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  • Washington Reads – A Sudden Light by Garth Stein (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2014. 416 pp.) Recommendation by Mary Paynton Schaff, Reference Librarian, Washington State Library Fall means ghosts, creepy old houses, and stories... MORE »
  • From the desk of Steve Willis, Central Library Services Program Manager of the Washington State Library: There’s a great independent filmmaker in Utah I used to correspond with and even met once named Trent Harris. In his movie... MORE »
  • Maps! Maps are Art! Maps are Information! Maps are Science! Maps are Math! Maps are History! Maps are all these things and more – they explore and illustrate the geology of an area, the political boundaries we establish (and then fight... MORE »
  • Paul Longwell a Washington State Library IT specialist by day is a Beekeeper by night. Paul recently told us about his participation in the Washington State Beekeeping Association apprentice beekeeper program.   In order to reach the... MORE »
  • On behalf of Rand Simmons, Washington State Library The Washington State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State, faces a severe reduction in operating funds for the 2015-2017 biennium due to a revenue shortfall.... MORE »

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