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!

Read & Eat Gathering

Monday, November 19 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|

Novel Conversations Book Discussion Group

Wednesday,November 28 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, November 28 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|

Build It!

Saturday, December 1 at 10am
Port Angeles Main Library

Looking for a fun indoor activity for the kids? Bring them to the library to create and play at monthly Build It! programs. Kids will be encouraged to let their imaginations run free while they construct their own creations using LEGO® bricks.

Categories: Kids|

Ants Ants Ants Concert

Thursday, December 6 at 10:30am
Sequim Boys and Girls Club, 400 West Fir Street in Sequim

Put on your dancing shoes! Bring your friends! Let the good times roll! Ants Ants Ants is musically entertaining for all ages.

Categories: Kids|

PAWS to Read

Thursday, December 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: All Ages|

Ants Ants Ants Concert

Thursday, December 6 at 6:30pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Put on your dancing shoes! Bring your friends! Let the good times roll! Ants Ants Ants is musically entertaining for all ages.

Categories: Kids|

Ants Ants Ants Concert

Friday, December 7 at 10:30am
Forks Branch Library

Put on your dancing shoes! Bring your friends! Let the good times roll! Ants Ants Ants is musically entertaining for all ages.

Categories: Kids|

Second Saturday Science

Saturday, December 8 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|

CreativiTea Holiday Crafts

Saturday, December 8 at 1pm
Forks Branch Library

Enjoy a zero-waste afternoon of making holiday-themed paper crafts, gift-wrapping and sipping tea. This all-ages workshop is offered in partnership with the Clallam County Waste Prevention Program.

Categories: All Ages|

Fiesta Familiar – Cuentos y Canciones

Saturday, December 8 at 1pm
Alder Grove Mobile 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, December 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.

Categories: Book Groups|

2nd Tuesday Book Discussion Group

Tuesday, December 11 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|

Kids Create Art

Saturday, December 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 every third Saturday of the month. Registration is required.

Categories: Kids|

CreativiTea Holiday Crafts

Saturday, December 15 at 1pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Enjoy a zero-waste afternoon of making holiday-themed paper crafts, gift-wrapping and sipping tea. This all-ages workshop is offered in partnership with the Clallam County Waste Prevention Program.

Categories: All Ages|

Read & Eat Gathering

Saturday, December 15 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|

PAWS to Read

Friday, December 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: All Ages|

CreativiTea Holiday Crafts

Saturday, December 22 at 1pm
Sequim Branch Library

Enjoy a zero-waste afternoon of making holiday-themed paper crafts, gift-wrapping and sipping tea. This all-ages workshop is offered in partnership with the Clallam County Waste Prevention Program.

Categories: All Ages|

Art in the Library

The current Port Angeles Art in the Library exhibit theme is “Fall Into Winter Warmth”, featuring work by local quilters and hand-turned wood bowls by John Hacko. The display will be up through January 22.

Categories: Adults|

Art in the Library

The fabric art of Rae Powell-Walz will be displayed through January 29 at the Sequim Branch Library. Inspired by the sights and sounds of the natural world, Rae Powell-Walz draws upon a background in both quilting and painting to create her fabric art. Her works celebrate color, freedom, and all of the senses.

Categories: Adults|

Book Wars 2019

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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