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Musical Petting Zoo – Saturday, August 2nd, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 2nd, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Join the Lopez Island Library and the Lopez Island Family Resource Center for very special event at the Lopez Library – a Musical Petting Zoo. Kids of all ages can Hear, Touch, Play, Enjoy a variety of musical instruments dispersed throughout the library (quiet room excluded!) Local musicians will…Read more

Art in the Library: Peter Cavanagh – Saturday, August 2nd, 5:00 p.m.

Wildlife of the Galápagos Islands Opening of Exhibition with Reception and Lecture, Saturday, August 2nd, 5:00 p.m. Lopez Library The Galápagos Islands are an iconic location for biologists and wildlife enthusiasts because of their influence on Charles Darwin, who spent 36 days in the archipelago during 1836 as the naturalist aboard H.M.S. Beagle. Much of…Read more

Read to a Dog, Thursday, August 7th, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m

Research has shown that reluctant readers are more open to reading aloud to an uncritical audience like a canine listener.   We have openings for readers to come in and read to Chester and his friend Picasso. Dusty the corgi will be listening-in too! Join us Thursday, August 7th from 1-2:30 p.m for this free event…Read more

Display Case: Sally Anaya

The Library is pleased to feature the fiber art of Sally Anaya in the Display Case. Sally speaks of her creative process in the statement below. Please visit her website and blog, A Fiber Artist on Lopez Island, for more information. “Sally Anaya has been weaving baskets for over 27 years, and teaching for 22…Read more

Art in the Library: Sheila Simpson

Lopez Island Library is pleased to exhibit the diverse work of Sheila Simpson. Sheila discusses the environmental consciousness and history behind her work in the statement below. Please visit her webpage for more information: Shelia Simpson Studio “One of the factors that motivates me to use Egg Tempera is a concern for the environment. As…Read more