BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 @ 9:00am
Library Community Room
2019 Coast Salish Speaker Series
Saturday, June 22, 2018 @ 6:00pm
in the Ann Graves Reading Area
The Library will host the third event in the 2019 Coast Salish Speaker Series. Join X’welwelat’se (William John) as he introduces us to the “Coast Salish Concepts of Time + Space.” X’welwelat’se is a Lummi Elder, storyteller, and retired educator from Ferndale High School and Northwest Indian College, where he taught Lummi language classes. The Coast Salish Speaker Series was underwritten by a grant from San Juan County and supported by San Juan Islands National Monument, Lopez Island Library, San Juan Island Library, and Friends of the Orcas Island Library. The fourth event in the Series will be in August.
- Library Grand Re-Opening Celebration - Short Version [8:38]
- Library Grand Re-Opening Celebration - Long Version [43:48]
- Jens Kruse: "What can we learn from the Weimar Republic in Germany?"
2019 Summer Reading Program
Begins June 23rd
It’s nearly time to blast off for the Library’s 2019 Summer Reading program. Official blast off date is June 23rd with registration open on June 19th. This year’s theme is “A Universe of Stories” to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11’s landing on the moon. We’ll be bringing in an inflatable planetarium on July 20th, hosting a skype tour of NASA’s Space Vehicle Mockup Facility, as well as many other out-of-this-world events to keep kids reading and learning throughout the summer. Please join us as it’s sure to be a fun ride!
Tech Made Simple
Tech Made Simple — classes for the ‘non-tech savvy’ presented monthly on the second Tuesday at 10:00am. Offered for free to the community, everyone is welcome. Presented by RockTech Trainers, these interactive classes are fun and informative. You do not need to sign up for these seminars: just come in!
Washington Rural Heritage
Washington Rural Heritage is a collection of historic materials documenting the early culture, industry, and community life of Washington State. The collection is an ongoing project of small, rural libraries and partnering cultural institutions, guided by an initiative of the Washington State Library.
Visit the Orcas Island Heritage page here.