Community Book Sale Details

Our first in-person book sale is coming up on Saturday, June 25th from 1 – 4 PM at the Edmonds United Methodist Church. This sale is free and open to the public. Here’s a few things you should know! We’ll have amazing used books at majorly discounted prices Hardbacks for $2/each and paperbacks for $1/each.…

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Local Booksellers Share What They’re Reading These Days

We were thrilled to host representatives from Edmonds Bookshop, The Neverending Bookshop, and Main Street Books to discuss spring reads and trends in the industry during a recent panel presentation. Here, we share books, authors, and small publishers that are currently generating buzz among these booksellers! Authors Charlie Jane Anders: https://www.charliejaneanders.com/ Becky Chambers: https://www.otherscribbles.com/Silvia Moreno-Garcia:…

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Celebrating Success in 2021

What a year it’s been! We were excited to share with our membership what they as Friends of the Edmonds Library accomplished in 2021 during our recent annual business meeting. This year, Friends of the Edmonds Library: Provided financial support for library amenities, including summer reading materials and prizes for children and teens, personal hygiene…

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A Visit From Charles Darwin

We had a unique opportunity to partner with Pilchuck Audubon and the Edmonds Wildlife Habitat Native Plant Demonstration Garden to welcome a very special presenter: Mr. Charles Darwin! The recording of this event is available through the end of March 2021, here. Edmonds resident David B. Richman donned his 19th century wardrobe and stepped into…

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Bookselling as Activism

We had a great turnout of over 30 members at January’s member meeting, featuring Annie Carl of The Neverending Bookshop. Annie, the owner and bookseller, shared her vision for greater representation in the indie-book industry. For her, this includes branding her business as a feminist, activist, and genre bookstore. Annie has personally curated the shop’s…

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On-Going Sales Remodel Completed!

After a brief 6-day period of time during the holiday week, the remodeling of the On-Going Sales area in the Library was completed! We are now accepting book donations. We are already receiving many positive comments from our patrons regarding the new shelving. Thank-you to all of the community members and volunteers who made this…

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