Essential Indian Kitchen: Wednesday, December 11 at 7 pm

Sandhya Sreerama will introduce the Essential Indian Kitchen, discussing types of meals, ingredients, and cooking methods.  Some of the differences between Indian regions–north and south, east and west–will be explored. Refreshments–including sweet and savory Indian snacks–are courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

Mullis Center Book Club reads The Red Tent- Monday, December 9 at 1:15 pm

Mullis Center library, free. The Mullis Center Book Club reads The Red Tent by Anita Diamant. Travel to the Levant in Biblical times and experience life from a woman’s point of view. Read the book and come participate in a discussion about the book moderated by librarian Beth Helstien. Open to the public.

FOL Annual Holiday Sale! Saturday, December 7 at 10 am

It’s that time of the year!  The Friends of the San Juan Island Library will be having their annual Holiday Sale at the Library on Dec. 7 from 10-4 p.m.

This year we have a variety of selections of holiday gifts and decorations.  Along with our big offering of books, there will be fresh- picked swags, puzzles, ornaments, fresh-baked good and island gnomes.

In addition there will also be our special silent auction baskets in a variety of themes and sizes.

Please stop by and help the Friends by supporting the Library and all the programs and opportunities it makes available.

This is also the time to renew your Friends 2020 membership. All memberships received by December 7 will be eligible for the $100 gift certificate drawing.   Membership forms are available at the Treasure Cove in the Library entrance.

Homespun Holiday Craft Night! Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 7 pm

Join us for a Family Fun Event!
Looking for decorations and homemade Holiday gifts?
We will be making decorations, popcorn garlands, book earrings, and more! Wear your ugly holiday sweaters, bring a recipe to swap, and enjoy hot chocolate and Hallmark festive movies!  
Family fun for all!

Know Your Islanders: Mike Vouri, Hadrian’s Wall- Monday, December 2 at 7 pm

In July 2019 San Juan Islanders Mike Vouri and Jerry McElyea hiked the 84-mile path that traces the line of Hadrian’s wall, a massive fortification erected by the Roman Emperor Hadrian beginning in 122 AD. Vouri will discuss not only purpose of the wall and the means and methods used during the six-year construction, but also how the path is organized and maintained by British National Trails.  Co-sponsored by the San Juan Island Trails Committee.

Classic Film Series: Noirvember, Friday-Sunday, November 22-24 at 7 pm

 

Femme fatale hostess Therese Finn presents three classic  film noirs: Fallen Angel (1945) starring Dana Andrews and Linda Darnell, directed by Otto Preminger; The Blue Dahlia (1946) starring Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake, original screenplay by Raymond Chandler, directed by George Marshall; and Out of the Past (1947) starring Robert Mitchum and Kirk Douglas, directed by Jacques Tourneur.  Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of the Library.

 

 

 

Classic Film Series: Noirvember, Friday-Sunday, November 22-24 at 7 pm

 

Femme fatale hostess Therese Finn presents three classic  film noirs: Fallen Angel (1945) starring Dana Andrews and Linda Darnell, directed by Otto Preminger; The Blue Dahlia (1946) starring Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake, original screenplay by Raymond Chandler, directed by George Marshall; and Out of the Past (1947) starring Robert Mitchum and Kirk Douglas, directed by Jacques Tourneur.  Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of the Library.