Independence Day - Library Closure
“Build a Better World” and join our Summer Reading Program. Kids and teens are invited to participate in our reading challenges, science and math themed activities, and free special events. You can now pick up program details at the library or download the materials from our website. Read to win free books and enter to win a Kindle! A library card is not required to participate.
Special Events include a STEM Series, Reptile Show, and Silly Saturdays!
SUMMER READING WEBPAGE CLICK HERE.
Meet Chelsea - Our New Team Member
The library is happy to welcome our new Patron Services and Children's Programming team member, Chelsea Allen. Say hello on your next trip to the library.
"I’m excited to be working at Upper Skagit Library - a dream come true! I look forward to getting more involved with the Concrete community. I was born in Skagit County and raised in Whatcom County. I have lived in Concrete for three years now with my husband and two young daughters. I enjoy reading J.K. Rowling, Jane Austen, Neil Gaiman, and Ransom Riggs. I am willing to read any recommendations made by patrons."
Children's Author Reading - July 15
Once Upon a Parsnip
Reading Performance with help from the audience.
Barbara Jean Hicks
Children's Author, playwright, and kid's health advocate.
Monsters Don't Eat Broccoli
Purchase Signed Copies of both books.
Barbara Jean Hicks Presents Once Upon a Parsnip
Sat. July 15, 3:30 - 5pm
Library lawn if weather permits
Barbara Jean Hicks, the Story Queen and local Ferndale author, returns to Upper Skagit Library for a reading of her newest book, Once Upon a Parsnip. Barbara will get kids excited about healthy eating during summer gardening season and all year around. Meet the author and purchase personally signed copies of her book. Free and open to everyone. Bring the family and join us as Barbara “makes the world a better place--one veggie at a time."
Once Upon a Parsnip (hardback) - $15 each
Monsters Don't Eat Broccoli (paperback) - $10 Each
Cards and cash accepted.
Visit the author's website: barbarajeanhicks.com
Visit the Event Facebook Page HERE
Reptile Show Returns - July 28
Son of the Reptile Man
Fri. July 28, 11am
Alligators, Snakes, Iguanas, and More Oh My! We are excited to welcome back, Son of the Reptile Man, Isaac Peterson. Learn about exotic reptiles from around the world. Pet a reptile following the performance! The event will be held on the library lawn. Free and open to all ages young and old - adults also love this show so don't miss it.
Solar Eclipse Speaker - July 29
Craft Friday July 7 - Clay Planters
Craft Friday July 7, 6pm
Create Clay Planters or Coasters for your gardening and home decor needs. Supplies provided. Open to everyone.
CRAFT FRIDAYS: First Friday of each month, 6pm, 5b’s Bakery in Concrete.
Library @ the Market
Sunday July 9, 12 - 4pm
Visit the Library at the Marblemount Market located at Marblemount Community Hall. Visit our booth to check out books, buy used books, apply for a card, and learn more about our services and programs. At the market you'll find music, food vendors, handcrafted items, and fresh farm veggies and fruit.
The Chilbury Ladies' Choir
The Girl With No Name
Seven Stones to Stand or Fall
A Collection of Outlander Fiction
Giant of the Senate
You Don't Have to Tell Me
Strangers in Their Own Land
Anger and Mourning on the American Right
Arlie Russell Hochschild
The Daring Book for Girls
Andrea J. Buchanan & Miriam Peskowitz
A Dog in the Cave
The Wolves Who Made Us Human
Eliza and Her Monsters