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Screenwriting Workshop this Saturday at 2!

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

Free Computing Classes From Rock Island

Introducing Free Tech classes – TECH MADE EASY! These classes are provided by Rock Island Communications and held in the Lopez Island Library Meeting Room from 10:30am – 12:30pm.   Friday – Feb 16 iPhone Tips and Tricks   With the release of the first iPhone just under ten years ago, a revolution took place…Read more

Feb 23 – Author Reading: Helen Sanders & John Waugh

Lopez Island authors Helen Sanders and John C. Waugh read their recently published books. Sanders will read from Ringmaker, a fantasy novel for adults about a dragon changeling at the center of a political coup. Waugh will read from Treachery in the Sky, a science fiction novel for middle grades about a girl solving an…Read more

First Look Film Series on Saturdays

First Look Film series on the first Saturday of the month at the Lopez Library. Watch a new release before it hits the circulation desk. 2pm in the community room. Popcorn provided. Perfect for a rainy day! February 3rd: Marshall March 3rd: Check back for new release April 7th: Check back for new release

February Reader Spotlight – Freda Kvistad, Age 12

Welcome to the monthly installment of Reader Spotlight – in which we ask a library patron to tell us about their favorite books. During the month of February, we feature Freda Kvistad, a 12-year-old student at Spring Street International School. She shares a selection of favorites with us: North of Beautiful by Justina Chen Headley,…Read more

Winter 2018 Library Brochure

Introducing our Winter 2018 Library Brochure! See all the programs the library will offer from January – March 2018. Click on the link to view or download our brochure, view the sample images below, or come by the library for a hard copy. Click here: 2018 Winter Events Brochure

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

Genealogy resumes Feb 6th: 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 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

Feb 15th @ 6:30pm – How to be an Effective Activist with Nick Licata

Are you unsatisfied with the status quo? Learn strategies to get organized, take back power, and change the world.. On Thursday, February 15th at 6:30pm at Grace Episcopal Church, Nick Licata, former Seattle City Council member and one of the city’s most effective leaders of political and social change, will speak about his new book,…Read more

Feb 2/3: Two programs on War, Grief, and Forgiveness

In 1943, the SS Dorchester was attacked, and four Army chaplains gave up their life jackets and stayed on the sinking boat so others could survive. In honor of the 75th anniversary of one of the most compassionate acts of WWII, we invite Rear Admiral (Ret.) Darold Bigger to give two presentations and engage the…Read more