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Zoo Tunes! with Lance Brittain a Rhythmic Success

As a follow-up to last summer’s delightful Musical Petting Zoo, musician Lance Brittain presented Zoo Tunes last Saturday, November 15th, in the Lopez Island Library Community Room. Eight children (ages 4-9) and six adults joined Lance and Library Assistant Beth St. George for an hour of rhythm instrument demonstrations and practice. They also viewed video…Read more

Lopez Library ranked as “Star Library” for the 5th year in a row

Did you know your Lopez Island Library ranks as a “Star Library,” according to national publication, Library Journal (LJ)? The LJ Index is a measurement tool that compares U.S. public libraries with their spending peers based on four types of output measures of their per capita use. Due to our usage per capita of our…Read more

The Button Blankets exhibit closes but their glow remains

The Lopez Library is very fortunate to feature the work of many inspiring artists and we are grateful for the opportunity to share their work with our patrons.  The recent exhibit of Button Blankets was exceptional in a field of exceptional artwork. Last night the Button Blanket exhibit was taken down at the end of…Read more

Art in the Library: Ann Vandervelde – October 24th through Dec. 5th

Using brush, paint, and palette knife Ann Vandervelde maps the Earth on canvas. Through her work she attempts to answer questions about the importance of green and urban space, climate, sound, structure, light and water and our own, not insignificant, footprint.  The hard and soft lines of her compositions begin a story that moves in…Read more