Literary Moments

  • Tue Jun 17th, 2008 8:02pm
  • Life

Lopez

 Literary Salon at the Lopez Library on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the library’s fireplace room.

 Story Hour at the Lopez Library every Wednesday at 11 a.m in the Children’s Library. Visit the Library’s Web site at www.lopezlibrary.org.

 The Rebel Book Club – a literary salon for teens – meets the last Friday of the month at 3:30 at the Lopez Library. Call 468-2265 for more information.

 Poetry Nights at 7 p.m. on the third Thursdays of the month at Lopez Library. Patrons can share their favorite poets or read works of their own.

 Movie Afternoons! The Library will be showing select films every Saturday starting at 2:00 p.m. Call or check their website, www.lopezlibrary.org, for listings.

 Fiction Writing Group A fiction writing group has started on Lopez Island. Persons interested in joining please contact Molly at 468-3168 or mollysmagic@rockisland.com

ORCAS

 Writers’ Roundtable meets every 3rd Saturday of the month from 1-3 p.m. in the Community Room, Orcas Island Library. Writers’ Roundtable will continue the tradition of “Second Saturday for Writers,” offering an opportunity for writers to get together for discussion, writing exercises, and presentations by writers in our community. All are welcome. Questions? Suggestions? Want to volunteer to lead a session? Call JoEllen Moldoff at 376-7680.

San Juan

 Weekly

 After School Read Aloud Mondays 3:15-4:15 p.m. starting October 15. Elementary school aged children are invited to this weekly program as we read through books. Friends of the Library provides healthy snacks and juices.

 Thursday, 10:00 a.m. The San Juan Island Library offers Lapsit and Linger for parents, infants and toddlers each Thursday morning at the San Juan Island Library from 10:00 to 11:00. Parents and toddlers are invited for stories, songs, and socializing. Free.

 Thursday, 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Listen Up! for Adults at the Mullis Community Senior Center lounge. Join other adults listening to poetry, articles and essays, snippets and stories. Come to the Mullis Community Senior Center lounge on Mondays after the hot lunch at 1:30 p.m. with something to share, or just to listen. Free.

 Friday, 10:30 a.m. Storytime for Preschoolers. The San Juan Island Library offers a weekly Storytime for preschool children each Friday morning from 10:30 to 11:00. Join us for stories, songs, finger plays and special holiday programs. Free.

Monthly

 Second Tuesday of the month, 6:00 p.m. San Juan Island Library Trustees Meeting. The library trustees meet monthly to set library policy. Public welcome.

 Third Thursday of the month, 7:00 p.m. Literary Salon at the San Juan Island Library. Join us in front of the fireplace on each third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. to discuss any great books you may have read lately.

Internet

resource for writers

 JoEllen Moldoff of Orcas Island has set up a web site of writing links for writers and teachers: www.rockisland.com/~moldoff/.

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Book Groups, Writers’ Groups, Readings—send us your information to be included in Literary Moments. PO Box 39, Lopez, 98261 or carmstrong@islandsweekly.net.