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Drinking water and toilets provided at Clallam Bay Library during emergency. Library seeking community donations for residents.

Drinking water and Sani-Can portable restrooms are presently available at the North Olympic Library System’s (NOLS) Clallam Bay Branch Library. Water is available via water bottles or via a Clallam PUD water truck. Each person can pick-up six water bottles daily. Residents should bring their own water receptacles to utilize the water truck. At this time, the water truck and portable restrooms should remain available daily 24/7. Water bottles will be available between 10am and 4pm, Monday through Sunday, until water service is restored to Clallam Bay.


Clallam Bay Branch Library – Emergency Response

Water access has been restored to residents of Clallam Bay. All water samples have come back satisfactory. The Clallam Bay Boil Water Advisory is being lifted, effective immediately. Water is now drinkable and can be used for all other purposes. Due to the storms that may occur between November 24 and November 30, supplies and additional bottled water are on standby at the Clallam Bay Library if needed.


Discovery Tool Request for Proposals

The North Olympic Library System requests proposals for a discovery tool. The proposed software, Discovery Tool, will better help customers explore the wide variety of resources and services offered by NOLS. This Request for Proposal is directed to companies that offer a software-based solution which will meet NOLS’ needs.

The full Request For Proposals (RFP) can be found here.


Sequim Branch Library Request for Proposals

The North Olympic Library System requests proposals for architectural, engineering, and related services for the design and construction of an expanded and renovated Sequim Branch Library. The services required may include, but are not limited to, architectural; structural; mechanical; electrical; interior design and project management.

The full Request For Proposals (RFP) can be found here.

More information about the Sequim Library Capital Project can be found here.


Email Scam Warning

The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) has been made aware of several instances of local residents receiving emails incorrectly stating a person owes money to the Library. These emails are SPAM and no one should click on the links provided within them, or reply to the sender. These emails were phishing attacks and not associated with NOLS in any way.


Clallam Transit bus passes available at the Clallam Bay Branch

Clallam Transit monthly bus passes are available for purchase at the Clallam Bay Branch Library. This partnership between the North Olympic Library System and Clallam Transit promotes access to services and bus routes in Clallam Bay and the northwest region of Clallam County. For available passes and fairs learn more here.


NOLS Opens for In-Library Browsing

Following updated guidance from the Healthy Washington – Roadmap to Recovery plan, NOLS can offer limited in-library service up to 25% capacity in Phase 1 and 2, and 50% capacity in Phase 3. On March 1, NOLS began offering limited in-library service. Curbside Service remains the primary mode of service. NOLS will continue to prioritize patron and staff safety during the pandemic, following public health guidelines closely.


Bookmobile Call for Bids

Bid submissions are open for the sale of a new library bookmobile vehicle to the North Olympic Library System. Sealed bids will be received by the Library Director of the North Olympic Library System until 4:00PM (PST), Thursday, February 11, 2021. Bids will be opened and read at that time in the administration conference room, Port Angeles Main Library, 2210 S. Peabody Street, Port Angeles, Washington 98362.


Laptops Available for Checkout

NOLS now has laptop computers available for checkout. 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. Signing up for a library card is free and can be completed during Curbside Service hours.


NOLS Grab Bag

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.

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