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The FIRST SENTENCE CHALLENGE feat my friend maureen! :) 

Hey. I know her.

Can YOU guess the book titles without looking at the cover?


This will help you write good.

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"There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates’ loot on Treasure Island and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life” ~ Walt Disney

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Wow, this adaptation looks promising.  Keep a tissue handy.

Read the book before the movie is released this August:

image     If I Stay
     by Gayle Forman

     While in a coma following an automobile accident that killed her parents and younger brother, seventeen-year-old Mia, a gifted cellist, weighs whether to live with her grief or join her family in death.

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Dead Poet’s Society 

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A high schooler tells us of his experience with racism in his school.

Build your own poem at The Library Center! 




need for divergent muppets



We would see that movie.

Laughing so hard!

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Vidcon 2014 update!

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Bad news. A major vulnerability, known as “Heartbleed,” has been disclosed for the technology that powers encryption across the majority of the internet. That includes Tumblr.

We have no evidence of any breach and, like most networks, our team took immediate action to fix the issue.

But this…

Important to know! Better be safe than sorry. 

See you there TOMORROW!


April is National Poetry Month! You can celebrate in a variety of ways:

We have a book list on our website of verse novels and poetry collections:

There are three excellent new verse novels you can borrow from the library:

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

And We Stay by Jenny Hubbard

The Sound of Letting Go by Stasia Ward Kehoe

And you can enter the poetry contest at the Winlock Timberland Library. We are accepting entries until April 15. For more information, call us at 360-785-3461 or stop by!