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.


YouTube Channel

  • 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?"
Watch

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.

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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.

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  • 7.25.2017
  • Tuesday | 10:00am
  • Tech Made Simple Seminar in the West Family Meeting Room
  • 7.26.2017
  • Wednesday | 1:30pm
  • Afternoon @ the Movies for Kids
  • in the Maria Massey 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
  • 8.1.2017
  • Tuesday | 10:00am
  • Tech Made Simple Seminar in the West Family Meeting Room
  • 8.2.2017
  • Wednesday | 1:30pm
  • Afternoon @ the Movies for Kids
  • in the Maria Massey Room
  • 8.3.2017
  • Thursday | 11:00am
  • Storytime in the Children's Room
  • 8.4.2017
  • Friday | 12:00pm
  • First Fridays Book Club in the West Family Meeting Room
  • 8.5.2017
  • Saturday | 11:00am
  • Storytime at the Farmers' Market on the Village Green
  • 8.8.2017
  • Tuesday | 10:00am
  • Tech Made Simple Seminar in the West Family Meeting Room
  • 8.8.2017
  • Tuesday | 3:00pm
  • Friends of the Library Board in the West Family Meeting Room
  • 8.9.2017
  • Wednesday | 8:30am
  • Library Board of Trustees in the West Family Meeting Room
  • 8.9.2017
  • Wednesday | 1:30pm
  • Afternoon @ the Movies for Kids
  • in the Maria Massey Room
  • 8.10.2017
  • Thursday | 11:00am
  • Storytime in the Children's Room
  • 8.12.2017
  • Saturday | 11:00am
  • Storytime at the Farmers' Market on the Village Green
  • 8.15.2017
  • Tuesday | 10:00am
  • Tech Made Simple Seminar in the West Family Meeting Room
  • 8.16.2017
  • Wednesday | 1:30pm
  • Afternoon @ the Movies for Kids
  • in the Maria Massey Room
  • 8.17.2017
  • Thursday | 11:00am
  • Storytime in the Children's Room
  • 8.17.2017
  • Thursday | 3:30pm
  • Table of Contents Book Club in the Children's Room
  • 8.19.2017
  • Saturday | 11:00am
  • Storytime at the Farmers' Market on the Village Green
  • 8.22.2017
  • Tuesday | 10:00am
  • Tech Made Simple Seminar in the West Family Meeting Room
  • 8.23.2017
  • Wednesday | 1:30pm
  • Afternoon @ the Movies for Kids
  • in the Maria Massey Room
  • 8.24.2017
  • Thursday | 11:00am
  • Storytime in the Children's Room
  • 8.26.2017
  • Saturday | 11:00am
  • Storytime at the Farmers' Market on the Village Green
  • 8.29.2017
  • Tuesday | 10:00am
  • Tech Made Simple Seminar in the West Family Meeting Room
  • 8.30.2017
  • Wednesday | 1:30pm
  • Afternoon @ the Movies for Kids
  • in the Maria Massey Room
  • 8.31.2017
  • Thursday | 11:00am
  • Storytime in the Children's Room
  • 9.4.2017
  • Monday
  • LIBRARY CLOSED
  • Happy Labor Day
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