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Book discussion of East of Eden by John Steinbeck at the Sequim Branch Library

December 30, 2013 - East of Eden by John Steinbeck will be discussed at 3pm on Saturday, January 11, at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System.  Read Full Article

Food for Thought Series: Why Raw Milk? at the Sequim Library

December 23, 2013 - On Monday, January 6 at 6pm, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will present the third program in its Food for Thought series. Ryan and Sarah McCarthey, owners of Dungeness Valley Creamery in Sequim, will discuss Why Raw Milk?  Read Full Article

Make a stop-motion movie using Lego® blocks

December 3, 2013 - On Saturday, December 14, Lukas Allenbaugh of Clay Animation Network (C. A. N.) will visit the North Olympic Library System’s Port Angeles and Sequim Libraries to work with participants ages 9-14 on making a stop-motion animation using Lego® blocks and digital cameras.  Read Full Article

Book discussion of Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen at the Sequim Branch Library

November 26, 2013 - Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen will be discussed at 3pm on Saturday, December 14, at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System.  Read Full Article

E-Books @ the Library: Learn to download e-books from the library!

November 20, 2013 - Do you have a shiny new e-reader in your life? Or maybe you’re thinking you might want one, but you’re not really sure what the e-book fuss is all about. At 2pm on Wednesday, December 4, and Wednesday, January 22, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will offer workshops where you can learn how to download library e-books.  Read Full Article

Discussion of Life of Pi at the Port Angeles Library

November 19, 2013 - Life of Pi by Yann Martel will be discussed by the 2nd Tuesday Book Group at 11am on Tuesday, December 10, at the North Olympic Library System’s Port Angeles Main Library.  Read Full Article

A Seminar on the Affordable Care Act at the Clallam Bay Library

November 12, 2013 - On Saturday, November 23 at 1pm, the Clallam Bay Branch of the North Olympic Library System will present a seminar on the Affordable Care Act with Susie Brandelius from Information and Assistance, a division of Olympic Area Agency on Aging.  Read Full Article

Forks Library planning December reopening

November 5, 2013 - The Forks branch of the North Olympic Library System is planning to reopen in mid-December in its permanent location at 171 South Forks Avenue after an extensive 5-month renovation.  Read Full Article

Book discussion of Border Songs by Jim Lynch at the Sequim Branch Library

October 29, 2013 - Border Songs by Jim Lynch will be discussed at 3pm on Saturday, November 9, at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System.  Read Full Article

Food for Thought Series: Gluten-Free and Delicious! at the Sequim Library

October 21, 2013 - On Wednesday, November 6 at 6pm, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will present the second program in its Food for Thought series.  Read Full Article

Think outside the box! Exploring 21st century libraries

October 18, 2013 - On Saturday, November 2 from 3pm to 4:30pm at the Sequim Branch Library, the North Olympic Library System will host an interactive workshop exploring some of the innovative designs and creative services in new libraries around the country and around the world.  Read Full Article

A Seminar on the Affordable Care Act at the Sequim Library

October 14, 2013 - On Tuesday, October 29 at 6:30pm, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will present a seminar on the Affordable Care Act with Phil Castell of Castell Insurance.  Read Full Article

Second Saturdays at the Port Angeles Library

October 2, 2013 - On the Second Saturdays of October and November, the Port Angeles Main Library will offer a clay mask making activity, presented by local artist Dani LaBlond.  Read Full Article

Book discussion of Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro at the Sequim Branch Library

September 30, 2013 - Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro will be discussed at 3pm on Saturday, October 12, at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System.  Read Full Article

Author Marissa Meyer to visit Port Angeles Main Library & Sequim Middle School

September 25, 2013 - New York Times bestselling young adult author, Marissa Meyer, will speak at the Port Angeles Main Library on October 10, at 3:30pm.  Read Full Article

Discussion of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet at the Port Angeles Library

September 18, 2013 - Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford will be discussed by the 2nd Tuesday Book Group at 11am on Tuesday, October 8, at the North Olympic Library System’s Port Angeles Main Library.  Read Full Article

High School Book Club

September 13, 2013 - Enjoy great books, share discussions, and eat snacks with your friends at the Reading Rants! High School Book Club at the Clallam Bay Branch of the North Olympic Library System.  Read Full Article

DIY Library: A Do-It-Yourself fair, at the Port Angeles Main Library

September 10, 2013 - A do-it-yourself fair, geared toward helping community members develop skills to increase their self-reliance, will take place at the Port Angeles Main Library on Saturday, September 21, from 11am to 2pm.  Read Full Article

Discussion of Border Songs at the Port Angeles Library

September 3, 2013 - Border Songs by Jim Lynch will be discussed by Man Up for the Book Club at 5pm on Saturday, September 28, at the North Olympic Library System’s Port Angeles Main Library.  Read Full Article

Summer Reading Program Success

August 30, 2013 - The North Olympic Library System is pleased to announce this year’s summer reading grand prize drawing winners.  Read Full Article

Discussion of 12,000 Miles for Hope’s Sake at the Port Angeles Library

August 28, 2013 - 12,000 Miles for Hope’s Sake by Megan Timothy will be discussed by the 2nd Tuesday Book Group at 11am on Tuesday, September 10, at the North Olympic Library System’s Port Angeles Main Library.  Read Full Article

Swingin’ to the Book Sale at the Sequim Branch Library

August 27, 2013 - On Saturday, September 14, from 1 to 3pm, the Olympic Express Big Band will perform at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System.  Read Full Article

Storytimes at the Forks Library

August 23, 2013 - The Forks Branch of the North Olympic Library System will present weekly storytimes for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 throughout the fall.  Read Full Article

Summertime Music! Outdoor Concert Series at the Sequim Branch Library

August 5, 2013 - On Friday, August 23, from 6pm to 8pm, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will present the final performance in the 6-week Summertime Music! Outdoor Concert Series, with a double feature: Witherow and Fish & BirdRead Full Article

Forks Branch Library is seeking custom furniture-maker

July 31, 2013 - The Forks Branch of the North Olympic Library System is currently undergoing a major renovation. The interior design calls for ten pieces of custom furniture including tables, bookcases and a bench, and the Library is commissioning local craftspersons to make these pieces.  Read Full Article

Summertime Music Outdoor Concert Series at the Sequim Branch Library

July 30, 2013 - On Friday, August 16, from 6pm to 8pm, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will present the fifth concert in the 6-week Summertime Music! Outdoor Concert Series, featuring Old SidekicksRead Full Article

Book discussion of Longitude by Dava Sobel at the Sequim Branch Library

July 22, 2013 - Longitude: The true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time by Dava Sobel will be discussed at 3pm on Saturday, August 10, at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System.  Read Full Article

Summertime Music! Outdoor Concert Series at the Sequim Branch Library

July 17, 2013 - On Friday, August 2 from 6pm to 8pm, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will present the third in its 6-week Summertime Music! Outdoor Concerts Series with Olympic Express Big BandRead Full Article

Discussion of Peter and the Starcatcher: The Annotated Script of the Broadway Play at Port Angeles Library

July 8, 2013 - The PALS book group will discuss Peter and the Starcatcher: The Annotated Script of the Broadway Play by Rick Elice at 6:30pm on Wednesday, July 31, at the Port Angeles Main Library of the North Olympic Library System.  Read Full Article

Luce Puppet Company to perform at North Olympic Library System

July 5, 2013 - Monday, July 15, and Tuesday, July 16, nationally-acclaimed Luce Puppet Company is coming to the Port Angeles, Sequim, Forks and Clallam Bay Libraries.  Read Full Article

Library Visioning Meeting: Tuesday at the Sequim Library

July 5, 2013 - On Tuesday, July 9 from 6 to 8pm, the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) will host a Library Visioning Meeting at the Sequim Branch Library, 630 North Sequim Avenue.  Read Full Article

Dig Into Reading with the Burke Museum Dig Pit

July 1, 2013 - The Burke Museum will be bringing simulation archaeological dig pits to the Sequim and Port Angeles branches of the North Olympic Library System on Tuesday, July 9.  Read Full Article

How Does My Garden Grow?

June 26, 2013 - With silver bells, and cockle shells, and marigolds all in a row! Youth Librarian Pam Force will lead a hands-on gardening program for young people on Wednesday, July 10.  Read Full Article

Young Adult Art Workshop Series to be Offered at All NOLS Branches

June 25, 2013 - Young adults in grades 6-12 are invited to get creative this summer at all of the branches of the North Olympic Library System.  Read Full Article

Book discussion of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon at the Sequim Branch Library

June 24, 2013 - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon will be discussed at 3pm on Saturday, July 13, at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System.  Read Full Article

Discussion of April 1865: The Month that Saved America at Port Angeles Library

June 11, 2013 - The PALS book group will discuss April 1865: The Month That Saved America by Jay Winik at 6:30pm on Wednesday, June 26, at the Port Angeles Main Library of the North Olympic Library System.  Read Full Article

Library Visioning Meeting at the Sequim Library

June 10, 2013 - As previously promised, the North Olympic Library System is now conducting a study on the feasibility of expanding the Sequim Branch Library to meet current and future needs.  Read Full Article

Dig Into a Good Book - Events for Kids

June 3, 2013 - The North Olympic Library System is the place to be this summer! In addition to offering an exciting summer reading challenge, all four libraries are hosting a wide range of events for babies, kids, young adults and families. Read Full Article

Forks Library opening in temporary location

May 28, 2013 - To make way for a major roof replacement and renovation project, the Forks branch of the North Olympic Library System has moved to a temporary location and set up a small “pocket library” in the West End Business and Technology Center at 71 Spartan Avenue.  Read Full Article

E-Books @ the Library: Learn to download e-books from the library!

May 24, 2013 - Do you have a shiny new e-reading device in your life? Or maybe you’re thinking you might want one, but you’re not really sure what the e-book fuss is all about.  Read Full Article

Book discussion of People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks at the Sequim Branch Library

May 21, 2013 - People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks will be discussed at 3pm on Saturday, June 8, at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System.  Read Full Article

Journey to the Golden Land: The Faces and Places of Myanmar

May 21, 2013 - On Thursday, May 30 at 6:30pm at the Port Angeles Main Library of the North Olympic Library System, photographer and travel enthusiast Linda Crow will present Journey to the Golden Land: The Faces and Places of MyanmarRead Full Article

Thanks a ton, Library customers!

May 13, 2013 - The recent Food for Fines program sponsored by the North Olympic Library System was intended to bring folks with fines back into the Library by removing potential financial barriers in exchange for food donations.  Read Full Article

Bike Maintenance Class at Port Angeles Main Library on Saturday, May 11

May 7, 2013 - May is National Bike Month and the perfect time to tune up your bike and prepare for summer!  Read Full Article

Your Job Search with WorkSource at the Port Angeles Main Library

May 3, 2013 - Kimberly Smith of WorkSource Clallam County will present “Your Job Search: Make it Positive, Efficient, and Effective!” at the Port Angeles Main Library at 10am on Monday, May 13.  Read Full Article

Saturday Science at the Port Angeles Library

May 2, 2013 - On Saturday, May 4, at 2pm the North Olympic Library System’s Port Angeles Library will present Saturday Science at the LibraryRead Full Article

Local Author Karolyn Hamerquist Burdick to Visit Clallam Bay Library

April 29, 2013 - The Clallam Bay Branch of the North Olympic Library System will host local author Karolyn Hamerquist Burdick at a not-to-be-missed program on Tuesday, May 21 at 7pm.  Read Full Article

Final week: Food for Fines amnesty program at the North Olympic Library System

April 22, 2013 - Continuing through Saturday, April 27, the four libraries in the North Olympic Library System are holding a community food drive with a twist: The Library is waiving your accrued overdue fines in exchange for your donation of nonperishable food.  Read Full Article

El Día de los Niños Fiesta

April 16, 2013 - Families of all ages can celebrate El día de los niños at the Port Angeles Main Library, Tuesday, April 30 at 6:30pm.  Read Full Article

Celebrate National Poetry Month at Clallam County PoetrySLAM

April 10, 2013 - There will be a PoetrySLAM for young poets and actors in grades 6 through 8 on April 19 at 6:30pm at the Port Angeles Main Library of the North Olympic Library System.  Read Full Article

How Do I…Bead? with the Jamestown Tribe

April 2, 2013 - On Thursday, April 18 at 1pm, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will present the second in a series of How Do I…programs with How Do I…Bead?, in partnership with the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe.  Read Full Article

Celebrate National Poetry Month with the Washington State Poet Laureate

April 1, 2013 - Kathleen Flenniken, Washington State Poet Laureate for 2012-2014 will kick off the Port Angeles Main Library’s celebration of National Poetry Month with a poetry writing workshop and reading on Wednesday, April 10.  Read Full Article

North Olympic Library System to close for all-day staff training session on Friday, April 12

March 27, 2012 - All libraries in the North Olympic Library System will be closed on Friday, April 12 to allow staff to attend an in-service training day.  Read Full Article

Monday Manga Madness

March 27, 2013 - Monday Manga Madness will occur at the North Olympic Library System’s Port Angeles Library on Monday, April 8 at 3:30pm.  Read Full Article

Art in the Library at the Sequim Branch Library

March 22, 2012 - On Friday, April 5, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will be part of Sequim’s First Friday Art Walk when it features printmaker Olivia Bailey at an after-hours reception from 6pm until 8pm.  Read Full Article

Witherow at the Port Angeles Library Art Blast on April 5

March 21, 2013 - The Port Angeles Main Library is pleased to present the exquisite young talent of Witherow at the Art Blast on April 5 at 7 pm.  Read Full Article

Final Film Closes Library’s Winter Reading Circus Cinema

March 6, 2013 - Cabaret directed by Bob Fosse and starring Liza Minnelli, Michael York and Joel Grey will be shown at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System on Wednesday, March 20 at 12:30pm.  Read Full Article

Small Business Foundational Footwork at the Sequim Library

March 5, 2013 - On Wednesday, March 20 at 6:00pm, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will present Small Business Foundational Footwork, with SCORE educators Chuck Lamb and Mark Hannah.  Read Full Article

Discussion of 12,000 Miles for Hope’s Sake at Port Angeles Library

March 1, 2013 - 12,000 Miles For Hope’s Sake by Megan Timothy will be discussed by the PALS book discussion group at 6:30pm on Wednesday, March 27, at the North Olympic Library System’s Port Angeles Main Library.  Read Full Article

Financial Integrity: A Personal Finance and Budgeting Program, presented as part of the “Own Your Life” program series at the Port Angeles Main Library

February 21, 2013 - Taking control of your finances and transforming your relationship with money will be the topic of a free lecture on Monday, March 4 at 7pm at the Port Angeles Main Library.  Read Full Article

Saturday Science at the Port Angeles Library

February 19, 2013 - On Saturday, March 2, at 2pm the North Olympic Library System’s Port Angeles Main Library will present Saturday Science at the Library with Physical Therapist Caitlin Schmidt discussing muscles and bones: where they are, what they do, and how to keep them strong.  Read Full Article

How Do I Train My Dog at the Sequim Library

February 12, 2013 - On Monday, March 4 at 6:00pm the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will present the first of a “How Do I…” series of programs with How Do I Train My Dog, with Suzanne Tyler, Director of the Greywolf Veterinary Hospital Animal Behavior Center.  Read Full Article

In the Center Ring – You!

February 11, 2013 - In the Center Ring – You!, a make your own hula hoop program, will take place at the Port Angeles Main Library on Friday March 1 at 7:30pm.  Read Full Article

Make a stop action movie using Legos

February 11, 2013 - Saturday, February 23 at 2pm, Clay Animation Network (C. A. N.) will visit the Port Angeles Main Library to show participants ages 8-14 how to make a stop-action animation movies using Legos and digital cameras.  Read Full Article

Discussion of Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern at the Forks and Clallam Bay Branch Libraries

February 7, 2013 - The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern will be discussed 1pm on Saturday, March 16, at the Forks Branch and again at 4pm on the same day at the Clallam Bay Branch of the North Olympic Library System.  Read Full Article

Winter Reading Circus Cinema Film Series Continues

February 1, 2013 - Big Fish directed by Tim Burton and starring Albert Finney, Jessica Lange and Ewan McGregor will be shown at the Port Angeles Main Library on Friday, February 15 at 12:30pm.  Read Full Article

A World of Sweets in Washington State at the Sequim Library

January 28, 2013 - On Wednesday, February 13 at 6:00pm, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will present A World of Sweets in Washington State, with Julia Harrison, anthropologist.  Read Full Article

Valentine Card-Making Extravaganza

January 25, 2013 - The 6th Annual Valentine Card-Making Extravaganza will be held Friday, February 8 through Thursday, February 14 at the Clallam Bay Branch of the North Olympic Library System.  Read Full Article

Seeking Jeopardy Contestants!

January 23, 2013 - On Friday February 8, at 6:00 p.m., you can be part of America’s favorite game show when the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System hosts ”Library Jeopardy.”  Read Full Article

Circus Cinema Debuts at the Forks and Clallam Bay Branch Libraries

January 15, 2013 - Big Fish directed by Tim Burton and starring Albert Finney, Jessica Lange, and Ewan McGregor will show at the Forks Branch Library on Tuesday, January 29 and at the Clallam Bay Branch Library on Wednesday, January 30.  Read Full Article

Gadget Help at the PA Library: E-reader workshops and Teen Tech Volunteer Tutoring

January 7, 2012 - “My grandson bought me this gadget. I really want to download Library e-books, but I don’t have a clue how to use it.” Are you, or is someone you know, in this situation?  Read Full Article

All Aboard for Kindergarten Express

January 4, 2013 - The Port Angeles Main Library is pleased to present Kindergarten Express, a new weekly program designed for 4-5 year olds, beginning on Tuesday, January 8 at 10:15am.  Read Full Article

Storytimes continuing in winter and spring at the Sequim Branch Library

January 2, 2013 - Storytimes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers will resume at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System in January 2013.  Read Full Article

Circus Cinema Film Series Begins

January 2, 2013 - The Greatest Show On Earth will be shown at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System on Wednesday, January 16 at 12:30pm.  Read Full Article

Conversation Café

January 2, 2013 - Are you yearning for a good conversation? Would you like to discuss interesting topics with others? Come to the “Conversation Café”!  Read Full Article

Fiddle band and contra dance at Port Angeles Library Art Blast on January 10

December 27, 2013 - Live fiddle music and dancing will fill the heart of the Port Angeles Main Library at the Art Blast on Friday, January 10 from 7pm - 10pm, when the Library hosts a free contra dance featuring the Olympia-based band RiffraffRead Full Article

Grand reopening of Forks Branch Library to be celebrated on Saturday, December 21

December 6, 2013 - The Forks community is invited to celebrate the completion of an extensive six-month renovation of the Forks Branch of the North Olympic Library System, with a grand reopening gala on Saturday, December 21 from 1pm to 3pm.  Read Full Article

Library Board adopts 2014 budget

November 26, 2013 - At their meeting on Monday, November 25, the Board of Trustees of the North Olympic Library System adopted the Library’s 2014 operating budget.  Read Full Article

Peninsula libraries partner with Wind Rose Cellars on third edition of Library RE(a)D wine

November 25, 2013 - What better pairing could there be than a full-bodied red wine and a good book? Just in time for holiday parties and gift-giving, Wind Rose Cellars of Sequim is again partnering with the North Olympic Library Foundation, the Jefferson County Library and the Port Townsend Library Foundation to produce Library RE(a)D, a 2011 Washington wine.  Read Full Article

Art in the Library at the Sequim Branch Library

November 19, 2013 - On Friday, December 6, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will be part of Sequim’s First Friday Art Walk when it features painter Irene Loghry at an after-hours reception from 6pm until 8pm.  Read Full Article

Microsoft IT Academy launches at North Olympic Library System and Lower Elwha Tribal Library

November 13, 2013 - Do you want to improve your job skills or learn basic or advanced computer skills? The Microsoft IT Academy is an array of over 400 free online courses and resources now available through the North Olympic Library System, the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribal Library and other libraries throughout the state of Washington.  Read Full Article

Consumer Class on Technology

November 7, 2013 - Lost in the World of Gadgets? – A class for new or beginning users of digital technology will be presented at 6:30pm on Wednesday, November 13 at the Port Angeles Main Library.  Read Full Article

Science Circus at the Forks and Clallam Bay Branch Library

November 4, 2013 - On Thursday, November 14, the North Olympic Library System will present Rhys Thomas’ Science Circus at 2:45pm at the Clallam Bay School’s small gym, and again at 6pm, at the Forks Community Center (91 Maple Avenue).  Read Full Article

Presentation and community conversation about the impact of technological change

October 23, 2013 - Alex Alben, a member of the 2012-14 Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau, will present Analog Days: How Technology Changed Our Culture on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 6:30pm at the Port Angeles Main Library.  Read Full Article

Discussion of Ford County: Stories at the Port Angeles Library

October 21, 2013 - Ford County: Stories by John Grisham will be discussed by the 2nd Tuesday Book Group at 11am on Tuesday, November 12, at the North Olympic Library System’s Port Angeles Main Library.  Read Full Article

Musician Helen Austin Visits Port Angeles and Sequim Libraries

October 14, 2013 - Talented Vancouver Island-based musician, Helen Austin, will perform at the Port Angeles Main Library on Tuesday, October 22, at 7pm and again at the Sequim Branch Library on Wednesday, October 23 at 10:30am.  Read Full Article

Great Washington ShakeOut

October 2, 2013 - On Thursday, October 17 at 10:17am, the North Olympic Library System will join over 10 million people worldwide in promoting earthquake preparedness.  Read Full Article

A Seminar on the Affordable Care Act at the Port Angeles Library

October 1, 2013 - On Tuesday, October 15 at 6:30pm, at the Port Angeles Main Library, and again on Tuesday, October 29 at 6:30pm, at the Sequim Branch, the North Olympic Library System will present a seminar on the Affordable Care Act with Phil Castell of Castell Insurance.  Read Full Article

Program about the “Tree soldiers” of the C.C.C. coming to the Clallam Bay Library

September 27, 2013 - The Clallam Bay Branch of the North Olympic Library System will host Humanities Washington speaker Janet Oakley on Wednesday, October 16 at 6pm as she tells the story of the “Tree Army”, the Civilian Conservation Corps in Washington State during the years 1933 through 1941.  Read Full Article

Food for Thought Series: Health Benefits of Plant-Based Foods at the Sequim Library

Sept. 19, 2013 - On Wednesday, October 2 at 6pm, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will present the first in a new series of programs called Food for Thought.  Read Full Article

NOLS Board and consultants to take public comment at Sequim Branch Library

September 16, 2013 - The Board of Trustees of the North Olympic Library System will meet at the Sequim Branch Library on Thursday, September 26 at 5:30pm.  Read Full Article

Preview the Port Angeles Symphony’s 2013-2014 season at the library

September 10, 2013 - Are you eagerly anticipating the 2013-2014 Port Angeles Symphony season? Can’t wait for opening night?  Read Full Article

New e-book service debuts online

September 6, 2013 - On Monday, September 16 the North Olympic Library System will launch a new e-book service. The Library has signed an agreement with the 3M Cloud Library that will initially add 400 new e-book titles for all ages to the NOLS collection.  Read Full Article

Do It Yourself Open Call Art Show at the Port Angeles Main Library

August 30, 2013 - The autumn Art in the Library exhibit at the Port Angeles Main Library will be an open call show.  Read Full Article

Storytimes at the Sequim Library

August 28, 2013 - Starting Wednesday, September 18, weekly storytime programs will resume at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System.  Read Full Article

Book discussion of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer at the Sequim Branch Library

August 27, 2013 - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer will be discussed at 3pm on Saturday, September 14, at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System.  Read Full Article

Discussion of One Second After at Port Angeles Library

August 12, 2013 - The PALS book group will discuss One Second After by William R. Forstchen at 6:30pm on Wednesday, August 28, at the Port Angeles Main Library of the North Olympic Library System.  Read Full Article

Discussion of A River Runs Through It and Other Stories at the Port Angeles Library

August 1, 2013 - A River Runs Through It and other stories by Norman Maclean will be discussed by Man Up for the Book Club at 6:30pm on Friday, August 30, at the North Olympic Library System’s Port Angeles Main Library.  Read Full Article

How Can I…Hula Hoop? with Emily Sly

July 30, 2013 - On Thursday, August 15 at 6pm, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will present the sixth in a series of How Can I…programs with How Can I…Hula Hoop? with NOLS Volunteer Coordinator and hula hoop enthusiast Emily Sly.  Read Full Article

Summertime Music Outdoor Concert Series at the Sequim Branch Library

July 22, 2013 - On Friday, August 9, from 6 pm to 8 pm, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will present the fourth in the 6-week Summertime Music Outdoor Concert Series, featuring Erin Hennessey, David Rivers & friends.  Read Full Article

Recess Monkey to perform at Port Angeles and Sequim libraries

July 19, 2013 - On Tuesday, July 30, nationally-acclaimed Recess Monkey is coming to the North Olympic Library System’s Port Angeles and Sequim libraries. Read Full Article

JuggleMania coming to the Port Angeles and Sequim Libraries

July 16, 2013 - Portland-based juggler and comedian Rhys Thomas will visit the Olympic Peninsula on Tuesday, July 23 to perform at the Sequim Branch Library at 10:30am and the Port Angeles Main Library at 2pm as part of the North Olympic Library System’s summer reading program.  Read Full Article

Two New Book Groups Forming at the Port Angeles Main Library

July 16, 2013 - Two new volunteer led book discussion groups will begin meeting at the Port Angeles Main Library of the North Olympic Library System in August. Each group is free and open to the public.  Read Full Article

Musician Johnny Bregar performs for Summer Reading 2013–one show only at the PA Library

July 5, 2013 - Rock out with Bainbridge Island musician Johnny Bregar on Saturday, July 13 at 10:30am at the Port Angeles Library.  Read Full Article

How Can I De-Stress with Sound? at the Sequim Library

July 1, 2013 - On Thursday, July 18, at 6pm, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will present How Can I De-Stress with Sound? with sound healer and singer Niobe Weaver.  Read Full Article

Summertime Music Outdoor Concert Series at the Sequim Branch Library

July 1, 2013 - On Friday, July 19, from 6pm to 8pm, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will present the first in the 6-week Summertime Music Outdoor Concert Series.  Read Full Article

“FRAMED at the Art Blast” at the Port Angeles Library on July 12

July 1, 2013 - A motley cast of suspicious characters will come together at the quarterly Art Blast at the Port Angeles Main Library, at 7pm on Friday, July 12, to present a mystery theater production of “FRAMED at the Art Blast.”  Read Full Article

Join the Parade! March with the PA Library on the Fourth of July!

June 25, 2013 - Everyone loves a parade! Library lovers and their assorted friends and family are invited to join Port Angeles Main Library staff in presenting the library’s Summer Reading Program entry in the Port Angeles Fourth of July parade.  Read Full Article

Library Visioning Meeting at the Sequim Library

June 24, 2013 - On Tuesday, July 9 from 6–8pm, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will hold a Library Visioning Meeting to engage the community in envisioning the future of the library, its role in the community, and the services it offers.  Read Full Article

Nothing Says Science like Kaboom!

June 20, 2013 - Doktor Kaboom (also known as David Epley) will be dazzling audiences with the wonders of scientific exploration on Monday, July 1 and Tuesday, July 2 at a North Olympic Library System branch near you.  Read Full Article

Storytimes all summer at the Sequim Branch

June 12, 2013 - Storytimes for children will be offered all summer long at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System. Starting on July 3 and continuing each Wednesday through July 31, a weekly family storytime will be held at 10:30am.  Read Full Article

Magician Louie Foxx returns for Summer Reading 2013

June 11, 2013 - Louie Foxx amazes audiences as he performs magic, comedy and juggling with things normally found underground.  Read Full Article

Teen Volunteer Opportunities at the Port Angeles Main Library

The Port Angeles Main Library of the North Olympic Library System will offer teens, ages 12-18, the opportunity to join the Summer Reading Volunteer Corps. Interested teens should complete an application form prior to the event. Read Full Article

How Can I Bicycle Smarter? at the Sequim Library

June 3, 2013 - On Monday, June 17th at 6:00pm, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will present How Can I Bicycle Smarter? with Mike Wanner of Mike’s Bikes in Sequim. Read Full Article

Teen Volunteer Opportunities all Summer long at the Sequim Branch Library

May 29, 2013 - This summer the Sequim Branch Library of the North Olympic Library System will continue to offer teens, in grades 6-12, the opportunity to become a teen volunteer for the summer reading program.  Read Full Article

Saturday Science at the Library

May 28, 2013 - On Saturday, June 1 North Olympic Library System will present Saturday Science at the Library at 10:30am in the Sequim Branch Library and again at 2pm in the Port Angeles Main Library.  Read Full Article

Art in the Library at the Sequim Branch Library

May 21, 2012 - On Friday, June 7, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will be part of Sequim’s First Friday Art Walk when it features painter Dick Hahn at an after-hours reception from 6pm until 8pm.  Read Full Article

Musician Cat Doorman Visits Port Angeles

May 16, 2013 - Tuesday, May 28, at 6:30pm the talented Portland-based musician, Cat Doorman (aka Julianna Bright) and guests, will perform at the Port Angeles Main Library.  Read Full Article

Forks Library moving to temporary location

May 10, 2013 - To make way for a major roof replacement and renovation project, the Forks branch of the North Olympic Library System is preparing to move to a temporary location.  Read Full Article

Discussion of Breakfast with Buddha at Port Angeles Library

May 8, 2013 - Breakfast with Buddha by Roland Merullo will be discussed by the PALS book discussion group at 6:30pm on Wednesday, May 29, at the North Olympic Library System’s Port Angeles Main Library.  Read Full Article

How can I de-clutter? at the Sequim Library

May 6, 2013 - On Thursday, May 16 at 6:30pm, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will present How can I de-clutter? with Brenda Spandrio, “the de-clutter lady.”  Read Full Article

Legos in the Library

April 23, 2013 - Get creative at the Port Angeles Main Library - join the library’s construction club! Saturday, April 27 from 2-3:30pm, kids of all ages are invited to realize their construction fantasies using the library’s collection of Lego building blocks.  Read Full Article

Discussion of Atonement by Ian McEwan at the Sequim Branch Library

April 22, 2013 - Ian McEwan’s Atonement will be discussed at 3pm on Saturday, May 11, at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System.  Read Full Article

Library Snapshot Day

April 11, 2013 - The North Olympic Library System will be participating in “Snapshot: One Day in the Life of Washington Libraries” during the week of April 15-20, 2013.  Read Full Article

Discussion of Plume at Port Angeles Library

April 9, 2013 - Plume by Kathleen Flenniken will be discussed by the PALS book discussion group at 6:30pm on Wednesday, April 24, at the North Olympic Library System’s Port Angeles Main Library.  Read Full Article

Book discussion of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot at the Sequim Branch Library

April 1, 2013 - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot will be discussed at 3pm on Saturday, April 13, at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System.  Read Full Article

North Olympic Library System offers Food for Fines amnesty program

April 1, 2013 - From Monday, April 15 through Saturday, April 27, the four libraries in the North Olympic Library System will hold a community food drive with a twist: The Library will waive your accrued overdue fines in exchange for your donation of nonperishable food.  Read Full Article

E-Books @ the Library: Learn to download e-books from the library!

March 25, 2013 - Do you have a shiny new e-reading device in your life? Or maybe you’re thinking you might want one in your future, but aren’t really sure what the e-book fuss is all about.  Read Full Article

Storytimes at the Forks Library

March 22, 2013 - The Forks Branch of the North Olympic Library System will present weekly storytimes for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 on Friday mornings at 10:30am beginning April 5 and running through May 3.  Read Full Article

Forks Library to Close for Renovation Preparations

March 7, 2013 - The Forks branch of the North Olympic Library System will be closed Tuesday-Thursday, March 19-21, to prepare for upcoming renovations.  Read Full Article

Forks Library to offer Sock Knitting Classes

March 5, 2013 - The Forks branch of the North Olympic Library System will host expert knitters Jessica Mishler and Jennifer Pelikan, offering a two-part series of sock knitting classes.  Read Full Article

Final Circus Cinema Film Closes Winter Reading Circus

March 1, 2013 - Burlesque starring Cher and Christina Aguilera will be shown at the Port Angeles Main Library of the North Olympic Library System on Friday March 15 at 7pm.  Read Full Article

Book discussion of Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell at the Sequim Branch Library

February 28, 2013 - Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell will be discussed at 3pm on Saturday, March 9, at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System.  Read Full Article

Genealogy Basics at the Sequim Library

February 28, 2013 - On Wednesday, March 6 at 6pm, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System will present Genealogy Basics, with Renee Mizar, Communications Coordinator for the Museum and Arts Center.  Read Full Article

Monday Manga Madness

February 21, 2012 - Monday Manga Madness will occur at the North Olympic Library System’s Port Angeles Library on Monday, March 4 at 3:30pm.  Read Full Article

Entries now being accepted for North Olympic Library System’s PoetrySLAM for high school students

February 14, 2013 - Poets grades 9-12 are encouraged to enter an original PoetrySLAM at the Port Angeles Main Library. The PoetrySLAM for high school students will be held on Thursday, April 18 at 6:30pm.  Read Full Article

Funding in place for Forks Branch Library roof and renovation project

February 11, 2013 - Fundraising for the roof and renovation project at the Forks Branch of the North Olympic Library System got a major boost recently, when the Library received a large contribution in memory of James and Nikki Klahn.  Read Full Article

Circus Cinema Continues at the Forks and Clallam Bay Libraries

February 11, 2013 - Burlesque starring Cher and Christina Aguilera will be shown at the Forks Branch Library of on Tuesday, February 26 and again at the Clallam Bay Branch on Wednesday, February 27. Showtime is 7pm at both venues.  Read Full Article

Winter Reading Circus Cinema Film Series Continues

February 6, 2013 - Cirque Du Soleil’s Varekai will be shown at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System on Wednesday, February 20 at 12:30pm.  Read Full Article

Discussion of The Collector at the Port Angeles Library

January 31, 2013 - The Collector: David Douglas and the Natural History of the Northwest by Jack Nisbet will be discussed by the PALS book discussion group at 6:30pm on Wednesday, February 27, at the North Olympic Library System’s Port Angeles Main Library.  Read Full Article

Valentine’s Day Fundraising Event at Clallam Bay Library

January 25, 2013 - The Clallam Bay branch of the North Olympic Library System will host “After Hours @ the Library” a Valentine fundraising event on Thursday, February 14, from 7pm to 9pm.  Read Full Article

Monday Manga Madness

January 23, 2013 - It’s Monday Manga Madness time at the North Olympic Library System’s Port Angeles Library Monday, February 4 at 3:30pm.  Read Full Article

E-Books @ the Library: Learn to download e-books from the library!

January 23, 2012 - Do you have a shiny new e-reading device in your life? Or maybe you’re thinking you might want one in your future, but aren’t really sure what the e-book fuss is all about.  Read Full Article

Kids Create – Art in the Library at the Port Angeles Library

January 15, 2013 - The January and February Kids Create programs at the Port Angeles Main Library will feature creating with clay, presented by local artist Dani LaBlond.  Read Full Article

Discussion of The Night Circus at Port Angeles Library

January 9, 2013 - The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern will be discussed by the PALS book discussion group at 6:30pm on Wednesday, January 30, at the Port Angeles Main Library.  Read Full Article

Paws to Read at the Port Angeles Main Library

January 7, 2013 - Saturday, January 12, at 2pm the Port Angeles Main Library will offer Paws to ReadRead Full Article

Winter Reading Circus Cinema Film Series Begins

January 4, 2013 - The Greatest Show On Earth will be shown at the Port Angeles Main Library on Friday, January 18 at 7pm.  Read Full Article

Music for Baby & Me Storytimes

January 4, 2013 - Beginning Friday, January 11, Baby & Me storytimes at the library are moving to a new day, time, and format.  Read Full Article

Boogie Down with The Harmonica Pocket

January 2, 2013 - On Wednesday, January 16, the Port Angeles Main and Sequim Branch Libraries will celebrate winter with a zany, energetic, and interactive show by The Harmonica PocketRead Full Article

Discussion of Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern at the Sequim Branch Library

January 2, 2013 - The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern will be discussed 3pm on Saturday, February 9, at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System..  Read Full Article



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