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The Orcas Island Library shares these documents in order to facilitate community networking and information sharing. The Library does not investigate or guarantee their accuracy. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of the Board of Trustess and/or the staff of the Orcas Island Library District.

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Orcas Island Parks

Woodlawn Cemetery District

community meeting rooms

  • American Legion Post 93
  • 793 Crescent Beach Drive
  • Eastsound, WA 98245-9490
  • 360-376-4987
  • Contact:
  • Location: Central, Eastsound
  • Meeting Room - 80 person capacity - fee required
  • Amenities: VCR, phone, podium
  • Buck Park
  • Orcas Island School District
  • 557 School Road
  • Eastsound, WA 98245
  • 360-376-2284 fax 360-376-2283
  • www.orcasislandschools.org
  • Contact: Sharron Mierau
  • Location: Central, Eastsound
  • Football/Baseball/Softball/Soccer Fields - 7 fields
  • Tennis Courts - 2 courts
  • Amenities: power outlet, drinking fountain, porta-potty, playground area
  • Fee required for scheduled events
  • Restrictions: no smoking, no alcohol
  • Camp Moran Environmental Learning Center
  • 4600 Olga Road
  • Olga, WA 98279
  • 360-376-6173 fax 360-376-3765
  • moran12@orcasonline.com
  • Contact: Kinnan Murray
  • Location: Olga, 5 miles southeast of Eastsound
  • Meeting Room - 144 person capacity - fee required
  • Amenities: slide projector, public phone, VCR, screen, self-service kitchen, alcohol allowed
  • Deer Harbor Community Club
  • P. O. Box 57
  • Deer Harbor, WA 98243
  • 360-376-4110
  • Contact: Pam Carpenter
  • Location: Deer Harbor, 10 miles southwest of Eastsound
  • Meeting Room - 80 person capacity - fee required
  • Amenities: podium, self-service kitchen
  • Restrictions: use by non-profits only, no alcohol
  • Historic one-room schoolhouse, circa 1905
  • Emmanuel Episcopal Parish
  • P. O. Box 8
  • 218 Main Street
  • Eastsound, WA 98245
  • 360-376-2352
  • Contact: Church Office
  • Location: Central, Eastsound
  • Benson Hall - Meeting Room - 80 person capacity - fee required
  • Amenities: fully-equipped kitchen
  • Restrictions: non-profit only, non-political
  • Parish Hall - Meeting Room - 80 person capacity - fee required
  • Amenities: conference room, fully-equipped kitchen, great water view
  • Restrictions: non-profit only, non-political
  • Indralaya
  • 360 Indralaya Road
  • Eastsound, WA 98245
  • 360-376-4526
  • Contact: Minor Lile or Leonie VanGelder
  • Location: Central, 2 miles southwest of Eastsound
  • Multiple Building Complex - 10 person capacity
  • Amenities: ideal for board or staff retreats
  • Restrictions: non-profit only
  • Moran State Park
  • 3572 Olga Road
  • Eastsound, WA 98245
  • Contact: Central Reservations
  • 1-888-CAMPOUT (1-888-226-7688)
  • Note: Also available daily at no charge, first come basis, fee for reserved use
  • Location: Rosario, 5 miles southeast of Eastsound
  • Cascade Lake Kitchen Shelter - 100 person capacity
  • Amenities: picnic tables, sink w/running water, wood stove, fireplace
  • Mountain Lake Kitchen Shelter - 50 person capacity
  • Amenities: picnic tables, sink w/running water
  • Restrictions: day use only
  • Odd Fellows Hall
  • P. O. Box 1286
  • Eastsound, WA 98245
  • 360-376-5640
  • Contact: Jay Kimball jay@oddshall.org

  • Location: Central, Eastsound
  • Hall - 185 person capacity - fee required
  • Amenities: phone, audio system, lighting system, LCD projector, deck, storage, tables, chairs, stage
  • Kitchen - 25 person capacity - fee required
  • Olga Community Club
  • P. O. Box 71
  • Olga, WA 98279
  • 360-376-7777
  • Contact: Betty Jean Densmore
  • Location: Olga, 8 miles southeast of Eastsound
  • Meeting Hall - 60 person capacity - fee required
  • Amenities: self-service kitchen, tables
  • Restrictions: no smoking
  • Madrona Room - 150 person capacity - fee required
  • Amenities: slide projector, VCR, microphone, podium, screen, public phone, self-service kitchen, dishes for 100
  • Theater - 213 person capacity - fee required
  • Amenities: stage lighting, sound equipment, slide projector, VCR, microphone, podium, public phone
  • Orcas Hotel
  • P. O. Box 155
  • Orcas, WA 98280
  • 360-376-4300 | fax: 360-376-4399
  • www.orcashotel.com
  • Contact: Doug or Laura Tidwell orcas@orcashotel.com
  • Location: Orcas, ferry landing, 10 miles south of Eastsound
  • Restored Historic Victorian House
  • Parlor - 20 person capacity - fee required
  • Amenities: internet access, phone, VCR, podium, catering
  • Dining Room - 65 person capacity - fee required
  • Amenities: internet access, phone, VCR, podium, catering
  • Conference Room - 88 or 2 x 44 person capacity - no fee
  • Amenities: slide projector, VCR, microphone, podium, screen, powerpoint projector
  • Restrictions: non-profits only, no smoking, fee required if serving food
  • Community Meeting Room - 45 person capacity - no fee
  • Amenities: TV, VCR, internet access, slide projector, screen, public phone, podium, white board
  • Restrictions: non-profits only, no smoking, no alcohol
  • High School Gymnasium - 500 person capacity
  • Middle School Gymnasium - 300 person capacity
  • Cafeteria - 150 person capacity
  • Computer Lab - 15 person capacity
  • Library - 100 person capacity
  • Fee required for all
  • Amenities: internet access, slide projector, public phone, VCR, microphone, podium, screen
  • Restrictions: no smoking, no alcohol
  • Orcas Island Senior Center
  • P. O. Box 18
  • 62 Henry Road
  • Eastsound, WA 98245
  • 360-376-2677
  • Contact: Marla Johns
  • Location: Central, Eastsound
  • Lundeen Room - 105 person capacity
  • Multi-purpose Room - 40 person capacity
  • Conference Room - 12 person capacity
  • Fee required for all
  • Amenities: VCR, microphone, public phone, screen, kitchen
  • Restrictions: no smoking, limited alcohol
  • Orcas Power & Light Cooperative
  • 183 Mt. Baker Road
  • Eastsound, WA 98245
  • 360-376-3500 | fax: 360-376-3505
  • www.opalco.com
  • Contact: Kate Pruett
  • kpruett@opalco.com
  • Location: Central, Eastsound
  • Meeting Room - 36 person capacity - no fee
  • Amenities: VCR, TV, public phone, podium, limited self-service kitchen
  • Restrictions: weekdays after 4:30pm, no smoking, no alcohol, non-fee programs only
  • Victorian Room - 50 person capacity - fee required
  • Amenities: cable TV, slide projector, VCR, public phone, screen, catering
  • Port of Orcas
  • 147 Schoen Lane
  • P. O. Box 53
  • Eastsound, WA 98245
  • 360-376-5285 | fax: 360-376-6062
  • Contact: Bea von Tobel orcasairport@rockisland.com

  • Location: Central, Eastsound
  • Conference Room - 21 person capacity
  • Amenities: public phone, coffee service
  • Restrictions: daytime use, no alcohol, fee required for for-profit use
  • Main Hall - 124 person capacity - fee required
  • Amenities: slide projector, screen, self-service kitchen
  • Restrictions: non-profit only
  • Larry Norman Lodge - 350 person capacity
  • Tracy Strong Lodge - 120 person capacity
  • Great Blue Heron Room - 100 person capacity
  • Fee required for all
  • Amenities: digital slide projector, VCR, public phone, screen, coffee kitchenette, white board, catering
  • Restrictions: no smoking, no alcohol

Community Library Network

Specialty book collections outside the library but available to library patrons.

Helen Bee & Carl de Boor

German-language literature, Mathematics [applied], Mysteries, Fiction, Science-Fiction, Art

PH: 4882

he11bee@aol.com

Kari Van Gelder

Birthing, Midwifery, Doula training, Nursing [maternity]

5063

ivg@rockisland.com

Indralaya Camp

Spiritual, Metaphysical, etc.Library is open Wed 1-4pm.

PH: 4526

Lisa Byers

Sustainable/green building, Affordable housing

Detailed Holdings: Jean & Steve Henigson

  • Archaeology
  • Art, including art history
  • Biography
  • Calligraphy and Typography (small collection)
  • Children's Literature (some antiques)
  • Costume, for theater and dance
  • Dance
  • English language, including vocabulary, style, and grammar
  • Essays
  • Firearms, including history and technology
  • Geography, including travel
  • History, ancient and modern"
  • Holmsiana," (the "canonical" stories, pastiches, and commentaries)
  • Humor, including Cartoons
  • Judaica
  • Law (small collection, California and federal)
  • Maps, foreign and domestic
  • Medicine (small collection)
  • Military Topics, including history
  • Museum Catalogs and Guides, foreign and domestic
  • Music and Song (reference, opera, and folk music -- small collection)
  • Philosophy (small collection)
  • Poetry
  • "Practical" Sciences and Craftwork, including Leather
  • Ornithology and Wildlife
  • Oupoor Survival (small collection)
  • Religion and Myth
  • Science, including history of, astronomy, paleontology, geology, mathematics
  • Social History
  • Sociology
  • Technology, ancient and modern
  • Theater (plays -- small collection)