NOLS Events

NOLS Events2019-06-03T13:16:48-07:00

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!

Discovering the Stories Within Us

Thursday, July 18 at 6:30pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Everyone has a story, or many stories! In this dynamic and inspiring session, Monique Gray Smith will share her personal story of recovery and how this journey led her to become a writer and storyteller. This program is part of the Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness traveling exhibit.

Categories: All Ages|

Storytime On The Road

Friday, July 19 at 10:30am
Parks Department at Civic Field

The library is hitting the road during the month of July for a one-of-a-kind storytime series. Listen, talk, sing, read, write, and play all around the town this summer!

Categories: Kids|

Virtual Reality: Apollo 11

Wednesday, July 19, 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm sessions
Port Angeles Main Library

Relive the Apollo 11 moon landing from pre-launch, to moon walk, to flight back! This virtual reality experience lasts about 45 minutes. Registration is required.

Categories: Teens, Adults|

Apollo 11 Film Screening

Saturday, July 20 at 1pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing with a screening of the new documentary film Apollo 11 directed by Todd Douglas Miller.

Categories: Teens, Adults|

The Lucky Band

Monday, July 22 at 10:30am
Forks Branch Library

Get ready to move! The Lucky Band performs music for the whole family to enjoy with smart, crafty lyrics and irresistibly fresh pop beats.

Categories: Kids|

The Lucky Band

Monday, July 22 at 3pm
Sequim Middle School

Get ready to move! The Lucky Band performs music for the whole family to enjoy with smart, crafty lyrics and irresistibly fresh pop beats.

Categories: Kids|

The Lucky Band

Monday, July 22 at 6:30pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Get ready to move! The Lucky Band performs music for the whole family to enjoy with smart, crafty lyrics and irresistibly fresh pop beats.

Categories: Kids|

Kindergarten Rocks

Wednesday, July 24 at 1pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Children entering kindergarten or the equivalent in the fall of 2019 are invited to a special kindergarten readiness program facilitated by First Step.

Categories: Kids|

Novel Conversations Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, July 24 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, July 24 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|

BLOCK Fest™

Thursday, July 25 at 10:30am
Sequim Middle School

Build, play, and learn! BLOCK Fest™ is an interactive event that uses block play stations to introduce children (8 months to 8 years) and their caregivers to the educational value of blocks.

Categories: Kids|

Storytime On The Road

Friday, July 26 at 10:30am
Port Angeles Fire Department

The library is hitting the road during the month of July for a one-of-a-kind storytime series. Listen, talk, sing, read, write, and play all around the town this summer!

Categories: Kids|

Art Blast! with COSMOS

Friday, July 26 at 6:30pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Seattle band COSMOS will bring their groovy, spacey, jazzy-chord heavy hip-hop sound into the heart of the library to celebrate a new Art in the Library exhibit.

Categories: Adults, All Ages|

Port Angeles Day of Play

Saturday, July 27 at 10am-4pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Bring the whole family to play with neighbors and friends and explore lawn games and LEGO® sets at the Library. Stop by the customer service desk for a special prize!

Categories: Kids|

Virtual Reality: Space Travelers

Monday, July 29, 1pm, 1:45pm, 2:30pm and 4pm sessions
Sequim Branch Library

Journey into space with virtual reality! Enjoy immersive Mars, International Space Station, or Star Chart experiences. Registration is required.

Categories: Adults, Teens|

Out of This World Ventriloquist Show

Monday, July 29 at 1pm
Clallam Bay Branch Library

Join magical ventriloquist Vikki Gasko Green and her zany cast of characters as she uses magic, ventriloquism, and lots of audience participation to reach for the stars and planets in a show you'll find out-of-this-world funny!

Categories: All Ages|

Out of This World Ventriloquist Show

Monday, July 29 at 6:30pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Join magical ventriloquist Vikki Gasko Green and her zany cast of characters as she uses magic, ventriloquism, and lots of audience participation to reach for the stars and planets in a show you'll find out-of-this-world funny!

Categories: All Ages|

Out of This World Ventriloquist Show

Tuesday, July 30 at 10:30am
Sequim Branch Library*

Join magical ventriloquist Vikki Gasko Green and her zany cast of characters as she uses magic, ventriloquism, and lots of audience participation to reach for the stars and planets in a show you'll find out-of-this-world funny!

Categories: All Ages|

Virtual Reality: Space Travelers

Wednesday, July 31, 11am, 11:45am, and 12:30pm sessions
Port Angeles Main Library

Journey into space with virtual reality! Enjoy immersive Mars, International Space Station, or Star Chart experiences. Registration is required.

Categories: Teens, Adults|

Princess Storytime

Thursday, August 1 at 10:30am
Sequim Branch Library*

Royal attire is encouraged for this special storytime presented by Sequim Irrigation Festival Royalty! Children can enjoy stories, songs, games, and one-on-one time with the princesses.

Categories: Kids|

Storytime On The Road

Friday, August 2 at 10:30am
Highland Court Memory Care

The library is hitting the road during the month of July for a one-of-a-kind storytime series. Listen, talk, sing, read, write, and play all around the town this summer!

Categories: Kids|

Board Games for Grown-Ups

Saturday, August 3 at 2pm
Sequim Branch Library

Journey into the world of board games with Ticket to Ride! Introduction to the game begins at 2pm. Both new and experienced adult players welcome.

Categories: Adults|

Explore Outer Space with the Hands On Children’s Museum

Tuesday, August 6 at 10:30am
Sequim Middle School

Build your own rumble rover to explore an alien planet, use your strength to make the vacuum of space before your eyes, design your own space capsule reentry parachute in a wind tunnel, and practice your rocket repair skills with circuit blocks and Operation Rocket Repair!

Categories: Kids|

Explore Outer Space with the Hands On Children’s Museum

Tuesday, August 6 at 4pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Build your own rumble rover to explore an alien planet, use your strength to make the vacuum of space before your eyes, design your own space capsule reentry parachute in a wind tunnel, and practice your rocket repair skills with circuit blocks and Operation Rocket Repair!

Categories: Kids|

Field Day at the Library

Thursday, August 8 at 10:30am
Sequim Branch Library*

Meet at the Sequim Library for fun in the field. Have a blast with three-legged races, giant Jenga, bean bag toss, bubbles, and other fun family activities!

Categories: All Ages|

Anime Your Way

Thursday, August 8 at 3pm
Forks Main Library

Carlos Nieto III will present a drawing class for tweens and teens that will have young artists drawing anime in no time!

Categories: Teens|

Anime Your Way

Friday, August 9 at 1pm
Sequim Branch Library

Carlos Nieto III will present a drawing class for tweens and teens that will have young artists drawing anime in no time!

Categories: Teens|

Anime Your Way

Friday, August 9 at 4pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Carlos Nieto III will present a drawing class for tweens and teens that will have young artists drawing anime in no time!

Categories: Teens|

Pajama Storytime

Saturday, August 10 at 10:30am
Port Angeles Main Library

Keep on those Saturday morning pajamas and head to the library for a special storytime hosted by teen volunteers. Pajama storytime features songs, crafts, games and - of course - stories!

Categories: Kids|

2nd Saturday Book Discussion Group

Saturday, August 10 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|

Books & Donuts

Monday, August 12 at 11am
Port Angeles Branch

Grab a donut and talk about books! Teens entering grades 7-12 are invited to share their favorite books and hear about a few new titles. Library staff will also share tools and tips on finding your next great read.

Categories: Teens|

Virtual Reality: Space Travelers

Monday, August 12, 1pm, 1:45pm, 2:30pm, 4:00pm and 4:45pm sessions
Sequim Branch Library

Journey into space with virtual reality! Enjoy immersive Mars, International Space Station, or Star Chart experiences. Registration is required.

Categories: Adults, Teens|

Summer Jazz at the Library

Friday, August 23 at 6pm – Jenny Davis Quartet
Sequim Branch Library

Grab your lawn chair and your picnic basket, and enjoy live jazz on the Sequim Library’s outdoor stage!

Categories: Adults|

Summer Jazz at the Library

Friday, August 30 at 6pm – Ted Brancato
Sequim Branch Library

Grab your lawn chair and your picnic basket, and enjoy live jazz on the Sequim Library’s outdoor stage!

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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