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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

Who are you? Discover the answer at the Lopez Library! Beginning Genealogy, Tuesdays May 2nd & June 6th, Thursday July 6th; 11AM-1PM, Library Community Room

Join Lopez Library’s Childrens Librarian Carol Lo 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…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

Art in the Lopez Library presents: Butterfly Secrets-Audrey Hancock the Butterfly Lady; Mar. 24-May 5, 2017; Reception & Discussion March 31st, 3-5PM, Lopez Library Community Room

The Lopez Island Library invites you to stop by the library and view a completely unique and lovely perspective on butterflies.  Audrey Hancock, locally known as the Butterfly Lady because of her deep knowledge and appreciation of butterflies, is featured in the library’s glass exhibit case. Her shop in the village is not to be…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

You spoke, we listened!

The results of the Lopez Library 2016 survey were, as always, full of support for what our library provides, praise for the helpful and friendly library staff members, and chock full of ideas for what ELSE we could do for the community.  In addition to providing useful input for collection additions and program suggestions, the…Read more

International Travel Helper – Global Road Warrior

Are you a world traveler or at least an armchair one?  Dig into your destination with Global Road Warrior  free from the library. This is a massive database of constantly updated proprietary editorial and graphics for 175 countries of the world. It provides deep content coverage in major topic areas of society and culture, travel,…Read more

Art in the Library: “Bounty: Know Your Farmer”, Profiles and Photographs; July 15 through August 26, 2016

Lopez Island Farmers, Food, and Community tell our local food story through beautiful photographs and intriguing profiles by Iris Graville about the dedicated people who grow our food. Twenty-eight Lopez Island farms are participating in this community funded three-year project sponsored by the Lopez Community Land Trust (LCLT) and Lopez Locavores. In 2014 local photographers…Read more

Tell us about it!

The Lopez Island Library is updating our long-range plan and would like to hear from as many members of our community as possible to better understand future needs.  Please take this short survey and be sure to indicate if you want to be part of any future planning meetings.  We want our library to be…Read more

2016 Summer Reading Program begins Friday, June 17th!

On Your Mark, Get Set … READ!   The Lopez Island Library is excited to announce the 2016 Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme is “On Your Mark, Get Set … READ!” It begins Friday, June 17 and runs for 8 weeks, ending on Saturday, August 13. TWEENS & TEENS Students entering grades 6-12 will…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

Library board meeting changed to 4/20 Thursday, 4:30

The trustees of the Lopez Island Library are holding the regular monthly board meeting on Thursday, April 20, at 4:30 pm.   This is a one-time change from the normal meetings held at 10-12 on the third Tuesday of the month.  Open to the public.

Beyond Limits Series Presents the film”3089 Miles Across America: The World’s Toughest Bicycle Race”, Saturday, April 15, 2017, 7PM Lopez Center for Community & the Arts

As part of the Lopez Library’s “Beyond Limits” series, RAAM (Race Across America) screens it’s stunning new documentary “3089 Miles Across America” for the Lopez community. The film features the world’s top cycling event which crosses 12 states, climbs over 170,000 vertical feet, & is one of the most respected & longest running endurance sports…Read more

Lopez Island Hospice & Home Support Presents Living Long On Lopez : The Senior Gems-A Guide to Supporting Family Members with Dementia; Sat., March 18th, 2-3:30PM, Lopez Library Community Room

Lopez Island Hospice & Home Support will present a 40-minute video overview on the impact of Alzheimer’s and dementia, with tips and techniques for caregivers that can make a difference at various stages of the disease.  If you know someone living with dementia and are seeking ideas and strategies for how to assist, this could…Read more