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Sponsored Post Meet Author Blair Stocker at Page 2 Books Saturday, Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m.

Meet Author Blair Stocker at Page 2 Books Saturday, Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m.

Advertiser Page 2 Books will be holding a talk and book signing with Blair Stocker on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m. at their store at 457 SW 152nd Street. Blair will also present some fabulous treasures... [Read more]

Here are the September events for your Burien Library

Here are the September events for your Burien Library

Here are the September Events for your Burien Library: Please click on the links below to view the programs for each age group. Children & Families Teens Adults Children & Families September... [Read more]

Local Author/Artist Virginia Wright seeking photos for new book about Burien

Local Author/Artist Virginia Wright seeking photos for new book about Burien

Three Tree Point resident Virginia Wright is putting together a new book on the history of Burien, and is seeking photos. “The book will focus primarily on relatively recent history, and will feature... [Read more]

Meet the 3-generation team behind ‘Ack & Zak’ book this Saturday, May 10

Meet the 3-generation team behind ‘Ack & Zak’ book this Saturday, May 10

Meet the 3-generation team behind the story of mischievous ghosts “Ack and Zak” at a book signing at Page 2 Books this Saturday May 10, from 1 – 3 p.m. Burien authors Lori and Max (8-years... [Read more]

Burien Author to teach ‘Self-Publishing 101′ at Burien Library April 17

Burien Author to teach ‘Self-Publishing 101′ at Burien Library April 17

Burien Author George Matthew Cole will be teaching ‘Self-publishing 101′ for FREE at the Burien Library at 2:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 17. Cole is an area resident who has self-published three... [Read more]

Burien native Rob Ketcherside releases his first book: ‘Lost Seattle’

Burien native Rob Ketcherside releases his first book: ‘Lost Seattle’

Burien native Rob Ketcherside has released his first book – called “Lost Seattle” – and as big supporters of local Authors and Artists we thought we’d share his good news. Like Eliot... [Read more]

Here are the October Highlights at the Burien Library

Here are the October Highlights at the Burien Library

Check out these free programs happening at the Burien Library! Everyone is welcome: To celebrate the traveling exhibit, Hope In Hard Times, hosted by the Highline Historical Society October 15, 2013 –... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Page 2 Books sold, will move to new location on SW 152nd

B-TOWN BIZ: Page 2 Books sold, will move to new location on SW 152nd

Page 2 Books – owned and operated by Gayle Collins for nearly 12 years – is getting new owners and a new home on SW 152nd Street in downtown Burien. The bookstore, currently at 15706 First Ave. South,... [Read more]

Burien Library News for September

Burien Library News for September

September Highlights at the Burien Library: The New Job Search in the New Economy Presented by WorkSource South Seattle Community College If you are starting a job search, have been laid off or want to... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information says ‘forget the world with a book’

Your Empress of Information says ‘forget the world with a book’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library “Betsy returned to her chair, took off her coat and hat, opened her book and forgot the world again.” – from ‘Betsy and Tacy Go Downtown’ by Maud... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Page 2 Books – in business for 24 years – is For Sale

B-TOWN BIZ: Page 2 Books – in business for 24 years – is For Sale

Longtime Burien business Page 2 Books – in business for 24 years – is for sale, as co-owner Gayle Collins has decided to retire. “Make your dream of owning a bookstore a reality,” reads... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information: <i>‘The more you read, the more things you will know’</i>

Your Empress of Information: ‘The more you read, the more things you will know’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.” — Dr. Seuss, “I Can Read... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Books hosting book signing with local Author T.M. Franklin May 11

Burien Books hosting book signing with local Author T.M. Franklin May 11

Advertiser Burien Books will be hosting a book signing and reading for local author T.M. Franklin’s exciting young adult novel called “More” on Saturday May 11th from 1 – 3 p.m. More is... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information says ‘Check out a good book for Mom!’

Your Empress of Information says ‘Check out a good book for Mom!’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library “You may have tangible wealth untold; Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold. Richer than I you can never be – I had a mother who read to me.”  –... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Books hosting Book Signing for local Author Carol S. Hervin Saturday

Burien Books hosting Book Signing for local Author Carol S. Hervin Saturday

Burien Books will be hosting a local community event in the form of a book signing and reading for local author Carol S. Hervin’s children’s book about an adorable kitten called “Boots... [Read more]

Leigh Newman still Facing North – an Interview with the Author

Leigh Newman still Facing North – an Interview with the Author

by Sharisse T. Smith “Just because you’ve written a memoir doesn’t mean you’ve resolved everything,” author Leigh Newman said recently about her debut memoir, “Still Points North” (The Dial... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Libraries are not made; they grow’

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Libraries are not made; they grow’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library “Libraries are not made; they grow…” – Augustine Birrell DID YOU KNOW? The King County Library System is now offering ‘ ZINIO ‘ the world’s... [Read more]

Author Leigh Newman to Read from her new Memoir at Burien Library April 21

Author Leigh Newman to Read from her new Memoir at Burien Library April 21

Author Leigh Newman – deputy editor and head of books coverage for Oprah.com – will read from her new memoir Still Points North: One Alaskan Childhood, One Grown-up World, One Long Journey Home at... [Read more]

‘Little Free Library’ Pops Up in Burien

‘Little Free Library’ Pops Up in Burien

A new “Little Free Library” has popped up in Burien around 1228 SW 150th Street (between 12th and 13th; map below), and residents are invited to participate by borrowing a book or dropping... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information Says…Beware the Books of March!

Your Empress of Information Says…Beware the Books of March!

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library ‘It’s not the answer that enlightens, but the question’ – Eugene Ionesco Decouvertes DID YOU KNOW? King County Library System is sponsoring a year... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information is in Love…with READING!

Your Empress of Information is in Love…with READING!

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library “Books are a uniquely portable magic” – Stephen King DID YOU KNOW? You can get FREE AARP TAX help at many King County Libraries including the Burien... [Read more]

Local Author Christi Zellerhoff’s Launch Party for New Children’s Book is Jan. 26

Local Author Christi Zellerhoff’s Launch Party for New Children’s Book is Jan. 26

Burien resident Christi Zellerhoff (pictured above, left, along with Illustrator Amy Davis) will be holding a launch party for her new children’s book “Princesses Can Be Pirates Too!”... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Never Judge a Book by its Movie’

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Never Judge a Book by its Movie’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library ‘Never judge a book by its movie’ – J.W. Eagan DID YOU KNOW? The King County Library System has an online database called UniversalClass (http://kingcountywa.universalclass.com/register.htm)... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Give the Gift of Reading’ this Month!

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Give the Gift of Reading’ this Month!

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library ‘Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it’ – William Arthur Ward DID YOU KNOW? You can enjoy  list of... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information Says: ‘Don’t Be a Turkey – Read a Book!’

Your Empress of Information Says: ‘Don’t Be a Turkey – Read a Book!’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library All King County Libraries will be CLOSED Sunday November 11th in observance of Veterans’ Day. “The book to read is not the one that thinks for you, but... [Read more]

Resident Upset with Library After Niece Checks Out Explicit Anime Book

Resident Upset with Library After Niece Checks Out Explicit Anime Book

Travis De Nevers, a longtime local resident, is upset with the King County Library System after discovering that his 10-year old niece was allowed to check-out an explicit, sexual anime book from the White Center Library…

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Don’t Be Afraid of a Good Book!’

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Don’t Be Afraid of a Good Book!’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library “I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book.” ~ Groucho Marx
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Your Empress of Information Says ‘Take Time to READ'; Meet Dewey & Sketch

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Take Time to READ'; Meet Dewey & Sketch

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library “If you have a garden and a library you have everything you need.”  - Cicero DID YOU KNOW? Take Time To READ Posters are located throughout King County At... [Read more]