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TEDxSnoIsleLibraries 2015 talks now available online

Sno-Isle Libraries and the Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation are excited to present videos of all talks from the Nov. 6 TEDxSnoIsleLibraries event. Our 23  speakers introduced us to ideas of wonder, deep thought, reflection and meaningful new connections. These are ideas worth spreading, and it is our hope you will share the talks below far and wide.

In addition, enjoy featured videos from other TED and TEDx events that were featured that day, all on our watch TEDxSnoIsleLibraries page.

If you haven't already done so, please subscribe to our email list to receive updates on future TEDxSnoIsleLibraries events or updates from the library and Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation. Subscribers will receive advance information and access to future events and conferences.

And check out photos from the event.

Why TEDxSnoIsleLibraries?

On Nov. 6, Sno-Isle Libraries made history stepping out with TEDxSnoIsleLibraries. Hundreds, if not thousands, of people connected with Sno-Isle Libraries in a new way through our first TEDx event.

We embarked on the TEDx path based on our Strategic Focus. It was the perfect example of building literate, economically sound and connected communities.

People from teens to seniors, from many walks of life, came together to explore new ideas. They joined us at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 10 community libraries and four additional public viewing sites to be part of the event.

Even more will take part by watching the 23 talk videos when they are posted on this site. All of these audiences will have experienced what a library is and what we offer our communities. Because, at its essence, TEDx is a library without walls providing ideas worth spreading.

Based on the buzz of excitement and reports of the day, it was a tremendous success. We are hearing from many people who watched and listened to the speakers that it was a "day of inspiration." They're asking: "Will there be a TEDxSnoIsleLibraries next year?" The answer is "Yes, of course."

Excerpted from TEDxSnoIsleLibraries: Thanks to all by Jonalyn Woolf-Ivory, executive director, Sno-Isle Libraries