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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.

Learn a new language: Pronunciator

You can learn 80 languages in any of 50 languages with Pronunciator. That’s 4,000 possible course combinations! One of the great things about Pronunciator is that you can learn any language, in virtually any other language. Plus, Pronunciator has ESL for speakers of 50 non-English languages! Each language course has a minimum of 1,500 phrases to learn, and most have 10,000 phrases.

To access Pronounciator please enter your entire 14-digit library card barcode when prompted.

Access Pronounciator now.

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Birds of North America Online provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada.

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is a world leader in the study, appreciation, and conservation of birds. The lab's hallmarks are scientific excellence and technological innovation to advance the understanding of nature and to engage people of all ages in learning about birds and protecting the planet.

To enter this site, click on the link http://bnaproxy.birds.cornell.edu/login. Select "Library card holder" then enter your entire 14-digit library card number.

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The Orcas Island Library has a mobile app. Scan the QR code above, or download from wa.boopsie.com

Access the Library's online services using Washington State Library Now, the library app for Washingtonians.