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!

CreativiTea: Garden Crafts

Wednesday, March 20 at 6pm
Sequim Branch Library

Ease into spring with CreativiTea! Sip tea, enjoy friendly conversation, and create zero waste crafts from an assortment of repurposed materials. In partnership with Clallam County Waste Reduction and WSU Extension.

Categories: Adults|

Master Composter/Recycler Class

Saturday, March 23 at 11am
Forks Branch Library

Rethink + Prevent + Inspire! Learn about critical waste prevention activities with local solutions working with local haulers, governments and organizations to create best practices and educate community members. Registration required.

Categories: Adults|

Read & Eat Gathering

Monday, March 25 at 6:30pm
Clallam Bay Branch Library

Do you love browsing cookbooks? Would you like a reason to learn to cook or try something new? Then join the Read & Eat Gathering! Each month choose a cookbook based on the theme and make something yummy to share. Come hungry!

Categories: Adults|

Teen Lounge

Tuesday, March 26 at 3pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Want a place to hang out and have some fun? Come to the Teen Lounge on Tuesdays! Explore tech tools like virtual reality and coding games, make zines and other crafts, and maybe even have some literary laughs!

Categories: Teens|

Novel Conversations Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, March 27 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, March 27 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|

Permaculture in the Northwest with David Boehnlein

Friday, March 29 at 6pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Thinking about planting a garden? Enjoy an informative talk by Dave Boehnlein, co-author of Practical Permaculture for Home Landscapes, Your Community, and the Whole Earth. Boehnlein will discuss permaculture plant all-stars in the Northwest, and homestead resiliency (planning for climate change and other uncertainties).

Categories: Adults|

Permaculture in the Northwest with David Boehnlein

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

Thinking about planting a garden? Enjoy an informative talk by Dave Boehnlein, co-author of Practical Permaculture for Home Landscapes, Your Community, and the Whole Earth. Boehnlein will discuss permaculture plant all-stars in the Northwest, and homestead resiliency (planning for climate change and other uncertainties).

Categories: Adults|

Take a Spring Break at the Library

Monday, April 1 at 2pm
Sequim Branch Library

Looking for some fun activities for the kids during spring break? The library will host three programs throughout the week for school-age children and their siblings to play, learn, and connect.

Categories: Kids|

PAWS to Read

Thursday, April 4 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: All Ages|

Second Saturday Science

Saturday, April 13 at 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 due to space limitations.

Categories: Kids|

Junior Science Explorers

Saturday, April 13 at 12:30pm
Sequim Branch Library

Junior Science Explorers, a program designed for children ages 4-6 and their caregivers, will nurture your child's natural sense of adventure and curiosity, encourage your child to be a persistent problem solver, and introduce your child to basic elements of scientific reasoning with preschool and primary science activities. Registration is required.

Categories: Kids|

2nd Saturday Book Discussion Group

Saturday, April 13 at 3pm
Sequim Branch Library

The 2nd 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.

Categories: All Ages, Book Groups|

Yes, You Can!

Thursday, April 18 at 6pm
Sequim Branch Library

Lin Bruce took her first cross-country bike tour in honor of her 60th birthday. Hear stories of her transcontinental bike tours and find inspiration for extraordinary adventures.

Categories: Adults|

PAWS to Read

Friday, April 19 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: All Ages|

Kids Create Art

Saturday, April 20 at 10:30am
Sequim Branch Library

Participants will create a mixed media umbrella project using a variety of paper types and coloring tools. Umbrella history and design will be discussed. Registration is required.

Categories: Kids|

Día de los Niños/Children’s Day

Saturday, April 27 at 2pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Celebrate with DJ Raúl Cisneros! Enjoy stories, Mexican snacks, and piñata making. Every child that attends will receive a free book.
Vengan a una celebración bilingüe con DJ Raúl Cisneros. Vamos a compartir cuentos y antojitos mexicanos, y hacer piñatas, Cada niño recibirá un libro gratuito.

Categories: Kids|

Caspar Babypants

Thursday, May 2 at 10:30am
Sequim Boys and Girls Club (400 W Fir St.)

Caspar Babypants returns to the Olympic Peninsula for a library concert tour. Don’t miss the fun show!

Categories: Kids|

Caspar Babypants

Thursday, May 2 at 6:30pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Caspar Babypants returns to the Olympic Peninsula for a library concert tour. Don’t miss the fun show!

Categories: Kids|

Art in the Library – Sequim

The current Sequim Art in the Library exhibit features the art of Jeannine Chappell, and will be on display through June 3. Chappell’s art combines images created on paper using watercolors, pencils and pastels, and then edited in Photoshop.

Categories: All Ages|

Master Composter/Recycler Class

Saturday, June 8 at 10am
Port Angeles Main Library

Rethink + Prevent + Inspire! Learn about critical waste prevention activities with local solutions working with local haulers, governments and organizations to create best practices and educate community members. Registration required.

Categories: Adults|

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|
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