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Summer Reading for All

Read and have fun at your library this summer: for kids, teens, and adults! A full calendar of events is coming June 1.

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Choose Your Own Adventure This Summer Choose Your Own Adventure This Summer

By Lindsay
Choose your own path this summer with choose your own adventure books for adults at the King County Library System. Many of us remember…
Choose your own path this summer with choose your own adventure books for adults at the King County Library System. Many of us remember…
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Fresh Ideas for Your Farmers Market Haul Fresh Ideas for Your Farmers Market Haul

By Rachel W
As days grow longer and signs of new growth continue popping up in yards and fields throughout the Pacific Northwest, our many Farmers…
As days grow longer and signs of new growth continue popping up in yards and fields throughout the Pacific Northwest, our many Farmers…
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Parents Digital Magazine Parents Digital Magazine

Get tips to slow down and live it up this summer in the latest issue of Parents magazine- instantly download it on RBdigital Magazines!
Get tips to slow down and live it up this summer in the latest issue of Parents magazine- instantly download it on RBdigital Magazines!
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20 Best New Beach Reads 20 Best New Beach Reads

recommended by KCLSSocialMedia
PopSugar suggests the best new beach reads to check out this summer. Suggestions and annotations via PopSugar.
PopSugar suggests the best new beach reads to check out this summer. Suggestions and annotations via PopSugar.
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Free Museum Passes with a Library Card! Free Museum Passes with a Library Card!

By Destinee
Did you know you can use your KCLS library card to get free passes to 3 kid-friendly local museums? Click on Books & More, and then click…
Did you know you can use your KCLS library card to get free passes to 3 kid-friendly local museums? Click on Books & More, and then click...
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Special Olympics USA Games Special Olympics USA Games

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In celebration of the upcoming games (July 1-6), explore stories featuring characters with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
In celebration of the upcoming games (July 1-6), explore stories featuring characters with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
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Personalized Recommendations Personalized Recommendations

Get a list of books chosen just for you and find your perfect BookMatch!
Get a list of books chosen just for you and find your perfect BookMatch!
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The 15 Best Books to Read This Summer The 15 Best Books to Read This Summer

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Elle Magazine shares their favorite summer reads from complicated meditations on motherhood to dark thrillers to pack in your beach bag.
Elle Magazine shares their favorite summer reads from complicated meditations on motherhood to dark thrillers to pack in your beach bag.
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Rock On at Your Library Rock On at Your Library

By Jenna
If you've explored trails and parks here in Western Washington, chances are you may have seen some colorful rocks dotting the landscape....
If you've explored trails and parks here in Western Washington, chances are you may have seen some colorful rocks dotting the landscape....
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10 to Try 10 to Try

This year, read something different. Join us for 10 to Try, our 2018 reading challenge!
This year, read something different. Join us for 10 to Try, our 2018 reading challenge!
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Lightweight Books for Happy Camping Lightweight Books for Happy Camping

By Bettina
With the end of summer nipping at our heels, it's time to squeeze in one last jump in the lake, one last al fresco meal, one last outdoor…
With the end of summer nipping at our heels, it's time to squeeze in one last jump in the lake, one last al fresco meal, one last outdoor...
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Cool Treats at your Library Cool Treats at your Library

recommended by JennaZeeLibrarian
Temperatures are set to reach into the 90s this weekend (which is beyond blistering to us Pacific Northwest folks). Check out these ideas f…
Temperatures are set to reach into the 90s this weekend (which is beyond blistering to us Pacific Northwest folks). Check out these ideas f…
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4 Great Podcast & Book Pairings 4 Great Podcast & Book Pairings

By Bettina
Maybe you're a voracious podcast fiend who wants to become immersed in the topics discussed on your favorite shows. Or maybe you're a…
Maybe you're a voracious podcast fiend who wants to become immersed in the topics discussed on your favorite shows. Or maybe you're a...
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Suggests Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Suggests

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The author shares her summer reading list!
The author shares her summer reading list!
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6 Super Sci-Fi Graphic Novels for Kids 6 Super Sci-Fi Graphic Novels for Kids

By Destinee
Here's an easy equation: science fiction + comics = fun. Summer is a great time to pick up a colorful graphic novel with lots of action…
Here's an easy equation: science fiction + comics = fun. Summer is a great time to pick up a colorful graphic novel with lots of action...
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