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News Releases

2008 archive of NOLS news releases

Library launches “De-Fine Your Community”

September 11, 2008 - Starting on Friday, September 12 and ending on Saturday, October 11, all branches of the North Olympic Library System will waive overdue fines in exchange for donated items for United Way agencies. Read Full Article

Changes make the Library easier to use

September 9, 2008 - Starting Friday, September 12, the North Olympic Library System will implement a wide range of policy changes, all designed to make it easier and more convenient to use the library. Read Full Article

Clallam Bay Branch Library reopens to the public

September 2, 2008 - The Clallam Bay Branch of the North Olympic Library System will reopen to the public on Monday, September 22, after a 5-month-long construction project. Read Full Article

The Clallam Bay Branch to temporarily close for final stage of construction

July 21, 2008 - The Clallam Bay Branch of the North Olympic Library System will be closed to the public, beginning on Monday, July 28, to complete the final stage of construction work. The expanded branch is expected to reopen to the public ahead of schedule, on Monday, September 8, 2008. Read full article

Clallam Bay Branch Library temporarily closed on Thursdays, beginning June 5

May 23, 2008 - Beginning on Thursday, June 5 and until further notice, the Clallam Bay Branch of the North Olympic Library System will be closed on Thursdays. This temporary closure is due to an unexpected staffing shortage. Read full article

Library Board decides to delay bond issue for new Sequim Branch Library

April 25, 2008 - The Board of Trustees of the North Olympic Library System has decided to put an indefinite delay on asking voters to approve a bond issue for a new Sequim Branch Library. Read full article

Library offers downloadable audio books

April 15, 2008 - The North Olympic Library System and the Jefferson County Library now offer the Northwest Washington Anytime Library, a free 24/7 service that allows you to download audio books to your PC and then burn them to a CD or transfer them to your supported PDA or MP3 player. Read full article

Levy Increase Proposal

March 3, 2008 - The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) will not be asking taxpayers for a levy increase this year. Read full article

North Olympic Library System Board of Trustees to meet at Forks Branch Library on Thursday, March 27

March 20, 2008 - The Board of Trustees of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) will hold their March meeting at the Forks Branch Library at 4pm on Thursday, March 27. Read full article

Library catalog unavailable Monday, March 31

March 25, 2008 - The North Olympic Library System will be installing an upgrade to its internal computer system on Monday, March 31, 2008. Read full article

Library drops interlibrary loan fee

March 5, 2008 - At their February 28 meeting, The Board of Trustees of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) voted unanimously to eliminate the $5 fee for interlibrary loans, effective immediately. Read full article

Construction contract for expansion of Clallam Bay Branch goes to Primo Construction, Inc.

February 8, 2008 - At a special meeting held at the Clallam Bay Branch Library on February 7, the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) Board of Trustees voted to approve a construction project for the Clallam Bay Branch. Read full article

North Olympic Library System 2007 Annual Report

The North Olympic Library System’s Board of Trustees and Director report on the past year’s events and upcoming developments. Financial and library use statistics for 2007 are reported here as well. Read full article