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Art in the Display Case: Joyce Lyster

The Library is pleased to feature the calligraphy art of Joyce Lyster in the library’s Display Case. Joyce Lyster loves the art of beautiful letters or calligraphy as it is called. She has studied them, practiced them, played with them, and used them for over 30 years. They are a very “useful” art form in…Read more

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