable* soundtrack from hoopla! Imagine walking around with one of your earbuds in and having some awesome music playing in the background... are you wondering why I said, "one" of your earbuds? Well, that's for safety. With all of your attention on your phone, you want […]

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