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New Library Trustee Sought

Interested in being part of the library’s board of trustees?  You’ll be a part of planning our library’s future. We have two five-year terms opening up in September. Please send a letter of interest to: or send a printed letter to Lopez Library, P.O. Box 770 Lopez Island, WA 98261 or drop it by the…Read more

Birds of North America Online

Are you a birder or just love learning about nature?  Try our latest online resource, Birds of North America.BNA Online provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada and is produced at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Many thanks to the San Juan…Read more

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

Lopez Library Year in Review 2014

It isn’t every year the Lopez Island Library gets mentioned as an “innovator” in the New York Times or gets a grant to bring digital literacy to the islands.  In the last decade, visits to our library have increased 97% and items being checked out have skyrocketed to 76% of what they were 10 years…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

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