North Olympic Library System

Off the Shelf: New year, new reads for the entire family

Off the Shelf: New year, new reads for the entire family

After a wonderful season of indulgence, the new year inspires many to eat healthier and to be more active.

Off the Shelf: New year, new reads for the entire family
Off the Shelf: Winter cooking with your library

Off the Shelf: Winter cooking with your library

With a little help from December’s winter frosts, many of us are in the mood for bundling up, hunkering down and enjoying some scrumptious meals with the ones we love.

Off the Shelf: Winter cooking with your library
Men sit atop on pilot beam of an engine after a train wreck and derailment near Clallam Bay.

Uncover gems from the Bert Kellogg Photo Collection

Whether you are researching your family’s roots, interested in the past lives of the house you live in or are simply curious about the history of life on the Olympic Peninsula, the Bert Kellogg Collection — a trove of historical photographs curated by the North Olympic Library System — is a splendid place to start.

Men sit atop on pilot beam of an engine after a train wreck and derailment near Clallam Bay.
Already in circulation are the Explore Olympic! daypacks brought to you in partnership with Olympic National Park.

Off the Shelf: Oh, the places you’ll go!

Here is the latest Off the Shelf from the North Olympic Library System.

Already in circulation are the Explore Olympic! daypacks brought to you in partnership with Olympic National Park.

Plenty for youths at the library this fall

With the thrill of summer a glimmer in the past and the anticipation of beginning a new school year slightly dimmed, the Sequim Library stands ready to provide a series of fall programs to stoke the exuberance of youth in our community.

Off the Shelf: Check out e-resources

At the North Olympic Library System, a collection of convenient and free online resources, also called databases, can help you tackle some of life’s most pressing questions — from groundbreaking medical treatments to home repair tips to the perfect book for a summer’s day.

The Sequim Library hosts an outdoor contra dance on Aug. 22.

Off the Shelf: Enjoy a picnic and party with summer concerts

The North Olympic Library System offers seven evenings of live music at the Sequim Library and the Port Angeles Library this summer.

The Sequim Library hosts an outdoor contra dance on Aug. 22.

Off the Shelf: Time to tune into audiobooks

Talk to any staff member at the Sequim Library and it’s likely you’re talking to a fan of audiobooks. Many of us listen to the next installment of a great read while we’re in our vehicles, but there are lots of other ways to enjoy audiobooks.

Off the Shelf: 'Reading a Marathon'

Off the Shelf: ‘Reading a Marathon’

This spring, the North Olympic Library System joined forces with the North Olympic Discovery Marathon to form a unique community partnership to encourage youths in Clallam County to read.

Off the Shelf: 'Reading a Marathon'

Off the Shelf: Take time for poetry

April is National Poetry Month and whether you are a lifelong poetry lover or a new to the genre, this is a great time to read poetry aloud with a friend, write a poem or remember a favorite one from childhood.

Off the Shelf: National D.E.A.R. Day is April 12

On Saturday, April 12, set aside your chore list, close the laptop, turn off the TV, settle in with a good book and join readers around the country as they celebrate National D.E.A.R. Day by getting ready to “Drop Everything and Read.”