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Art in the Library presents Ruth van Doren and Scott Hatch

The Lopez Library is pleased to feature the photography of Scott Hatch and the mixed media of Ruth van Doren. Both shows will run from December 1st, 2017 to January 11th, 2018. Ruth van Doren’s show titled “BOOKS + BLING” will be in the cabinet. In her own words: “In the 1960’s, my first production…Read more

THIS SATURDAY – The Flying Burgowski Flies Again!

The Lopez Island Library celebrates the release of local author Gretchen K. Wing’s latest Young Adult novel Altitude with a book launch on Saturday, December 2nd at 4pm in the community room.  This is the third and final book in her popular Flying Burgowski series. When she is not writing from her home on the…Read more

Dedication at 4pm, Saturday Nov 25th for Nancy Givens

The Friends of the Library will be holding a small dedication ceremony in honor of Nancy Givens. The new musical instrument cabinet,designed by Sam Bernardi and built by Steve Sovelove,is funded by donations to the Friends of the Library. Please join us at 4pm on November 25, Saturday at the library to celebrate Nancy’s contributions…Read more

November is Native American Heritage Month

November is permanently designated by the nation as a special place on the calendar to honor the contributions, achievements, sacrifices, and cultural and historical legacy of the original inhabitants of what is now the United States and their descendants: the American Indian and Alaska Native people. Here at the Lopez Library, we celebrate diverse Native…Read more

Reader Spotlight – Chris Coiley

Welcome to the monthly installment of Reader Spotlight – in which we ask a library patron to tell us about their favorite books. Chris Coiley kicks off November with a selection of seven favorites: The Shipping News by Annie Proulx, The Collector by Jack Nisbet, Out There by Ted Kerasote, Mink River by Brian Doyle,…Read more

Fall Happenings at the Lopez Island Library

  Want to stay up to date with what is going on at the library?  Sample our Fall Newsletter for the latest news on new staff, services, and programs. Brought to you by the Lopez Island Library Staff.  

NaNoWriMo: Write a Novel in 30 Days

National Novel Writing Month starts tomorrow. Are you ready? One part writing boot camp, one part rollicking party, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) celebrates its 19th year of encouraging creativity, education, and the power of the imagination through the largest writing event in the world.  Last year, NaNoWriMo welcomed 384,126 participants, in 646 different regions,…Read more