Middle Grade Book Group, Select Thursdays @ 6 PM

Grades 5-8.

Join us virtually as we discuss a new book each month. Come for the books, stay for the games, activities, and friends!

Drop by the library and ask a staff member for this month’s book to get signed up. Registration is first come, first serve with space for 10 participants.

Questions? Ask Elizabeth: egriffin@sjlib.org

Middle Grade Book Group, Select Thursdays @ 6 PM

Grades 5-8.

Join us virtually as we discuss a new book each month. Come for the books, stay for the games, activities, and friends!

Drop by the library and ask a staff member for this month’s book to get signed up. Registration is first come, first serve with space for 10 participants.

Questions? Ask Elizabeth: egriffin@sjlib.org

Thor Hanson StoryWalk® Author Talk Friday, Nov. 5 at 10 AM

Thor Hanson StoryWalk® Author Talk 

Friday, November 5 at 10 AM 

Zylstra Lake Preserve 

Take a stroll at Zylstra Lake Preserve with author Thor Hanson to hear a reading of his picture book “Bartholomew Quill,” and hear other nature-inspired poems he has written.

“Bartholomew Quill” is the featured book for the Library’s first StoryWalk® in partnership with the San Juan County Land Bank.

Parking at Zylstra Lake Preserve is limited. Please carpool. A free public shuttle is being offered by the Library. Space is limited. Please email youthservices@sjlib.org to reserve a seat. Maximum 20 capacity.

Trick or Book on Sunday, October 31

Trick or Book Halloween Event 

For Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers 

Sunday, October 31 from 3:00-4:30 PM

Mullis Center Lawn (behind the Family Resource Center)

Join us outdoors for our 2nd annual Trick or Book, sponsored by the Library and the Joyce L. Sobel Family Resource Center. Other community organizations will be on hand to help pass out goodies and books. This program is for children 0-5 and their caregivers. Older siblings are welcome. Older children and adults please wear face masks for Covid safety. Thanks. For more information, please email us at youthservices@sjlib.org.

Aging Mastery Book Club on Wed, October 27 at 10:00am

Developed by the National Council on Aging, the Aging Mastery Program helps seniors improve their quality of life. Explore the six dimensions of aging well: mindfulness, health, finances, connections, creativity, and purpose. The group will read Aging Mastery Starter Kit materials, and hold weekly sessions with activities, community presenters, and discussions on enriching our lives.

To register, sign up at the Library & receive your free Starter Kit. Questions? Email bhelstien@sjlib.org

Tech Tuesday on Tues, October 26 at 10:00am

Tech Tuesdays are now in person! Get tech help with smartphones, computers, tablets, hardware, apps, and more. Our tech help is designed to empower you to use your technology and troubleshoot minor problems with one-on-one assistance from a volunteer. No need to register, you can drop in between 10:00am and 12:30pm.

First come, first serve.

Take & Make Kits on Saturday, Oct. 23 at 10 AM

Halloween-themed Take & Make Kits for Children

Starting Saturday, Oct. 23 at 10 AM

Pick up a FREE Halloween-themed Take & Make Kit to craft at home. Make a bat and a monster! All materials are provided in the kit. For ages 3 and up. Available on a first-come, first-serve basis whiles supplies last. Thanks!

FOL Annual Meeting & Island Owls with Shona Aitken on Sat, October 23 at 6:30pm and 7:00pm

Join the Friends of the Library for their annual meeting, open to the public, followed by a presentation from an exciting local speaker. The brief FOL Annual Meeting will begin at 6:30 pm. At 7:00 pm, join Shona Aitken, Education Coordinator at Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehab Center, to explore the fascinating world of island owls, and learn about the many different owls that live here on the San Juan Islands.
To register email: giverson@sjlib.org

 

Middle Grade Book Group, Select Thursdays @ 6 PM

Grades 5-8.

Join us virtually as we discuss a new book each month. Come for the books, stay for the games, activities, and friends!

Drop by the library and ask a staff member for this month’s book to get signed up. Registration is first come, first serve with space for 10 participants.

Questions? Ask Elizabeth: egriffin@sjlib.org

Aging Mastery Book Club on Wed, October 20 at 10:00am

Developed by the National Council on Aging, the Aging Mastery Program helps seniors improve their quality of life. Explore the six dimensions of aging well: mindfulness, health, finances, connections, creativity, and purpose. The group will read Aging Mastery Starter Kit materials, and hold weekly sessions with activities, community presenters, and discussions on enriching our lives.

To register, sign up at the Library & receive your free Starter Kit. Questions? Email bhelstien@sjlib.org