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  • “The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” ― John Muir James Ellenwood and his co-authors have created a magnificent book, The National individual tree species atlas (Fort Collins, CO: United States Forest... MORE »
  • From the Desk of Marlys Rudeen – Former Washington Deputy State Librarian Let’s take a look at Newport in the early part of the 20th century through the lens of the local newspaper.  Front page news articles focus on the shipping,... MORE »
  • “I truly believe that without your book, I wouldn’t be here writing this letter to you today.” Teresa Zhan 2014 Level 3 winner “The moment I started reading your books it changed me! “ Emily Cordero, 2014 Level 2 winner “Pastwatch... MORE »
  • Federal Documents for Everyday Living: Vol. 1 no 2 November 5, 2015. Thanksgiving Resources   Federal publications and web sites Civil War: Thanksgiving Foods. Terrell, E. (2013) Library of Congress. Available at WSL! http://blogs.loc.gov/inside_adams/2013/11/civil-war-thanksgiving-foods/... MORE »
  • Crystal Lentz and Rand Simmons attended the Federal Depository Library Conference in Arlington, VA, October 19-21, 2015. Crystal manages the Central Library of the Washington State Library (WSL) and also is the Coordinator of the library’s... MORE »

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