March 2017

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Young Authors Event - March 25

Young Authors Event, March 25, 3:30 – 5pm

The Upper Skagit Library will partner with the Concrete School District and their Young Authors Program by hosting a Young Authors reading event at the library. The public is invited to celebrate the hard work and creativity of our local Young Authors and the books they have created during this special youth literacy program. The library will accept the student’s books into the collection. We thank TEI Landmark Audio and Marianne Glick and Mike Woods Charitable Fund for sponsoring this event.

USLF Member's Meeting - March 19

Special Guest, Judith Adams

March 19, 1 - 3pm, Concrete Theatre

Open to the Public

Upper Skagit Library Foundation (USLF) Annual Member’s Meeting will be held on Sunday March 19, 1 – 3pm at the Concrete Theatre. Special guest, poet and performer Judith Adams, will present, “A Fierce Language: Falling in Love with Poetry,” a reflection on how poetry can radically enhance, change, and even save our lives. The Foundation is proud to announce their new President, Laurie Thomas, a former Library Board Trustee member. The meeting will include announcements, a brief business meeting, Foundation members may renew their dues, and there will be an opportunity for the public to join the Upper Skagit Library Foundation.

Teen, Adult Reading Challenge

Read and Win Prizes

Deadline March 31, 2017

Last call for both our Teen and Winter Adult Winter Book Bingo!

TEENS! We challenge you to read one book from at least 5 Dewey Decimal categories before March 31, 2017. Enter to win a $25 Amazon Gift Certificate. Stop by Upper Skagit Library to get book suggestions from your librarians. Pick up Reading Forms at the library or download the PDF HERE.

BOOK BINGO for Adults - Read books from specific categories on your Bingo Card. Complete all 25 squares (Blackout) to enter our Grand Prize Drawing, $50 Amazon Gift Card. Complete a Bingo to enter the Book and DVD Combo Prize Drawing. Pick up a Book Bingo Card at the library or download the PDF HERE.

Essential Oils & Your Pets

Essential Oils and Your Pets, Sat. March 18, 3:30pm

Guest Speaker, Terry Parker

Join us on Saturday March 18, 3:30pm for Essential Oils and Your Pets with Terry Parker. Terry will share how therapeutic grade essential oils can benefit your four legged friends. She will cover safety and application methods, oils that are not recommended for our pets, what oils to use for aggression, depression, and injuries. Win a cool essential oils prize during the FREE RAFFLE. Free and open to everyone.

Storytime Mar. 4, 18

Saturdays March 4 & 18 @ 11am

Join us for Storytime with Miss Brooke, now the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month, 11am. Families with young children please join us for stories, sing songs, and take part in crafts.

Craft Friday Mar. 3


6pm, 5b's Bakery, Concrete

Items Needed: Dual Function Pliers

Join us on March 3 and make your very own custom bookmark from assorted materials. Supplies provided. Open to all ages. Bring a friend! Craft Friday is the first Friday of each month at 5b's Bakery.

Library Tutor Program - Wed & Fri

Our Library Tutor Program is now Wednesdays and Fridays at 10am. If you need assistance with basic computer skills, mobile device help, resume or cover letter building, or applying for jobs - the library is the place to be. Schedule an appointment and sit down one-on-one with library staff to improve your tech or job skills. Call or stop by the library to make an appointment. 360.853.7939, or email Cora at


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