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Forks Library Events

All branches will be closed for an all-day staff training session on Friday, April 25, 2014. All branches will reopen on Saturday, April 26 at 10 a.m.

Celebrate the Arts @ the Forks Library

hands of person spinning yarn artist and storyteller Dennis McGregor

Join the Forks community in celebrating the arts at these library events certain to inspire the creativity in you!

Saturday, April 26

  • 10:30am to 1pm – Spinning Demonstration
    Local spinners will be on hand to demonstrate methods for spinning wool into yarn. Spinning wheels, drop spindles, a variety of fiber types and completed projects will be on display.
  • 1pm to 2pm – Artist/Storyteller Dennis McGregor
    The featured artist of the 2014 Fabric of the Forest Quilt Show, multi-talented Dennis will read, sing and share samples of his quilt inspired artwork. His work is featured on this year’s Fabric of the Forest Quilt Show promotional poster. He is also the author/illustrator of Dream Again, a children’s book about a young Oregon Trail pioneer and her treasured quilt. Dennis will be available to sign copies of his book and artwork after the program.
  • All Day – Make-and-Take crafts for all ages, book displays and more!

NOLS and PUD partner to help you save energy

Watt Detector
Clallam County PUD

The Library and the PUD are jointly sponsoring a program at each NOLS branch where you can learn how to use a watt detector to save on your energy bills as well as more ideas for reducing your household energy consumption. Kill-a-Watt™ Energy Detector Toolkits are available for checkout. Click here for more information about this program.

Events for Kids and Young Adults

Celebrate El Día de los Niños y los Libros

El Dia de Los Ninos

Wednesday April 30

4:00pm Forks Branch Library
6:30pm Port Angeles Main Library
6:30pm Sequim Branch Library

The festivities will feature a bilingual storytime followed by music, food, games and crafts. Children who attend will be
given a free book.

These programs are generously supported by the Friends of the Library in Forks, Port Angeles and Sequim.

Spring Storytimes @ Forks Branch Library

preschool storytime

Preschool Storytime

The April 25th Storytime is CANCELLED

April 4 - May 30
Fridays, 10:30am

Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and craft activities!

PAWS to Read

child reading book to dog

April 15, May 20, and June 10
Tuesdays, 3:30 – 4:30pm

Practice your reading skills with Tally the therapy dog! Children can build their reading skills and find encouragement and reading success by reading aloud to dogs that are trained to listen and be attentive. Tally and her trainer are members of the Olympic Gentle PAWS therapy dog organization. No registration necessary. Drop in anytime between 3:30 and 4:30pm. For children ages 6-up.

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