Welcome Concrete Open House
New Library Building Benefit
March 5, 1 - 3pm
Spend an afternoon with the real-life author of the most beloved companion books to “FROZEN,” Barbara Jean Hicks, as she reads from her books. Purchase personalized autographed copies of Ms. Hicks' books. Sing and dance with Anna and Elsa as they come to life with performers from Emerald Kingdom Parties. Dress up as your favorite character and have your photo taken with Anna and Elsa. Refreshments and cupcakes provided. Raffle and door prizes. Tickets $20 per person. Proceeds to benefit a new library building for the Upper Skagit Library District.
Tickets $20/per person. Buy tickets at: FrozenInConcrete.BrownPaperTickets.com
Sponsors: Upper Skagit Library Foundation, Concrete Theatre, 5b's Bakery, Upper Skagit Library
Partner: Emerald Kingdom Parties
Eagles, Salmon, and the Forest
How Salmon and Eagles Feed the Old Growth Forest
January 16, 4pm - 5pm
Join us at the Upper Skagit Library for an interactive presentation that will be fun for the whole family. Participants will help presenter, Laura Busby, Interpretive Specialist for Washington State Parks, demonstrate the connections between Skagit Valley forest and the winter salmon run that draws eagles here from many miles away. Free and open to the public. For questions call, 360.853.7939.
Staff Picks 2015
We wanted to share our favorites of 2015. All of our favorites you can check out here at the library!
Hearts of Horses, Molly Gloss. Nancy loves horses and really enjoyed this novel by best selling author Molly Gloss.
Red Rising, Pierce Brown. Brooke gave 5 stars to this book on Goodreads.
Book: Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin
Favorite Movie: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Book: No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State, Glenn Greenwald (nonfiction)
Favorite Movie: Testament of Youth
Food/Book Drive : Success
Thank you, community members, for your support and generosity. It was amazing to see the gratefulness of the Food Bank managers this year. And even more special to think what a difference the donations will make in the lives of families.
Concrete Food Bank: 2nd, 3rd, 4th Thursdays, 12pm - 3pm, 360.853.8505
Marblemount Food Bank: 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 11am - 5pm, 360.873.2504
Craft Fridays @ 5b's Bakery
"Cache in Concrete" Returns for January
Cache in Concrete is back for the month of January, this time with an eagle theme! Find booklets at the library, Concrete Chamber of Commerce, and 5b’s Bakery. Visit Cache in Concrete's Facebook page here for updates.
Download e-Books & e-Audio
January 1 Closure
The Man in the High Castle
Philip K. Dick
This book broke the barriers between science fiction and the serious novel of ideas.
Must read thriller of the year.
Girl at War
A coming of age story profoundly shaped by war.