Island Library – It Belongs To You

Upcoming Programs/Events

Sing Along Songs of Protest and Social Justice – Join your voice with friends and neighbors to remember the songs that have changed our world. Share the ideas that inspired the search for social justice and united movements throughout history. Snacks provided. Adults. Sun., Mar. 4th, 2:30 – 4:00 PM.

Creepy Underwear – Ever had a pair of underwear you were afraid of? Now you can! Join us for a creepy craft program, based on the hilarious book Creepy Pair of Underwear! by Aaron Reynolds and Peter Brown. We provide the underwear, you bring the weird. Participants will get a brand new pair of green briefs and materials to creep them out. But you have to take them home when you’re done! Kids, Tues., Mar. 6, 2:30 – 3:30 PM.

Island Story Time – For ages 2-6, An open program that includes stories, rhymes, and songs with opportunities for movement and interactive participation for 30 minutes. Meets monthly on the fourth Saturday of the month. Saturday, Mar. 24, 10:30-11:00 AM.
Island Readers and Writers – Get together at the Beach Store Cafe to share books and writing on the first Monday of each month. Readers will share opinions about the books they are reading and/or discuss a book chosen for each month on the theme of ‘Resistance’—the subject of this year’s Whatcom WRITES publication. Writers will have the opportunity to offer support for each other’s work. The Cafe will host this library program with a menu of drinks and desserts. Next meeting will be Monday, Mar.5, 7:00-8:30 PM.

Programs Sponsored by FOIL

An Evening with Blaine Wetzel – Willows Chef – Wetzel’s food has an intimate relationship with the landscape he loves, allowing one to touch, taste, see, and smell the ocean, the coastal lands, and the soft gray light on the water. He is committed to island and locally-sourced ingredients and the traditions of farm-to-table preparation. All are welcome. Sat. Mar 10, 7:30 – 9:00 PM.

Kayaking the Inside Passage – Susan Conrad, Lummi Island resident, shares stories of her adventures and reads from her book, “Inside: One Woman’s Journey Through the Inside Passage, “a plucky adventure memoir of the sea and soul told by a woman on a big adventure in a small boat along the coast of western North America.” (from the publisher’s website). Adults. Sat. Mar 31, 7:30 – 9:00 PM.

The Friends of Island Library( FOIL) Board meets the second Monday of the month.. The next meeting will be Mar. 12th at 7:00 PM. Board meetings are open to all.

FOIL Board of Directors – we need you!

FOIL includes everyone on the island who has a library card – you are all Friends of the Island Library! We need people on the FOIL Board who can go the extra mile as Friends to meet once a month to decide on maintenance and improvements to the physical facility and to arrange and organize ongoing library and community educational and enriching events. If you are interested in helping, please come to our monthly meeting at 7 pm the second Monday of any month in the Hansen Community Room, or call Joan Keiper at 758-7735 for more information