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Film, genealogy programs at Edmonds Library in October

Film, genealogy programs at Edmonds Library in October

The Edmonds Library is offering many activities during the month of October, but Librarian Lesly Kaplan pointed out two particular programs of note: Friday evening, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m., come join film critic Robert Horton as he shares some of the wildest literary adaptations and describes how they show us something new. Be open to the unexpected at this free after-hours Library program, supported by ... »

Sno-Isle Libraries conducting customer survey

Sno-Isle Libraries conducting customer survey

Sno-Isle Libraries is currently undertaking a project to improve information and reference services. In order to learn how to best serve our communities we have created a brief survey to gather customer feedback. You can access the Information Services Survey here. »

Now at the Edmonds Library: Do-It-Yourself Book Review

What’s the first thing you want to do when you finish a great book? Of course, you want to let all your friends know how much you enjoyed it, and recommend they try it. Well your library friends are waiting to hear your Edmonds Adult Book Review. This summer take a look at the online Sno-Isle Library site  at http://sno-isle.org/reviews to see what your library friends are recommending. It’s so ea... »

Reading fun for all ages at Edmonds Library this summer

Reading fun for all ages at Edmonds Library this summer

According to Edmonds Public Library Managing Librarian Lesly Kaplan, many young children experience the summer slump, where reading achievement can actually decline during the summer months. The library has a fun program — Explore Summer — designed to help kids keep their reading skills strong. In Explore Summer, children challenge themselves to read 10 books or 1,000 pages, plus do tw... »

Sno-Isle Libraries hires firm to increase engagement with young, digital-savvy customers

Sno-Isle Libraries hires firm to increase engagement with young, digital-savvy customers

Hoping to build the next generation of library customers, Sno-Isle Libraries has kicked-off a research and engagement project targeting the Generation Y and Z market. The 18-month project focuses on 13- to 29-year-olds within Snohomish and Island counties. A library staff team kicked off the project in early June with the services of OrangeBoy, Inc., a customer intelligence and strategy company wi... »

Edmonds Library distributing free Everett Aqua Sox tickets this summer

Continuing a summer tradition, Sno-Isle Libraries is distributing free Everett AquaSox tickets to families in its two-county service area this summer. There is one difference this year. Two thousand tickets to the June 16 baseball game, a benefit for those affected by the March 22 mudslide, are available to anyone in the communities near that disaster area. They can be picked up at Darrington High... »

Sno-Isle Libraries debuts service for downloading movies, TV shows, books

Sno-Isle Libraries debuts service for downloading movies, TV shows, books

Sno-Isle Libraries brings you a new service that will expand your library enjoyment. On Monday, May 1, the Library debuted a new digital download service titled Hoopla. Get ready to borrow free video, music, and audiobooks with this new service. It’s ready to enjoy on your PC, tablet, or phone. The cost? Free with your library card! According to the library: Hoopla is an innovative new service tha... »

‘Best Book I Ever Read’ poster contest winners honored at reception

‘Best Book I Ever Read’ poster contest winners honored at reception

A reception for the City of Edmonds Arts Commission “Best Book I Ever Read” poster contest winners — all third graders — was held on Thursday, April 17 in Edmonds Plaza Room. This year’s featured speaker was children’s book author/illustrator Robyn Chance. This year’s Outstanding Award Winners are Sara Bone, Westgate; Naomi Chao Madrona; Avalyn Cox, Seaview; Grace Doquilo, Sherwood; Jo... »

Reminder: Friends of Edmonds Library to meet Thursday

The Friends of the Edmonds Library will meet Thursday, Feb. 27 at 1 p.m. for coffee, followed by the 1:30 p.m. guest speaker Debra Dill from Edmonds Park and Recreation. Dill will talk about the city’s flower program. The meeting is at the Library’s upstairs Plaza Room, 650 Main St. Admission is free. You can learn more about the Friends at edmondslibraryfriends.org. »

Friends of the Edmonds Library to meet Jan. 23

The Friends of the Edmonds Library will meet Thursday, Jan. 23, starting at 1 p.m. for coffee followed by a meeting at 1:30 p.m. Guest speakers are Kim Kraft from International Student Services, and a panel of international students who will share information about their cultures. The meeting is at the Library’s upstairs Plaza Room, 650 Main St. Admission is free. You can learn more about th... »

Friends of Edmonds Library looking for book sale donations

The Friends of the Edmonds Library is looking for donations to include in its ongoing book sale. Support literacy and reading enjoyment in the community by donating gently used books, CDs, videos, DVDs, sheet music, magazines and computer software. All donations promote reading in the community and proceeds benefit the Edmonds Public Library and the Friends of the Edmonds Library Scholarship Fund.... »

Learn more about your new tablet or eReader at the Edmonds Library

Learn more about your new tablet or eReader at the Edmonds Library

  Did Santa bring you a new electronic tablet or eReader this year? Sno-Isle Libraries has resources to help you get the most out of your new device. The staff at Edmonds Library is versed in not only helping patrons find physical books, magazines and materials available at the two local libraries, but can help provide tips for using electronic reader devices. Speak to a librarian about any u... »

Edmonds-Woodway student’s artwork takes top honors in Teen Read Contest

Edmonds-Woodway student’s artwork takes top honors in Teen Read Contest

Evangeline Schmitt, a ninth-grader at Edmonds-Woodway High School, was honored in a short ceremony at the Edmonds Library on Monday evening for submitting one of four winning entries in this year’s Sno-Isle Libraries annual Teen Read Month art contest. Designed to encourage reading and using library resources, the contest has a different theme each year. Contestants create art projects refle... »

Friends of the Edmonds Library to meet Nov. 21

The Friends of the Edmonds Library will meet Thursday, Nov. 21 at 1 p.m.  for coffee followed by the 1:30 p.m. annual meeting to approve 2014 budget and officers. The meeting will beat the Library’s upstairs Plaza Room, 650 Main St. Admission is free. You can learn more about the Friends here. »

Scene in Edmonds: Kids read books, get bikes

Scene in Edmonds: Kids read books, get bikes

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Refreshments, harpist, readings at Edmonds Library Board open house Sunday

The City of Edmonds Library Board is hosting an open house at the Edmonds Library this Sunday from 2-3:30 p.m. There will be refreshments, a harpist, book readings and other fun activities.  Library Board members will be on hand to welcome attendees. The Edmonds Library is located at 650 Main St.   »

Friends of the Edmonds Library to meet Oct. 24 — updated agenda features Sister City Commissioner

Updated Oct. 17 with speaker information. The next meeting of the Friends of the Edmonds Library — set for Thursday, Oct. 24 — will feature Edmonds Sister City Commissioner Beth Fuhriman. Her presentation will occur just days before the Hekinan Delegation arrives in Edmonds for a week’s visit. The meeting starts at 1 p.m. with coffee and the speaker at 1:30 p.m. in the Library... »

Friends of Edmonds Library looking for donations

The Friends of the Edmonds Library is looking for donations to include in its ongoing book sale. Donate gently used books, CDs, videos, DVDs, sheet music, magazines and computer software. All donations promote reading in the community and proceeds benefit the Edmonds Public Library and the Friends of the Edmonds Library Scholarship Fund. Donations, which are tax-deductible, are accepted year-round... »

‘Dachshunds’ author Kizzie Jones to speak at Friends of Edmonds Library luncheon June 27

‘Dachshunds’ author Kizzie Jones to speak at Friends of Edmonds Library luncheon June 27

Local author Kizzie Jones, author of “How Dachshunds Came To Be”, will speak at the Friends of the Edmonds Library Annual Luncheon at noon Thursday, June 27 at the Library’s upstairs Plaza Room, 650 Main St. Admission is either $10, payable at the door, or a donated salad. Register in advance for this event by emailing kmadeleine@gmail.com. You can learn more about the Friends at... »

“Best Book I Ever Read” poster contest winners honored

“Best Book I Ever Read” poster contest winners honored

Congratulations to the winners of the City of Edmonds Arts Commission “Best Book I Ever Read” poster contest for third graders. This year’s Outstanding Award Winners are Mei Brown, Chase Lake, Sara Cambronero, Westgate, Cadence Entermille, Seaview, Yocelin Espino, Chase Lake, Rileigh Hanson, Chase Lake, Myles Heckman, Seaview, Nathan Holt, Holy Rosary, Maya Kidder, Holy Rosary, Amanda Ly, Seaview,... »

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