Tech Made Easy
Tech Made Simple — classes for the ‘non-tech savvy’. Offered for free to the community, everyone is welcome. Presented by RockTech Trainers, these interactive classes are fun and informative.
They will be available every Tuesday, 10:00am to 12:00pm, in the Community Meeting Room. You do not need to sign up for these seminars: just come in!
July 2017 Printable schedule
First Friday Book Talks
First Friday Book Talks is an Orcas Island Library-sponsored reading group that meets in the community meeting room at noon on [as its name proclaims] the first Friday of each month.
Some of the books we will read this year:
- Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates [Aug]
- Last Bus to Wisdom by Ivan Doig [Sep]
- Being Mortal by Atul Gawande [Oct]
Contact Holly or Martin at the Library if you're interested in joining this reading club.
- 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?"
Friends' Quilt Raffle
Drawing to be held at the Library Fair Saturday, August 12
Tickets: $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00. For sale at the Library
Orcas Storyfest 2017
“Once upon a time, a long time ago, in a far away place, there was a …”
When you hear these words, do you, like all audiences, collectively drift back to another time and place of wonder?
Well, this summer you can be part of that magic, with the return of the Orcas StoryFest slated from July 23-27 at various venues in town. Once again, Nancy Wang and Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo of Eth-Noh-Tec have invited nationally renown storytellers to Orcas Island to share their stories.
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.