Kid Programs

NOLS offers extensive programming for kids and their families. Start exploring the reading challenges, concerts, art and science workshops, movies and more!


Teen Programs

From coding classes to lock-ins and volunteer opportunities, the Library offers a wide variety of programs for teens throughout the year.



NOLS offers weekly storytimes September through May. Other special storytimes are offered throughout the year at each branch. Library storytimes create critically important early literacy opportunities for young children and their parents or caregivers.


Storytime Activity Sheets

Storytime to go! Preview a list of activity sheets that can be printed and taken home for learning. They include information on art, cats, construction, dinosaurs, families, friends, and much more.


Storytimes to Go

Storytime kits have everything you need to do a circle time or storytime. Books, activities, rhymes, and songs are included in each themed kit created specifically for preschools and primary grades. Check them out today for group or one on one reading.


Love. Talk. Play

Information throughout this site comes from many experts and organizations that work closely with children from birth to 3 years old. We are all working together to support you and your family.


1000 Books Before Kindergarten

The 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program is a nationwide challenge that encourages parents and caregivers to regularly read aloud to their children. Read 1,000 books with the children in your life before they begin kindergarten and instill key language and vocabulary skills.



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.


Digital Books and Media

NOLS provides access to a variety of third-party services to meet the needs of the community. Here is a collection E-books, streaming movies, and music resources for kids and teens.


Research Tools

NOLS provides access to a variety of third-party services to meet the needs of the community. Use this page to find helpful research tools for kids and teens.


Writing Resources

NOLS provides access to a variety of services to meet the needs of the community. Here is a collection of helpful writing resources for kids and teens.


Teacher Kits

Teacher Kits are intended for use in classrooms. Each kit includes an assortment of books on a topic as well as a list of resources and ideas to use in curriculum planning.


Educator Cards

The Educator Card provides support for educators so that they may borrow library materials for use in classrooms and educational settings. They allow for an extended check out period of 42 days for materials (except DVDs and Interlibrary Loans), and do not incur overdue fines.