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Live tunes, local art and marine debris coming to the Port Angeles Main Library

March 27, 2014 - Olympia bluegrass band The Pine Hearts will perform at 7pm on April 10 at the Port Angeles Main Library of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS).  Read Full Article

Family Flicks – Saturday Matinees at your Library

March 20, 2015 - Weekend Family Flicks continue with a free screening of Despicable Me 2 at 2pm on Saturday, April 4, at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS).  Read Full Article

Cannabis at the Crossroads: Exploring the Roads Ahead— with Roger Roffman author of Marijuana Nation.

March 12, 2015 - Twenty-three states have said it’s medicine and four states and the District of Columbia have said it’s legal for adults to consume—social attitudes about marijuana are changing. Read Full Article

Call for Entries: 2015 High School PoetrySLAM

March 5, 2015 - Are you in high school and like to write poetry? The Port Angeles Main Library will be accepting entries for the 2015 Clallam County PoetrySLAM until Friday, April 3.  Read Full Article

Taking Care of You: Footwear & Your Body at the Sequim Branch Library

March 4, 2015 - Is your footwear limiting the mobility of your entire body? Learn how shoes can both help and hinder our health during Footwear and Your Body, part of the ongoing Taking Care of You series at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS).  Read Full Article

New at NOLS: hoopla!

March 2, 2015 - Download and stream your favorite books, music, and film titles for free with hoopla, a new digital streaming service at the North Olympic Library System (NOLS).  Read Full Article

Paws to Read at the Forks Library

February 20, 2015 - Watch your child discover the joy of reading with a little help from a furry friend at the North Olympic Library System’s (NOLS) Forks Branch Library.  Read Full Article

Author-musician Patrick Loafman to perform at Sequim Branch Library

February 17, 2015 - Port Angeles author and musician Patrick Loafman will read from his new novel Somewhere Upriver at 6pm on Friday, March 6, at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) during the March Art Walk artist reception.  Read Full Article

Videography Workshops for Young Adults

February 4, 2015 - This winter the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) will offer a three-part videography series for young adults between the ages of 12 and 18.  Read Full Article

Taking Care of You:Healthier Digestion at the Sequim Branch Library

February 2, 2015 - On Thursday, February 19 at 6:30pm, the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) will continue its Taking Care of You health series with a free presentation about healthier digestion and what it means for your overall health.  Read Full Article

Book discussion of The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga at the Sequim Branch Library

January 30, 2015 - The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga will be discussed at 3pm on Saturday, February 14, at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS).  Read Full Article

Drop-In Book Discussions at the Port Angeles Main Library

January 20, 2015 - Not sure what book to read next? Drop by the Port Angeles Main Library on Tuesday, February 3, for an easy-going book discussion group beginning at 6pm.  Read Full Article

Deep Dive into Census Data: Mining the Websites of the U.S. Census

January 14, 2015 - The United States Census Bureau conducts nearly one hundred surveys and censuses every year and this large mine of information is made readily available on the Census.gov and American FactFinder websites.  Read Full Article

I Have a Device! Now What? E-Reading Made Easy

January 13, 2015 - Do you have a shiny new e-reader, tablet, or smart phone in your life? This January and February, the Port Angeles Main Library will offer several opportunities for you to learn about your new e-reading device, as well as how to download and enjoy the hundreds of e-books and e-audiobooks available at the North Olympic Library System (NOLS).  Read Full Article

Yoga for Your Health at the Sequim Branch Library

January 12, 2015 - Yoga for Your Health kicks off the Taking Care of You program series at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) on Friday, January 23 at 3pm.  Read Full Article

Author Janet Oakley to discuss her work at NOLS

January 7, 2015 - Washington author and historian Janet Oakley will appear at all North Olympic Library System (NOLS) locations this January as part of the library’s ongoing Adult Winter Reading Program.  Read Full Article

One-on-one technology tutoring continues at the Port Angeles Main Library

January 2, 2015 - How would you like to keep your eReader, smart phone, or tablet device full of free library books that you can download right from home?  Read Full Article

Book discussion of The Giver by Lois Lowry at the Sequim Branch Library

March 27, 2015 - The Giver by Lois Lowry will be discussed at 3pm on Saturday, April 11, at the Sequim branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS).  Read Full Article

Discover the world of paleontology with the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

March 13, 2015 - Embark on an adventure through the world of paleontology with your family at the Sequim Branch Library!  Read Full Article

County-wide Battle of Books Competition

March 10, 2015 - Ten teams of Clallam County fourth-graders will do battle in a trivia-style competition at 6:30pm on Friday, March 20, at the Port Angeles Main Library.  Read Full Article

Books & Libations, March 20

March 6, 2015 - Enjoy a perfect pairing at this 21-and-over event, co-hosted by the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) and Harbinger Winery! Learn about great new books and delicious local wine at this fun program for adults, taking place at 6:30pm on March 20 at the Harbinger Winery Tasting Room.  Read Full Article

Evening with an Author: Patrick Carman to visit the Port Angeles Main Library

March 5, 2015 - Award-winning Washington author Patrick Carman will speak at 6:30pm on Thursday, March 19, at the Port Angeles Main Library of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS).  Read Full Article

The Harmonica Pocket brings “Hula Hoop It Up!” to Clallam Bay!

March 5, 2015 - The Clallam Bay Branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) presents the zany, energetic and interactive duo The Harmonica Pocket as they “Hula Hoop It Up!” on March 18 at 3pm.  Read Full Article

Book Group for Millennials to meet at PA Locations

March 3, 2015 - According to the Pew Research Center, Millennials are a reading generation: 88% of adult Americans under 30 have read a book in the past year, while only 79% of people older than 30 have done so.  Read Full Article

Book discussion of The Course of Honor by Lindsey Davis at the Sequim Branch Library

February 27, 2015 - The Course of Honor by Lindsey Davis will be discussed at 3pm on Saturday, March 14, at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS).  Read Full Article

One-On-One Gadget Lab Appointments at the Sequim Branch Library

February 23, 2015 - Could you use some help making the most of that shiny new e-reader in your life? The Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) will continue to offer 20-minute appointments with library staff for hands-on, one-on-one technology help.  Read Full Article

Author Mary Daheim to discuss her work at the Port Angeles Main Library

February 5, 2015 - Renowned Washington author and former Port Angeles resident Mary Daheim will appear on Saturday, February 28, at 4pm, in the Raymond Carver Room of the Port Angeles Main Library.  Read Full Article

Kids Create Art at the Sequim Branch Library

February 4, 2015 - The popular Kids Create Art series at the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) will resume on Saturday, February 21, at the Sequim Branch Library.  Read Full Article

Valentine’s Day Fundraising Event at Clallam Bay Library

February 3, 2015 - The Clallam Bay branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) will host its Third Annual “After Hours @ the Library” Valentine fundraising event on Saturday, February 14, from 7pm to 8:30pm.  Read Full Article

Eighth annual Valentine card-making extravaganza at the Clallam Bay Library

January 26, 2015 - This Valentine’s Day, the Clallam Bay Branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) invites you to delight the special people in your life with a heartfelt and handcrafted card.  Read Full Article

Dance party for toddlers at the Port Angeles Main Library

January 16, 2015 - Toddlers and preschoolers can put on their dancing shoes and get ready to boogie for a Saturday dance party at 10:30am on January 31 at the Port Angeles Main Library.  Read Full Article

Burke Museum coming to Clallam Bay Library

January 14, 2015 - On Wednesday, January 28, at 3pm, Seattle’s Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture will visit the Clallam Bay Branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) to introduce children between the ages of 6 and 12 to Native American artifacts, real animal fossils and skulls, as well as museum-prepared birds.  Read Full Article

Storytimes at the Forks Branch Library

January 12, 2015 - The Forks Branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is now offering winter storytimes for preschoolers through May 12.  Read Full Article

Free poetry workshop with Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen in Port Angeles

January 12, 2015 - Elizabeth Austen, the 2014-2016 Washington State Poet Laureate, will present a free poetry workshop at 3:30pm on Wednesday, January 28, at the Port Angeles Main Library.  Read Full Article



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