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Who Won?

picture book reading

The 2015 Washington State Book Awards were announced on Saturday, October 10 at a special ceremony at the Central Library.  In case you missed the announcement, here are the winners along with links to reserve them in the Library catalog.  Your support helps the Foundation continue the tradition of honoring our state’s best writers.




History/General Nonfiction:

Scandiuzzi Children’s Book Award winners: Picture Book:

Book for Middle Readers (ages 9 to 12):

Books for Young Adults (ages 13 to 18):

Summer of Learning A Roaring Success

Children and teens got a really wild prize for participating in the Library’s Summer of Learning program this year – free passes to the Woodland Park Zoo! This weekend the zoo welcomed 4,800 children and families for a free day of fun and learning. Your support of the Foundation helped families from across the city take part in this program and keep reading during the summer months.