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March 16, 2018

Book Buzz: The Turtle of Oman

The Turtle of Oman by Naomi Shihab Nye When news headlines emphasize violence and strife, it can be comforting to engross oneself in a “gentle read,” […]
February 28, 2018

Book Buzz: Read, Then Watch

Read, Then Watch: The Power of Protests (DVDs related to this year’s Whatcom READS selection, Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist) If […]
February 15, 2018

Book Buzz: The Newcomers

The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom by Helen Thorpe The refugees arrive with nothing, not even the language, having escaped violence, […]
January 24, 2018

Book Buzz: The Water Will Come

The Water will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World by Jeff Goodell Flash forward to 2050. Most of Blaine and […]
January 22, 2018

Free help with taxes

As the days grow lighter and crocuses begin to appear at our feet, our hearts turn lightly to thoughts of taxes. Can you use some help […]