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Dedication at 4pm, Saturday Nov 25th for Nancy Givens

The Friends of the Library will be holding a small dedication ceremony in honor of Nancy Givens. The new musical instrument cabinet,designed by Sam Bernardi and built by Steve Sovelove,is funded by donations to the Friends of the Library. Please join us at 4pm on November 25, Saturday at the library to celebrate Nancy’s contributions…Read more

Library will be closed Thursday & Friday 11/23 & 11/24

Stock up on Wed, 11/22, for all your reading and film needs. The library will be open until 9 p.m.on Wednesday but will be closed for Thanksgiving, November 23, 2017 and Friday November 24, 2017 for National Native American Heritage Day. We will be open on Saturday, Nov 25th from 10-5pm as usual. Stop by…Read more

Saturday, Nov. 25th – Friends of the Library Thanksgiving Book Sale

The Thanksgiving Used Book Sale to benefit the library will be held at the Preschool Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, November 25th at the Lopez School. Gorgeous gift-quality books have been set aside for this sale. Friends of the Library can help with your holiday shopping with beautiful books, aprons, CDs and book totes. Sale is…Read more

Resumes January 2018 – Free Computing Classes From Rock Island

Thank you, Rock Island and Gene Nery. These classes will resume in January 2018. Look for a new schedule of topics. 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…Read more

December 2nd, 4pm – The Flying Burgowski Flies Again!

The Lopez Island Library celebrates the release of local author Gretchen K. Wing’s latest Young Adult novel Altitude with a book launch on Saturday, December 2nd at 4pm in the community room.  This is the third and final book in her popular Flying Burgowski series. When she is not writing from her home on the…Read more

November is Native American Heritage Month

November is permanently designated by the nation as a special place on the calendar to honor the contributions, achievements, sacrifices, and cultural and historical legacy of the original inhabitants of what is now the United States and their descendants: the American Indian and Alaska Native people. Here at the Lopez Library, we celebrate diverse Native…Read more

Reader Spotlight – Chris Coiley

Welcome to the monthly installment of Reader Spotlight – in which we ask a library patron to tell us about their favorite books. Chris Coiley kicks off November with a selection of seven favorites: The Shipping News by Annie Proulx, The Collector by Jack Nisbet, Out There by Ted Kerasote, Mink River by Brian Doyle,…Read more

Fall Happenings at the Lopez Island Library

  Want to stay up to date with what is going on at the library?  Sample our Fall Newsletter for the latest news on new staff, services, and programs. Brought to you by the Lopez Island Library Staff.  

NaNoWriMo: Write a Novel in 30 Days

National Novel Writing Month starts tomorrow. Are you ready? One part writing boot camp, one part rollicking party, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) celebrates its 19th year of encouraging creativity, education, and the power of the imagination through the largest writing event in the world.  Last year, NaNoWriMo welcomed 384,126 participants, in 646 different regions,…Read more

First Tuesdays at 11am. Who are you? Discover the answer at the Lopez Library!

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