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Want to write a novel in November?

We are an official Come Write In (CWI) location for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)! Every November, thousands of writers around the world congregate at Come Write In spaces to pursue their creative dreams and write the first draft of their novel. Last year, NaNoWriMo welcomed 384,126 participants, in 646 different regions, on six continents.…Read more

The zines are here! Zine Week at the Lopez Library

What are zines?  Zines are alternative and radical literature, comix, and independent publications. Pronounced “zeen” – short for magazine or fanzine.  Anyone can publish a zine, including YOU! Got a topic you love? Got something to say about it? Come make zines with us!  Open to all adults and teens. October 16th – 27th Stop…Read more

Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel Prize

The author Kazuo Ishiguro is awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature. Come by the library today to check out our collection of books by Kazuo Ishiguro.  Find out yourself why he won the prize!  You can listen to a 7-minute Nobel interview with the author below.

New! First Saturday – Classic Films Double Feature

First Saturday Matinee at the Lopez Library. Watch a double feature of your favorite classic films. Starts at 1pm. Popcorn provided. Perfect for a rainy day! October 7th: The Grapes of Wrath & Slaughterhouse Five November 4th: Desk Set & Doctor Zhivago December 2nd: Bishop’s Wife & Miracle on 34th Street

Reader Spotlight – Mary Wondra

Welcome to the monthly installment of Reader Spotlight – in which we ask a library patron to tell us about their favorite books. Mary Wondra kicks off October with a selection of seven favorites: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, The Moon is a Hash Mistress by Robert Heinlein, All the Light We Cannot…Read more

Free Computing Classes From Rock Island – Oct/Nov 2017 schedule

Introducing Free Tech classes – TECH MADE SIMPLE! These classes are provided by Rock Island Communications and held in the Lopez Island Library Meeting Room.   Thursday, October 5th, 10:30am – 12:30pm Streaming/Smart TVs/Remote Controls Get the most out of your Smart TV. We will discuss TV resolution, services available and how it differs from…Read more

Spooky Stories for Adults – Friday the 13th, 6pm

This Friday the 13th, come to the Lopez Library fireside at closing time (6pm) to hear or read a spooky tale. Each reader will have 5 – 7 minutes to thrill the audience with their tale. Share a classic ghost story that you love or tell your own bone-chilling tale. Optional writing prompt: “When the…Read more