Tag Archives: BOOKS

Judge a Book by its Spine

They say to never judge a book by its cover (though we all do), but what about its spine? While in libraries, bookstores, and private homes we all try our best to face our beautiful collections out for all of … Continue reading

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Our Top 10 Children’s Picture Books of 2017

Children’s Services Librarians from The Seattle Public Library have selected our ten favorite picture books of the year.  Though it’s a challenge to limit ourselves to ten titles (check out our longer list of favorite 2017 picture books), we all … Continue reading

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Our Top 10 Teen Books of 2017

Every year, we look for the best books written for young adults. We all have our personal favorites, of course, but there are inevitably a handful of books that rise to the top. This year, our collective favorite titles cover … Continue reading

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Our Top 10 Nonfiction Books of 2017

… according to Seattle Public Library adult librarians Yesterday we listed our librarians’ favorite novels of 2017; today, we present you with the list of our ten favorite nonfiction books published in 2017, from memoirs to essay collections to history … Continue reading

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Our Top 10 Novels of 2017

… according to Seattle Public Library’s adult librarians The librarians here at the Seattle Public Library conferred, and here are our favorite ten novels published in 2017, from a debut mystery to the conclusion of a fantasy trilogy, a debut … Continue reading

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Making a Library Purchase Suggestion

“They have every other book in this 57 volume manga series, how can they not have volume two?!?!” Sometimes the library doesn’t have what you’re looking for. This can be a frustrating or confusing situation. The library is supposed to … Continue reading

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Suggestions for a Seattle Book Crawl

Today’s guest post is from Ann Glusker, formerly a librarian with the Seattle Public Library and now with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine. Thanks to the Medical Library Association News for sharing this post; we trust with this handy … Continue reading

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