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100,000 books shipped to Snohomish County children in the last year

Imagination Library

EVERETT—Over 100,000 books have been shipped to children in Snohomish County in just under a year, thanks to United Way of Snohomish County and their partnership with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. The United Way of Snohomish County (UWSC) launched their partnership in June of 2023, with books being shipped to families beginning in August 2023. […]

Ever wonder how a library decides what to carry? We spoke with Sno-Isle to find out


SNOHOMISH COUNTY—Sno-Isle Libraries has a vast collection of over 1.4 million items for residents to check out as they see fit but what goes into the decision-making process when determining which books to carry, or not to carry? The Lynnwood Times spoke with Jessica Russell, Assistant Director of Collections at Sno-Isle Libraries, to find out. […]

Hundreds attend Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center Apprenticeship Career Fair

Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center

EVERETT, Wash., November 20, 2023—Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center hosted its 7th annual Apprenticeship Career and Job Fair on November 16, attracting hundreds of young adults eager to start careers in construction and advanced manufacturing, aerospace, transportation, healthcare, culinary, carpentry, IT, and even maritime. “Earn while you learn,” said Trudy Swain, Partnership Coordinator, Sno-Isle Tech Skills […]

Sno-Isle TECH’s Criminal Justice Program, preparing students in law and beyond

Criminal Justice

EVERETT, Wash., August 6, 2023—Sno-Isle TECH’s Criminal Justice program allows students explore a wide variety of careers in law enforcement and the criminal justice system and now, thanks the passing of a Senate Bill this year, it’s more accessible than ever. One of the benefits of the program, Myron Travis, Criminal Justice Instructor at Sno-Isle, […]

Sno-Isle Libraries Summer Reading has begun

sno-isle summer reading

Read (or be read to) for 10 hours this summer to earn a free book! There are THREE ways to track your reading: Download a paper reading log for KIDS or TEENS or pick one up at your library. Go online to sno-isle.beanstack.org. Download the Beanstack Tracker app on your mobile device. When you’re done with all 10 hours, go to your […]

Sno-Isle Board of Trustees Vacancy

Board of Trustee Vacancy

Snohomish County, Wash. – Recruitment and applications are now being accepted to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Sno-Isle Board of Trustees.  Applications will be accepted until June 11. The seven-member Board of Trustees governs Sno-Isle Libraries, sets library policies, reviews and approves the annual budget, and determines the general direction of the library system.  Visit this website for […]

Film screening at Edmonds Sno-Isle Library

By Luke Putvin Presented by Stories of Self & Solidarity and Black Lives Matter Shoreline, Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools was screened at the Edmonds Sno-Isle Library on February 29. The feature-length documentary takes a deep dive into the lives of black girls and the practices and policies that disrupt their education. […]

Sno-Isle TECH: Listen, learn, practice, repeat

by LUKE PUTVIN and MARIO LOTMORE Sno-Isle TECH, located near Paine Field in Everett, provides training, certification and post-secondary credit to high school junior and senior students or anyone age 16 to 20 who have not earned a high school diploma or GED. Each student spends a half day at Sno-Isle and a half day […]

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