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Do you want to improve your job skills or learn basic or advanced computer skills? The Microsoft IT Academy is over 400 free online courses and resources now available through the North Olympic Library System and other libraries throughout the state of Washington.
To register for the IT Academy and begin exploring the hundreds of courses available, click here for instructions on logging into the IT Academy. If you are accessing the IT Academy from a location other than a NOLS branch, you will be required to log in to your library account first.
Just in time for Halloween, young adult suspense author April Henry will visit the Port Angeles Main Library to discuss her work and upcoming projects. Henry is the New York Times bestselling author of popular suspense novels Girl Stolen, The Night She Disappeared,
The Body in the Woods, and The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die. Come learn about Henry’s writing process, how she became published, the importance of research in her work, and her partnership with author Lis Wiehl. Books will be available for purchase at the event from Odyssey Bookshop.
All ages are welcome and preregistration is not required.
This program is generously supported by the Port Angeles Friends of the Library.
Learn how to take more effective photographs from talented local photographer Sonja Younger, owner of f/8 photography. Each class will consist of a discussion of photography with an opportunity for students to share their own work and get feedback. The emphasis will be on how to "see" artistically using any camera – phone, point–and–shoot, DSLR, etc. BYOC (Bring Your Own Camera) if you have one, although cameras are not required. Pre–registration is encouraged; participants may attend one or all sessions.
Photos by Sonja Younger f/8 Photography
The Forks and Clallam Bay branches will each host an all-ages pumpkin contest beginning Monday, October 27. Carvers can submit their creations during opening hours at either library until judging begins at 4pm on Thursday, October 30.
Looking for inspiration? Visit the library to find stories and books filled with ideas for creative carving and food sculpture.
Learn how to take more effective photographs from talented photographer Valerie Henschel, owner of Step Ahead Photo. Each class will consist of a discussion of photography with an opportunity for students to share their own work and get feedback and/or share their work. The emphasis will be how to "see" artistically using any camera - phone, point-and-shoot, DSLR, etc. BYOC (Bring Your Own Camera) if you have one, although cameras are not necessary for the class.
Pre-registration is encouraged, but not required; participants may come to one or all of the sessions.