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Caspar Babypants
Concert Tour

Caspar Babypants laying amongst guitars, banjos, and keyboards with picture taken from above and Caspar Babypant reaching towards the camera.

Don’t miss the one and only Caspar Babypants during his free concert tour of the North Olympic Peninsula! Caspar will return to NOLS and other nearby locations on Wednesday, February 17, and Thursday, February 18, at the following times:

Wednesday, February 17

10:30am

2pm
6:30pm

Makah Early Head Start (80 Ba’adah Loop, Neah Bay)
Forks Branch Library
Port Angeles Library

Thursday, February 18

10:30am

Sequim Boys and Girls Club (400 West Fir Street, Sequim)

Northwest musician Chris Ballew (of alternative band Presidents of the United States of America fame) is equally well-known as Caspar Babypants to his toddler, preschool and family fans. See more at www.babypantsmusic.com.

Grab your neighbors and friends, put on your dancing shoes, and come sing along at these fun-filled musical events!

LEGO® Junior Maker Program
Port Angeles Main Library

Big build sign made out of legos with lego characters and lego construction vehicles around it.

Looking for a fun indoor activity this winter? Create and play during a monthly LEGO® Junior Maker program at NOLS!

Port Angeles Main Library
Saturdays, 10am — 12pm
January 23
February 20
March 19

This event will take place in the library Living Room and will be facilitated by teen volunteers. Parents or caregivers are asked to accompany children under 8 years-old. Participants will be encouraged to write a story about their creation, which volunteers will photograph during the program. All materials will be provided. Afterwards, the LEGO® bricks will remain in the library.

The library’s LEGO® brick collection is made possible through the North Olympic Library Foundation, the Port Angeles Friends of the Library, the Girl Scout Troop of Western Washington, and brick donations from library patrons.

Kids Create Art
Sequim Branch Library

Pretty blond girl painting.

Led by local artists, the Kids Create Art program series — recommended for ages 7 to 12 — creates fun, hands–on opportunities for children to explore various artistic media.
All classes will take place from 10am to 11:30am every third Saturday of the month, October through May.

Each session is free to attend, but with class sizes limited to 20 participants, preregistration is required. To register, visit the
Sequim Branch Library events calendar, call the library at 360.683.1161, or send an email to .
All materials will be provided.

  • January 16:
  • February 20:
  • March 19:
  • April 16:
  • May 21:
  • Colors, Colors, Colors (Part I)
  • Colors, Colors, Colors (Part II)
  • Spring Equinox Landscapes
  • Printmaking
  • Collage
  • Artist: Melissa Klein
  • Artist: Melissa Klein
  • Artist: Carrie Rodlend
  • Artist: Dani LaBlond
  • Artist: Dani LaBlond

Family Flicks
Sequim Branch Library

2pm every first Saturday of the month
October 2015 through April 2016
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Family Flicks provides family entertainment, popcorn, and fun movie trivia at an affordable price—free!

Boxtrolls

January 2
Boxtrolls

Charlotte’s Web

February 6
Charlotte’s
Web

Up

March 5
Up

Minions

April 2
Minions

math and cubes.

Second Saturday Science

Sequim Branch Library

Led by former chemist and science educator Anne Olson, the Second Saturday Science series—recommended for ages 7 to 12—creates fun, hands-on opportunities for children to explore scientific concepts. All classes in the series are free and all materials will be provided, but preregistration is required; to register, visit the Sequim Branch Library events calendar, call the library at 360.683.1161, or send an email to .

About the Series

On January 9, 10am – 11:30am (REGISTER), attendees are invited to become scientists, artists, and detectives during an exploration of chromatography. Solve a mystery and create a work of art with pens, rubbing alcohol, eye droppers, and more!

“Density” is the topic of the March 12, 10am – 11:30am (REGISTER) session. Why airplanes fly and boats float will be explored, with ample opportunities provided for hands-on practice and discovery.

Lego Club
Forks Branch Library

Close up picture of the tops of multicolored large legos.

Wednesdays, 2:30-3:30pm
November 18, 2015 through May 18, 2016
For children ages 6-14. Free.

Create a Lego masterpiece based on a weekly theme or build something totally unique! The goal of Lego Club is to encourage children to use their imaginations while working as individuals and teams. Each week will present attendees with a new theme to help encourage and guide new projects. All materials will be provided, and the Lego creations will remain in the library after each session.

PAWS to Read
Sequim Branch Library

Sequim PAWS to Read

Watch your child discover the joy of reading with a little help from some furry friends at the Sequim Branch Library. Dogs from Olympic Gentle Paws will be inside the library listening to readers of all ages on the following days:

Second Wednesday of every month
October 2015 through May 2016
3pm to 4pm

Paws to Read
Forks Branch Library

Paws to Read

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.

Tuesday, January 12,   3:30pm to 4:30pm

Wednesday, February 17,   3:30pm to 4:30pm