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Fire Lookouts Wanted Fire Lookouts Wanted

By Lindsay
With fires raging all around, and haze filling our normally crisp King County air this August, my attention turned to the interesting…
With fires raging all around, and haze filling our normally crisp King County air this August, my attention turned to the interesting…
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Master Self-Care With These 5 New Books Master Self-Care With These 5 New Books

By Rachel W
I'll admit it: even though I know full well that taking the time to practice self-care is super important for overall health and…
I'll admit it: even though I know full well that taking the time to practice self-care is super important for overall health and…
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The Power of Being Outside The Power of Being Outside

recommended by KCLSReads
Explore the benefits of being in nature whether you're walking or kayaking, forest bathing or foraging.
Explore the benefits of being in nature whether you're walking or kayaking, forest bathing or foraging.
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Self-Care and the Natural World Books Self-Care and the Natural World Books

recommended by KCLSSocialMedia
Read books about self-care and the natural world by featured authors coming to a new lineup of Everyone's Talking About It events.
Read books about self-care and the natural world by featured authors coming to a new lineup of Everyone's Talking About It events.
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New Nonfiction: Health eBooks New Nonfiction: Health eBooks

recommended by KCLSSocialMedia
Read new nonfiction on health and wellness in these downloadable eBooks.
Read new nonfiction on health and wellness in these downloadable eBooks.
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Wildfires of the West Wildfires of the West

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Read firsthand accounts of how and why Western wildfires are getting more intense- and what the front lines are doing to keep up.
Read firsthand accounts of how and why Western wildfires are getting more intense- and what the front lines are doing to keep up.
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Birding Basics Birding Basics

Start spotting and identifying birds- even in your own backyard- with Pacific Northwest birding guide books, eBooks, and video.
Start spotting and identifying birds- even in your own backyard- with Pacific Northwest birding guide books, eBooks, and video.
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Yoga: Personal Stories Yoga: Personal Stories

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Explore the history, challenges, and rewards of yoga through the personal experiences of those who practice it.
Explore the history, challenges, and rewards of yoga through the personal experiences of those who practice it.
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Pacific Crest Trail: 50 Years of Stories Pacific Crest Trail: 50 Years of Stories

By Andrewm
The Pacific Crest Trail, or the PCT as it's commonly called, has been an on-and-off-again fascination of mine since I was little. This…
The Pacific Crest Trail, or the PCT as it's commonly called, has been an on-and-off-again fascination of mine since I was little. This…
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Let's Explore Washington's Big Backyard Let's Explore Washington's Big Backyard

By Rachel W
As a lifelong Washingtonian, I am still constantly amazed to discover how many wonderful and unique features the Pacific Northwest has to o…
As a lifelong Washingtonian, I am still constantly amazed to discover how many wonderful and unique features the Pacific Northwest has to o…
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Fitness Videos When You Want Them! Fitness Videos When You Want Them!

By Bettina
Last summer, I surprised even myself when I took up jogging. As a dyed-in-the-wool indoor kid, the very thought of running for any purpose …
Last summer, I surprised even myself when I took up jogging. As a dyed-in-the-wool indoor kid, the very thought of running for any purpose …
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Pacific Northwest eBooks Pacific Northwest eBooks

Start your Northwest garden, plan a hot springs hike, or find a page-turner- download these local, Pacific Northwest reads from OverDrive.
Start your Northwest garden, plan a hot springs hike, or find a page-turner- download these local, Pacific Northwest reads from OverDrive.
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Yoga Journal Digital Magazine Yoga Journal Digital Magazine

Get centered and inspired to practice- read Yoga magazine and more- free with your library card on Zinio.
Get centered and inspired to practice- read Yoga magazine and more- free with your library card on Zinio.
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Got Worms? Got Worms?

By Diana
They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Some people see an old, brown banana peel in the garbage and think, "Ick. Smelly." But…
They say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Some people see an old, brown banana peel in the garbage and think, "Ick.…
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