The Word is Out: 2017 Audiobook of the Year!

Attention fellow audiobook lovers: Winners of the 2017 Audies are announced! As a shameless audiobook snob, I have been impatiently looking forward to the announcement of the winners for the 2017 Audies. The Audio Publishers Association honors the best titles, narrators, and production efforts in audio publishing with the annual Audie Awards. The awards cover 27 categories that include the […]

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Summer Meals at the Library

Stop by the library for FREE meals this summer. As a part of our summer reading program, Build a Better World, the King County Library System is offering meals at 12 library locations. The meals are free for all children and teens ages birth to 18. There are no restrictions on family income and no […]

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Gearing Up for Summer Reading

What is an incredibly effective way to keep your child’s mind active and growing this summer?  Reading for fun. No kidding! Research shows that kids who read during the summer maintain or even grow their reading skills. Kids who don’t have access to books and reading lose up to three months’ worth of their reading skills… […]

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Seagull goes to YCamp

What happens when librarians visit summer day camps?   Each week during the summer, the Outdoor Day Camp program sponsored by Shoreline's Dale Turner Family YMCA offers adventures with exciting themes like sports!  pirates!  or wild animals!  Themes are woven into daily activities. Campers have fun hiking, exploring the surrounding park, crafting, swimming...and visiting the little cache of library books spread out for them […]

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Let’s Read

Through  the Let's Read program our librarians are busy visiting parks, the YMCA camps, and summer meal sights to give away books donated by King County Library System Foundation.  While there they are telling stories and signing kids up for summer reading.  They're bringing library services to those who may have a difficult time making […]

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