What’s Coming Up at the Library

The Noble Barn will remain open during dry dock from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM daily. All books are free. FOIL thanks all Islanders for their support. Our book sale has been a wonderful success. Monies raised from this used book sale go toward maintenance and improvements for the library building and grounds.

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 Tuesday of each month. 6:30 – 7:00 PM in the Hanson Meeting Room.

Mask-making – Hear a story and make a mask. For ages 4-11. October 25th, 3:00-4:00 PM in the meeting room.

Tech Training– Would you to learn how to use your electronic device more effectively, take advantage of library online resources, and get help in navigating this increasingly digital world? Receive free one-on-one tech encouragement and support. 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– Now available Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday! Meet in the Hanson Meeting Room on Tuesday and Thursdays at 3:00 PM and Saturday at 1:30 PM.

Yoga for Those with Limited Mobility- Join Kathleen Gallagher for a weekly yoga session developed especially for people with limited mobility. For Adults. On Thursdays, 10:00 – 11:30 AM at the library.

FOIL’s Annual Meeting . Lummi Island author, Julie Trimingham, will read from her work, including
‘Mockingbird’ and ‘Way Elsewhere.’ Save the date for this wonderful event. Celebrate our library with a short annual meeting where next year’s slate of officers will be introduced and voted on. Refreshments will be served.Saturday, October 8th at 7:30 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. will FOIL owns and maintains the library building, and sponsor events and reading programs at Island Library. Next meeting will be on Monday, Oct 10th, 7:00 – 8:30 PM. Hanson Meeting Room. FOIL’s 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