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William O’Daly-Poet, Writer, Editor & Authorized Translator of the Work of Nobel Laureate Pablo Neruda, Fri. June 3rd, 1-2:30 PM, in the Library

The Lopez Island Library proudly welcomes award winning author, poet, and editor William O’Daly.  O’Daly’s work includes eight books of the late-career and posthumous poetry of Chilean Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda (Still Another Day, The Separate Rose, Winter Garden, The Sea and the Bells, The Yellow Heart, The Book of Questions, The Hands of Day,…Read more

Art in the Library: “Faces and Places”, the photographs of Glenda Pugerude; April 22nd through June 3rd, 2016, Reception Fri. April 22nd 3:00-5:00pm

The Lopez Island Library invites you to view images of the world that transport and transcend, the photographs of Glenda Pugerude.  Browse the work then take a moment to speak with the photographer at a reception opening the exhibit Friday, April 22nd from 3-5. Glenda Pugerude reflects on her work: “Brownie, Instamatic, Nikonis, Nikons and…Read more

Art in the Display Case: “Antique Penny Banks” the Collection of Gale McCallum; April 22, 2016 through June 3, 2016, Reception Friday, April 22nd, 3:00-5:00PM in the library

The Lopez Island Library invites you to share the pure joy of Gale McCallum’s remarkable collection of antique penny banks.  Saving coins in some type of receptacle is probably as old as the advent of the use of coins.  The oldest known money box was found in a Greek colony dating to 2nd century BCE. …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

Thank you Sean Gaskell for a terrific evening of music! West African Kora Musician Sean Gaskell – An Evening of World Music, Thursday, May 12th, 7-8 PM, Woodmen Hall

Join the Lopez Island Library for an evening of world music as musician Sean Gaskell gives a performance/educational demonstration on the Kora, an ancient 21-stringed harp from West Africa.  The music is traditionally played by oral and musical historians known as  Griots (Gree-ohs). While the Kora is only 300 years old, some commonly played songs…Read more

CANCELLED/POSTPONED-“Reflections” An Evening with Renowned Landscape Architect Richard Haag; Frid., May 27th, 7:15 PM (LIV No Host Wine Bar 6:30-7PM)

Our evening with Richard Haag has been postponed for now.  Please watch for future information.  Friends of the Lopez Library and the Lopez Island Library proudly present a legacy event: An evening with renowned landscape architect Richard Haag. The work of Richard Haag is internationally recognized for its creativity and in particular its sensitivity to…Read more