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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

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

Meet new library staff: Beth St. George

Meet new part-time library staff member Beth St. George, whose duties will include cataloging and assisting with the children’s collection and activities. Prior to moving to Lopez Island this past March, Beth served as an elementary school librarian for 8 years. She introduced youngsters to the wonders of quality literature, the organization of the library,…Read more

Happy digging!

All of us in the book business have a publisher we are partial to for one reason or other – one that always delivers. Craving Science Fiction and Fantasy? I know TOR will help cure the itch. If I’m in need of a Zen moment or Asian tastes and styles? Hello, Tuttle, watcha got for…Read more

Kisses from Katie

Kisses from Katie: a story of relentless love and redemption, by Katie Davis Reviewed by Kari A. Katie Davis had the “perfect” life. Popularity, a loving family, a boyfriend, and a successful future all planned out. Perfect by some standards. But her heart had a special ache for mission work. For helping the helpless, feeding…Read more