Welcome to February

Fall in love with a new story!

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Just think of us as the bookish equivalents to Cupid...

We'll play matchmaker and pair you up with a good book!


Happy February everyone; let's spread some love and kindness all around this month.

Thank you, Beth!

We want to take a quick moment to thank Beth Easterday for all of her hard work this past year at the library. Beth has moved on to a full-time position elsewhere, but her great ideas, dedication, and sense of humor will be missed here, especially by the younger patrons who got to enjoy storytime with her.

When you see her around town, give her a wave!

2018 In Review

We found these statistics from last year pretty fascinating and we thought you might too!


We also feel its pretty safe to say that Game of Thrones has taken the Iron Throne by a wide margin.

Top Circulated Items of 2018

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Percentage of Borrowed Materials by material type

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Percentage of books by genre

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Last month at the Upper Skagit Library we...

... began playing Winter Reading Fitness Bingo!

We partnered with 5b's Bakery this year for Winter Reading Fitness Bingo, which began on Jan. 15th and goes to Feb. 28th. Bingo cards are available at the library for anyone who wishes to participate. Complete a row of challenges on the card to win an entry towards the grand prize. Blackout the card to earn three entries towards the prize.


One grand prize winner will receive a $50 Amazon gift card.


Before turning in your bingo card to a librarian on the 28th, stop by 5b's Bakery with your card to get an UGLI Bar*!


*unusually good low-glycemic index

... participated in the Skagit Eagle Festival!

We were a part of the Eagle Fest activities this year with Drop-in Arts & Crafts! Every Saturday last month, families with young children were invited to join us here at the library from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to learn about eagles and other wildlife through stories, songs, and a simple craft. This year we made paper eagles that could balance on the tip of your finger!
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This month at the Upper Skagit Library...

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Storytime!

Families are welcome to join us every second and fourth Saturday of each month for stories and a simple craft from 11 a.m. to noon.

Drop-In Computer Assistance!

Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, we will have Drop-In Computer Assistance from 11am-1pm. Have questions about your laptop? Or your Smartphone? Did you get some new gadgets for the winter holidays and aren't sure how they work? Bring your questions and Tess and Chazlyn will help however they can!

It's time to get Knitting and Crocheting with Sylvia!

Knitting/Crocheting sessions are held next door at the Resource Center Conference Room from 5-8pm every Tuesday.

January's Staff Picks

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Keep your eyes out for a brand new Upper Skagit Library website!
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New Materials at the Library

New in Fiction

New in Non-Fiction

New in Young Adult

New in Juvenile/Children's Fiction

New in Movies

New In Non-Fiction Movies

New In Children's Movies

With Libby & Washington Anytime Libraries, you never have to be without new stories!

Get Libby!


With Libby, you can access ebooks and eAudiobooks in all genres, for all ages, without having to leave your home. Take stories on the go and gain access to materials we don't yet have physically at the library!


Don't know how to get started? Here's some online instructions.


Of course, you can always stop by the circulation desk and ask for help!

#LibraryLife

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Upper Skagit Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting

Thursday, Feb. 14th, 5pm

45770 Main Street

Concrete, WA

The Upper Skagit Library Board of Trustees Meeting occurs the second Thursday of each month. Next meeting: February 14th, 5pm, Upper Skagit Library.