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Fun Friday is back

Hello! Well, after missing a few Fridays, Fun Friday is back. I think we might have taken the last game a wee bit too seriously and slowed… waaay…. down in how we perceived the world, but we’re all tuned up and ready to go. This week’s game is a lot of fun. The game is […]

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Fun Friday

Hello! So we are ending week three of spring term. Hopefully you are all settling into your spring routines and are ready for another small, fun diversion. This week’s game is  a bit of a puzzle style game that asks you to change your perspective; it’s called: 400 Years by scriptwelder. This game is bit […]

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Fun Friday

Hey, we’ve made it through another week, so it’s time to have a wee bit of fun. This week’s game is called Buttonx20 and it was created by Tom “NinjaDoodle” Vencel.  You’re helping a little ninja get a key to open a door. There are a total of twenty puzzles to solve before you an […]

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Join us Wednesday, April 17th from 10a.m. to 2 p.m. for Snapshot Day! Participating libraries all across Washington are hosting a Snapshot Day sometime between April 7th – 20th in correspondence with National Library Week. For our Snapshot Day on April 17th, we want you to tell us your vision for what you’d like the […]

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Tomorrow is Free Comic Book Saturday. Not sure what that is? Follow the link to learn more: Free Comic Book Friday While you are waiting for Saturday to arrive, so you can get your comics, here’s a fun video about libraries to help you start your weekend. The music is by Cursor Miner and the […]

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Pi Day – March 14

Yes, today, March 14, is a celebration of all things Pi.  I’m not writing about the kind of pie you eat, no sir.  I’m talking about mathematical Pi. You know the one.  It never ends: 3.141592…  Anyway, because March 14 looks like 3.14 when you write it out, Pi day is…, today! In celebration of […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

It’s Valentine’s Day – do you know how this holiday started?  Find out here: http://www.history.com/topics/valentines-day For many, Valentine’s Day = Chocolate. Interested in learning more about chocolate and how it’s made? Check out this link: http://exhibits.mannlib.cornell.edu/chocolate/

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It’s Groundhog Day!

Picture taken by: Reinhard Kraasch Find out if Punxsutawney Phil (the world’s most famous groundhog) saw his shadow today: http://groundhog.org/ Learn more about groundhogs: http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/groundhog/ Looking for more local information?  Read about Jabari, the hedgehog, who lives at the Portland zoo: http://www.oregonzoo.org/Newsroom/2011releases/HedgehogDay11.pdf

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The National Book Festival took place in late September, but that doesn’t mean you completely missed out on all the fun. Many of the authors were recorded when they gave their presentations. For example, Rosemary Wells gave a presentation, as well as Ken Follett.  There are many more author webcasts available, so take your time […]

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