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NOLS Help Available by Phone

The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is now offering customer service by phone from 1–5pm, Monday through Saturday. Call any of the four NOLS libraries, and select option 2 for Customer Service. Library staff will be available to answer questions about how to get a library card, how to access online resources such as free downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks, and questions regarding library accounts. The Port Angeles Main Library phone number is 360.417.8500x2. You may press 2 at any time during the greeting to be transferred to library staff during the open phone hours.


Big Library Read Selection: Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic

North Olympic Library System (NOLS) patrons can join thousands of readers around the world in laughter and learning during Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club. From March 23–April 13, booklovers can enjoy stand-up comic Michael McCreary’s hilarious yet insightful memoir, Funny, You Don't Look Autistic, from their public library as an eBook or eAudiobook with no waitlists or holds. NOLS readers can join by visiting or downloading the Libby app, then discuss online at


Book Camp!

Monday, April 6 - Friday, April 10, 12:30pm-3pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Book Camp is a mini-camp for kids in grades 4-6 during Spring Break. Each day features a book and activities. Kids who participate get to take home a copy of the featured book of the day! A light lunch provided by the Port Angeles Food Bank is available preceding the sessions.


Gansango Music & Dance at the Port Angeles Main Library

Gansango Music and Dance will visit the Port Angeles Main Library of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS), on Thursday, February 13 to give a dance performance at 4pm, followed by a drumming workshop at 6:30pm. Watch the stunning talents of a multicultural group of dancers and musicians come alive in traditional and contemporary dance from West Africa.


Valentine’s Crafts at the Sequim Branch Library

On Thursday, February 13, the Sequim Branch Library of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) will host Valentine’s Crafts for All Ages. Spread the love with Valentine’s Day-themed letters, cards, crafts, and snacks. Drop by anytime between 4pm and 6pm to create something for those you love and for community members who might appreciate a handcrafted sentiment.


Toddler and Baby Prom & Dance Parties

Get ready to move and groove at the North Olympic Library System’s (NOLS) Toddler and Baby Prom & Dance Party! DJ Librarians will spin a special program designed to get toddlers, babies and parents moving. Toddlers and babies ages 0-5 years are invited to wear their favorite dance party finery, costumes, or whatever makes them happy.


Valentine Card-Making Extravaganza at the Clallam Bay Branch Library

This Valentine’s Day, the Clallam Bay Branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) invites you to delight the special people in your life with a heartfelt and handcrafted card. The Clallam Bay Branch Library’s Annual Valentine Card-Making Extravaganza will take place during open hours beginning Monday, February 10, and continue through Friday, February 14.


North Olympic Library System Director Announces Retirement

The Board of the North Olympic Library System has announced that Library Director Margaret Jakubcin plans to retire in the summer of 2020. “My thirteen-year journey with NOLS has been a remarkable adventure, full of many personal and professional satisfactions, as well as some painful defeats,” said Jakubcin. “I am proud to have been a part of this organization’s growth and transformation, and honored to have served alongside NOLS’ hardworking, creative, and caring staff.”

NOLS will be conducting a nationwide recruitment to select the next Library Director.