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In This Issue: January 2013 
•   New Year, New You
•   Read it Again!
•   Learn to Use Your New eReader
•   Find Your Way at the Library
•   New Digital Services: Zinio and 3M Cloud Library
•   January's eResource of the Month: Academic Research
New Year, New You
Whether you're starting a good habit or quitting a bad habit, this booklist can help you be healthy, reduce stress, and stick with your resolutions.

The First 20 Minutes by Gretchen Reynolds (nonfiction)

Unhooked: How to Quit Anything by Frederick Woolverton (nonfiction)

Be Thrifty: How to Live Better With Less Edited By Pia Catton and Califia Suntree

Culinary Intelligence: The Art of Eating Healthy (and Really Well) by Peter Kaminsky (nonfiction)

Start Fresh: Your Child's Jump Start to Lifelong Healthy Eating by Tyler Florence (nonfiction)

The Ultimate Low-Calorie Book: More Than 400 Light and Healthy Recipes for Every Day by From Better Homes and Gardens (nonfiction)

Enough Already!: Clearing Mental Clutter to Become the Best You by Peter Walsh (nonfiction)

How to Cheat at Organizing by Jeff Bredenberg (nonfiction)

Organize Your Whole House by From the Editors of the Family Handyman (nonfiction)

You, the Owner's Manual Workout by Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz (DVD)

More recommendations

Start Fresh
Learn to Use Your New eReader
If you've received a new eReader, but don't know how to get started, we can help.

Sign up for a free class or drop in to the library to learn to use your eReader. Figuring out how to download a library eBook can be tricky at first, but we'll happily guide you through it so you have access to thousands of free library eBooks.

Browse eBook downloading classes here.

eReader classes
New Digital Services: Zinio and 3M Cloud Library
Zinio Magazines: Now Available
  • Read full digital copies of your favorite magazines without paying for a subscription.
  • Zinio magazines may be read on a PC or Mac and a wide variety of apps available for many mobile devices.
  • Get unlimited access to the entire Zinio collection including Us Weekly, Popular Mechanics and more.
3M Cloud Library: Coming Soon!
  • This cloud-based eBook service offers a new way to browse, borrow and read free library eBooks.
  • Automatically syncs to all your devices that have the 3M Cloud Library app downloaded to them.
  • Come to the launch event on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 3 p.m. at the Lynnwood Library. Try out the 3M Discovery Station terminal with an intuitive touch-based interface, enter to win a Nook, and ask questions to 3M staff on site.

More electronic media

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Read it Again!
In the Nysether Family Foundation Friends Preschool Storytime Kit, I (Joy, children's librarian) came across the book "The Doghouse" by Jan Thomas.

I will readily confess that this was not a book I would've tried at storytime had it not been in the box, which is part of the beauty of these kits. As it turns out, it's been such a big hit with kids!

At a recent storytime at the Stillaguamish Tribal Daycare, I shared this book then placed it on the floor and moved on to other stories. One little boy wanted to read the story again so badly that he finally hopped up and grabbed the book. The book, which was in mint condition from our storytime kit, was now being handled by an excited and not very careful child. Eek!

Well, I let him read it again to himself as I continued my other stories with the rest of the group, keeping a watchful eye on this boy. He seemed to delight in the story all over again. At the end of storytime, he gave the book back to me still in good condition.

Thanks to the Nysether Family's donation to the Foundation, and Sno-Isle's children's services staff, who coordinate the contents of the Storytime Kits, for bringing this wonderful book to so many kids!

--Joy Feldman, Sno-Isle Libraries Children's Librarian, Library on Wheels

Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation

Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation
Find Your Way at the Library
The next time you're in one of our libraries ? look up, look around.

You may notice new colorful signs such as "Express Checkout," "Nonfiction," "Children," and rangefinders (the signs on the end of a bookshelf). By the end of January, installation of the color coordinated signs designed to help you find your way will be complete at all community libraries.

We want you to get lost in a good book, but we don?t want you to get lost in our libraries. As part of our 2008 ? 2013 strategic plan, Sno-Isle Libraries has made it a priority to give our customers the most convenient and comfortable library experience we can.

By looking up or across the library, it should be clear where you are or where you want to go to find the information you desire. Our easy-to-read signs were produced and installed with the support from the Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation.

January's eResource of the Month: Academic Research
Find educational full text articles, reference eBooks, journals, trade publications, diagrams, and more on a wide variety of topics.


Academic Research
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