Changes in the Aging Eye, Tues. Sept. 18 @ 1 pm

Meet Kate Fewel from Sight Connection in Seattle. Learn about vision changes, adaptive aids and other resources.
Co-sponsored by San Juan Island Library, Sight Connection and Mullis Center.

Middle School Karaoke, Friday, September 14, 6:30 to 8:30 PM

Come join the fun and bring your friends to our Middle School Karaoke Night!

It’s free with snacks courtesy of the Friends of the San Juan Island Library.

Huge library of karaoke songs available.

You can submit song requests prior to 9/14, just stop by beginning the first day of school and fill out a form.  We’ll create a playlist of your requested songs.

Lots of singing and dancing!

The Wild Side: Knock on Wood–All about Woodpeckers, Wed. Sept. 12 @ 7 pm

San Juan Island Library, free. What types of woodpeckers might you see on the San Juan Islands?  How can you tell if they are living in your woodland? Join Shona Aitken, Education Coordinator at Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehab Center to find out more about these fascinating birds and their important role in our local forests.  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.

Terry Domico, The Great Cactus War. Fri. Sept. 7 @ 7 pm

In collaboration with Griffin Bay Bookstore, Terry Domico will talk about his new book The Great Cactus War. The culmination of more than five years of research, this is the true account of the greatest plant invasion in human history.  Imagine a sea of prickly-pear cactus up to thirty feet high that covers a region larger than Italy and is spreading at the alarming rate of more than one million acres a year.  Will science and technology actually be able to win this new cactus war? Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

Archipelago Collective Harp Recital, Friday, Sept. 7 from 12 – 1 pm

This noon-time recital, generously underwritten by the American Harp Society, is perfect for families and young people. It will feature harp music by Sophie Baird-Daniel, joined by friends from the Archipelago Collective. The musicians will teach a bit about the music and their instruments, and save time at the end for a Q&A. Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

Classic Film Series with Therese Finn: And the Award for Best Actress Goes to…

Who were the classic Best Actresses of the past and why did they get the Award?

Friday night, 7 pm:  Kitty Foyle (1940 Ginger Rogers)

Saturday night, 7 pm: Gaslight (1944 Ingrid Bergman)

Sunday night, 7 pm: Country Girl (1954 Grace Kelly)


Look back with the Best Actress of all, Therese, at Hollywood’s past standards in the light of today’s revelations!  Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

 

 

 

 

 

Classic Film Series with Therese Finn: And the Award for Best Actress Goes to…

Who were the classic Best Actresses of the past and why did they get the Award?

Friday night, 7 pm:  Kitty Foyle (1940 Ginger Rogers)

Saturday night, 7 pm: Gaslight (1944 Ingrid Bergman)

Sunday night, 7 pm: Country Girl (1954 Grace Kelly)


Look back with the Best Actress of all, Therese, at Hollywood’s past standards in the light of today’s revelations!  Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of the Library.