Clippings July 31, 2015

Clippings July 31, 2015

Image courtesy North Pend Oreille Heritage collection
Image courtesy North Pend Oreille Heritage collection

Library Clippings for the week of July 31, 2015

Library News

Little libraries with big hearts (Mercer Island Reporter, Mercer Island, 7/8/2015)

Buildings

Tukwila is growing up
Drive by the corner of South 144th Street and Tukwila International Boulevard and you’ll see big piles of dirt. It’s hard to miss that Tukwila Village is becoming reality. And, soon, work will begin on the new King County Library branch for Tukwila. (Tukwila Reporter, Kent, 7/–/15)

People

Library recognizes three with Bullitt scholarships
The Seattle Public Library Foundation has announced the winners for the 2015 Stimson Bullitt Civic Courage Scholarship. Three scholarships were awarded to: Natalie Quek, $5,000, for her essay “Preserve Our Islands’ Fight to Protect Maury Island”; Noah Foster-Koth, $2,500, for his essay “Washington State’s Greatest Civil Rights Advocate”; and Lena Easton-Calabria, $2,500, for her essay “Reviving an Ancient Whaling Tradition in the Face of Discrimination: Cultural Courage by the Makah Tribe”. The winning essays can be read at www.civiccouragescholarship.com. (City Living Seattle, Seattle, 7/–/15)

Keeping it lit: C. Davida Ingram fuses arts and social justice in her new role at Seattle Public Library
(City Arts, 7/–/15)

Gig Harbor resident unanimously appointed to library system board (Peninsula Gateway, Gig Harbor, 7/8/2015)

Programs & Displays

Carnation, Snoqualmie Libraries to receive Legos ‘cool’ kits (Snoqualmie Valley Record, Snoqualmie, 7/8/2015)

No rules but kindness in sharing poetry (The Leader, Port Townsend, 7/8/2015)

Let’s run to the next page! (The Columbian, Vancouver, 7/14/15)

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[This summary of library news represents a selection of current newspaper clippings about Washington libraries received from Washington newspapers. The summary is created by Marilyn Lindholm of the Washington State Library, a Division of the Office of the Secretary of State. For further information about this summary or the clippings listed, contact Shirley Lewis at 360-570-5567 or Shirley.lewis@sos.wa.gov.]

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