Category Archives: Nature & Science

Let’s talk time

Sunday morning saw us fall back from Daylight Saving Time to Standard Time, setting our clocks back an hour. It reignited the biannual discussion in my house about the wisdom (or lack thereof) of time change, the history of time, … Continue reading

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New nonfiction – September 2017

This September, enjoy a bevy of books about technology and society, improving your life, reflections on the political landscape and 2016 election, and of course some new cookbooks.

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#BookBingoNW2017: Science Nonfiction or Science Fiction

Book Bingo 2017 is nearly at its end, with just two weeks left to get your bingo or blackout and turn in your card. Have you been puzzling over the Science Nonfiction/Science Fiction category? Enjoy these ideas for avenues to … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse 2017: Reading for all ages

Whether you’re reading in advance of the solar eclipse on August 21, or stockpiling suggestions to read afterward, here are a selection of books for readers of all ages; check out the full list in our catalog.

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New nonfiction – August 2017

Food, scandal, food, memoir, and some more food – enjoy these new nonfiction titles coming out in August 2017.

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Nonfiction new book round up – July 2017

New nonfiction coming out in July 2017 – memoir, science, history, politics and environment. Enjoy!

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Celebrating the Lake Washington Ship Canal Centennial

Did you know the Ballard Locks turns 100 this year? In recognition of the anniversary, we’ve combed through our archives and digitized some of the most interesting maps, photos, postcards, correspondence, and more related to the history of the Lake … Continue reading

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