Each year the Friends of the San Juan Island Library hold a number of events for the public. Their wonderful Book Fair is held each summer and a Holiday Book Sale is held leading up to Christmas.

In addition, the Friends celebrate National Friends of Libraries Week in October. During this week they have special events and, for the past two years, they have hosted the very popular Edible Book Festival.

2017 Events:

4/19, 8/5, 10/18, 12/2

More information coming soon!

FOL Annual General Meeting and Backstage Theatre Event

The Friends of the Library, San Juan Island announce their 2017 Annual Meeting and Backstage Theatre: From Script to Footlights!

“The Annual Meeting with Pizzazz”

On Wednesday, April 19, at 7:00 p.m. the Friends of the Library will host its annual meeting.  At this meeting, members will be able to vote for Friends of the Library  board members.  It is also an evening to sign up and join Friends of the Library.

Along with the voting, will be the fun!  Talented artists from the San Juan Community Theater will present “From Script to Footlights.”  This presentation covers the many aspects of stage production, including, script selection, lighting and sound,  stage direction, and costume and make up magic.  Bobby Ryan, Christine Gabler-Minney, Megan Kilpatrick-Boe, John Shaller and Tyler Ryan will be exposing the art of stage illusion and artistry.

Refreshments and prizes include delectable and sophisticated appetizers, several great raffle items, a chance to win tickets to the upcoming ‘Chicago’ and dinner for two.

Join the Friends of the Library, some of our wonderful library staff and the theater representatives for an interesting, entertaining and delightful evening.  Feel free to bring your friends and family.

7 PM ELECTION – Each current member in attendance at the meeting will have a vote in electing the FOL Board of Directors. Nominations will be posted in advance and can also be made from the floor. Results will be announced after the program.

PROGRAM – Meet SJC Theatre’s backstage wonders who will tell you the ins & outs of mounting a fully staged production. Bring your guests. Prizes, Games, Antics & Refreshments. Fun abounds!