NOLS Events

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The North Olympic Library System is the place for special events and activities for all ages and interests. The Library sponsors storytimes and reading readiness programs for children, film showings, author visits, and community information programs, library orientations and tours and much more. Library meeting rooms are used regularly by local groups such as clubs and non-profits for presentations, lectures and other programs. Connect with your community at the Library!

Build It!

Saturday, January 25, 10am - 12pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Stop by to create and play! Kids will be encouraged to let their imaginations run free while they construct their own creations using LEGO® bricks.

Categories: Kids|

Bilingual Storytime

Tuesday, January 28 at 10:30am
Port Angeles Main Library

Listen to stories, play games, and sing songs in both English and Spanish. Families with children of all ages are welcome!

Categories: Kids|

Teen Lounge

Tuesday, January 28, 3:30pm - 5pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Want a place to hang out and have some fun? Come to the Teen Lounge on Tuesdays! Drop by, have a snack, play games, do some art projects, learn some tech skills, and talk with friends. For teens and tweens ages 11-19.

Categories: Teens|

Olympic National Park Perspectives Speaker Series

Tuesday, January 28 at 7pm
Port Angeles Main Library

A park guide for over 20 years in Gunung Mulu National Park, Borneo, Syria recently volunteered at the Hoh Rain Forest. Join her for enticing stories and visuals about the contrasts between these tropical and temperate environments.

Categories: Teens, Adults|

Bilingual Storytime

Wednesday, January 29 at 10:30 am
Sequim Branch Library

Listen to stories, play games, and sing songs in both English and Spanish. Families with children of all ages are welcome!

Categories: Kids|

Build It!

Saturday, February 1, 2pm - 4pm
Sequim Branch Library

Stop by to create and play! Kids will be encouraged to let their imaginations run free while they construct their own creations using LEGO® bricks.

Categories: Kids|

PAWS to Read

Thursday, February 6 at 3:30pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Dogs make great listeners for readers of all ages! Share a story with a furry, four-legged friend from Therapy Dogs International.

Categories: Kids, All Ages|

Second Saturday Science: “Visual–eyes”

Saturday, February 8, 10:30am
Sequim Branch Library

The Second Saturday Science series—for ages 7 to 12—creates fun, hands-on opportunities for children to explore concepts related to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Registration is required.

Categories: Kids|

2nd Saturday Book Discussion Group

Saturday, February 8 at 3pm
Sequim Branch Library

The Second Saturday Book Discussion Group brings great, fiction and nonfiction, classic and contemporary books to life, exploring those shared lives together in a round table setting. Discussions take place the second Saturday of every month at 3pm. Participation is free, and no registration is required. Drop-ins are always welcome.

Categories: All Ages, Book Groups|

Olympic National Park Perspectives Speaker Series

Tuesday, February 11 at 7pm
Port Angeles Main Library

In this presentation, WDFW Wolf Coordinator Julia Smith will provide the history and background about wolves in Washington, discuss wolf biology and natural history, give information about WDFW’s conservation and management of wolves, delve into resources for coexisting with wolves, and hold a Q&A session.

Categories: Teens, Adults|

Guided Meditation & Relaxation Virtual Reality

Thursday, February 13, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Sequim Branch Library

Adults and teens can experience guided meditation and relaxation with an interactive 360° video using Oculus Rift and Go headsets. Signed waivers are required and participants must be 13 and older. Registration required.

Categories: Adults, Teens|

Toddler and Baby Prom & Dance Party

Friday, February 14 at 10:30am
Forks Branch Library

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a dance party for toddlers and babies! DJ Librarians will spin in a special program designed to get toddlers, babies and parents moving.

Categories: Kids|

Toddler and Baby Prom & Dance Party

Friday, February 14 at 10:30am
Port Angeles Main Library

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a dance party for toddlers and babies! DJ Librarians will spin in a special program designed to get toddlers, babies and parents moving.

Categories: Kids|

Kids Create Art

Saturday, February 15 at 10:30am
Sequim Branch Library

Kids Create Art provides fun, hands-on opportunities for children to explore various artistic media. All classes will take place from 10:30am to 11:30am on the third Saturday of the month. Registration is required.

Categories: Kids|

Toothy Storytime

Tuesday, February 18 at 10:30am
Port Angeles Main Library

Dr. Turella of Jamestown Family Dental Clinic will present special storytimes with tips on how to care for healthy teeth and gums. Songs, rhymes, and games for the whole family.

Categories: Kids|

Toothy Storytime

Wednesday, February 19 at 10:30am
Sequim Branch Library

Dr. Turella of Jamestown Family Dental Clinic will present special storytimes with tips on how to care for healthy teeth and gums. Songs, rhymes, and games for the whole family.

Categories: Kids|

Teen Tech Lounge

Thursday, February 20, 3pm - 4:30pm
Sequim Branch Library

This monthly space for teens 13 and older includes access to NOLS’ laptop lab, Jackbox Games, Oculus virtual reality, crafts, snacks, and more.

Categories: Teens|

PAWS to Read

Friday, February 21 at 11am
Forks Branch Library

Dogs make great listeners for readers of all ages! Share a story with a furry, four-legged friend from Therapy Dogs International.

Categories: Kids, All Ages|

Novel Conversations Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, February 26 at 4pm
Sequim Branch Library

Novel Conversations is a monthly book discussion group fostering dialogue around works of fiction and nonfiction, exploring world literature in a round-table setting. The Novel Conversations Book Discussion Group meets at 4pm on the fourth Wednesday of each month in the Sequim Branch Library meeting room.

Categories: All Ages, Book Groups|

Wednesday Evening Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, February 26 at 6:30pm
Port Angeles Main Library

The Wednesday Evening Book Group reads both fiction and nonfiction titles. The group meets at 6:30pm on the fourth Wednesday of every month in the Coffey Room at the Port Angeles Main Library. Attend as often as you wish. Drop-ins are always welcome.

Categories: All Ages, Book Groups|

Yoga Storytime

Friday, March 13 at 10:30am
Forks Branch Library

Bend, stretch, and sing at Yoga Storytime! This interactive storytime will feature stories, songs, yoga poses, and breathing exercises for children and their caregivers. No yoga experience is necessary.

Categories: Kids|

Kids Create Art

Saturday, March 21 at 10:30am
Sequim Branch Library

Kids Create Art provides fun, hands-on opportunities for children to explore various artistic media. All classes will take place from 10:30am to 11:30am on the third Saturday of the month. Registration is required.

Categories: Kids|

Yoga Storytime

Tuesday, April 7 at 10:30am
Port Angeles Main Library

Bend, stretch, and sing at Yoga Storytime! This interactive storytime will feature stories, songs, yoga poses, and breathing exercises for children and their caregivers. No yoga experience is necessary.

Categories: Kids|

Olympic National Park Perspectives Speaker Series

Tuesday, April 14 at 7pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Patrick Loafman will share some adventures of his 3-year quest to photograph every plant found in Washington’s Coast Range. Learn about the challenges of creating a simple key to allow plant enthusiasts to more easily identify plants.

Categories: Teens, Adults|

Kids Create Art

Saturday, April 18, at 10:30am
Sequim Branch Library

Kids Create Art provides fun, hands-on opportunities for children to explore various artistic media. All classes will take place from 10:30am to 11:30am on the third Saturday of the month. Registration is required.

Categories: Kids|

Yoga Storytime

Wednesday, April 22 at 10:30am
Sequim Branch Library

Bend, stretch, and sing at Yoga Storytime! This interactive storytime will feature stories, songs, yoga poses, and breathing exercises for children and their caregivers. No yoga experience is necessary.

Categories: Kids|

Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books is a year-long collaborative project between NOLS and schools from around Clallam County, including homeschooled students. From October through February, Library staff will hold book discussions at fourth-grade classrooms, as well as facilitate a homeschooled group.

Categories: Kids|

Storytimes

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.

Categories: Kids|