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Category: Community Programs

Summer Book Bingo: Recommendations from Ridgecrest Books

2024 Summer Book Bingo, our free summer reading program with The Seattle Public Library, is in full swing! Download your card here. Start your summer reading now and if you get a bingo or blackout, you can enter for a chance to win fantastic prizes. Connect with other Book Bingo readers by using the hashtag #BookBingoNW2024 on social […]

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Teen Book Bingo Recommendations from Avery Alexander

by Avery Alexander, Public Programs Intern Rejoice! It’s officially time for 2024 Summer Book Bingo! This year we have introduced something that I’m personally extremely excited about ― the Teen Book Bingo Board! I’m not a teenager, and yet I’ve had my eye on the teen board since I first saw it. I just can’t […]

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The Launch of Summer Book Bingo 2024!

Summer is in the air! This week, we launched our 10th year of Summer Book Bingo, a free, community program brought to you by Seattle Arts & Lectures and The Seattle Public Library. We debuted the boards at our event with Kathleen Hanna and they were a hit! To celebrate this landmark year, in addition […]

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2023 Kids Summer Book Bingo: Reader Comments

One of the greatest joys of summers at SAL is when the Summer Book Bingo boards start rolling in. Reading the comments from participants about what they most learned, loved, and how they spent their summer reading time is always inspiring—especially when the comments are coming from young people!   Below, you can read about […]

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Book Bingo Blackout! with Jess Stone-Weaver

As we wrap up 2023 Summer Book Bingo, we’d like to introduce you to one of our SAL Super Fan social media influencers, Jess Stone-Weaver, who is an active and avid Book Bingo participant! Jess Stone-Weaver is a reader and a graphic designer from Redmond, WA. Eventually, she realized she could combine these two passions […]

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Book Bingo Recommendations from Minh Elan

2023 Summer Book Bingo, our free summer reading program with The Seattle Public Library, is here! Download your board to start playing. Engage with other bingo players and find out their own reading adventures by using the hashtag #BookBingoNW2023 on social media. Need some great reads to get you started? Minh Elan, Adult Services Manager […]

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Book Bingo Recommendations from Stesha Brandon

2023 Summer Book Bingo, our free summer reading program with The Seattle Public Library, is here! Download your board to start playing. Engage with other bingo players and find out their own reading adventures by using the hashtag #BookBingoNW2023 on social media. Need some great reads to get you started? Stesha Brandon, a SAL and […]

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Book Bingo Recommendations from Karen Maeda Allman

2023 Summer Book Bingo, our free summer reading program with The Seattle Public Library, is here! Download your board to start playing. Engage with other bingo players and find out their own reading adventures by using the hashtag #BookBingoNW2023 on social media. Need some great reads to get you started? Karen Maeda Allman, SAL Board […]

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Parting Thoughts From Summer Book Bingo Readers

As Summer Book Bingo kicked off in May, many of us were poised for a Hot Vax Summer. In the Pacific Northwest it was hot alright, complete with cracked asphalt on the highways and wildfire smoke that reached all the way to the East Coast. While the dueling fronts of the pandemic and the climate […]

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Bookshop Superheroes: Magnolia’s Bookstore

In appreciation of our local indies who have reinvented their processes and protocols during the past year in the service of getting the just-right book to the just-right hands, our Bookshop Superheroes blog series features our partner bookstores with special Instagram takeovers that afford a glimpse into a day in their store. (Are you following […]

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