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Art in the Library: Pamela Maresten – Friday, September 12th, 5:00 p.m.

  To artist Pamela Maresten crayons, scissors, glitter, glue and her beloved sandbox are the foundations of knowing herself as an artist. Along the way were periods of time when she became fascinated with painting, ceramics, sewing, design, costume, theater, set design, ceremony and gardening. Her artistic education was by way of experience, trial and…Read more

Art in the Display Case: Marianna Haniger Ceramics

The Lopez Library is pleased to display these beautiful pieces of artwork newly completed over the past six months. Marianna Haniger received her BFA from Cornish College of the Arts in 1991 with a degree in Video and Film. After 20 years of creating experimental video and films she decided to move away from electronics…Read more

Lopez Library goes to the dogs

On August 7th, Lopez Library went to the dogs. Dogs as reading companions, that is. Research has proven that children who are hesitant to read aloud may be encouraged by reading to a dog, who never judges their reading abilities. Thirteen girls and boys signed up to read with one of three canine listeners: Picasso…Read more

Marine Animal Identification reveals a wealth of creatures

Cucumbers in the sea? Green shrimp with hunchbacks? The myriad of animals in a washtub of seawater from Fisherman’s Bay is astounding. Russel Barsh of Kwiaht, the island’s scientific-based organization, amazed and informed kids and adults alike at the Lopez Island Library event sponsored by the Friends of the Lopez Library. Five tweens/teens and 9…Read more

Musical Instrument Petting Zoo a re-sounding success!

If you entered the Lopez Island Library last Saturday, August 5th between 1:00-3:30pm, you might have thought you were in a music school instead. Sounds of strings, brass and flutes mingled with laughter and learning as kids of all ages discovered the magic of musical instruments. The Musical Instrument Petting Zoo, sponsored by the Lopez…Read more