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Coming Soon! Lopez Library Summer Camp! July 17th-Aug 25th, 8:30AM-12:30 PM, Mon-Friday; Register through the Family Resource Center

At this new camp led by library staff, elementary school children have the opportunity to make friends and have fun through exciting hands-on activities, noncompetitive games, summer reading, music, art and crafts, science and more.  There will be guest instructors too who will offer creative activities both inside and outside.  This camp is a collaborative…Read more

It’s almost here!! The Friends of Lopez Library Annual 4th of July Used Book Sale; July 4th 9AM-3PM, Lopez Center for Community and the Arts

Don’t forget the Friends of Lopez Library’s annual 4th of July used book sale.  This is one of the biggest island events of the year.  Come early for the best selection!  Fiction, Non-Fiction, Gardening, Home and Health, Children’s books, DVD’s and much much …….much more!  Treat yourself or your weekend guests to Friends of Lopez…Read more

Sasquatch: Man-Ape or Myth with Researcher & Author David George Gordon; Thurs. July 13, 2017, 7:00PM, Lopez Center for Community & the Arts

Join the Lopez Island Library Thursday, July 13th, 7:00PM at Lopez Center for Community and the Arts, as we host author, researcher and Humanities Washington Speaker, David George Gordon discussing Sasquatch: Man-Ape or Myth. For hundreds of years throughout the Northwest, people have been reporting encounters with the Sasquatch—a hairy, eight- to ten-foot-tall hominid. Despite…Read more

Art in the Lopez Library presents: “Feather and Flame” the Wood Fired Ceramics of Kelsey Nelsen, June 16th through July 28th, 2017, throughout the library

It isn’t possible to adequately describe Kelsey Nelsen’s inspired and elegant ceramics.  The Lopez Library invites you to visit us with one objective: see her incredible work in the glass exhibit case at the entrance to the library. “I am a studio potter working primarily in stoneware clay fired in atmospheric kilns. I received my…Read more

Lopez Island Library Board Seeks New Trustee to Serve

The Lopez Island Library Board of trustees is actively seeking to fill a position as of June 10, 2017. Please send a letter of interest & resume to: Lou Pray, Director, Lopez Island Library P O Box 770 Lopez Island, WA 98261 Or email same to librarian@lopezlibrary.org Minimum Qualifications: Must have the time and interest…Read more

Looking for funding for your non-profits? Try Grantstation

The library recently subscribed to GrantStation.com, Inc. (GrantStation) offers nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies the opportunity to identify potential funding sources for their programs or projects as well as resources to mentor these organizations through the grantseeking process.  Contact us today for your login information and training. GrantStation provides access to a searchable…Read more

Who are you? Discover the answer at the Lopez Library! Beginning Genealogy, Tues., June 6th, 11AM-1PM; Thurs., July 6th; 11AM-1PM; Tues., Aug. 1st 1PM-3PM; Tues., Sept. 5th 11AM-1PM, Library Community Room

Join Lopez Library’s  Librarian Lou Pray and genealogy expert Georgeana Cook (Breadcrumbs) for Beginning Genealogy.  Get started learning the basics.  Bring your laptop for assistance with the library’s ancestry.com tool.  It’s fun, informative and easier to get started than you may know! Free to all. For more information call the library at 360-468-2265 or email…Read more

Tech Made Simple- Free Classes 10:30-12:30

Friday April 28- Computer Basics Computer and technical terms made easy Storage vs. Memory Files and folders, where did it go Understanding the desktop pictures Helpful tutorials and resources Computers are becoming more and more part of our day to day lives, and the technology seems to change on a daily basis. So how does…Read more

Free tech training classes for 2017

Ten free classes will be held in the library throughout the coming year to promote technological confidence and best practices within our San Juan Islands community. Led by Steve Wambsganss and Gene Nery, these Rock Tech Seminars are two-hour lectures open to everyone and free to the public. They will be available every week on…Read more

Ready to learn a new language? Sign up for Pronunciator

Learn a foreign-language on-the-go with the latest Library digital tool: Pronunciator. To help you get started the library is providing tutorials each Monday from 4-5 pm in the library’s community room.  Bring your device and we’ll help you get started! Pronunciator features: Full-featured native apps for all Android, Apple and Kindle Fire devices. Up to…Read more

Free computing classes at the library

Tech Made Simple classes are offered free to the community by Rock Island Tech Trainers. These interactive and fun classes are designed for the ‘non-tech savvy’. Offering a different topic every week at the library. Bring your questions about your devices. Everyone is welcome. No sign up required. The Cloud and Back Ups Friday June…Read more

Scheduled Artwork in the Lopez Island Library

Artists and art collectors from Lopez Island grace the walls and the glass cabinet of the library.  The varied and beautiful work featured is organized by dedicated artist and patron Meg Ryan. We are grateful for her support of the library and participation from our local artists. We encourage you to take a moment to…Read more