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welcome to the redesigned website

We've redesigned the website! First: to get back to the home page simply click on the logo, as before, or click on the little house in the menu bar. Second: no more scrolling to the bottom of the page to find things! Now, by using the drop-down menu above, you can find the information you seek. Third: the red log-in button takes you to the new catalog, where you click on the log-in button in the upper right corner. Fourth: if you get lost, you can go to the index page, which lists all the pages in the website.

nancy pearl's reading list

Nancy Pearl spoke on Orcas Island on Wednesday, July 16th. She offered her thoughts on scores of books to engage your mind this coming year. Nancy's approach to enjoying reading is the "Rule of 50" which states "If you still don't like a book after slogging through the first 50 pages, set it aside. If you're more than 50 years old, subtract your age from 100 and only grant it that many pages."

Here is a list of reading Nancy recommended at her talk on Orcas Island this summer. Enjoy!

microsoft it academy

Microsoft IT Academy program provides industry-leading technology skills to help bridge the skills gap.

Microsoft IT Academy provides digital curriculum and certifications on fundamental technology skills -- as well as courses critical for learners of all ages to be successful in today's technologically evolving world.

Interested in free access to Microsoft training?

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what's a mooc?

What's a MOOC? It's a Massive Open Online Course. A MOOC is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web.

Coursera and EdX are two of the most popular providers of MOOCs. But, there are many more: visit our eLearning page. Or, visit MOOCs: Top 10 Sites for Free Education With Elite Universities.

get our mobile app

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

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

Library Now works on mobile devices including Android, iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod and iPod Touch), Windows Phone 8, Windows Mobile, Windows 8, Kindle Fire, Blackberry, Palm, J2ME, and Symbian Series 60. Other browser-enabled devices are also supported.