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Shout Out to SafeFutures Youth Center!

SafeFutures_LogoHello to SafeFutures Youth Center!

Today we’re talking about the services and programs of The Seattle Public Library.

Thanks to Kary for hosting!

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  • Take advantage of the great book lists that Seattle Librarians compile just for you.
  • Get a personalized reading list of titles you’ll love: Your Next Five.
  • Zinio provides magazine reading at your fingertips.
  • Don’t forget that our e-books and e-audiobooks collections are growing all the time.
  • Download five free songs every week through Freegal. They’re yours to keep, too!
  • Hoopla is a streaming service that the library offers. See what music, video, and audiobooks they have today.
  • Ask a Librarian is available 24/7 for all those burning questions that keep you up at night.
  • Arrange a group tour of Central Library…or just take the cell phone tour; it’s your “call.”
  • Visit a Seattle Museum for free!
  • Use Homework Help in-person at 11 Seattle libraries (throughout the school year) or check-out the online Homework Help. Both are great ways to advance your studies.

Lots to see and do and learn and enjoy and experience and discuss.

Get involved @ Your Library!

Ken @ High Point

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School Shout Out! Middle College HS

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Ken from the High Point Branch visits Middle College High School today to promote the services and programs of The Seattle Public Library.

Thanks to Ms Boo Balkan Foster and Mr Alonzo Ybarra for hosting today!

Hello & Howdy to Seattle World & Nova High!

Daniel at Seattle World SchoolThanks so much to the students who visited our table and talked to us.  Hopefully you got some great ideas for reading and summer!

You can see all of our summer events by visiting the online calendar.

Did we tell you about the new tumblr?  You should definitely check it out!  And create some content that we can share!

Plus, there’s tons more to see and do and explore and experience @ Your Library!

Shannon & Daniel, Douglass-Truth & Capitol Hill

Jane Addams students recommend great books!

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Thanks Jane Addams 6th, 7th, and 8th graders for being an amazing audience last week!

Here are a few of the books I brought with me:

Here are some of the teen programs this summer at the Lake City Branch:

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

And last but not least TYVM for your great reading suggestions! Here are just a few:

Have a great summer, and we will see you at Hazel Wolf in the fall!

Nancy @ Lake City

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Good Morning Jane Addams! Or is that Hazel Wolf? :)

Hazel Wolf K-8Greetings to the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students at Jane Addams!  I hope you brought your completed application for a Seattle Public Library card!

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

Did you know we have a tumblr?  Check it out!  We’d love to have you tumbl for us!  😀

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!

  • Take advantage of the great book lists that Seattle Librarians compile just for you.
  • Get a personalized reading list of titles you’ll love: Your Next Five.
  • Zinio provides magazine reading at your fingertips.
  • Don’t forget that our e-books and e-audiobooks collections are growing all the time.
  • Download three free songs every week through Freegal. They’re yours to keep, too!
  • Hoopla is a new streaming service that the library offers. See what music, video, and audiobooks they have today.
  • Ask a Librarian is available 24/7 for all those burning questions that keep you up at night.
  • Arrange a group tour of Central Library…or just take the cell phone tour; it’s your “call.”
  • Visit a Seattle Museum for free!
  • Use Homework Help in-person at 11 Seattle libraries (throughout the school year) or check-out the online Homework Help. Both are great ways to advance your studies.

Lots to see and do and learn and enjoy and experience and discuss.

Get involved @ Your Library!

Nancy, Librarian & Avid Reader, Lake City

Just can’t get enough: Pinehurst!

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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

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School Shoutout: Washington Middle School

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Hey Washington Middle School!  Thanks for stopping by the library table at lunch time on Friday to talk with Lesley and Shannon about Summer of Learning, your favorite books, and things you never knew about the Douglass-Truth branch.

See you at Need to Know every Sunday through Thursday this summer, starting on June 23, 4-5 pm. We’ll be giving away free books, answering questions, doing activities, and hanging out in the teen area at Douglass-Truth library.

It’s going to be a great summer!

Lesley @ WMS