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Microsoft IT Academy

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.

West End Pumpkin Carving Contests


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.

  1. All entries must be received no later than 4pm on Thursday, October 30.
  2. Each branch will award prizes for Most Unusual and Most Intricate in three age divisions: youth (12 and under), young adult (ages 13 to 17), and adult (18 and older).
  3. Only real pumpkins and other real vegetables or fruits may be used. Artificial craft pumpkins are not eligible.

Looking for inspiration? Visit the library to find stories and books filled with ideas for creative carving and food sculpture.