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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]

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]

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]

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]

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
 DID YOU... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Fall Into a Good Book this Month!’

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Fall Into a Good Book this Month!’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend.  Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read”  – Groucho Marx DID YOU KNOW? The King County Library... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Reading Books is Better than Fireworks!’

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Reading Books is Better than Fireworks!’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library “I like stories well told. That is the reason I am sometimes forced to tell them myself” – Mark Twain NOTE: All King County Libraries will be CLOSED... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information Says ‘May is Loaded with KCLS Programs for All Ages!’

Your Empress of Information Says ‘May is Loaded with KCLS Programs for All Ages!’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library “The future belongs to those 
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” - Eleanor Roosevelt NOTE: All King County Libraries will be closed... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information Can Read with Her Eyes Shut

Your Empress of Information Can Read with Her Eyes Shut

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library ”The more you read, the more things you will know.  The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go” – Dr. Suess, ‘I can Read with My Eyes... [Read more]

It’s February, And Your Empress Of Information Loves Books. Don’t You?

It’s February, And Your Empress Of Information Loves Books. Don’t You?

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library “Some Books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested” – Francis Bacon It’s February, the month of... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information Says ‘Fulfill Your Resolution To Read More!’

Your Empress Of Information Says ‘Fulfill Your Resolution To Read More!’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library ‘We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information Welcomes Fall Weather – It’s Perfect For Reading!

Your Empress Of Information Welcomes Fall Weather – It’s Perfect For Reading!

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library Fall is here, which means we’re back to the drizzling rain, spiderwebs, slugs and other things that make us all want to stay inside and READ! Did you... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information Says: ‘Bridge To Basics’ Can Help YOU At KCLS

Your Empress Of Information Says: ‘Bridge To Basics’ Can Help YOU At KCLS

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library Did You Know? The Burien Library had partnered with ‘WithinReach’ and the United Way of King County to provide a FREE monthly service called ‘Bridge... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information Reminds Us: ‘KCLS Was Named Library Of The Year’!

Your Empress Of Information Reminds Us: ‘KCLS Was Named Library Of The Year’!

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library Did You Know? The King County Library System was named ‘Library of the Year’ for 2011 by Library Journal! We are the “best” and the “busiest”... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information Is Back And Ready For Summer Reading

Your Empress Of Information Is Back And Ready For Summer Reading

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library Did You Know? Burien Library now has TWO FULL TIME TEEN LIBRARIANS!! They will be pumping up our Teen Program offerings beginning this summer — Here’s... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information Wants You To Know About The ‘Library Elf’

Your Empress Of Information Wants You To Know About The ‘Library Elf’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library Did You Know that there’s a very helpful ‘Elf’ on the loose in our very own library? That’s right – the Library Elf makes it easy... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information Says: The Library Has FREE Museum Passes!

Your Empress Of Information Says: The Library Has FREE Museum Passes!

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library Despite what the Groundhog saw recently, it’s still winter out, the perfect time of year to curl up inside with a great book (of which your local library... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information Is Scaring Up All Sorts Of Halloween Libraria

Your Empress Of Information Is Scaring Up All Sorts Of Halloween Libraria

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library It’s Back! Our beloved Tsutakawa Fountain has been installed in its new home inside the Burien Library!  Next time you visit the library be sure to have... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information Says: It’s (Almost) Back To School Time!

Your Empress Of Information Says: It’s (Almost) Back To School Time!

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library As summer winds down and everyone prepares to go back-to-school, you can almost hear the excitement of every child’s inner voice shouting: “we... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information Says: Keep Cool With A Hot Book This Summer

Your Empress Of Information Says: Keep Cool With A Hot Book This Summer

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library Well it appears that summer finally decided to arrive, and with it comes one of the best times of year to keep cool by reading a hot book! Just don’t... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information Appreciates These Longer Days

Your Empress Of Information Appreciates These Longer Days

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, 
Burien Library As each day grows longer, I am happy for the increased hours of sun, as it provides more light to read by! DID YOU KNOW? You can learn a language... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information's April Edition: Nonprofits, Census & More

Your Empress Of Information's April Edition: Nonprofits, Census & More

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, 
Burien Library Happy spring to all my sprouting B-Town Book Buds out there! DID YOU KNOW? April is Nonprofit Service Month! Nonprofits & Grantseekers –... [Read more]

Empress Of Information Says: Thank You Voters For Approving Prop. 1!

Empress Of Information Says: Thank You Voters For Approving Prop. 1!

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, 
Burien Library Happy nearly-springtime to all those B-Town Bookworms out there! DID YOU KNOW? Voters Approve Levy Lid Lift for libraries!! Thanks to dedicated... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information Says Happy Holidays To All!

Your Empress Of Information Says Happy Holidays To All!

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, 
Burien Library Happy Holidays to each and every one of our fine bookworms out there! Can you believe it’s almost 2010? (and isn’t that the “Year... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information Says: Be Thankful For Books!

Your Empress Of Information Says: Be Thankful For Books!

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, 
Burien Library All King County Libraries will be Closed Thursday, Nov. 26th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. DID YOU KNOW? The King County Library System offers a... [Read more]