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!

Novel Conversations Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, September 26 at 4pm
Sequim Branch Library

Novel Conversations is a monthly book discussion group fostering dialogue around works of fiction and non-fiction, 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: Book Groups|

PALS Book Discussion Group

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

The Port Angeles Literary Society (PALS) 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: Book Groups|

Make Your Own Sourdough Starter

Friday, September 28 at 1pm
Clallam Bay Branch Library

Victoria Miller, author of From No-knead to Sourdough: A Simpler Approach to Handmade Bread will provide instruction on making, maintaining, and baking with sourdough in your own kitchen. Register now and go home with your very own jar of sourdough starter.

Categories: Adults|

Make Your Own Sourdough Starter

Friday, September 28 at 4pm
Forks Branch Library

Victoria Miller, author of From No-knead to Sourdough: A Simpler Approach to Handmade Bread will provide instruction on making, maintaining, and baking with sourdough in your own kitchen. Register now and go home with your very own jar of sourdough starter.

Categories: Adults|

Artist Trading Card Swap

Tuesday, October 2 at 5:30pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Create a small piece of art to be traded with other book lovers! Artist Trading Cards are small, original works of art that are made to be traded with other artists/crafters. The theme is Reading/Library/Literary Love. Supplies will be provided.

Categories: Teens, Adults|

Artist Trading Card Swap

Wednesday, October 3 at 5:30pm
Sequim Branch Library

Create a small piece of art to be traded with other book lovers! Artist Trading Cards are small, original works of art that are made to be traded with other artists/crafters. The theme is Reading/Library/Literary Love. Supplies will be provided.

Categories: Teens, Adults|

PAWS to Read

Thursday, October 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|

Art in the Library Opening Reception

Friday, October 5 at 6pm
Sequim Branch Library

Enjoy meditative flute music in the heart of the Sequim Branch Library during the First Friday Art Walk, with Seattle-based musician Gary Stroutsos. A reception celebrating the new Art in the Library exhibit featuring the work of Rae Powell-Walz will precede.

Categories: Adults|

2nd Tuesday Book Discussion Group

Tuesday, October 9 at 11am
Port Angeles Main Library

The Second Tuesday Book Discussion Group reads both fiction and nonfiction titles, and meets at 11am on the second Tuesday 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: Book Groups|

Fiesta Familiar – Cuentos y Canciones

Saturday, October 13 at 1pm
Alder Grove Mobil Home Park, 1750 Calawah Way, Forks

Vengan a una fiesta familiar. Habrá cuentos, canciones, actividades y botanas para toda la familia. Enjoy a family storytime in Spanish! There will be stories, songs, activities, and snacks for the whole family!

Categories: All Ages|

2nd Saturday Book Discussion Group

Saturday, October 13 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.

Categories: Book Groups|

Read & Eat Gathering

Monday, October 15 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|

PAWS to Read

Friday, October 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|

Read & Eat Gathering

Saturday, October 20 at 1pm
Forks 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|

Read It or Weep! : Team Book Trivia for Adults

Friday, November 9 at 7pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Register your team by November 2 for this trivia-style competition. Teams of 4-6 readers will compete to answer trivia questions from 8 competition books. Prizes will be awarded for First Place, First Runner Up, and Team Spirit.

Categories: Adults|

Book Wars 2018

Friday, February 8 at 6:30pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Clallam County seventh and eighth-grade students are invited to compete in Book Wars, a collaborative trivia-based program that encourages reading for fun.

Categories: Kids, Teens|

Battle of the Books

September - March

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|
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