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Clippings February 26, 2016

Image courtesy North Pend Oreille Heritage collection

Image courtesy North Pend Oreille Heritage collection

Library Clippings for the week of February 26, 2016

Library News

Young readers donate Little Free Library to community food bank (The Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber, Vashon, 1/27/16)

Camas library will remain independent (Camas-Washougal Post-Record, Camas, 2/2/16)

Council OKs library reciprocal agreement (Anacortes American, Anacortes, 2/3/16)


White Salmon Library closing Feb. 1 for remodeling (Hood River News, Hood River, 2/3/16)

Letters & Editorials

Don’t give away S-W library (Skagit Valley Herald, Mount Vernon, 2/6/16)

Quirky Nest Houses Are Killing Birds and They Also Remind Us Why the Beacon Hill Library Is So Bad (The Stranger, Seattle, 2/19/16)


Cowiche native’s book the subject of latest Yakima Valley Community Reads (Yakima Herald, Yakima, 2/16/16)

Programs & Displays

Art center comes to Chelan library
A new Art Center and Makerspace, the first of its kind in North Central Washington, was the topic of a meeting on February 9 at the Chelan Library. A makerspace is a facility where people come together to share tools, resources, knowledge, and ideas for products and projects they want to build, market, or learn more about. It’s a place where inventiveness is nurtured and skillsets are acquired. A website, Justmakestuff.org, provides more detail about the Makerspace project. (Lake Chelan Mirror, Chelan, 2/3/16)

King County Library System starts student library accounts project (Federal Way Mirror, Federal Way, 2/5/16)

The Seattle Public Library to host Shakespeare’s First Folio exhibit for Washington State, March 21 to April 17 (Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Seattle, 2/7/16)

League of Teen Advisors help drive successful teen program (The Herald, Puyallup, 2/17/16)

[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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