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!

June 2017 Printable schedule


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.

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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:

  • The Girl Who Wrote in Silk by Kelli Estes [Jul]
  • Last Bus to Wisdom by Ivan Doig [Sep]
  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande [Oct]
  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates [TBA]

Contact Holly or Martin at the Library if you're interested in joining this reading club.


YouTube Channel

Featuring Jens Kruse's talk "What can we learn from the Weimar Republic in Germany?"

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Books & Beyond: The Next Chapter

Information on the process of building the new library addition: The Need; Construction Updates; Levy Lid Lift 2016; How to Donate. Look for the HKP Architects Case Study on the library expansion.

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  • 6.27.2017
  • Tuesday | 10:00am
  • Tech Tuesday Seminar in the Community Meeting Room
  • 6.29.2017
  • Thursday | 11:00am
  • Storytime in the Children's Room
  • 7.1.2017
  • Saturday
  • Library Opens ~ 1:00pm [following Parade]
  • 7.1.2017
  • Saturday | 11:00am
  • Storytime at the Farmers' Market on the Village Green
  • 7.4.2017
  • Tuesday
  • LIBRARY CLOSED
  • Happy Independence Day
  • 7.6.2017
  • Thursday | 11:00am
  • Storytime in the Children's Room
  • 7.7.2017
  • Friday | 12:00pm
  • First Fridays Book Club in Community Meeting Room
  • 7.8.2017
  • Saturday | 11:00am
  • Storytime at the Farmers' Market on the Village Green
  • 7.11.2017
  • Tuesday | 10:00am
  • Tech Tuesday Seminar in the Community Meeting Room
  • 7.11.2017
  • Tuesday | 3:30pm
  • Friends of the Library Board in the Community Meeting Room
  • 7.12.2017
  • Wednesday | 8:30am
  • Board of Trustees in the Community Meeting Room
  • 7.13.2017
  • Thursday | 11:00am
  • Storytime in the Children's Room
  • 7.15.2017
  • Saturday | 11:00am
  • Storytime at the Farmers' Market on the Village Green
  • 7.18.2017
  • Tuesday | 10:00am
  • Tech Tuesday Seminar in the Community Meeting Room
  • 7.20.2017
  • Thursday | 11:00am
  • Storytime in the Children's Room
  • 7.20.2017
  • Thursday | 3:30pm
  • Table of Contents Book Club in Children's Room
  • 7.22.2017
  • Saturday | 11:00am
  • Storytime at the Farmers' Market on the Village Green
  • 7.25.2017
  • Tuesday | 10:00am
  • Tech Tuesday Seminar in the Community Meeting Room
  • 7.27.2017
  • Thursday | 11:00am
  • Storytime in the Children's Room
  • 7.29.2017
  • Saturday | 11:00am
  • Storytime at the Farmers' Market on the Village Green
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Saturdays @ 11:00am
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