Animation is not just for kids! Adults who love film, visual arts, or stories that are not traditional Hollywood fare, can find real gems in NOLS’ collection of animated films. These are some suggestions for animated movies with exceptional artistic merit -- in fact nine of them have been nominated for Academy Awards.
Bring your decorated gingerbread houses, castles, huts, and cabins to the Clallam Bay Branch Library’s annual Gingerbread House Contest! This fun, all-ages contest will award prizes in three age divisions – ages 6 and under, ages 7-12, and ages 13 and older.
The Novel Conversations Book Discussion Group will meet at the Sequim Branch Library of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) on Wednesday, December 19 at 4pm to discuss Jim Lynch’s Border Songs.
The Second Tuesday Book Discussion Group meets at the Port Angeles Main Library of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) every second Tuesday of the month at 11am. On Tuesday, December 11, the group will discuss LaRose by Louise Erdrich.
Try a new cookie recipe and bring it to share at a Read and Eat Gathering at the Forks or Clallam Bay Libraries! On Saturday, December 15 at 1pm the Forks Branch Library will host a cookie-themed Read and Eat Gathering. The Clallam Bay Branch will hold its monthly gathering on Monday, December 17 at 6:30pm.
Enjoy a zero-waste afternoon of paper crafts, hot tea, and good company with the North Olympic Library System (NOLS), and Clallam County Waste Prevention. CreativiTea programs will be held at the Forks Branch Library on Saturday, December 8 at 1pm, the Port Angeles Main Library on Saturday, December 15 at 1pm, and the Sequim Branch Library on Saturday, December 22 at 1pm.
The Second Saturday Book Discussion Group meets at the Sequim Branch Library of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) every second Saturday of the month at 3pm. On Saturday, December 8, the group will meet to discuss A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra.
Celebrate Computer Science Education Week with coding events at the North Olympic Library System (NOLS). Hour of Code™ events will take place at the Port Angeles Main Library on Tuesday, December 4 from 3:30-5pm, the Forks Branch Library on Wednesday, December 5 from 2:30-4pm, and again at the Sequim Branch Library on Thursday, December 6 from 3:30-5pm.
The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is hitting the road for a special fishy storytime at Feiro Marine Life Center on Friday, November 30 at 10:30am. Bring the little one in your life to hear fishy tales, sing sea life songs, and move like a jellyfish! After storytime, participants are welcome to explore the Feiro Marine Life Center for free.
Award-winning children’s book author and illustrator Corinna Luyken will present Transforming Mistakes in Art at the Port Angeles Main Library on Saturday, December 8 at 10:30am. During this all-ages workshop, Luyken will read from The Book of Mistakes and talk briefly about her artistic process as well as her latest work. Participants will have the opportunity to create pen and ink illustrations of their own and talk with the artist.