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.
Beanstack is a service provided by NOLS that will offer fun reading challenges and contests. It’s a web and mobile application that will make it easier for you to track your reading progress at home or school.
Request reading suggestions online! Using information you provide about your reading history and preferences-as much or as little as you want in the form below-staff will create a customized booklist. Let us know what you thought about the titles.
In 2022, NOLS will expand library services to include a Bookmobile in order to increase library awareness, access, and use among Clallam County Residents through additional outreach.
There’s almost always something happening at your NOLS library. Preview the NOLS calendar for a list of upcoming events.
Your gift to The North Olympic Library System helps NOLS serve the community above and beyond what tax-based funding provides.
Educator Cards allow an extended check out period of 42 days for materials (except DVDs and Interlibrary Loans), and do not incur overdue fines. Materials checked out to an educator card cannot be renewed and charges for lost and damaged items still apply.
The Library offers many services and resources for people with disabilities. In Port Angeles, services include electric scooters and a computer with a magnifying screen for people with vision impairments. All branches have large print materials and audio books.
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.
Many questions received at the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) are answered on the FAQ page. In order to get to your solution sooner, please review them to see if your question is answered.
Miss browsing the collection? Request a NOLS Grab Bag! Each bag will contain up to 10 items selected by library staff and will be available for pickup via curbside service.
In 1970, Bert Kellogg donated a collection of over 5,000 photos and negatives from the late 19th and early 20th centuries to the North Olympic Library System. Mr. Kellogg worked for 30 years copying and restoring photos.
Laptops are available for a 3-hour loan period, for use on library property. The laptops automatically connect to NOLS Wi-Fi (and do not connect to any other network). Laptops are available to NOLS cardholders on a first-come, first-served basis during library curbside hours.
Getting a library card is easy! If you are a resident of Clallam County, bring in proof of identification and an item with your current local address on it. The library offers several types of library cards.
For a limited time, the North Olympic Library System is partnering with Washington State Library to offer free Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification exams.
Explore The North Olympic Library System’s collection of unique items available for check out. From telescopes to rhythm kits, NOLS offers unexpected types of library materials in order to best meet the evolving needs of our community.
Public computers are available at all NOLS libraries. 15 minute express stations provide quick and easy Internet access. Full service stations allow patrons to go online, use Microsoft applications including Word and Excel and print to NOLS printers.
The Library offers Reference and research services for all your information needs. Call 360.417.8500 or ask NOLS a question.
Here’s the place to suggest an item that you have not been able to find in the library catalog. Unfortunately, NOLS is not able to purchase all suggested items, and not all items are available through interlibrary loan.
All branches of the North Olympic Library System offer free broadband wireless Internet access. Click here for locations and hours of NOLS libraries.