Library Community Room
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 @ 9:00am

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Kanopy Streaming

The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at the Orcas Island Library. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films on instantly by visiting [insert custom VP URL]. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.

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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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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?"

Library Board Planning Retreat

Wednesday, February 13, 2019


Black History Month

Black History Month in February celebrates the contributions that African Americans have made to American history in their struggles for freedom and equality.

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Tax Forms Are Here

Located just inside the front entrance. Please note: all taxpayers will use the same 1040 form: Forms 1040A and 1040EZ are no longer used.


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.

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

Tech Made Simple

Tech Made Simple — classes for the ‘non-tech savvy’ presented monthly on the second Tuesday at 10:00am. 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!

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  • Saturday | 11:00am
  • Storytime in the Children's Room
  • 2.18.2019
  • Monday
  • Presidents Day
  • 2.19.2019
  • Tuesday | 9:00am
  • Board of Trustees in Community Room
  • 2.19.2019
  • Tuesday | 10:30am
  • Genealogy Club in Community Room
  • 2.19.2019
  • Tuesday | 3:30pm
  • Chess Club in the Community Room
  • 2.21.2019
  • Thursday | 11:00am
  • Storytime in the Children's Room
  • 2.21.2019
  • Thursday | 6:00pm
  • Poetry Reading
  • with Nakeya Isabell, Georgia McDade, & Jaye Ware
  • 2.23.2019
  • Saturday | 11:00am
  • Storytime in the Children's Room
  • 2.24.2019
  • Sunday | 1:00pm
  • "Manuscripts, Memoirs, & Movies"
  • with Ayn & Sam Gailey
  • 2.27.2019
  • Wednesday | 6:00pm
  • "Let's Talk About Race"
  • with Clyde Ford
  • 2.28.2019
  • Thursday | 11:00am
  • Bilingual Storytime in the Children's Room

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