Articles written by Jean Markert

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Library Happenings: January-February 2024

We hope everyone’s New Year is off to a great start, It is hard to believe that January is almost over already. Our little taste of winter made for an interesting start to 2024, but now that things are finally thawing out, come to the library for...

 

October's news starts with thanking community as library dedicated

It has officially been one year since the library opened our doors to the community and so much has happened in that year. We have welcomed many returning and new patrons to the library. We have been able to host great programs, including author talk...

 

Find something offensive in your library

Normally I like to use my column to talk about all the exciting things happening in the library, but this month I want to write from my heart. The first week of October is Banned Books Week, and lately there has been a lot of talk about books and...

 

Library Happenings

Summer is quickly coming to a close, but we still have lots of exciting things happening at the library. We have several weeks of summer reading to keep everyone busy. Keep buzzing through those books so you can turn in your completed packet for a...

 
 By Jean Markert    A & E    June 28, 2023

Library Happenings

Summer is going to “bee” busy at the library. Summer reading is now in full swing, and we have fun weekly events coming up all summer long. Our theme this year is “All Together Now;” the honeybee is our mascot – because they work together a...

 

Library Happenings

Spring has sprung and the tulips are blooming – well almost – but it is spring at the library! Congratulations to Mary Cayou, our lucky Winter Reads grand prize winner. Mary received a $25 gift...

 

Library Happenings

We have sprung forward and lots of things are happening at the library. The library invites you to participate in #LibraryGivingDay on Tuesday, April 4, a national day focused on support for local...

 

Library Happenings

New library cards have arrived! Come by the library to get your brand-new library card featuring our new logo. Our system requires us to use a new barcode number, so everyone will get a new card. If...

 

Winter reading rut solutions at the library

Are you in a winter reading rut? The library has just the solution for you: Stretch your reading muscles by checking out our Winter Reads Bingo. There are bingo squares for everything from cookbooks...

 

Library Happenings

As we get ready to ring in the New Year the library is looking forward to exciting new events that will happen in the new year. First, we must look back and thank everyone who worked on the Festival of Tiny Trees auction. The event was very...

 

Volunteers brightened library's Tiny Trees success

Once again our community responded generously and warmly to this year’s Festival of Tiny Trees. More than $8,000 was raised to support additional furnishings for the new La Conner Swinomish Library. It was wonderful to be able to host everyone in...

 

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