Valentine’s Day: Now and Then

This antique card seems strangely prophetic in regards to the importance of phones, communication, and love, although I’m not sure what’s up with the cupid buns! So, after you connect with your sweetie, kick back, and enjoy some sweet sounds. Oh, and Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Would You Do It for Love?

How spontaneous do you think you really are? Would you participate in a flash mob with enough encouragement? This is a fun snippet displaying one person’s amazement which quickly turns to jealousy when someone very close to them decides to participate in a flash mob without telling them. Not to hurt but to surprise…somehow it backfires. Be careful what you choose to give your loved one this coming Valentine’s Day. Maybe some chocolate and a good book would be a yummy and surefire choice!

Visual Journaling Workshop

Hey! Do you have a love/hate relationship with writing? Do you love to keep a journal but hate all the writing? Well, this might be the workshop for you!!

On Tuesday, December 28 from 1 – 2:30 PM you’re invited to come experience easy techniques for keeping a visual journal. Join Bellingham artist Ellen Clark, as she shares various templates, tips, and tools that everyone will find helpful in creating their own visual journal.

Everyone will receive their own hardbound journal for the New Year. Pre-registration is required and will be limited to the first 25 teens. Call 360-755-0760 today! This event is FREE through the generous support of The Friends of the Library who help provide funding.

My “Hope” List

The Burlington Public Library has tons of awesome young adult books but alas, there are always new titles coming out that we do not currently have. One can only hope and with that hope, here is my list:

Ice Song by Kirsten Amani Kasai

Peter and Max: A Fables Novel by Bill Willingham

Notes from No Man’s Land: American Essays by Eula Biss

A Princess Found: An American Family, an African Chiefdom, and the Daughter Who Connected Them All by Sarah Culberson and Tracy Trivas

The Truth About Santa: Wormholes, Robots, and What Really Happens on Christmas Eve by Gregory Mone

Letters from Black America by Pamela Newkirk

Britten and Brulightly by Hannah Berry

Waltz with Bashir by Ari Folman and David Polansky

Stitches: A Memoir by David Small