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‘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,... »

Earling appoints two new library board members

Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling has appointed two new members to the Edmonds Library Board  — Wendy Kendall and Tim E. Healy. The Edmonds Library Board is made up of five board members who are appointed by the mayor. Terms are for five years with a two consecutive-year term limit. Kendall and Healey will fill the remaining two open positions and start their terms in February. The Library Board me... »

EPIC announces branding and publishing speakers

EPIC Group recently announced speakers for the Monday morning writing group, including brand strategist Carol Pierson Holding, on Jan. 28, and award-winning memoirist Ingrid Ricks, on Feb. 4. The free events are open to the public, although there is limited seating available in the Edmonds Library conference room. EPIC Group meets on Mondays at 10 a.m., with speakers starting at 11 a.m. For more i... »

Reminder: Jeff Stilwell to be Friends of Edmonds Library speaker Thursday

Jeff Stilwell from the Edmonds Mural Society will be featured guest speaker at the Friends of the Edmonds Library Thursday, Jan. 24. Stop by at 1 p.m. for a coffee social; the meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. The meeting will be in the library’s upstairs Plaza Room, 650 Main St. Everyone is welcome. You can learn more about the Friends of the Edmonds Library here. »

Friends of the Edmonds Library agenda for Jan. 24 meeting

Friends of the Edmonds Library (FoEL) invites members and visitors to attend the general meeting on Jan. 24,  1 p.m., at the Edmonds Library. FoEL released the meeting’s agenda: Librarian’s Report – Lesly Kaplan Sno-Isle Report – Nancy Patton Approval of   November Minutes – Diane Stanhope Treasurer’s Report – Page Gorud Membership – Bonnie Mott & Toni Chrush Program – Sharron Cramer NEW... »

NaNoWriMo winners celebrate at library

By Janette Turner The first of December came as a great relief to the thousands of NaNoWriMo participants around the world. For folks in the know, the name stands for national novel writing month, which encourages participants to pen 50,000 words in thirty days. This year, Kim Votry of EPIC Group led area writers through the process, which ended with refreshments at the Edmonds Library. Here are t... »

NaNoWriMo party on Saturday at noon

  You may not know it, but many novels were penned this past month as part of NaNoWriMo. And with National Novel Writing Month at an end, there’s a celebration Saturday, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Edmonds Library. All area writers are invited to join the entrants and “winners” of NaNoWriMo at the party for refreshments and open mic hosted by the library with Kim Votry, autho... »

Edmonds Library Board looking for new member

The Edmonds Library Board is seeking a new member. Board meetings are held at the Edmonds Library Conference Room the third Monday of every other month at 6 p.m. Terms are for five years with a two-term limit. Interested applicants may access the application online. You may also pick up an application at City Hall, 121 5th Ave. N., or at the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St. »

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