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2105 Summer Reading Program begins Monday, June 15th!

  The Lopez Island Library is excited to announce the 2015 Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme is “Every Hero Has a Story.” It begins Monday, June 15 and runs for 8 weeks, ending on Saturday, August 8.         TWEENS & TEENS Students entering grades 6-12 will earn a raffle ticket for…Read more

YARLI reads Eleanor & Park

YARLI’s June read was the award-winning novel, Eleanor & Park, by Rainbow Rowell. Though set in Omaha, Nebraska in 1986, the novel could be anywhere in the world at almost any time. Eleanor and Park are opposites that attract: she is full-figured with raging red-hair, and poor; he is small, half-Korean, and middle-class. They meet…Read more

World War Z

World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War, by Max Brooks – Reviewed by Attie P. “It goes by many names: “The Crisis,” “The Dark Years,” “The Walking Plague,” as well as newer and more “hip” Titles such as “World War Z” or “Z War One.” I personally dislike this last moniker as…Read more


Flyte, by Angie Sage – Reviewed by Zack H. Angie Sage’s Flyte is the second book in the Septimus Heap series. It starts off with the protagonist’s eldest brother kidnapping the princess and Septimus needing help from new and old friends to bring her back. Flyte is a fast, delightful read and I would highly…Read more

The Geology of Lopez Beaches, Wed., July 22, 2015 7:00 PM Woodmen Hall

  Friends of the Lopez Library and the San Juan Islands National Monument invite you to join Professor Emeritus of Geology Donn Charnley for another wonderful look at the geology that shapes our world.  In this program, Professor Charnley examines the geological processes that produced our beautiful beaches and provides suggestions that will guide your…Read more

2nd Annual Musical Instruments Petting Zoo, Sat., July 18th 1:30-3:30 pm

Join the Lopez Island Library and Friends of the Lopez Island Library for the 2nd Annual Musical Instrument Petting Zoo. The Zoo was created by music lovers to introduce kids to instruments and to showcase the library’s musical instrument lending library. (The library has a variety of instruments available for checkout: acoustic and electric guitars,…Read more