Sequim Branch Library is a bustling “little library on the prairie” what with regular programs like Kids Create Art, Second Saturday Science, Storytimes, Paws to Read, Family Flicks and much more. But some of that excitement carries beyond library walls and into local schools and day care centers with the help of energetic youth services staff.
The Sequim Branch is proud to house tens of thousands of books, on practically any subject that tickles your fancy. There is also an amazing variety of other forms of media, with over 11,000 DVDs and 8000 CDs. New titles are being added to the collection daily, but they are only one aspect of what your friendly local library has to offer. The NOLS Gear button on the library catalog page will guide you to the collection of unique and fun items selected specifically to enhance life on the Peninsula. All of the items that are mentioned in this article are available free of charge, and can be placed on hold with your library card through the online catalog at nols.org so they’re ready for you to pick them up and get going. Don’t have a library card? Don’t fret! They are completely free. Bring in some picture ID and a proof of address and you can be signed up for one in less than ten minutes.
Create your own quilled art at an Introduction to Quilling workshop at the Port Angeles Main Library of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS)! Quilling is an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs.
TeenBookCloud is a streaming service with a digital collection focused on middle school and high school readers. It offers people of all reading levels access to a robust collection of eBooks, enhanced eBooks, audiobooks, graphic novels, National Geographic videos, and hundreds of quizzes and other teacher resources.
NOLS is pleased to announce it recently added Lynda.com to its list of free online resources, providing library cardholders with free access to thousands of online learning opportunities that would normally cost $20-$30 per month to access. Lynda.com is an online learning site that hosts a constantly growing library of more than 6,000 courses with more than 130,000 instructional videos.
Junior Science Explorers will be offered at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) on Saturday, October 13 at 12:30pm.
Second Saturday Science at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) will be offered every Second Saturday of the month October - December from 10:30-11:30am.
Gary Stroutsos will bring his meditative flute music to the Sequim Branch Library of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) during the First Friday Art Walk on Friday, October 5.
Library meeting rooms reflect the quintessentially democratic values of the American public library. The meeting room at the Sequim Library is an important - and busy - community hub! For non-profit events that are non-commercial in nature, and open to all, there is generally no charge to use the library meeting room. For other uses the rental fee is moderate.
The Novel Conversations Book Discussion Group meets at the Sequim Branch Library of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) every fourth Wednesday of the month at 4pm. On Wednesday, June 27, the group will meet to discuss Before the Fall by Noah Hawley.