An Everyday Princess

I suppose it's weird that at my age I would even consider myself a princess, yet here I am, wearing a tutu to weekly Story Times and occasionally rocking a tiara...with a hoodie and tennis shoes. Perhaps it has something to do with being denied that Princess identity when I was younger--how many brown Disney…
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Value Line Is Available Anytime

Complete your investment research from home or work with your library card! The Value Line Investment Survey is available as a premium database from King County Library System (KCLS). Access individual stock reports, summaries, and research reports through the library website with your KCLS library card and PIN.  Value Line Investment Survey is a newsletter about the stock market that provides investing information and…
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A Rosy Future for Libraries? 

Can libraries continue to endure and possibly even thrive among rapid changes in technology, shrinking budgets, and contentious world events? The hosts of the HowStuffWorks podcast Part-Time Genius say 'Yes!'  In the Part-Time Genius episode Is There a Rosy Future for Libraries?, knowledge seekers Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur explore how libraries have evolved throughout history and impact our communities today. This brief episode is packed with interesting historical facts and meaningful present-day statistics…
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Get Ready for NaNoWriMo!

For those wondering what in the world NaNoWriMo is, National Novel Writing Month (often shortened to NaNoWriMo) is an annual internet-based, creative writing project that challenges participants to write a 50,000-word manuscript in 30 days. It begins November 1 and ends at 11:59 pm on November 30. If you have been putting off writing your…
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Creepify Your Crypt

You're reading and watching some seriously spooky stuff. You've settled on a great costume. You've bought enough candy to rot your teeth a thousand times over. What else can you do to get yourself in an appropriately hair-raising mood? You need to create a suitably scary atmosphere, of course! It's time, my friends, to creepify…
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