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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

Wednesday, 7pm, Volcanoes & Climate Change: An Evening with Ian Lange

Unmatched in their power and violence, volcanoes are also beautiful and surprisingly beneficial. As revealed in Ian Lange’s new book “Volcanoes: What’s Hot and What’s Not on Earth and in Our Solar System”, the molten rock beneath our feet continues to shape our world and contributes to the chemistry of life itself. Join geologist and…Read more

Friday, December 8th, 4pm – Felicity Green Reading

The Lopez Library welcomes local author Felicity Green for a reading on Friday, December 8th at 4pm in the Community Room from her new inspirational memoir “Who Are You?” (Available now on Amazon and at the Lopez Library). The book tells of the author’s challenges and how she faced them and gained insight into herself.…Read more

Saturday, December 9th, 12pm – Make holiday cards with us!

Make your holiday cards at the library! Drop by the community room between 12pm and 4pm. For your entertainment, holiday films will play on the big screen. We provide card-making and collage supplies, you bring your creativity! Feel free to bring your own supplies to share. Hot cocoa and treats provided.

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

Tuesday, December 5th, 4pm – Charles Givens Talks Trains

Train enthusiasts and history buffs are invited to a special presentation on Tuesday, December 5th at 4pm in the Lopez Library Community Room. Charles Givens will talk about his new book “From Main Lines to Logging Lines.” Charles Givens is a lifelong learner who retired with his wife, Nancy, after a varied career as a…Read more

December Reader Spotlight – Lorna Reese

Welcome to the monthly installment of Reader Spotlight – in which we ask a library patron to tell us about their favorite books. Lorna Reese is our December reader, and she shares a selection of seven favorites: The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle, The Forsyte Saga by John Galsworthy, Dalva by Jim Harrison, the…Read more