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Feathers: Not Just for Flying

Feathers: Not Just for Flying, by Melissa Stewart, illustrated by Sarah S. Brannen (Charlesbridge 2014) From endpapers illustrated with soft sepia feathers to content diversified with simple large print sentences and smaller, more detailed comparisons to variously framed art to final glossary and author’s note, this book is a labor of love, designed for people…Read more

Saturday Digital How-To class

Every Saturday starting June 28th at 1:00 pm, Lou Pray holds a how-to class for those interested in learning how to access the free digital content (movies, music, e-books, audiobooks, e-journals, etc.) through the library’s Digital Hub. She also has iPads, Kindles, Nooks, iPods available – a sort of Digital Petting Zoo – to give…Read more

IT Academy Program – FREE Online Courses available

Lopez Island Library is participating with the Washington State Library and Microsoft to offer free access to Microsoft’s IT Academy.  IT Academy offers technology skills development that can help you throughout your education and your career. More than 50% of today’s jobs require some technology skills, and experts say that number will increase to 77%…Read more

New Resource for Grant Writing Success

eCivis is the leading online provider of federal, state, and foundation grant information and grants management tools for local governments and nonprofits and provides grant writing, peer review, training, and technical assistance services to ensure that customers are positioned to submit successful applications. Take a video tour now: Grants Network: Research

Review: “Gold” by Chris Cleave

Reviewed by Jules McLeland This book is about relationships, and the main characters are Zoe and Kate who met at age 19 when they both made the cut for a special track cycling program. As the story unfolds I was caught up in the story of three bike racers. Each of them had the goal…Read more

Literary Salon Picks for Feb 19, 2013

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the Vietnam War by Ph. D.Timothy P. Maga. Darwin’s Ghosts: the secret history of evolution by Rebecca Stott. DaVinci’s Ghost: genius, obsession and how Leonardo created the world in his own image by Toby Lester. Mrs. Queen Takes the Train: a novel by William Kuhn. Dreaming in French: the Paris…Read more