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June is Orca Awareness Month

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Governor Jay Inslee has proclaimed June 2017  the 11th Annual Orca Awareness Month to highlight the plight of our Southern Resident orcas (protected under The Endangered Species Act since 2005), and to urge all Washington State residents to do their part to support efforts to recover our local orca pod diminished by marine park captures, pollution, […]

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10 to Try Check-in: June

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Happy Audiobook Month! Since we're celebrating audiobooks all month, seems appropriate to finish the Listen to an Audiobook category for 10 to Try in June. I picked Caleb's Crossing for a couple of reasons. First, I love historical fiction on audio, especially historical fiction that's written, as Caleb's Crossing is, in a style that matches the setting - in this case, […]

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Getting Started with Stop Motion Animation

Two boys creating a stop motion video using an iPag

Anyone can make movies! You don't need a big budget, professional cameras, or even actors. With stop motion animation, you can create any length movie from a few seconds to a full length film. All you need is a camera, editing software, props, and your imagination. Library Classes At the library you can attend a […]

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10 to Try Mystery Challenge: Since 1942

Cover image of the book Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham

When you find a body under your floor that's been dead for decades, you've got the makings of a cold case mystery. But when it's told in chapters that alternate between the past and the present, there is nothing cold about it. Published since 1942 is a 10 to Try category that invites you to explore the […]

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Have the Best Summer Ever at the Library!

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You know you can count on the library for an incredible collection of books, movies and more. We also have fun, family-friendly programs to make your Summer Reading even more magical. We hope you'll join us for kickoff parties happening around King County this weekend. Here are 3 more events that are sure to surprise and delight […]

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