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Celebrating the life and works of Oliver Sacks

The news that Oliver Sacks passed away this weekend marks the end of a great mind and a keen observer of other minds and what makes them tick.  As a neurologist and author, Oliver Sacks expanded our awareness of the brain’s capacity to heal, imagine, engage and deteriorate in a myriad of ways.  He understood…Read more

Banned Books Week 2015: September 27th through October 3rd 2015

Banned Books Week, the annual celebration of the freedom to read, will again be observed in libraries, schools, bookstores and other community settings across the nation and the world September 27th through October 3, 2015. The Lopez Island Library will participate with a special exhibit of books that have previously been banned (some as recently…Read more

August Library Literary Salon

Every third Tuesday at 7pm, we gather after hours around the library’s main fireplace to talk about what we are reading.  It is a great no-stress way to share favorite authors or alert the unsuspecting reader to a real dud!  Of course, one person’s dud is another person’s favorite so reader beware! Here is the…Read more

Artwork in the Lopez Island Library – Scheduled Artists

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 our local artists and encourage you to take a moment to enjoy the…Read more