News Releases

News Releases 2018-01-03T13:34:35+00:00

Check here for announcements about upcoming programs and events, news about changes at the Library, new services and programs and an archive of NOLS news.

16Feb, 2018

NOLS now offering free access to Lynda.com

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.

14Feb, 2018

Documentary Nights! at the Sequim Branch Library features “Vegas Baby”

Join your friends and neighbors for eye-opening journeys and inspired stories from some of today’s most innovative and gifted filmmakers at the Documentary Nights! film series. As part of the Documentary Nights! film series, a free screening of a Morgan Spurlock production, “Vegas Baby,” will be shown at 6pm on Tuesday, February 27, at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS).

13Feb, 2018

NOLS to offer Study Sessions featuring Lynda.com and Microsoft Imagine Academy

The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is offering free, weekly, drop in study sessions using the Library’s Mobile Computer Lab. Sessions will be held Tuesdays, from 5pm to 7pm, February 20 through March 13 at the Port Angeles Main Library. Participants can take an online class, practice for a certification exam, or learn a new job skill using NOLS’ online resources Lynda.com and the Microsoft Imagine Academy.

07Feb, 2018

Teen Lock-In at Forks and Port Angeles Libraries

The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) will host a Teen Lock-In on Friday, February 23 at the Forks Branch Library from 6pm-8pm, and Wednesday, February 28, from 5pm-7pm at the Port Angeles Main Library. The nights’ activities will include Jackbox Party video games, snacks, crafts, and more!

26Jan, 2018

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 Library’s 11th Annual Valentine Card-Making Extravaganza will take place during open hours beginning Thursday, February 8, and continue until Wednesday, February 14.

24Jan, 2018

The Harmonica Pocket visits NOLS

Dance and sing with the zany, energetic, and interactive duo The Harmonica Pocket as they return to the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) for three performances! The pair will appear first on Thursday, February 8 playing at the Sequim Branch Library at 10:30am, and the Port Angeles Main Library at 6:30pm. They will put on a third show at the Forks Branch Library at 10:30am on Friday, February 9.

22Jan, 2018

Investigators Club at the Forks Branch Library

Join the Investigators Club at the Forks Branch Library! This weekly after-school club geared towards students in grades 2-6 will meet on Wednesdays at 2:30pm. The Investigators Club is an after-school STEM program where participates will explore a different topic each week in science and technology.

22Jan, 2018

First Friday Art Walk at the Sequim Branch Library

Experienced Jazz Saxophonist Craig Buhler will share live tunes at 6:30pm on Friday, February 2 during the First Friday Art Walk at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS). An artist reception celebrating the opening of the new Art in the Library exhibit will take place at 6pm, immediately preceding the performance.

17Jan, 2018

Creative Construction for Kids at the Sequim Branch Library

The Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) joins with Imagine Children’s Museum of Everett in welcoming budding architects, engineers, and builders ages 5-6 to learn about various shapes by designing, building, and testing their strengths in a series of challenges.

16Jan, 2018

Squirrel Butter to play Art Blast at Port Angeles Main Library

The Port Angeles Main Library will celebrate a new Art in the Library exhibit on Friday, January 26, with their quarterly Art Blast! event. Seattle-based duo Squirrel Butter will begin performing at 7pm, bringing their mix of old-time early bluegrass and country into the heart of the library.

11Jan, 2018

BLOCK Fest™ at West End Libraries

The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) is working with the Parenting Matters Foundation and the First Teacher Program to bring BLOCK Fest™ to NOLS’ West End Libraries. Start the building fun at the Clallam Bay Branch Library on Thursday, January 25 at 1pm.

02Jan, 2018

Kids Create Art at the Sequim Branch Library

The popular Kids Create Art series at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) continues January 20. These introductory art workshops take place from 10:30am to 12pm on the third Saturday of the month from January 20 through April 21.

27Dec, 2017

Tech-Know-Logy Open House

NOLS offers thousands of titles for you to use at home or on your mobile devices—music, movies, audiobooks, and eBooks, all of which are accessible 24/7, whether the library is open or not.

22Dec, 2017

Family Flicks –Saturday Matinees at the Sequim Branch Library

The Family Flicks movie series begins 2018 with another season of great family entertainment at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS). Offered at 2pm on the first Saturday of every month through April, Family Flicks provides fun family entertainment, popcorn, and movie trivia at an affordable price—free!

30Nov, 2017

Second Saturday Science at the Sequim Branch Library

Second Saturday Science at the Sequim Branch of the North Olympic Library System (NOLS) will be offered every second Saturday of the month from December through April. Each program offers children ages 7-12 fun, hands-on opportunities to explore concepts related to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

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