Daily Archives: June 10, 2014

Just can’t get enough: Pinehurst!

Pinehurst K-8 vertical

Thank you Pinehurst 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th graders as always for your warm welcome!  And thank you Carolyn, David, Jo, and Ms. J!

It was an honor to see the 8th grade students perform American Me during my visit.

Here are some of the books I brought with me to Pinehurst last week:

  1. Michael Vey: Prisoner of Cell 25
  2. Etiquette and Espionage
  3. Seraphina
  4. The Sweet Revenge of Celia Door
  5. The Living

Please visit the Lake City Branch this summer and fall for free prize books, programs, snacks, and Homework Help!

Here are some of the awesome summer programs at the Lake City Branch happening soon:

  • Bristlebots for Teens, Wednesday, June 25th, 2-4 pm
  • Divergent 60-Second Challenge for Teens,  Wednesday, July 9th, 2-4 pm
  • Create Your Own Flappy Bird Video Game for Teens, Wednesday, July 23rd, 2-4 pm
  • Gaming for Teens,  Wednesday, August 13th, 2-4 pm

Here is the list of books that Pinehurst readers recommend:

  1. I am the Messenger
  2. Mila 2.0
  3. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
  4. One Piece
  5. The Hunger Games
  6. Lockdown
  7. Divergent
  8. Cinder
  9. Wonder
  10. Little Bee
  11. Of Mice and Men
  12. Ready Player One

Congratulations graduating 8th graders!  I hope to see many of you at Hale or Ingraham next year, and I will see everyone else at Licton Springs in the fall!

Nancy @ Lake City

SPL nancy g

World Cup “live” @ Your Library

World Cup DisplayExciting news, soccer fans!

Seeing as the World Cup comes but twice a decade and you might like to enjoy your sports in a big group on a big screen (sans bar atmosphere) …the library is hosting viewings of many matches at three locations around the city!

Doors will open 30 minutes before each match begins.  If a match continues past the library closing time, the viewing venue will remain open until the match ends.  In the case of the U.S. vs. Germany match at 9 a.m. Thurs, June 26, the Northgate meeting room will open early.  All events are free and seating is on a first come, first served basis.  Feel free to bring snacks, pillows, and friends.  Dress to showcase your soccer love and be ready to cheer!!

Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium (206-386-4636)

  • Ghana vs. U.S. – 3 p.m. Monday, June 16
  • U.S. vs. Portugal – 3 p.m. Sunday, June 22
  • Semifinals – 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 8
  • Semifinals – 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 9
  • Championship match – 1 p.m. Sunday, July 13

Northgate, 10548 Fifth Ave. N.E. (206-386-1980)

  • U.S. vs. Germany – 9 a.m. Thursday, June 26
  • Championship match – 1 p.m. Sunday, July 13

High Point, 3411 S.W. Raymond St. (206-684-7454)

  • Semifinals – 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 8
  • Semifinals – 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 9
  • Championship match – 1 p.m., Sunday, July 13


How You Doing Denny?

Denny International TagulSchool Shout Out Denny International Middle School!

Thanks for being such a great audience today.  Do you want to read one of the books I brought to your school?  Click here to see the entire list.  Click here to see the prezi again.

The summer program starts June 23. Come to the library to pick up your free book and participate in a summer of great activities!

Check out our Teens webpage for current programs and activities.

Want to write for this blog? Send us an e-mail and we’ll let you know how!  Remember to check out our tumblr page to see what Seattle teens create this summer.

Check out what else you can do at your library [for free] all summer long!  There is lots to see and do and learn and enjoy and experience and discuss.

Get involved @ Your Library!

Cheresse from Southwest