Mother Love

Sherman Alexie is one of my favorite authors--one of those authors you associate with a pivotal time in your life. My first introduction to him was many years ago when I was living far away from the Pacific Northwest and feeling completely lost. A dear friend wrote me a letter and included a photocopy of a story she had just read in The New Yorker. The story was called "Indian Country" and it was the best thing I had read in a long time.

Preventing Summer Slide

Summer Learning has begun and all of the Youth Services Librarians at Kitsap Regional Library have been visiting schools and getting kids and teens excited about reading and learning! There are definite incentives for reading at the library. If you read ten hours, you get a free book of your choice and a ticket to the Kitsap County Fair. If you read 100 hours, you get to pick one of our limited edition 100 hour reader t-shirts and you get your picture on our Facebook page.

New Year, New Series

Many people love a series! They enjoy watching characters grow, relationships change, and worlds being created. Some readers read the books right when they come out and wait in anticipation until the next one is released. Others like to hear about a series that has several titles so that they can dive in and read them all straight through -- kind of like binge watching your favorite t.v. show! One thing I know for sure is that everyone hates when their favorite series is over.

Book Lust with Nancy Pearl

Saturday, May 6, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Join us for an afternoon with Nancy Pearl! Nancy Pearl is a librarian, best-selling author, literary critic, rock star among readers, and the tastemaker people turn to when deciding what to read next. She will share her approach to reading and highlight some great reads.

Frigid reads for reading in front of the fireplace

So, you think it's been cold here lately? Here are some books that will make you glad our temps have only dropped to about 30 degrees Fahrenheit. In these titles you will find frigid temperatures, icy landscapes, and weather so threatening that it seems like it could be another character. Snow and ice are not to be taken lightly. They are literally breathtaking, twisting plots with a gust of well-placed wind. 

Downloadable Magazines: no due date!

Yes, you read that right.  Digital magazines from KRL are yours until you delete them!  The Economist. Cosmopolitan.  Rolling Stone. Backpacker.  Whatever your interests, Kitsap Regional Library has the digital magazines you’re looking for.  

Visit Kitsap Regional Library’s Download page to see the full listing of Digital Magazines from Zinio.

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Taste of Port Orchard Friends of the Library Book Sale

Saturday, September 3, 2016 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

Taste of Port Orchard Friends of the Library Book Sale

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