Your library card is your first step into a world of reading, resources, and lifelong learning. We encourage you and your family to explore all that the Sno-Isle Libraries has to offer.
Your card gives you access to materials from any of our 22 libraries—more than a million books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, books in other languages, book discussion kits and large print materials. Items not in your local library may be requested. Checked out items may be returned to any Sno-Isle library.
Download books, audiobooks, magazines, and stream music and video from our collection to your smart phone or other device.
Research consumer products; map out your family tree; learn how to repair cars, boat motors and lawnmowers; take a practice exam for GED,SAT, civil service or the ASVAB. Teach yourself one of 45 languages, or train yourself in technology skills. Explore current community information, and get prices on antiques and collectibles. Access customizable legal forms, and check out job listings.
Get your reference questions answered in person, by phone and email. Or, chat live with a librarian to get the information you need. Book-a- Librarian sessions provide personalized help, face-to-face for those needing information or help with technology.
Real-time online tutoring is available in basic subjects for students from third grade through college, and for adult learners as well.
Events and classes
Attend free classes featuring early literacy, and community and educational interests. Learn about social and political issues that affect you and your community.
Library on Wheels
Individual, facility, and bookmobile library services are provided to residents of Snohomish and Island counties. Library on Wheels also works with childcare organizations to provide resources for children and caregivers.
Computers, Wi-Fi and printing
Sno-Isle libraries offer free public computers and free printing up to 70 pages per week. Color printing is available at most libraries for 50 cents a page. You may reserve a computer up to 3 days in advance. Choose Sno-Isle Public network to get free Wi-Fi on your wireless device. Check out a laptop and work on the internet anywhere in the library. Many libraries offer black-and-white and color copiers, scanning, and self-service fax machines.
Most materials check out for three weeks, though movies on DVD have a one-week loan period (children's DVDs and TV series have a three-week period).
Checked out items may be returned to any Sno-Isle library. Many items may be renewed, though there are no renewals on items on hold for other customers.
Limits on materials
Up to 100 check outs and 50 holds per card.
Limits on electronic resources vary, depending upon the vendor.
See what is checked out, manage your holds, update your contact information and change your password.
Sno-Isle Libraries does not charge fines for overdue items. Once the overdue item is returned, your record is cleared and you may use your library card again. The borrower must reimburse the library to replace a lost item.
Your child and the library
Parents and guardians are responsible for their child's use of library resources, materials checked out, safety and supervision while visiting the library.