Upcoming/Ongoing Events

Hours: Tuesday & Thursday 2:00 – 8:00 Saturday 10:00 – 5:00

The Island Library will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd and Tuesday, De. 26th.

Upcoming/Ongoing Programs/Events

Teen DIY Club–  Meets the last Tuesday of each month. For grades 6-12. Tuesday, Nov. 28th, 4:00-6:00 PM

Island Story Time – For ages 2-6. Meets monthly on the first Thursday of the month. Thursday, Dec 7th, 3:00-3:30 PM

Let’s Make Presents – Kids, make great gifts for family and friends at the library. Everything you need will be provided. For grades K-5.Tues. Dec 12th, 2:30 – 3:30 PM.

Yoga for Restoring Mobility Every Wednesday, 10:00 – 11:30 AM.
Island Readers and Writers – Monday, Dec. 4th, 7:00-8:30 ,PM.Beach Store Cafe

Programs Sponsored by FOIL

Return to Vietnam – Vietnam veteran Tom Philpot will show the stunning photos of his recent trip to Vietnam and share stories of his adventures. Tea and snacks will be served. Sat, Nov 25th, 7:30 – 9:00 PM.

When Women Didn’t Count: The Chronic Marginalization of American Women in Federal Statistics – – Bellingham author Robert Lopresti will discuss how problems with data in federal statistics have misrepresented women in many ways. This entertaining and award-winning writer has been a government documents librarian for over 40 years and works at WWU. Adults. Sponsored by Friends of the Island Library. Sat, Dec 2nd, 7:30 – 9:00 PM.

Greetings, Goodwill, & Gathering
– Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate the season and pick up some wonderful gifts at the annual Friends of Island Library’s holiday season silent auction. All items are donated by Island friends and artists. Enjoy the refreshments and entertainment. Proceeds of the auction support programs and services at the Island Library. Sun, Dec. 10th, 3:00-5:00 PM

The Friends of Island Library( FOIL)
Board meets the second Monday of the month.. The next meeting will be Dec11th at 7:00 PM. Board meetings are open to all.

Greetings, Goodwill, and Giving

Friends of Island Library (FOIL) is holding it’s annual Holiday auction to support and promote our wonderful library. It will be Sunday, Dec. 10th, 3:00-5:00 at the Island Library.
We will be offering baskets, stockings stuffed with goodies, garnered from Island individuals and businesses. There will also be items donated by our local artists and crafts people. If you would like to donate an item to this event, please contact one of the coordinators: Pat Moye(360 510-7392), Ginny Winfield ( 2663) or Joan Keiper( 7735).

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