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7 Travel Accessories that Readers Will Love

Planning to hit the road this summer? Whether your vacation plans involve an international flight or a road trip to a campground, check out our must-have vacation essentials for book lovers. These travel items for book lovers will keep you hydrated, comfy, and looking cool no matter where your adventures take you! Ticket Stub Diary ($15) Do you like hanging on to ticket stubs, wristbands, and other ephemera from your travels? Don’t just stuff those stubs into a shoebox — organize and display them in this clever diary. There’s space to jot down notes about what you saw and did, [...]

July 21st, 2016|

Summer Book Bingo Update

Summer Book Bingo is in full swing here in Seattle! I was able to log some serious vacation reading time recently, so I’ve been making progress on my summer book bingo card. (But don’t be too impressed — I also scribbled in books-in-progress that aren’t finished yet.)  Here’s what I’ve got so far, including books I’m haven’t finished yet (marked with an asterisk): Recommended by a librarian: Marrow Island Cookbook: Korean Food Made Simple You’ve been meaning to read: City of Mirrors We Need Diverse Books: Homegoing Prize-winner: The Good Lord Bird* Banned: Julie of the Wolves* Translated from another [...]

July 14th, 2016|

Summer Book Bingo 2016 Is Here

Good news for book lovers: Summer Book Bingo is back! This summer reading program for adults (ages 15 and up) gives you the chance to win some great prizes from the Seattle Public Library and Seattle Arts & Lectures. Download your book bingo card and start playing today! How Can I Play Summer Book Bingo 2016? Step 1: Read lots of books! Then fill in bingo squares with book titles as you finish them. Go for a bingo and you could win a $30 gift card to an independent bookstore. Get the full blackout and you could win a library of books by 2016–17 [...]

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