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Reading Recommendations

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Rain’s Pick:
The Line Tender by Kate Allen

The Line Tender by Kate Allen

The Line Tender is an admirable novel that tells the story of Lucy, a young girl who’s mother studied sharks before her death. After her mother passes, Lucy picks up her work where she left off to find out some interesting facts about white sharks and seals in the bay where she lives. More…

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Events

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Whatcomics

Whatcomics Teen Art. Due October 31.

Calling all artists! Teens are invited to submit their 2D art for consideration for publication in our teen art book, Whatcomics. The rules are simple: be a Whatcom County teen in grades 6–12 and submit your original artwork on or before October 31, 2021. More information about this opportunity to become a published artist can be found at wcls.org/whatcomics. Grades 6–12.

Explorations

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Flip through our event magazine, Explorations, to see what else is happening at your library.

Kits

Board Games

Take home one of the many board games we have available and you’ll be set for a night of fun.

Switch controllers

Switch Games: Party & Challenge Packs

For gamers — Our Nintendo Switch bundles come with 3 games and a set of 2 Joy-Con controllers. For more casual multiplayer options, check out the Party Pack, and for those looking to test their skills, try the Challenge Pack.

Get Published

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WHATCOMICS

Submit your 2D art for consideration for publication in our yearly art book, Whatcomics. All styles of art are encouraged. Open for submissions September 1 – October 31st.

 
Whatcomics 2021 cover page
 

 
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A Forest of Words. Get your poetry published. For grades 6 through 12. Submit your poems before March 15.

A FOREST OF WORDS

Our annual poetry book, A Forest of Words, accepts submissions of all styles of poetry. Open for submissions January 1 – March 15th.
 

A Forest Of Words anthology cover page

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