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Introducing Lopez Writes

Refine your writing, connect with other writers, and find great spaces to write. Lopez Writes is a project to support local authors and includes workshops on the craft of writing, drop-in writing groups, opportunities to read your work, and more. All Lopez Writes programs are free and open to everyone. No registration is required. Space…Read more

January Reader Spotlight – Meg Ryan

Welcome to the monthly installment of Reader Spotlight – in which we ask a library patron to tell us about their favorite books. Meg Ryan is our January reader, and she shares a selection of seven favorites: The Places In Between by Rory Stewart, The Road from Coorain by Jill Ker Conway, The Man Who…Read more

Winter Book Bingo for Adults and Teens

Raindrops on windows, a crackling fire, and good book to read – get ready for your new favorite winter tradition. Beginning January 1st, the Lopez Island Library invites adult and teen readers to expand their reading horizons with the first annual Winter Book Bingo. Pick up a bingo card at the library. Fill in the…Read more

NPR’S Great Reads of 2017

Visit the Book Concierge, NPR’s guide to 2017 great reads. Explore more than 350 books that NPR staff and critics loved this year. As a bonus, the Lopez Library has many of the books on display. They’re waiting for you at the library! NPR’s Book Concierge

Lopez Island Library Receives “STAR Library” Distinction

The Lopez Island Library is thrilled to receive an America’s Star Library award for the 8th year in a row. This year, 7,049 U.S. public libraries were eligible, and only 259 received the Star Library distinction. Three libraries in Washington State were selected for this national award:  Seattle Public Library, King County Library System, and…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

Thursday, December 28th, 4pm – Islanders and “Indians”

Join Kwiaht director Russel Barsh for an intimate talk titled “Islanders and Indians: Our First 100 Years Together” in the library community room on Thursday, December 28th, at 4pm. Learn about how Coast Salish people of these islands became “pioneers”, how settlers became “Indians”, and why we don’t talk about them any longer. The room…Read more