Washington Apples!

Ah, Fall. Return of the rain, and...new, crispy Washington apples! Sinking your teeth into a crunchy local apple may inspire you to consider planting one or two of your own apple trees. Here in the Pacific Northwest where the ground doesn't freeze, you don't have to wait until spring thaw. Just make sure the trees […]

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Gratitude Your Way

Gratitude doesn't take much time. But it does take reflection and a bit of mental effort to bring gratitude into your day. There's a lot not to be grateful about, and yet there is almost always something we can reflect on positively, at some point in the day. I have a family member who hasn't been […]

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Reading Is Easier with the Dyslexic Font from Overdrive

OverDrive is the only US eBook provider to offer a dyslexic font option as a reading setting. Select this option in the OverDrive app, Libby, browser-based OverDrive Read, and at the OverDrive website. Standard typefaces are often difficult to read for people with dyslexia as the letters are hard to differentiate and words tend to jumble […]

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Get to Know E. Lockhart

Young adult author E. Lockhart will be making an appearance at the Covington Library on Saturday, November 4 at 2 pm in conversation with author Deb Caletti and we couldn't be more excited. Lockhart has written ten books and a few short stories for teens and teens at heart since 2005, all of which are […]

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Afraid of Friday the 13th?

This week marks the second (and last) Friday the 13th of the year, and the fact that it takes place in October makes it all the sweeter for fans of the Friday the 13th movie franchise (and the horror genre overall).  However, if you suffer from paraskevidekatriaphobia (the fear of Friday the 13th), this day […]

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