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Library Programs Coordinator Position Open

Lopez Island Library District is seeking a library programs coordinator to organize author talks and other special events and classes to support the library’s mission to …”provide resources and services for the enrichment of their cultural and recreational lives, and to provide information needed for daily living and decision-making. The library strives to promote the…Read more

Musical Instrument Petting Zoo is coming August 12th 1:00 – 3:30

The Musical Instrument Petting Zoo, sponsored by the Friends of the Lopez Island Library was created by library staff & music lovers to introduce kids to instruments and to showcase the library’s musical instrument lending library. If you visit the library on Aug 12th between 1:00-3:30pm, you may think yourself in a music school instead. Sounds…Read more

2017 Summer Reading Program

Build a Better World Summer 2017 The Reading Program: This year’s program is open to all school-age children, preschoolers, toddlers, and caregivers with infants.  The program is free and tailored for a variety of learning styles and age groups: Pre-Kindergarten, grades K- 2, grades 3-5 (based upon the school level just completed). Participants receive an activity packet…Read more

Free Computing Classes From Rock Island

Photo Editing and Organizing in Apple’s Photos App (July 14, 10:30am-12:30pm, Lopez Library)   Get your photos from on your iphone, ipad or Mac organized into albums and events.  Learn about the different file formats, what they are, what they do and – their advantages and disadvantages.  Plus, we will review basic editing on how…Read more

Art in the Lopez Library presents: “Feather and Flame” the Wood Fired Ceramics of Kelsey Nelsen, June 16th through July 28th, 2017, throughout the library

It isn’t possible to adequately describe Kelsey Nelsen’s inspired and elegant ceramics.  The Lopez Library invites you to visit us with one objective: see her incredible work in the glass exhibit case at the entrance to the library. “I am a studio potter working primarily in stoneware clay fired in atmospheric kilns. I received my…Read more

Lopez Island Library Board Seeks New Trustee to Serve

The Lopez Island Library Board of trustees is actively seeking to fill a position as of June 10, 2017. Please send a letter of interest & resume to: Lou Pray, Director, Lopez Island Library P O Box 770 Lopez Island, WA 98261 Or email same to librarian@lopezlibrary.org Minimum Qualifications: Must have the time and interest…Read more

Looking for funding for your non-profits? Try Grantstation

The library recently subscribed to GrantStation.com, Inc. (GrantStation) offers nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies the opportunity to identify potential funding sources for their programs or projects as well as resources to mentor these organizations through the grantseeking process.  Contact us today for your login information and training. GrantStation provides access to a searchable…Read more

Who are you? Discover the answer at the Lopez Library! Beginning Genealogy, Tues., June 6th, 11AM-1PM; Thurs., July 6th; 11AM-1PM; Tues., Aug. 1st 1PM-3PM; Tues., Sept. 5th 11AM-1PM, Library Community Room

Join Lopez Library’s  Librarian Lou Pray and genealogy expert Georgeana Cook (Breadcrumbs) for Beginning Genealogy.  Get started learning the basics.  Bring your laptop for assistance with the library’s ancestry.com tool.  It’s fun, informative and easier to get started than you may know! Free to all. For more information call the library at 360-468-2265 or email…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