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Category: Summer Book Bingo

A Summer Book Bingo Wrap-Up

Are you planning to join us for the best book party of the summer? Celebrate the wrap-up of our free summer reading from 2:00 – 3:00 pm on Saturday, September 15, with our friends at The Seattle Public Library. Grab some bingo swag, eat cake, discuss your favorite summer reads with fellow Book Bingo-lovers, swap […]

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Summer Book Bingo: Finish a Book You Started & Put Down

Only twelve days remain to binge-read your way through the last of your board—2018 Summer Book Bingo ends on September 4th. If you’ve found yourself guiltily eyeing that American epic you planned to tackle at a more optimistic point in your summer, then Dr. Ed Taylor, Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Academic Affairs at the University […]

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Summer Book Bingo: First in a Series

Wondering how to fill your “First in a Series” square for Summer Book Bingo? In this piece, featuring Elena Ferrante, Haruki Murakami, and more, local writer Julia Cook proves that you don’t have to re-enroll at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry to get sucked into a great series this summer.  Still need your bingo board? Download the […]

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Summer Book Bingo: Recommended by an Independent Bookseller

Still need to fill your “recommended by an independent bookseller” square for 2018 Summer Book Bingo? SAL spoke with several Puget Sound bookstore owners and employees who are on a mission to put the right books in the right hands. Read on for San Francisco activists, survivalist families, a Victorian haunting, and more bookseller-approved picks from BookTree Kirkland, […]

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Summer Book Bingo: A Recommendation from Alison Byrne Fields of Aggregate

Summer Book Bingo, a joint program of Seattle Arts & Lectures and The Seattle Public Library, is designed to provide free summer reading fun for all ages. Last summer, participants read a whopping 10,870 books, submitting 668 entries and 323 blackouts—let’s do it again! Download the Adult Card or Kids Card and spend the summer of ’18 reading great books. By Alison Byrne […]

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Michael Brown’s Summer Book Bingo Pick

Summer Book Bingo, a joint program of Seattle Arts & Lectures and The Seattle Public Library, is designed to provide free summer reading fun for all ages. Last summer, participants read a whopping 10,870 books, submitting 668 entries and 323 blackouts—let’s do it again! Download the Adult Card or Kids Card and spend the summer of ’18 reading great books. By Michael Brown […]

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Books to Pack for Your Adventures

By Stephany Kim, SAL Intern Summer has a way of beckoning us out of our daily routines and into adventure—in my case, I find myself restlessly drumming my fingers against my desk as I daydream about what lies beyond my lecture hall this season. I often look out the windows and imagine myself cruising through […]

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Beyond Temple Grandin: 20% for Summer Book Bingo

Summer Book Bingo is designed to provide free summer reading fun for both adults and kids. Last summer, participants read a whopping total of 10,870 books and submitted 668 entries and 323 blackouts—let’s do it again! Download an Adult Bingo Card or a Kids Bingo Card and spend the summer of ’18 reading great books. In this guest post, […]

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Play Summer Book Bingo

Everyone’s favorite summer reading challenge is back for both adults and kids! Download your adult board here or pick one up at any Library branch. Keep track of your summer reads from now until September 4, 2018 by writing the title and author in the matching square, and submit your board by mail, in person, or […]

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Summer Book Bingo: Six Summer Reads from Savitha Reddy Pathi

Summer Book Bingo is designed to provide free summer reading fun for both adults and kids. Last summer, participants read a total of 8717 books, and we received a whopping 248 blackout cards and 227 bingo cards—let’s do it again! There’s still time to swing by one of SAL’s partner bookstores this year to grab an Adult […]

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