Earthquake drills planned at libraries

Several local agencies plan earthquake drills at 10:15 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15.

On Thursday, Oct. 15, the North Olympic Library System will join the Jefferson County Library, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Library and Port Townsend Public Library to participate in Great ShakeOut earthquake drills, which will begin at 10:15 a.m. at the site of each cooperating library.

In Clallam County, library staff at NOLS branch locations will lead the drills by making an announcement at 10:15 a.m. and instructing patrons and staff to drop to the ground, take cover under a desk or sturdy table and hold on for the remainder of the 90-second drill.