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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Gear Up for Salmon Days!

  The weather has turned a bit chilly, and fall is in the air. This means the return of Washington salmon to local waters! To welcome our fishy friends home, we will be celebrating them and their spawn at the Issaquah Salmon Days Festival 2017. This wonderful festival runs October 7-8 and is free to […]

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Light Up Your World with E-Textiles

Dresses that light up, hats that play music, bracelets that change colors—this is the world of e-textiles! Using materials like conductive thread, LED lights, and flexible circuit boards, you can sew electronics into all kinds of craft projects, including clothing, accessories, and toys. Curious about this medium for expression? Read on for how the library […]

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Six Things to Do at the Library (Or Online!) to Get Ready for Life After High School

Fall approaches, which means it's time to head back to school. For incoming high school seniors, it's also time to think about what comes next, whether that's college, a job, or some combination of both. Of course it's not too early or too late for others to consider future plans as well. Your library offers […]

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Summer Reading Flashback: 1986

As I was going through papers last weekend, I stumbled upon my 1986 Summer Reading packet from the Kirkland Library. Get a load of this cool folder: It even has a lock on the front! Just being in possession of such an alluring item made me feel important. Everything about it implied mystery and intrigue: […]

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Genre-love at first read

Do you remember the first book that made you fall in love with a genre? Here are 5 childhood classics of speculative fiction that made us lifelong fantasy, horror and sci-fi readers. More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark With their truly terrifying cover art and macabre tales contained inside, this spooky book series was […]

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