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Library Book Sale 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, November 28 at the Community Center

Shake off that post-Thanksgiving lethargy with a rousing stroll through mountains of great books.  Possible holiday gifts?  Favorite classics revisited?  Bedtime stories for the kids?  Guilty pleasures for yourself?  We’ve got it! The Friends of the Lopez Island Library hold a used-book sale twice a year at the Lopez Community Center. Stop by the Community…Read more

Lopez Library ranked as “Star Library” for the 5th year in a row

Did you know your Lopez Island Library ranks as a “Star Library,” according to national publication, Library Journal (LJ)? The LJ Index is a measurement tool that compares U.S. public libraries with their spending peers based on four types of output measures of their per capita use. Due to our usage per capita of our…Read more

National Native American Heritage Month, Nov. 1st through Nov. 30th

November is National Native American Heritage Month and we invite our patrons to visit our current exhibit honoring the culture, art, history and landscapes of Native Americans.  We have selected titles on Native American traditions, music, crafts, dance….. a way of life yesterday and today.  Additionally we feature books on American history and the Native…Read more

Leave No Trace and PEAK Program

Why is it important to: Know Before You Go? Choose the Right Path? Trash Your Trash? Leave What You Find? Be Careful with Fire? Respect Wildlife? Be Kind to Other Visitors? Lopez Island kids are conducting hands-on activities and exploring the library grounds to answer these questions and learn more about making good decisions to…Read more

Zoo Tunes! with Lance Brittain a Rhythmic Success

As a follow-up to last summer’s delightful Musical Petting Zoo, musician Lance Brittain presented Zoo Tunes last Saturday, November 15th, in the Lopez Island Library Community Room. Eight children (ages 4-9) and six adults joined Lance and Library Assistant Beth St. George for an hour of rhythm instrument demonstrations and practice. They also viewed video…Read more