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Musical Petting Zoo – Saturday, August 2nd, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 2nd, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Join the Lopez Island Library and the Lopez Island Family Resource Center for very special event at the Lopez Library – a Musical Petting Zoo. Kids of all ages can Hear, Touch, Play, Enjoy a variety of musical instruments dispersed throughout the library (quiet room excluded!) Local musicians will…Read more

Art in the Library: Peter Cavanagh – Saturday, August 2nd, 5:00 p.m.

Wildlife of the Galápagos Islands Opening of Exhibition with Reception and Lecture, Saturday, August 2nd, 5:00 p.m. Lopez Library The Galápagos Islands are an iconic location for biologists and wildlife enthusiasts because of their influence on Charles Darwin, who spent 36 days in the archipelago during 1836 as the naturalist aboard H.M.S. Beagle. Much of…Read more

Display Case: Joyce Lyster

The Library is pleased to feature the calligraphy art of Joyce Lyster in the library’s Display Case. Joyce Lyster loves the art of beautiful letters or calligraphy as it is called. She has studied them, practiced them, played with them, and used them for over 30 years. They are a very “useful” art form in…Read more

Read to a Dog, Thursday, August 7th, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m

Research has shown that reluctant readers are more open to reading aloud to an uncritical audience like a canine listener.   We have openings for readers to come in and read to Chester and his friend Picasso. Dusty the corgi will be listening-in too! Join us Thursday, August 7th from 1-2:30 p.m for this free event…Read more

Self checkout now available

Lines are not something Lopezians are used to seeing most of the year.  But in July….yeah, get ready to wait your turn.  To help with this somewhat, we’ve set up a station for self-checkouts at the library.  The new station is touchscreen so even if you don’t like use computers, you can touch the screen…Read more

The Youth Graphic Novel Suggestion Lists

Written by Attie P. You may have noticed the graphic novel suggestions lists in the young adult and children’s sections of the library. What we’re trying to do is get a list of purchase suggestions for graphic novels so that the library can expand their selections. What we’d like you to do is write the…Read more