San Juan Historical Museum Show and Tell, Wed. March 14 at 7 pm

Ever wondered what lurks in the depths of the Museum’s archives?  Seldom-seen artifacts, evocative photos, and delightful trivia about our beautiful Island: Museum Director Kevin Loftus shows and tells all!  Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

Open Mic for Writers @ 7 pm

neon sign saying open mic night

Held on the second Saturday of the month, Open Mic Night is for anyone interested in writing. Don’t be shy, come read your work or just listen. You’ll be inspired to write more. For more information please contact Pam Herber at  pjherber@interisland.net.

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party: Thursday, March 1, 3:15-4:15 PM

It’s a special celebration of beloved writer, “Dr. Seuss” after school at the Library.  There will be a reading with special guests from the San Juan Community Theatre and book giveways for kids by the Family Resource Center. Fun photo booths and crafts with the San Juan Island Library staff and volunteers.

Our thanks to the Friends of the San Juan Island Library for yummy refreshments.

The Dr. Seuss Birthday Party is a free, public celebration!

Socially-Responsible Investing, Wed. Feb. 28 @ 7 pm

Sustainability advocate and career financial professional Toby Cooper will trace the rise of socially-responsible investing from an obscure religious practice to the influential $14 trillion entity it has become.  He will show that “aligning your money with your values” can lead both to personal satisfaction and a demonstrable measure of social and environmental change, and will evaluate the potential impacts on investment returns.  Co-sponsored by the Friends of the San Juans.  Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

Classic Film Series: Love and Laughter, Feb. 23-25 @ 7 pm

You’ll love–and laugh–through these three comedies by Billy Wilder and Charles Bracket, “the happiest couple in Hollywood”: Ninotchka (1939–Greta Garbo [“Garbo laughs!”] and Melvyn Douglas); Midnight (1939–Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, and John Barrymore); and The Major and the Minor (1942–Ginger Rogers and Ray Milland).  Served with a loving smile by our very own comic diva, Therese!  Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

Classic Film Series: Love and Laughter, Feb. 23-25 @ 7 pm

You’ll love–and laugh–through these three comedies by Billy Wilder and Charles Bracket, “the happiest couple in Hollywood”: Ninotchka (1939–Greta Garbo [“Garbo laughs!”] and Melvyn Douglas); Midnight (1939–Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, and John Barrymore); and The Major and the Minor (1942–Ginger Rogers and Ray Milland).  Served with a loving smile by our very own comic diva, Therese!  Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

Classic Film Series: Love and Laughter, Feb. 23-25 @ 7 pm

You’ll love–and laugh–through these three comedies by Billy Wilder and Charles Bracket, “the happiest couple in Hollywood”: Ninotchka (1939–Greta Garbo [“Garbo laughs!”] and Melvyn Douglas); Midnight (1939–Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, and John Barrymore); and The Major and the Minor (1942–Ginger Rogers and Ray Milland).  Served with a loving smile by our very own comic diva, Therese!  Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of the Library.