Upcoming Programs/Events

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. 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, Apr. 4, 7:00-8:30 PM.

Nina Laden “Yellow Kayak” – FOIL is thrilled to present Nina and her latest children’s book “Yellow Kayak” A boy and his friend, a giraffe, take a boat and ride into an adventure on the seas.
This book talk is for the kids but well behaved parents are welcomed.
Books will be available for sale at the presentation. Refreshments will be served by FOIL. Sunday, April 29th, 3:30 – 5:00 PM.

Programs Sponsored by FOIL

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.

Mustang-Saribung Pass Trek – Get a view and hear the stories of the 32-day adventure through the mountains of Western Nepal with Jim, Doreen, Michelle, Steve, and Claudia. The tales and pictures of their trek in August-September 2017 are sure to amaze and amuse. Adults. Saturday, Apr 14 2018 , 7:30pm – 9:00PM.

On an Acre Shy of Eternity– Experience the world “up close” with Robert Dash, “a photographer, naturalist and educator whose book invites readers on a wild, contemplative, miniature hike. His photographs have been published by National Geographic, Time, The Week, and Lensculture, and they have appeared in galleries and juried shows around the country” (from Amazon editorial reviews).Adults. Saturday, May 5 2018 , 7:30 9:00 PM

The Friends of Island Library( FOIL) Board meets the second Monday of the month.. The next meeting will be Apr. 9th at 7:00 PM. Board meetings are open to all.

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