Love Your Library

According to Neil Gaiman, “Google can bring you back 100,000 answers, a librarian can bring you back the right one.” Get the right answer and so much more. Here are some of our favorite reasons to Love Your Library:

  1. All are Welcome.
  2. You can sit in the library all day and no one expects you to buy anything.
  3. Meet new friends during hundreds of events at our 23 Community Libraries.
  4. $7 worth of free printing every week.
  5. Learn or grow your hobbies with events, books, or videos
  6. Make exercise or chores more interesting by borrowing digital audio.
  7. Get past the paywall with the Everett Herald, the New York Times, and hundreds of other newspapers and magazines.
  8. Enjoy the great outdoors by borrowing a Discover Pass.
  9. Get to know the Pacific Northwest better.
  10. Take the internet with you: borrow a wi-fi hotspot or To Go Kit
  11. Solve family mysteries with genealogy tools
  12. Spend your money wisely with Consumer Reports online. 
  13. Get one-to-one assistance in-person or virtually with library staff: Book-a-Librarian!
  14. Online tutoring and homework help from 1 pm to 11 pm EVERY DAY.
  15. Get a better job
  16. Start or grow your own business or non-profit
  17. Reserve a room!
  18. Want the library to visit your organization or school? We do that. Contact Us
  19. Stream movies and tv shows with Kanopy & Hoopla.
  20. Join a book group or start your own with our Book Discussion Kits.
  21. Get a custom reading list!
  22. Learn a language on a convenient app. 
  23. Get that book or DVD you can't find anywhere.
  24. Learn how to fix your car. Or your lawn mower. Or anything, really. 
  25. Find a legal form, and read up on the basics. 
  26. Need someone to read a story to your child? Try StoryPhone, available in English, Spanish, and Korean. 
  27. Want to be among the first to get the hot new title? Sign up for Author Alerts (Alertas de autor).  
  28.  FREE BOOKS. You can't keep them forever, but you can borrow them again (and again, and again...) when you're ready for a re-read.