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.
Explore with the little ones in your life! Backyard Scientist Kits, provided by the Burke Museum, contain appropriate tools for toddlers and preschoolers to begin exploring their surroundings, and helpful hints for adults on how to talk to children about nature.
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.
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.
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.