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August 25, 2022 Staff

West Slope Library welcomes a new Youth Services Librarian

Carrie Stotts brings a background in social work and a passion for early childhood literacy to their new role.
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August 12, 2022 News & Updates

The Library Foundation of Washington County Awards Grant to WCCLS

The money will be used to buy children's books for Countywide Book Distribution, which takes place annually each summer.
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May 20, 2022 Staff

Creating Order Out of Chaos

Could you imagine the library without a catalog? Scary, huh? Get to know one of our cataloging librarians, Mariko Kershaw, in this Q&A.
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May 13, 2022 News & Updates

Announcing the 2022 Teen Art Contest Winners

Drumroll, please ...
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April 22, 2022 News & Updates

Developing Spanish Collections for Incarcerated Adults and At-Risk Youth

We’re committed to serving patrons at the county jail, juvenile shelter and corrections center.
April 20, 2022 Programs & Events

Join in the Multicultural Celebration of Children's Day/Book Day

El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros is also known as Día.
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March 29, 2022 Staff

Too Much Fun

At age 19, Kristen Thorp stumbled into her first library gig and enjoyed it so much, she never looked back. Today she's still having fun – as the director of West Slope Library.
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March 21, 2022 Staff

Bringing a Passion for Social Work and Different Cultures to Youth Services

Jovanna Sardineta Cotero, Bilingual Youth Services Library Assistant, discusses her favorite part of the job, an exciting new book from a beloved author and a woman she admires.
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March 17, 2022 Cardholder Resources

The Best-Kept Library Secret

Once you try this service, you’ll be hooked.
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March 15, 2022 News & Updates

More Than 16,000 Students Receive Library Cards

Plus, we renewed cards for another 46,900 students. Watch for yours in the mail and start using it immediately.