A Reading Life

Excellent short fiction from 2017 worth reading

Find titles about women, anxieties, attraction, children’s stories, and more at Everett libraries.


Overcome your fear of death, in a book title at least

Three novels about death worth reading at Everett Public Library.


Everett’s mayoral history: 3 Canadians, 2 Danish, and 1 Dutch

Everett Public Library digs into the city’s executive past.


January’s top titles available at Everett Public Library

Some of the new publications worth checking out this month.

Books to love and share with young readers

Everett Public Library offers some stories to grab, retain attentions from toddler to 9 years old.

Information for canning, growing, and singing tomatoes

Everett Public Library has a host of books and videos about tomatoes.

Rocked and popped: The best of those music genres in 2017

From riot grrrl to chamber pop, we were all ears when we played these albums.

The Cat Lady rounds up the best books of 2017

And guess what, they’re all about cats. And humans. A dog here and there. But mostly cats.

Listen up! Here are the library’s new winter music arrivals

Our last roundup of music for 2017 includes a variety of genres.

Kanopy: On-demand video streaming from the public library

It’s all free — all you need is an Everett Public Library card.

Book (and comic) series worth diving into at Everett library

Themes of otherness, power, and cruelty permeate this librarian’s current winter reading.

Eilen Jewell proves she’s the Queen of the ‘Down Hearted Blues’

She borrows songs from some of blues’ greatest artists while making the tunes her own.

Brutally true ‘Montauk’ parallels author’s conflicted real life

The short autofictional novel centers on a weekend tryst the narrator has with a much younger woman.

Getting a glimpse of what’s coming as we age

Everett Public Library reading to help you understand the changes ahead in your elder years.

Warm up with hot-and-handy cookbooks at Everett libraries

Check out new kitchen guides about cooking I.Q., make-ahead meals, Instant Pots and more.

New titles worth checking out in December at Everett library

Everett Public Library staff’s best fiction reads for December 2017.

Everett Public Library staff’s best 2017 music and movie picks

Everything from “Captain Underpants” to The Stooges is covered in this year’s best of list.

Everett Public Library’s best children’s books of 2017

Stories about being different, growing up, being quiet and finding friends abound in these reads.

Everett Public Library’s best books for young adults of 2017

Romance, action, adventure, maturation and more in this year’s best YA reading.

Everett Public Library’s best books for adults in 2017

Stories about terror, grief, growth, body acceptance and more highlight some of the year’s top reads.