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SHELTER series concludes: Historic Barns of the San Juan Islands with Architectural Historian Boyd Pratt, Wed. December 9th, 7 PM, Woodmen Hall

The Lopez Island Library’s final evening in its series “SHELTER” will feature architectural historian Boyd Pratt presenting “Historic Barns of the San Juan Islands”. Through discussion and images these cherished landmarks of our island landscape will be showcased. Our local barns are noted as we walk, bike or drive various roads but the story of…Read more

Friends of Lopez Island Library and the Lopez Island Library Cookbooks & Holiday Crafts Used Books Sale, Sat, Dec. 12th, 10 a.m to 3 p.m, Library Community Room

Join the Friends of Lopez Island Library and the Lopez Island Library for another fun themed used book sale.  Just in time for the holidays, “Cookbooks and Holiday Crafts Books” will be featured.  Fill a Lopez Library “Red Book Bag” for just $20.00!  The sale will be Saturday, December 12th in the library’s community room from…Read more

National Native American Heritage Day, Friday, November 27th, 2015

The Lopez Island Library is featuring a special exhibit of books & media in recognition of National Native American Heritage Day, Friday, November 27th, 2015. Native Americans are the descendants of the aboriginal, indigenous, native people who were the original inhabitants of the United States. Native American Heritage Day highlights the Native American culture, history,…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

Art in the Library: “Listening to the Sea”, the Artwork of Aurore Maren, Artist Reception-Exhibit Opening, November 6th, 2015, 2PM-4PM, through-out the library

The Lopez Island Library proudly presents the work of artist Aurore Maren featuring photographs, glass and watercolors.  This exhibit is held in conjunction with an exhibit of her oil paintings on canvas at the Lopez Island Post Office.  We encourage you to visit the exhibit at the library and at the post office and enjoy…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