Pacific Northwest Indie Bestsellers

Each week, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association shares a list of the top titles sold in independent bookstores around the region. Curious about what your neighbors are reading now? Here are this week's hardcover fiction and nonfiction bestsellers.   PNW Indie Bestsellers Lethal White A Gentleman in Moscow TIME'S CONVERT Depth of Winter There There…
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Online Games for Kids

Looking for online games for your child? Here are some options hand-picked by your local children's librarians. ABCya! Educational games and apps. BBC Bitesize – Dance Mat Typing An introduction to touch typing. CBeebies Preschooler games, clips, songs, and things to make with your favorite CBeebies characters. Design Squad Nation Engineering and science activities, games, videos, and…
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School Is Back in Session and KCLS Is Ready to Help

It's fall and a busy time for teachers, students, and parents. It is also a great time to remind residents that King County Library System (KCLS) has a host of programs, services, and resources to make the back-to-school transition easier. KCLS has long collaborated with schools to support education and bolster learning, and our Student…
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Discover Yuyi Morales

If you are unfamiliar with Yuyi Morales' work, her picture books are definitely something to experience— colorful, dreamy illustrations combine with charming stories to create that special magic that happens when an artist has a true gift for the medium.  Over the past 15 years that gift has been recognized by readers and book awards…
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Cardboard Challenge

Don't just recycle cardboard boxes -- play with them!  You can get together with friends and host a Cardboard Challenge using resources from the Imagination Foundation. Their official Day of Play is on October 6 this year. Or search for library events that include cardboard crafts and construction.  If you don't have a lot of…
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Pacific Northwest Indie Bestsellers

Each week, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association shares a list of the top titles sold in independent bookstores around the region. Curious about what your neighbors are reading now? Here are this week's hardcover fiction and nonfiction bestsellers.   PNW Indie Fiction Bestsellers A Gentleman in Moscow Little Fires Everywhere Depth of Winter There There…
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Who’s Your Fictional Fashion Icon?

The "Big Four:" York City, London, Paris, and Milan's fashion weeks are underway, and while our favorite fictional fashion icons won't walk the runway with the latest Spring/Summer 2019 collections, they have made definitive fashion statements. Who could forget the elegant and chic black dress and pearl choker worn by Holly Golightly in Truman Capote's novella…
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