Upcoming Events for Jan/Feb 2017

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What’s Coming Up at the Library

Island Story Time – For ages 2-6, Storytime is an open program that combines the elements of Preschool and Toddler Story times, including something for everyone. Programs occur on the first Thursday of each month. 3:00-3:30 PM.

Yum Yum Bento – Create your own Japanese lunch box filled with fresh and tasty foods. Share books about bento and other aspects of Japanese culture, manga and anime, origami and bonsai. For Teens, Jan 26th, 4:00 – 5:00 PM.

Let’s Make Valentines – Make great valentines for family and friends. We’ll provide the materials; you bring the creativity. For ages 4-11. Feb. 9th, 3:00-4:00 PM.

Saturday LEGO Club- Build, create and challenge your imagination on Saturday mornings at the library. LEGO bricks and books for inspiration are provided. For ages 4 – 11. 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Tech Training– Schedule a half-hour appointment at Island Library. Every Tuesdays, 3:00-6:00 PM, Call (360) 758-7259 to schedule.

Scrabble in the Afternoon– Tuesday, Thursday at 3:00 PM and Saturday at 1:30PM.!
Yoga for Those with Limited Mobility- For adults. On Thursdays, 10:00 – 11:30 AM at the library.

Events Sponsored by FOIL

Studying Gorillas in the Republic of Congo In the midst of our Northwest winter, be transported to the tropical forests in Republic of Congo. Claudia Olejniczak will share her experiences while studying the ecology & behavior of western lowland gorillas and other wildlife that regularly visit a large forest clearing in the northern part of the country. Saturday, Jan 21st, 7:30 – 9:00 PM.

Donations to FOIL for the benefit of the library gratefully accepted at all programs.

The Friends of Island Library (FOIL) Board meets the second Monday of the month at the library.. Next meetings will be on Monday, Feb 13th, 7:00 – 8:30 PM. Hanson Meeting Room. FOIL’s Board meetings are open to the public.

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