Meet new author William McClain

Bill taught high school math and physics and then spent three decades consulting with large sized companies regarding retirement benefit plans before writing his first book The Risk in Crossing Borders. Bill said he had no idea what he was getting into when he started writing this book which was a two year endeavor. Because publishers…

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Storytelling with a Purpose

Epic Group Writers  founder Judith Works began the session with a question for each author about what stories they like to tell.  Dorothy Van Soest, a past UW Professor of Social Work answered that she explores how experiences and problems are impacted by a complex world.  Her life experiences, and social activism have led her to…

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Support the Future of the Edmonds Library — Join the Friends of the Edmonds Library

The Friends of the Edmonds Library (FEL) has officially launched our annual membership drive, and we’re hoping you’ll join us as a member! We need you, fellow Edmondtonians, to help us achieve our membership goals. We’re looking for at least 200 individuals, families, and/or businesses to join or renew their memberships in FEL and we’re…

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Fall Reading Recommendations from Edmonds Bookshop

Mary Kay Sneeringer from Edmonds Bookshop shared a number of exciting reading recommendations with Friends of the Edmonds Library during our September meeting. You can access these fiction, non-fiction and children’s titles at the bookshop, or, of course, the library! Happy reading! Recommended Fiction Anxious People by Fredrik Backman Simon the Fiddler by Paulette Jiles Lying Life of Adults by Elena…

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Edmonds Bookshop Presenting Thursday, 9/24

Mary Kay Sneeringer, owner of Edmonds Bookshop, is joining the Friends of the Edmonds Library this Thursday, Sept. 24 for her annual discussion of new books. The discussion will be via Zoom starting at 6 p.m. and is open to the public using the following link. Please join us! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87325192685.

August Virtual Meeting Details

We hope you can join our virtual member meeting at 2PM on Thursday, August 27. Our guest speaker is Dr. Yvonne Terrell-Powell, the Vice President of the Equity and Inclusion Division at Edmonds College. She will share more about the college’s impact in the local community; priorities for equity and inclusion and how we as committed lifelong learners can support…

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Join Rick Steves for July Members Meeting

Are you dreaming of past summer escapades to beautiful locales? Imagining international adventures when travel becomes safer? Or simply exploring new local destinations as a way to satisfy the travel bug? Join our July membership meeting this Thursday, July 23 at 6 PM, for a discussion with Edmonds’s own travel guide extraordinaire, Rick Steves. Log-in details below. This…

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Join our June 25 Virtual Program with MyEdmondsNews Publisher

We hope your can join our free, online community program this Thursday, June 25 at 6 PM, featuring Teresa Wippel, founder of the My Neighborhood News Network and Publisher of MyEdmondsNews. Teresa will discuss how local news coverage has changed due to COVID-19. If you plan to attend, please RSVP and submit any questions you may have for our presenter, here. This meeting will be recorded…

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FEL Operations Update

The following includes current assumptions regarding FEL operations as Sno-Isle Libraries begins a phased approach to re-opening community library locations. Please note that all recommendations developed by the FEL board are designed to comply with local public health guidelines, as well as parameters established by Sno-Isle Libraries for all of the Friends groups and volunteers across the system. We…

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