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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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Building Expansion News

Read about the genesis of the project, construction updates, levy lift, and the HKP Case Study.

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Tech Made Easy

Every Tuesday — 10:00am - 12:00pm

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. You do not need to sign up for these seminars: just come in!

September 2017 Printable schedule


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?"
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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.

Upcoming titles we will read:

  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande [Oct]

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

  • 9.26.2017
  • Tuesday | 10:00am
  • Tech Made Simple Seminar in the Community Room
  • 9.28.2017
  • Thursday | 3:30pm
  • Table of Contents Book Club in the Children's Room
  • 9.30.2017
  • Saturday | 11:00am
  • Storytime in the Children's Room
  • 10.3.2017
  • Tuesday | 10:00am
  • Tech Made Simple Seminar in the Community Room
  • 10.5.2017
  • Thursday | 11:00am
  • Storytime in the Children's Room
  • 10.6.2017
  • Friday | 12:00pm
  • First Fridays Book Club in the Community Room
  • 10.7.2017
  • Saturday | 11:00am
  • Storytime in the Children's Room
  • 10.8.2017
  • Sunday | 12:00pm
  • Chess Club in the Community Room
  • 10.10.2017
  • Tuesday | 10:00am
  • Tech Made Simple Seminar in the Community Room
  • 10.10.2017
  • Tuesday | 3:00pm
  • Friends of the Library Board in the Community Room
  • 10.11.2017
  • Wednesday | 8:30am
  • Board of Trustees in the Community Room
  • 10.12.2017
  • Thursday | 11:00am
  • Storytime in the Children's Room
  • 10.14.2017
  • Saturday | 11:00am
  • Storytime in the Children's Room
  • 10.17.2017
  • Tuesday | 10:00am
  • Tech Made Simple Seminar in the Community Room
  • 10.19.2017
  • Thursday | 11:00am
  • Storytime in the Children's Room
  • 10.19.2017
  • Thursday | 3:30pm
  • Table of Contents Book Club in the Children's Room
  • 10.21.2017
  • Saturday | 11:00am
  • Storytime in the Children's Room
  • 10.24.2017
  • Tuesday | 10:00am
  • Tech Made Simple Seminar in the Community Room
  • 10.26.2017
  • Thursday | 11:00am
  • Storytime in the Children's Room
  • 10.28.2017
  • Saturday | 11:00am
  • Storytime in the Children's Room
  • 10.31.2017
  • Tuesday | 10:00am
  • Tech Made Simple Seminar in the Community Room
  • 10.31.2017
  • Tuesday | 3:30pm
  • Trick or Treat for Books
  • in the Children's Room

For information and criteria about the use of library bulletin boards and calendars, including the Community Calendar, please refer to the Display, Exhibit, & Bulletin Board policy on the Library Policies web page.

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