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Lopez Library is one of America's Star Libraries for the 3rd year in a row!
Lopez Library is a star library for the 3rd year in a row.
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ebooks for Kindles

You can now get books on your Kindle for free through the Lopez Library's Overdrive subscription. With the click of a button, have books delivered to your Kindle device or other mobile reading device.


New! LiveMocha, Web-based Foreign Language program, 35 languages!

Click to register and begin using! Livemocha is the world's largest online language learning community, offering online language courses in 35 languages to more than 9 million members from 195 countries around the world. Using native speakers and social networking tools, in addition to coursework, this service offers the perks of feedback for both oral and written foreign language chat.

En Español

Live Mocha - Aprende Inglés en línea con Livemocha. Descubre la forma social de aprender Inglés. ¡La mejor parte es que es gratis! A más de 12 millones de personas les encanta nuestro forma simple y efectiva para aprender Inglés. Escoge un curso de Livemocha para desarrollar tus habilidades en el nuevo idioma. Cada lección incluye ejercicios de escritura, lectura y pronunciación. Tenemos cursos para cada nivel. Nuestras lecciones te ayudaran a aprender Inglés mas rápido y tener la soltura para hablar con los hablantes nativos.


Lopez Library featured in magazine publications

  • American Library Association's "I LOVE LIBRARIES" publication this month. Click here to read article.

  • Lopez Library is a "star library for the 3rd year in a row. Read the article in the November 2011 Library Journal.

Search the Library Catalog

Find a book, audio book, film, or other item in our library. Enter title, author or keyword.

For Interlibrary Loan requests, email: ill@lopezlibrary.org

Try the new library app

Library Now - download appTake Lopez Library wherever you go. Quick access to your account, library catalog, eBooks, and more. Download the Library Now app: http://wa.boopsie.com


What's New

Free Microsoft IT Academy courses now available through Lopez Island Library

Lopez Island Library is participating with the Washington State Library and Microsoft to offer free access to Microsoft's IT Academy. What is it?

  • The Microsoft Digital Literacy curriculum provides essential computing skills for learners new to computing

  • The Microsoft E-Learning curriculum provides unlimited access for more than 400 courses.

  • Ready-to-use, customizable lesson plans including links to relevant Microsoft E-Learning and free demos and videos

  • E-reference provides digital access for educators to more than 600 technology books, searchable by topic, technology and subject

Stop by the library to pick up a learner access code and how-to packet or request more information from librarian@lopezlibrary.org.

New Resource for Grant Writing Success!

eCivis is the leading online provider of grant information.eCivis is the leading online provider of federal, state, and foundation grant information and grants management tools for local governments and nonprofits and provides grant writing, peer review, training, and technical assistance services to ensure that customers are positioned to submit successful applications. Take a video tour now: Grants Network: Research

New at your library

Kids eReading RoomKids eReading Room now available. This site is being developed as truly a “kids” site, and does not include any teen/young adult material. All titles in the eReading Room are also cataloged by reading level, ATOS scores, and other reading metrics to help parents and teachers select titles to aid in literacy campaigns. Adults and kids can sample titles in OverDrive Read prior to checking out a title. The content is a sub-catalog of Overdive and works with iPad, iPod, Nook, and more. Kindle books now available! Learn how to browse, check-out and download audiobooks, and ebooks, including ebooks for Kindles, Nooks and other readers. Go to Washington Anytime Library (Overdrive). Click in the upper right corner to create a new account and start listening to great stories! My Account > select Lopez Library > enter your library card number, no dashes, no spaces. For first time users, we recommend Overdrive Help.

Tumble Books LibraryTumble Books Library. eBooks for eKids! The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, and Tumble Puzzles & Games.

NolveList - A reader's advisory serviceNoveList Select and NoveList Plus. A reading advisory service to help you find new book recommendations, reviews, title and author readalikes, and series information, links to realted newsletters from NextReads, table of contents, book excerpts, author bios, book jacket and cover images, reader ratings from GoodReads, and other national and international book reviews.


New Arrivals at Your Library

  • New DVDs. Check this list for newly cataloged DVDs.

  • New Books. Check this list for newly cataloged books.

  • Click for Washington Anytime Library Learn how to browse, check-out and download digital books and more! Click here to go to the Overdrive Help (Recommended for first time users.) If you already have accessed your Overdrive account, go directly to the Overdrive. Go to "My Account," choose "Lopez Library" from the drop down menu, then enter you library card number (14 digits, no spaces, no dashes).

  • OneClickDigital - Browse, search for authors, titles, or genres of more downloadable eBooks. Click in the upper right corner to create a new account and start listening to great stories!

  • Enhanced version of Consumer Reports now online! Log in with your 14-digit library card number.

  • NEW! Ancestry.com - Discover your ancestors with the world's largest family history web site. Other genealogy databases here.

  • Musical Instrument Check-Out Program - check out a violin, keyboard, ukulele, recorder, cello, clarinet, french horn or guitar!

  • The library has five e-reading devices to check-out (Kindles and Nook). Save the arm strain and try these new electronic readers that have dozens of books on a little 10 oz. wireless reading device. Consider for your next long plane trip or if the weight of regular books is a factor for you.

  • Free Wi-Fi available in the library building, parking lot and grounds, 24/7.

  • Home sick? Call the library for a free home delivery. We'll delivery specific items or pull together something we think you'd like.

Local Lopez Poets Read

Friday, April 25, 7:00pm – 8:30pm Lopez Island Library Main Salon

Sponsors: SHARK REEF Literary Magazine and the Lopez Island Library

Come celebrate National Poetry Month with readings from Lopez Island's own poets. Lopez’s Poets Only Writing Group, comprised these days of Elizabeth Landrum, Linda Barton, Molly Swan Sheeran, Janet Yang, Ande Finley, Kim Norton.

John Sangster was a member until his death last fall. The group has been working for some time on a poetry chapbook of their work. It will be published this spring and the poets will be reading their work from the book. Titled: How to Save the World. Dedicated to beloved Lopez poet John Sangster.

Art in the Library: March 28 - May 9

  • Main Salon: Christa Malay - Comic strip drawings

  • Cabinet Exhibit: Patty Ward - Chinese calligraphy

  • In the Quiet Room: Local quilters, Barbara Carver and Janet Swan

  • Marc Foster Grant's Library painting

Go to Art in the Library page