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Friends of the Lopez Library, KLOI & the Shark Reef Rounders Host Acclaimed Troubadour Andru Bemis; Thurs. Feb 18th, 7-8 PM in the library

Thursday, February 18th at 7 p.m., KLOI, the Shark Reef Rounders, and Friends of Lopez Library invite the public to attend an “Around the Fireplace” concert featuring troubadour Andru Bemis. Andru Bemis has spent the past 15 years wandering (and lovingly tuning neglected pianos) bringing joy to audiences wherever he goes. Traveling almost exclusively by…Read more

Art in the Library: “Tripping Out-Maps, Memories and Miracles Without GPS”, Artist Richard Singer Jan. 29th through Mar. 11th, 2016, Reception Fri. Jan. 29th 3:30-5:30m

The Lopez Island Library proudly presents artist Richard Singer. A reception to welcome the work will be held throughout the library Friday, January 29th from 3:30-5:30 pm. Please take a moment to enjoy the artist’s statement. “Tripping Out” Maps, Memories and Miracles without GPS, – the artwork of Richard Singer            …Read more

New catalog interface – Apollo

You asked for a more user-friendly interface and here it is Apollo’s Lopez Island Library Catalog Features that may interest you: Reserve Express: In My Account, you can select authors whose books you’d like to reserve as soon as they arrive. Reserve ahead of time! Have Some Favorite Authors? – Click the “receive new books”…Read more

“Bounty: Know Your Farmer” Photo Exhibit; Lopez Island Farmers, Food & Community; Featuring photographs of Lopez farms by Steve Horn, Summer Moon Scriver, and Robert S. Harrison; Dec. 18, 2015 through Jan. 29, 2016

BOUNTY – Lopez Island Farmers, Food, and Community tells 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…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

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

YARLI Reads “Literary Salon-style” for December 2015

As a change of pace, the Young Adult Readers of Lopez Island (YARLI) held a “literary salon-type” meeting in December to share a wider range of books for children, teens and even adults. Ten members met at the Lopez Bookshop for two hours of food, conversation and good books. The selections were as diverse as…Read more