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Published: Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

Eight events for kids to make valentines — or not

The Sno-Isle libraries are gearing up to help kids put a heart on it for Valentine's Day. They're offering craft sessions involving stickers and stamps for younger children, making candy "iPods" for tweens and teens, and anti-valentine crafts and parties for the nonbelievers. Most sessions require registration by calling the library or online at www.sno-isle.org.
Darrington
1005 Cascade St.
360-436-1600
Call it a valentine or just a gift for your best bud, school-age children can make friendship bracelets from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Feb. 14.
Edmonds
650 Main St.
425-771-1933
It's Fancy Schmancy Valentines for ages 5 and up from 3 to 5 p.m. Feb. 12. Fancy schmancy decorations provided.
Lake Stevens
1804 Main St.
425-334-1900
The Antipodean Valentine Party for teens goes from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 8. And what's "antipodean"? A librarian might tell you to look it up, but we'll reveal: It means the opposite position. There will be black crafts, unsentimental cookies and a trivia game.
Marysville
6120 Grove St.
360-658-5000
Teens may kiss off Valentine's Day at an "anti" party from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 9. The library promises a cranky craft session, moody music and spiteful snacks.
Mill Creek
15429 Bothell Everett Highway
425-337-4822
Teens can make candy iPods out of candy boxes from 4 to 5 p.m. Feb. 6.
Not in the mood? Attend the Anti-Valentine's Day Party from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 15. Play board games, make duct tape roses, and decorate and eat un-valentine cupcakes.
Mukilteo
4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd.
425-493-8202
Teens who revel in the day can create duct tape roses and other V-Day crafts from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 14. No hateful hearts here, please.
Snohomish
311 Maple Ave.
360-568-2898
It's a valentine Crafternoon from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 9 in the children's area of the library. Younger kids can cut and glue valentines to their heart's content.
Sultan
319 Main St.
360-793-1695
Kids ages 5 to 12 can create cards with craft paper, stickers and stamps at 3:30 p.m. Friday.
Teens can make candy iPods out of candy boxes at 3 p.m. Feb. 12. All supplies are provided.
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