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SUMMER READING PROGRAM ADULT EVENTS

Hiking the Olympic Peninsula and Washington Coast

Award-winning guidebook author Craig Romano will introduce you to a diverse array of local hikes.

Friday, June 9, 6:30pm, Port Angeles Library

Olympic and Kitsap Peninsula Family-Friendly Hikes

Take a slideshow hiking tour of the best local family-friendly hikes with author Craig Romano!

Saturday, June 10, 10:30am, Port Angeles Library

Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World

This inspiring film shows how a 14,000-year old society is co-mingling with an influx of modern urbanites to create a sustainable life amid challenges.

Tuesday, June 27, 6pm, Sequim Library

Low-Impact Development & Rain Gardens

Learn how low-impact development techniques help manage storm water runoff to protect water quality and how to develop your own rain gardens.

Thursday, June 29, 6pm, Port Angeles Library

summer reading kickoff

What: Celebrate the start of the Summer Reading Program!

When: Saturday, June 17

Where: Port Angeles Library

Featuring:
Hands On Children’s Museum

10AM-1PM: Build, play, and experiment with the Hands On Children’s Museum of Olympia!

Volunteer Fair

11AM-3PM: Discover ways to build a better community by volunteering! Over 15 local nonprofit organizations will be showcasing what they do and how you can get involved.

North Olympic Library System Kids
North Olympic Library System Kids
Books & Libations

Discover great new books and delicious local wines for a unique tasting experience! Registration required! Sign-up here beginning June 15.

Thursday, July 6, 6pm, Camaraderie Cellars

Forests & Forest Management

Reed Wendel will speak about forest land management with a focus on forestry challenges and solutions for small forest landowners.

Thursday, July 13, 6pm, Port Angeles Library

NOLS Grows: Permaculture in the Garden

Mother Nature knows best when it comes to growing! Hank Gibson will share how to imitate nature's own cycle in the garden through design, mulch, and water.

Monday, July 17, 6:30pm, Port Angeles Library

Art Blast! with Global Heat

Enjoy Global Heat’s fresh, funky Soul music! Celebrate the opening of the Summer Art in the Library Exhibit which will feature pop art by local artists.

Friday, July 21, 6:30pm, Port Angeles Library

Worksource: Skill Development

Discover an abundance of workforce development services that are offered for free to job-seekers and employers, including resume building and interview workshops.

Monday, July 24, 6:30pm, Port Angeles Library

global heat
Landfill Harmonic
Landfill Harmonic

This film is a testimony to the transformative power of music and the resilience of the human spirit.

Tuesday, July 25, 6pm, Sequim Library

Solar Eclipse: Get Your Hands Dirty

NASA Solar System Ambassador Nancy Cooper will demonstrate how a solar eclipse works, and provide hands-on exhibits! Free eclipse-viewing glasses will be available.

Monday, August 7, 4:30pm, Port Angeles Library

The Great American Eclipse

Discover the astronomy and history of solar eclipses, and learn how to safely view the “Great American Eclipse” no matter where you are, with NASA’s Ron Hobbs.

Monday, August 7, 6:30pm, Port Angeles Library

H2OMG! Making Sense of Water Scarcity

Water scarcity is a challenge that needs attention-now. Humanities Washington speaker Rachel Cardone will talk about the effects of water scarcity on both global and local levels.

Tuesday, August 15, 6pm, Sequim Library
Wednesday, August 16, 6pm, Port Angeles library

SolarTaxi: Around the World with the Sun

Travel around the world with the Solartaxi! This light-hearted film follows one man as he travels the globe on solar power. Fun sun activities to follow.

Saturday, August 12, 2pm, Port Angeles Library

Great American Eclipse
Solar Taxi
Blue Rhinos Geofrey Castle
Blue Rhinos Concert

Blue Rhinos bring the best in blues dance music with a flair of funk and Latin rhythms.

Friday, August 11, 6pm, Sequim Library
In case of rain or inclement weather, this concert will be held inside the library.

Geoffrey Castle Concert

Electric six-string violinist fearlessly brings the violin back to center stage with virtuoso showmanship and a 21st century attitude.

Friday, August 18, 6pm, Sequim Library
In case of rain or inclement weather, this concert will be held inside the library.

Joy in Mudville Concert

Cross-genre grooves that make you want to bust out those dancin' shoes!

Friday, August 25, 6pm, Sequim Library
In case of rain or inclement weather, this concert will be held inside the library.

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