What would Katniss Everdeen Read?

Katniss, lead character in the book (and movie) series The Hunger Games, is totally focused on surviving the "games" and outwitting corrupt public officials like President Snow in the dystopic future society of Panem. She's so busy trying to save herself and her family that she doesn't have a lot of time for books and reading. However, if Katniss […]

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3 Teen Romance Books with Mystery Letter Writers

While there are often big publishing trends—Dystopias! Superheroes! Thrillers with the word "girl" in the title!—sometimes you come across much smaller, often coincidental, trends. I read three books recently that all shared a plot point in common. This was an entirely unintentional reading choice, but made for an interesting comparison. These three recently published teen […]

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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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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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Pass That Driver’s Test!

Ready to join the traffic in the Puget Sound area as a new driver? Let us help you master the Washington State driver’s test. Whether you are getting your permit or license, or you just need to refresh for the senior citizen’s test, use Driving-Tests.org to prepare. While you will still need to read the […]

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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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