A Reading Life

Everett Public Library staff summer reading recommendations

By Carol, Everett Public Library staff How’s your summer reading challenge coming along? One of this year’s challenges is to read a book recommended by… Continue reading

Japanese pop punk band Shonen Knife captures plenty of genres

By Ron, Everett Public Library staff It’s time to enter the garage. Via Japan. But first, let me tell you a little story. The year… Continue reading

Pick up these new tunes at Everett Public Library

Listen Up! July New Music Arrivals By Lisa, Everett Public Library staff Here’s your short list of what’s been pouring through the doors at the… Continue reading

Truly adult comic books worth reading at Everett library

By Jesse, Everett Public Library staff I love virtually all comics and graphic novels. From Pokémon manga, to Congressman John Lewis’s masterful graphic memoir, March,… Continue reading

Graphic novels (aka comic books) for the uninitiated

By Carol, Everett Public Library staff Hey there, summer readers! Have you accepted our summer reading challenge? While the summer reading program for kids and… Continue reading

Grief, unrequited love, bookworms charm in ‘Words in Deep Blue’

By Jennifer, Everett Public Library staff Sometimes when a book is so good, I think about leaving a note inside of it when I return… Continue reading

More ways to cook with your cast-iron skillet

By Julie, Everett Public Library staff Enjoy this review, complete with an example of her excellent cooking, from Julie for the book: The Cast-Iron Pies… Continue reading

Likable, if unlovable, characters ‘Hello, Sunshine,’ and ‘Less’

By Linda, Everett Public Library staff Hello, Sunshine by Laura Dave Sunshine MacKenzie is a culinary star! What started as a YouTube video series quickly… Continue reading

July’s new titles to check out at Everett Public Library

from established, new, and emerging authors — are some of the most anticipated new releases of the… Continue reading

Non-beach summer reads recommended by Everett Public Library

By Richard, Everett Public Library staff As summer arrives in our neck of the woods, the library and publishing worlds are already knee-deep into summer… Continue reading

Get to know lobsters (and lobster recipes) with these reads

By Linda, Everett Public Library staff Did you know that in 1880s Massachusetts servants went on strike so they wouldn’t have to eat lobster more… Continue reading

LGBTQ history in Snohomish County displayed at Everett library

By Lisa, Everett Public Library staff In honor of Pride Month, the Northwest Room has just launched its newest digital collection: the papers of the… Continue reading

Revisiting the mockumentary for die-hard Sex Pistols fans

By Ron, Everett Public Library staff Ah, once again it’s those lazy, hazy (dare I say crazy?) days of summer when a young man’s thoughts… Continue reading

Book review: ‘Magpie Murders’ is a challenging whodunit

By Linda, Everett Public Library staff What a fun book! Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz is a mystery within a mystery book…. a really challenging… Continue reading

Dive into Everett Public Library’s summer reading challenge

By Jesse, Everett Public Library staff It is a busy time of year for Youth Services Librarians! We know how hard students work all year… Continue reading

Have the best barbecue on your block with these cookbooks

By Carol, Everett Public library staff It’s the most wonderful time of the year! When the gas grills are flowing and charcoal is glowing and… Continue reading

Family feuds, ‘thin’ places, ghosts and love in ‘A Million Junes’

By Jennifer, Everett Public Library staff I believe there are thin places in this world. The term ‘thin places’ refers to areas in the world… Continue reading

‘And Then You’re Dead’ mixes gallows humor, scientific inquiry

By Richard, Everett Public Library staff Of the many, many great reasons for using the library, one of my favorites is being able to ‘impulse… Continue reading

New June 2017 releases available at Everett Public Library

from established, new, and emerging authors — are some of the most anticipated new releases of the… Continue reading

The early 20th century Japan Bazaar on Hewitt Avenue

By Mindy, Everett Public Library staff May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. This is an opportunity to pay tribute to the generations of Asian and… Continue reading