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Port Angeles Main Library Events

Join the Great ShakeOut!

Thursday, October 18 at 10:18am

Learn the basic maneuvers of earthquake preparedness during the 2018 Great ShakeOut! This 90-second indoor drill will begin at 10:18am on Thursday, October 18, and take place at all NOLS library locations.

Categories: All Ages|

Candidates Forum

Thursday, October 18 at 6pm
Port Angeles Main Library

The League of Women Voters of Clallam County will sponsor a candidates forum featuring a panel of candidates for Judge (Dave Neupert, Suzanne Hayden, John Black, and Erik Rohrer) and a panel of candidates for State Representative positions (Mike Chapman, Jodi Wilke, Steve Tharinger and Jim McEntire).

Categories: Adults|

Advance Care Planning: Making Future Health Care Choices

Saturday, October 20 at 11am
Port Angeles Main Library

What type of health care would you want if you were unable to tell your health care providers yourself? Planning ahead is an important step in making sure your wishes are honored. Trained representatives from Olympic Medical Center will discuss future and end-of-life health care choices and provide information about advance care planning documents.

Categories: Adults|

Art Blast! with Kalan Wolfe

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

Musician Kalan Wolfe will bring his uplifting and hopeful music into the heart of the library to celebrate the opening of a new Art in the Library exhibit featuring the work of local quilt artists.

Categories: Adults, All Ages|

Introduction to Quilling

Saturday, October 27 at 10am and 1pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Local quilling expert, Carie Metcalf, will lead a fun, free quilling workshop for adults. Learn about basic quilling techniques, complete a fall-themed project, and leave with a few starter supplies including a quilling tool! Registration is required.

Categories: Adults|

Build It!

Saturday, November 3 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|

PAWS to Read

Thursday, November 8 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|

Coming Home: How the Humanities Help Soldiers Find Meaning After War

Thursday, November 8 at 6pm
Port Angeles Main Library

Jeb Wyman, a presenter with the Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau and author of What They Signed Up For: True Stories by Ordinary Soldiers, will discuss stories of the men and women who served during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, incorporating experiences and insights from famous writers and philosophers about war and its aftermath.

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|

Coming Home: How the Humanities Help Soldiers Find Meaning After War

Saturday, November 10 at 1pm
Forks Branch Library

Jeb Wyman, a presenter with the Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau and author of What They Signed Up For: True Stories by Ordinary Soldiers, will discuss stories of the men and women who served during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, incorporating experiences and insights from famous writers and philosophers about war and its aftermath.

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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