The North Olympic Library System provides a wide range of services. You’ll find something for everyone at the libraries in Port Angeles, Clallam Bay, Forks, and Sequim. The Library also offers services through the Outreach program and online.
Ask a Librarian
Reference assistance via email? You bet. The professional librarians at the North Olympic Library System are ready to help you, and if they can’t find the answer, they’ll forward your question to other libraries and agencies.
Interlibrary Loan/Make a Request
Use this link to find items in the Library catalog or to request an item that the North Olympic Library System doesn’t have. The Library’s interlibrary loan service can search a worldwide database of library holdings to find that elusive title and borrow it on your behalf. In addition, you'll find links to ask a librarian a research question and to make a comment about your Library.
The Archives Room at the Port Angeles Branch Library includes an outstanding collection of historical resources about Port Angeles and the north Olympic Peninsula, including primary sources, high school yearbooks, city directories, historic newspapers, maps and over 5,000 photographs.
HELP IN TOUGH ECONOMIC TIMES
Links to sites and materials that can help you through hard times including finding jobs, home mortgage assistance, money management and training.
Check out the many valuable library resources available
including books, videos, databases and more.
For People Who are Homebound
If you have difficulty getting out of your house or care facility because of a disability, illness or other condition, the Library’s Outreach program can be your link with the Library. Trained volunteers will bring you books, DVDs, talking books or braille materials and return materials when you’re finished with them.
For People With Disabilities
The Library offers many services and resources for people with disabilities.
In Port Angeles, services include electric scooters with
book baskets for use in the Library and a computer with
a magnifying screen for people with vision impairments.
All branches have large print materials and audio books.
The North Olympic Library can help you write a business plan, find a lost relative, or select a great book to read on a wintry evening. Trained staff can help your children build their reading skills, and each branch library offers a public meeting room for community meetings and events.