Month Flat Week

Winter Film at the Library

Friday, January 13, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Fridays, Jan. 13 – Feb. 3, 7pm at the library

The four movies in this series are selected and introduced with wit and insight by Movie Man Nick Alphin, an Academy Award nominee. Check the library website for movie titles and details.

The Cigarette Diaries

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Contributor Rebecca Pratt discusses the book about the experiences of her father, Frank Pratt, who was shot down during WWII and spent 8 months in a German POW camp. Her father’s actual diaries and photos will be on display.

Wed., Jan. 18, 7pm at the library

Winter Film at the Library

Friday, January 20, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Fridays, Jan. 13 – Feb. 3, 7pm at the library

The four movies in this series are selected and introduced with wit and insight by Movie Man Nick Alphin, an Academy Award nominee. Check the library website for movie titles and details.

Film at the Library

Friday, January 27, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This event does not repeat

Fridays, Jan. 13 – Feb. 3, 7pm at the library

The four movies in this series are selected and introduced with wit and insight by Movie Man Nick Alphin, an Academy Award nominee. Check the library website for movie titles and details.

Film at the Library

Friday, February 3, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Fridays, Jan. 13 – Feb. 3, 7pm at the library

The four movies in this series are selected and introduced with wit and insight by Movie Man Nick Alphin, an Academy Award nominee. Check the library website for movie titles and details.

Film at the Library

Friday, April 7, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until April 29, 2017

Movie Man Nick Alphin hosts an eclectic line-up of movies, from classic to contemporary. Visit the library’s website for titles and details. 

Fridays, April 7-28, 7pm at the library.

Film at the Library

Friday, April 14, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until April 29, 2017

Movie Man Nick Alphin hosts an eclectic line-up of movies, from classic to contemporary. Visit the library’s website for titles and details. 

Fridays, April 7-28, 7pm at the library.

Film at the Library

Friday, April 21, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until April 29, 2017

Movie Man Nick Alphin hosts an eclectic line-up of movies, from classic to contemporary. Visit the library’s website for titles and details. 

Fridays, April 7-28, 7pm at the library.

Get the Best Shots from Your Camera

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Photographer Tony Locke offers pointers on how to get the best shots from your camera, just in time for spring and summer fun. Wed., April 26, 7pm at the library. 

Film at the Library

Friday, April 28, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until April 29, 2017

Movie Man Nick Alphin hosts an eclectic line-up of movies, from classic to contemporary. Visit the library’s website for titles and details. 

Fridays, April 7-28, 7pm at the library.

Celebrating the Poetry of WA 129

Sunday, April 30, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Poet Laureate Tod Marshall and other poets present selections from WA 129, an anthology of poems gathered from the people of Washington, including experienced poets and newcomers to the art. These poems will be published online in e-book format and 129 of the poems, one for every year of statehood, will be published in book form. Sun., April 30, 2pm at the library.

Art, Therapy, Wellness: Art of Laughter

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Anacortes Arts Commission members explore how the art of laughter, which is always the best medicine, affects our health and minds.

Wed., May 10, 7pm - at the library

Art Walk & Street Plaza

Friday, July 7, 2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Join us  in Old Town for the second First Friday Artwalk Street Plaza on Commercial Ave. between 3rd St. and 6th St. Commercial Avenue is open to foot traffic only for an evening of fun. 

You will find more than a dozen merchants open late to participate in the artwalk. The area will be closed to traffic from 6pm – 9pm, to encourage participants linger longer at the First Friday Artwalk event.

People will be able to shop late with merchants, dine and socialize in an street side outdoor set-ting and listen to live music, watch and visit with Plein Air artists; participate in an Anacortes Arts Festival activity.

Restaurants in the “Street Plaza” area will be offering special sidewalk dining and street side  beer/wine gardens. Participating merchants in the “Street Plaza” zone include Scott Milo Gallery, Adrift, Gere A Deli, El Jinete, Johnny Picasso’s, The Majestic Inn and Spa, A-Town Bistro, Fri-da’s Gourmet Restaurant, The Brown Lantern and Pita J’s, Rockfish Brewery and H2O.  This event will be held again on September 1.  August is the Anacortes Arts Festival so the streets will already be filled with art, music and food!

First Friday Artwalk & Street Plaza - Friday, July 7 : 6-9 PM First Friday Artwalk & Street Plaza - Friday, July 7 : 6-9 PM  

Samish Island Arts fest

Saturday, July 29, 2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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 Come to our annual Arts Festival on Saturday, July 29, from 10-4 pm to 11292 Blue Heron Rd, Samish Island, situated in a relaxing island atmostphere without taking a ferry! Over 45 original vendors from all around the Salish Sea will include Raku, woodcrafts, etched glass, photography, unique jewelry and many more. Locally sourced cuisine provided by Corner Pub including oyster shooters from Samish Bay and homemade clam chowder. Bow Hill Blueberry Farm has fresh blueberries and icecream. Live musicians provide brass, Irish dance tunes and acoustical guitar adjacent to our wine and beer garden all day! A children's activity area allows leisurely shopping for parents. And it's free admission so please join us on Samish Island for a fun filled summer day!

Fall Films @ the library

Friday, September 8, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until September 29, 2017

Movie Man Nick Alphin has selected an exciting line-up of four movies in diverse genres, introducing them with sparkling wit and personal insight gained during his long career as a movie industry sound professional. Visit library.cityofanacortes.org for film titles and details.

 Fridays, Sept. 8, 15, 22, Oct. 6, 7pm at the library

 

 

Silent Book Club

Monday, September 11, 2017 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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The Silent Book Club meets just to read, with no assigned books. Started in San Francisco, the Silent Book Club is now an international community of bookworms who meet to carve out more time for just reading.

Mon., Sept. 11, 5-6:30pm 

Meet upstairs by the fireplace at the library

Arts for All

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Anacortes Arts Commission members present an “Arts for All” program, continuing the series that began in the spring. 

Wed., Sept. 13, 7pm at the Anacortes Library

Fall Films @ the library

Friday, September 15, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until September 29, 2017

Movie Man Nick Alphin has selected an exciting line-up of four movies in diverse genres, introducing them with sparkling wit and personal insight gained during his long career as a movie industry sound professional. Visit library.cityofanacortes.org for film titles and details.

 Fridays, Sept. 8, 15, 22, Oct. 6, 7pm at the library

 

 

Fall Films @ the library

Friday, September 22, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until September 29, 2017

Movie Man Nick Alphin has selected an exciting line-up of four movies in diverse genres, introducing them with sparkling wit and personal insight gained during his long career as a movie industry sound professional. Visit library.cityofanacortes.org for film titles and details.

 Fridays, Sept. 8, 15, 22, Oct. 6, 7pm at the library

 

 

Fall Films @ the library

Friday, September 29, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until September 29, 2017

Movie Man Nick Alphin has selected an exciting line-up of four movies in diverse genres, introducing them with sparkling wit and personal insight gained during his long career as a movie industry sound professional. Visit library.cityofanacortes.org for film titles and details.

 Fridays, Sept. 8, 15, 22, Oct. 6, 7pm at the library

 

 

The 98221 Studio Tour

Saturday, October 21, 2017 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Every Day until October 22, 2017

The 2017 Anacortes Artist’s Studio Tour will be twice as large as last year’s inaugural event.  Presented by the Anacortes Arts Commission, this year’s tour will feature the artwork of over 40 artists at 30+ venues within the 98221 Zip Code.  This major fall art event for Anacortes is scheduled for October 21-22, with studios open from 10 am to 5 pm both days.  Maps for the free self-guided tour around Fidalgo Island will be available at all participating studios, local galleries, the Depot Art Center and the Croatian Cultural Center, The Anacortes Chamber of Commerce, plus many other establishments throughout the area.  The brochure is also be on the Anacortes Arts Commission website

The 98221 Studio Tour

Sunday, October 22, 2017 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Every Day until October 22, 2017

The 2017 Anacortes Artist’s Studio Tour will be twice as large as last year’s inaugural event.  Presented by the Anacortes Arts Commission, this year’s tour will feature the artwork of over 40 artists at 30+ venues within the 98221 Zip Code.  This major fall art event for Anacortes is scheduled for October 21-22, with studios open from 10 am to 5 pm both days.  Maps for the free self-guided tour around Fidalgo Island will be available at all participating studios, local galleries, the Depot Art Center and the Croatian Cultural Center, The Anacortes Chamber of Commerce, plus many other establishments throughout the area.  The brochure is also be on the Anacortes Arts Commission website

Comic Night at the Library

Thursday, November 16, 2017 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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You're invited to this year's genre night. Heroes and Villains: Comic Night at the Library is an all-ages event at the library celebrating graphic novels and comic books. Costumes are encouraged. Crafts, games, art displays, live theatre, and more will be happening throughout the library. Test out your superhero skills or find out if you're more inclined to be a super-villain. Locate hidden objects around the building for a library-wide scavenger hunt, get a photo with a favorite character, and come vote for your favorite original artwork. To find out how to submit art to the art contest for ages 5-18, grab a contest form at the library, or on our website. Thursday, November 16, 5:00-8:00 pm at the Anacortes Public Library

Dancing Waters

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Sailor and photographer Lance Ekhart highlights the beauty of our local waters in a video set to flute music. Wednesday, November 29, 7:00 pm at the library.

Library Winter Film Series

Friday, January 5, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until January 26, 2018

Movie Man Nick Alphin presents the winter film series, which he introduces with sparkling wit and personal insight gained during his long career as a movie industry sound professional. Visit library.cityofanacortes.org for film title and details. Fridays at 7:00 pm, January 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th at the library.

Library Winter Film Series

Friday, January 12, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until January 26, 2018

Movie Man Nick Alphin presents the winter film series, which he introduces with sparkling wit and personal insight gained during his long career as a movie industry sound professional. Visit library.cityofanacortes.org for film title and details. Fridays at 7:00 pm, January 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th at the library.

Library Winter Film Series

Friday, January 19, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until January 26, 2018

Movie Man Nick Alphin presents the winter film series, which he introduces with sparkling wit and personal insight gained during his long career as a movie industry sound professional. Visit library.cityofanacortes.org for film title and details. Fridays at 7:00 pm, January 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th at the library.

Peace Weavers: an Author Event

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Historian & author Candace Wellman will discuss her book Peace Weavers: Uniting the Salish Coast through Cross-Cultural Marriages”. She will read excerpts, answer questions and sign books. For the first 2 decades of our area’s existence as a legal entity 1854- early 1870s, 90% of the marriages were cross-cultural. When local histories were written, these indigenous women and their contribution to new communities was ignored. Peace Weavers, an 18-year project, opens the door to a new appreciation of these women with four biographies and a new account of the early history. One updated biography is of Caroline Davis Kavanaugh, a Samish- Swinomish young woman married first to Jefferson Davis’ nephew and second to the county sheriff. She spent nearly all her life on March Point (Shais-quihl). Wednesday, January 24, 7:00 pm at the library.

Library Winter Film Series

Friday, January 26, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until January 26, 2018

Movie Man Nick Alphin presents the winter film series, which he introduces with sparkling wit and personal insight gained during his long career as a movie industry sound professional. Visit library.cityofanacortes.org for film title and details. Fridays at 7:00 pm, January 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th at the library.

Silent Book Club

Thursday, February 8, 2018 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
This event does not repeat

The Silent Book Club meets just to read, with no assigned books. Started in San Francisco, the Silent Book Club is now an international community of bookworms who meet to carve out more time just for reading. Monday, February 8, 5:00-6:30 pm at the library.

Library Book Club

Monday, February 26, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The library book club meets in the Community Meeting Room. This month they will be reading Maurice by E. M. Forster. All are welcome to join the conversation. Monday, February 26, 7:00 pm at the library.

Writing the Memoir: More than Just a Story

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Three accomplished writers will discuss the fundamentals of memoir writing. Réanne Hemingway-Douglass is the publisher and author of three memoirs, Lisa Wright is a researcher and writer and has just completed her father-in-law’s compelling memoir, and Rebecca Pratt was a Chief of Production for Newsweek magazine. They will discuss the joys and pitfalls of putting a personal story into writing. Wednesday, February 28, 7:00 pm at the library.

Library Book Club

Monday, March 26, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The library book club meets in the Community Meeting Room. This month they will be reading And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer by Fredrik Backman. All are welcome to join the conversation. Monday, March 26, 7:00 pm at the library

Writing a Mystery with a Social Cause

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Step into the controversial world of greyhound racing with award-winning author Kathleen Kaska. She will discuss her latest mystery, Run Dog Run—the first in her new animal rights mystery series. A long-time rehabber of injured and orphaned wildlife, Kaska began writing the series to bring about awareness of animal rights. A portion of the proceeds of the sale of Run Dog Run will be donated to The Greyhound Project.  Wednesday, March 28, 7:00 pm at the library.

Gallery Walk

Friday, April 6, 2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Month until June 6, 2019

Many downtown Anacorters art galleries and other businesses are open on the first Friday of each month from 6-9pm. 

Spring Film Series

Friday, April 6, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until April 27, 2018

Movie Man Nick Alphin presents the spring film series, which he introduces with sparkling wit and personal insight gained during his long career as a movie industry sound professional. Visit library.cityofanacortes.orgfor film title and details. Fridays at 7:00 pm? April 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th.? at the library.

Spring Film Series

Friday, April 13, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until April 27, 2018

Movie Man Nick Alphin presents the spring film series, which he introduces with sparkling wit and personal insight gained during his long career as a movie industry sound professional. Visit library.cityofanacortes.orgfor film title and details. Fridays at 7:00 pm? April 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th.? at the library.

Spring Film Series

Friday, April 20, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until April 27, 2018

Movie Man Nick Alphin presents the spring film series, which he introduces with sparkling wit and personal insight gained during his long career as a movie industry sound professional. Visit library.cityofanacortes.orgfor film title and details. Fridays at 7:00 pm? April 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th.? at the library.

LIBRARY BOOK CLUB

Monday, April 23, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The library book club meets in the Community Meeting Room. April is author month and they will be reading works by Ivan Doig. All are welcome to join the conversation. Please note that the meeting this month will take place on the 3rd Monday because the 4th Monday is a holiday. Monday, April 23, 7:00 pm at the library.

Spring Film Series

Friday, April 27, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until April 27, 2018

Movie Man Nick Alphin presents the spring film series, which he introduces with sparkling wit and personal insight gained during his long career as a movie industry sound professional. Visit library.cityofanacortes.orgfor film title and details. Fridays at 7:00 pm? April 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th.? at the library.

Gallery Walk

Friday, May 4, 2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Month until June 6, 2019

Many downtown Anacorters art galleries and other businesses are open on the first Friday of each month from 6-9pm. 

Library Book Club

Monday, May 21, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The library book club meets in the Community Meeting Room. This month we will be reading Eleanor Oliphant is completely Fine by Gail Honeyman. All are welcome to join the conversation. Please note that the meeting this month will take place on the 3rd Monday because the 4th Monday is a holiday. Monday, May 21, 7:00 pm at the library.

Gallery Walk

Friday, June 1, 2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Month until June 6, 2019

Many downtown Anacorters art galleries and other businesses are open on the first Friday of each month from 6-9pm. 

Discarded Delights Book Sale

Friday, June 22, 2018 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Are you looking for new books to read this summer? Help the library make space for new fiction while building your own library of summer reading. Discarded fiction will be on sale in the Community Meeting Room for one afternoon only on June 22nd. Hardbound books will be priced at $0.50, paperbacks will be $0.25, and mass market paperbacks will be $0.10. Stock up now for summer! Proceeds will go to The Friends of the Library and will benefit the library through their generous support.

Friday, June 22, 2018, 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm at the Anacortes Public Library

Library Book Club

Monday, June 25, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The library book club meets in the Community Meeting Room. This month we will be reading News of the World by Paulette Jiles. All are welcome to join the conversation. Monday, June 25, 7:00 pm at the library

Gallery Walk

Friday, July 6, 2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Month until June 6, 2019

Many downtown Anacorters art galleries and other businesses are open on the first Friday of each month from 6-9pm. 

Local Art Sale

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Throughout the summer, work by local artists will be on display in the Library Community Meeting Room. The art will be for sale from 1:00-2:00 p.m. on the Wednesday dates below. A percentage of sales will go to The Friends of the Library and proceeds will benefit the library through their generous support. Wednesdays, 1:00-2:00 August 1, September 5 free at the library

 

Gallery Walk

Friday, August 3, 2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Detached from recurrence

Many downtown Anacorters art galleries and other businesses are open on the first Friday of each month from 6-9pm. 

Gallery Walk

Friday, August 3, 2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Month until June 6, 2019

Many downtown Anacorters art galleries and other businesses are open on the first Friday of each month from 6-9pm. 

Library Book Club

Monday, August 27, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This event does not repeat

August is biography month for the Anacortes Public Library Book Club, featuring Queen Victoria (1819–1901), Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland 1837 to 1901. Queen Victoria had the second longest reign of any other British monarch in history, being surpassed currently by Queen Elizabeth II by 2 years. In preparation for this meeting, read anything you may find about the life of Queen Victoria. The Anacortes Library Book Club meets the fourth Monday of every month in the Library Community Meeting Room. All are welcome to join the conversation. For more information, call Jackie Boss at 360-299-8067.  Monday, August 27, 7:00-9:00 pm free at the library.

Gallery Walk

Friday, September 7, 2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Month until June 6, 2019

Many downtown Anacorters art galleries and other businesses are open on the first Friday of each month from 6-9pm. 

Mary Roberts Rinehart Crosses Cascade Pass, 1916

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Even though she started writing years before her British counterpart, popular mystery writer Mary Roberts Rinehart was often referred to as “America’s Agatha Christie.” But Rinehart was much more than a writer. She traveled the world, started her own publishing company, was a war correspondent, raised a family and, in 1916, crossed Cascade Pass. Find out more about her fascinating life from Historian Jesse Kennedy. Wednesday September 19, 7:00 pm at the library.

Native Film Festival

Saturday, September 22, 2018 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event does not repeat

The Samish Indian Nation is hosting a two-day Native Film Festival on Sept. 22 – 23, 2018 at 4701 Fidalgo Bay Rd, Anacortes. The shows start Saturday 6:00-9:00 pm, with a pizza dinner at 5:00 pm. We'll pick up again Sunday morning at 9:00 am and lunch will be provided, films showing until 4:30 pm. Feel free to bring a low-backed camping chair or anything else comfortable to sit on.

Film Schedule

Saturday
6:00-7:05      Land of the Headhunters/Land of the War Canoes
7:15-8:45      Smoke Signals

Sunday
9:00-10:18     Nanook of the North
10:20-12:00   Whale Rider
12:00-12:30   LUNCH
12:30-1:23     Princess Angeline
1:30-2:58       Powwow Highway
3:15-4:30       Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World

Native Film Festival

Sunday, September 23, 2018 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
This event does not repeat

The Samish Indian Nation is hosting a two-day Native Film Festival on Sept. 22 – 23, 2018 at 4701 Fidalgo Bay Rd, Anacortes. The shows start Saturday 6:00-9:00 pm, with a pizza dinner at 5:00 pm. We'll pick up again Sunday morning at 9:00 am and lunch will be provided, films showing until 4:30 pm. Feel free to bring a low-backed camping chair or anything else comfortable to sit on.

Film Schedule

Saturday
6:00-7:05      Land of the Headhunters/Land of the War Canoes
7:15-8:45      Smoke Signals

Sunday
9:00-10:18     Nanook of the North
10:20-12:00   Whale Rider
12:00-12:30   LUNCH
12:30-1:23     Princess Angeline
1:30-2:58       Powwow Highway
3:15-4:30       Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World

Library Book Club

Monday, September 24, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event does not repeat

In September the library book club will be reading The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World by Andrea Wulf. The Anacortes Library Book Club meets the fourth Monday of every month in the Library Community Meeting Room. All are welcome to join the conversation. For more information, call Jackie Boss at 360-299-8067. Monday September 24 7:00 pm at the library.

Mad Science in the Library

Friday, October 5, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Every Week until October 26, 2018

Join us each week for Frankenstein inspired science crafts and experiments led by our youth services department, as part of the Frankenstein 200 project for budding scientists.  October 5, 10, 19, 24, 4:00 pm at the library. 

Gallery Walk

Friday, October 5, 2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Month until June 6, 2019

Many downtown Anacorters art galleries and other businesses are open on the first Friday of each month from 6-9pm. 

Fall Film Series

Friday, October 5, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until October 26, 2018

Be surprised. Join us for a movie every Friday night in October, introduced with wit and humor by Movie Man Nick Alphin. More information, including film titles, can be found in the library or on our website.  October 5, 12, 19, 26 Fridays at 7:00 pm at the library. 

This series of films includes:

Oct. 5, Anne of the Thousand Days (1969). Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn. Director: Charles Jarrott; Writers: Bridget Boland (screenplay), John Hale (screenplay); Stars: Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold, Irene Papas.

Oct. 12, Frankenstein (1931). An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses. Director: James Whale; Writers: John L. Balderston (based upon the composition by), Mary Shelley (from the novel by) (as Mrs. Percy B. Shelley); Stars: Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff.

Oct. 19, Young Frankenstein (1974). An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that his grandfather was not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body. Director: Mel Brooks; Writers: Gene Wilder (screen story and screenplay), Mel Brooks (screen story and screenplay); Stars: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman.

Oct. 26, A Far Off Place (1993). The witty Nonni and the stuck-up city-boy Harry are the only ones to survive a massacre of a gang of poachers among the gamekeeper's family on his lonesome farm in the savanna. Director: Mikael Salomon; Writers: Laurens van der Post (books), Robert Caswell (screenplay); Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Ethan Embry, Jack Thompson.

Mad Science in the Library

Friday, October 12, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Every Week until October 26, 2018

Join us each week for Frankenstein inspired science crafts and experiments led by our youth services department, as part of the Frankenstein 200 project for budding scientists.  October 5, 10, 19, 24, 4:00 pm at the library. 

Fall Film Series

Friday, October 12, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until October 26, 2018

Be surprised. Join us for a movie every Friday night in October, introduced with wit and humor by Movie Man Nick Alphin. More information, including film titles, can be found in the library or on our website.  October 5, 12, 19, 26 Fridays at 7:00 pm at the library. 

This series of films includes:

Oct. 5, Anne of the Thousand Days (1969). Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn. Director: Charles Jarrott; Writers: Bridget Boland (screenplay), John Hale (screenplay); Stars: Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold, Irene Papas.

Oct. 12, Frankenstein (1931). An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses. Director: James Whale; Writers: John L. Balderston (based upon the composition by), Mary Shelley (from the novel by) (as Mrs. Percy B. Shelley); Stars: Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff.

Oct. 19, Young Frankenstein (1974). An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that his grandfather was not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body. Director: Mel Brooks; Writers: Gene Wilder (screen story and screenplay), Mel Brooks (screen story and screenplay); Stars: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman.

Oct. 26, A Far Off Place (1993). The witty Nonni and the stuck-up city-boy Harry are the only ones to survive a massacre of a gang of poachers among the gamekeeper's family on his lonesome farm in the savanna. Director: Mikael Salomon; Writers: Laurens van der Post (books), Robert Caswell (screenplay); Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Ethan Embry, Jack Thompson.

Frankenstein: the First Science Fiction Novel and Why It Matters

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event does not repeat

Learn how a teenage girl’s nightmare inspired the genre of Science Fiction and sparked a 200-year fascination with science, creation, and literature with Diana Farnsworth, a librarian, former teacher, and Frankenstein enthusiast. Diana Studed Frenkenstein while persuing her Masters degree in English and enjoys sharing it with students of all ages here at APL, where she is the Public Services Manager.   Wednesday October 17, 7:00 pm at the library.

Mad Science in the Library

Friday, October 19, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Every Week until October 26, 2018

Join us each week for Frankenstein inspired science crafts and experiments led by our youth services department, as part of the Frankenstein 200 project for budding scientists.  October 5, 10, 19, 24, 4:00 pm at the library. 

Fall Film Series

Friday, October 19, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until October 26, 2018

Be surprised. Join us for a movie every Friday night in October, introduced with wit and humor by Movie Man Nick Alphin. More information, including film titles, can be found in the library or on our website.  October 5, 12, 19, 26 Fridays at 7:00 pm at the library. 

This series of films includes:

Oct. 5, Anne of the Thousand Days (1969). Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn. Director: Charles Jarrott; Writers: Bridget Boland (screenplay), John Hale (screenplay); Stars: Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold, Irene Papas.

Oct. 12, Frankenstein (1931). An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses. Director: James Whale; Writers: John L. Balderston (based upon the composition by), Mary Shelley (from the novel by) (as Mrs. Percy B. Shelley); Stars: Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff.

Oct. 19, Young Frankenstein (1974). An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that his grandfather was not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body. Director: Mel Brooks; Writers: Gene Wilder (screen story and screenplay), Mel Brooks (screen story and screenplay); Stars: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman.

Oct. 26, A Far Off Place (1993). The witty Nonni and the stuck-up city-boy Harry are the only ones to survive a massacre of a gang of poachers among the gamekeeper's family on his lonesome farm in the savanna. Director: Mikael Salomon; Writers: Laurens van der Post (books), Robert Caswell (screenplay); Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Ethan Embry, Jack Thompson.

Library Book Club

Monday, October 22, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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In October the Anacortes Public Library Book Club will be reading Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann. The book club meets the fourth Monday of every month in the Library Community Meeting Room. All are welcome to join the conversation. For more information, call Jackie Boss at 360-299-8067Monday, October 22, 7:00 pm at the library.

Mad Science in the Library

Friday, October 26, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Every Week until October 26, 2018

Join us each week for Frankenstein inspired science crafts and experiments led by our youth services department, as part of the Frankenstein 200 project for budding scientists.  October 5, 10, 19, 24, 4:00 pm at the library. 

Fall Film Series

Friday, October 26, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until October 26, 2018

Be surprised. Join us for a movie every Friday night in October, introduced with wit and humor by Movie Man Nick Alphin. More information, including film titles, can be found in the library or on our website.  October 5, 12, 19, 26 Fridays at 7:00 pm at the library. 

This series of films includes:

Oct. 5, Anne of the Thousand Days (1969). Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn. Director: Charles Jarrott; Writers: Bridget Boland (screenplay), John Hale (screenplay); Stars: Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold, Irene Papas.

Oct. 12, Frankenstein (1931). An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses. Director: James Whale; Writers: John L. Balderston (based upon the composition by), Mary Shelley (from the novel by) (as Mrs. Percy B. Shelley); Stars: Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff.

Oct. 19, Young Frankenstein (1974). An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that his grandfather was not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body. Director: Mel Brooks; Writers: Gene Wilder (screen story and screenplay), Mel Brooks (screen story and screenplay); Stars: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman.

Oct. 26, A Far Off Place (1993). The witty Nonni and the stuck-up city-boy Harry are the only ones to survive a massacre of a gang of poachers among the gamekeeper's family on his lonesome farm in the savanna. Director: Mikael Salomon; Writers: Laurens van der Post (books), Robert Caswell (screenplay); Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Ethan Embry, Jack Thompson.

Gallery Walk

Friday, November 2, 2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Month until June 6, 2019

Many downtown Anacorters art galleries and other businesses are open on the first Friday of each month from 6-9pm. 

A'Town Big Band @ Kennelly Keys

Friday, November 2, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This event does not repeat

Nothing But Nestico - The preeminent composer and arranger of contemporary big band charts, Sammy Nestico has arranged for the Count Basie Orchestra, the U.S. Air Forces premier jazz band – The Airmen of Note, the U.S. Marine Corp Band, as well as countless other ensembles. Come spend the evening at Kennelly Keys Music and listen to the music of a true jazz icon. Sponsored by The Manieri Endowment and The Anacortes Library Foundation. Date(s) - 11/02/18; 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. At Kennelly Keys, 1904 Commercial Ave, Anacortes.

Anacortes Library Book Club Gala

Sunday, November 4, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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We welcome all area book clubs to join us for a celebration of book club reading. A representative from each book club will give a short description of their club, followed by a presentation from local author Ashley Sweeney. Author of the novel Eliza Waite, Sweeney splits her time between La Conner, Washington and Tucson, Arizona. Beverages will be provided. We invite each book club to bring a dessert. RSVP to Jackie Boss at 299-8067 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Sunday, November 4, 2:30-4:30 pm at the library. 

Film: Dawnland

Monday, November 26, 2018 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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The Samish Indian Nation will be holding a public viewing of the award-winning documentary film, “Dawnland” on Monday, November 26, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at the Fidalgo Bay Resort Convention Center (4701 Fidalgo Bay Rd, Anacortes, WA 98221).  The film brings awareness to boarding schools and child welfare practices in Indian countries. It has won three “Best Documentary” awards since its release in April this year at several film festivals across the country. After the viewing, a group discussion about the film follow and light refreshments will be offered.

Library Book Club

Monday, November 26, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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In November the Anacortes Public Library Book Club will be reading A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles. The book club meets the fourth Monday of every month in the Library Community Meeting Room. All are welcome to join the conversation. For more information, call Jackie Boss at 360-299-8067.  Monday, November 26, 7:00 pm at the library.

Gallery Walk

Friday, December 7, 2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Month until June 6, 2019

Many downtown Anacorters art galleries and other businesses are open on the first Friday of each month from 6-9pm. 

Library Poetry Group

Saturday, December 8, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Join the Library Poetry Group for an Open Mic gathering in the Anacortes Public Library Meeting Room. Sign-ups start at 6:30 pm. This is an "All Ages" event. You may read your own material or from other poets. Non-amplified acoustic musicians and a capella singers are also welcome. This event will occur the 2nd Saturday of each month.   Saturday, December 8, 7:00 pm at the library. 

Gallery Walk

Friday, January 4, 2019 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Month until June 6, 2019

Many downtown Anacorters art galleries and other businesses are open on the first Friday of each month from 6-9pm. 

How to Use your Digital Camera

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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You have a new camera; now what do you do with it?  Tony Locke will talk about the basics of photography and how to get the best use of your camera, no matter what type of camera you have.  He will also talk about how to add a creative approach to photography.  

Wednesday, January 9th, 7:00 pm at the library.

Winter Film Series

Friday, January 11, 2019 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Every Week until February 2, 2019

Join us for a movie on Friday evenings, introduced with wit and humor by Movie Man Nick Alphin. More information, including film titles, can be found in the library or digitally on the library's website and  Facebook page. January 11,18, 25 & Feb. 1, Fridays at 7:00 pm., 

Second Sunday Jazz

Sunday, January 13, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
This event does not repeat

Join Bellingham native Thomas Harris, a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and educator who will perform accompanied by Conner Helms, Greg Feingold, and Christian Casolary. Harris is currently employed as a jazz instructor by Western Washington University and Whatcom Jazz Music Arts Center, as well as maintaining a private studio and a busy performance schedule. Sunday, January 12, 2:00-3:30 pm at the library.

Winter Film Series

Friday, January 18, 2019 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Every Week until February 2, 2019

Join us for a movie on Friday evenings, introduced with wit and humor by Movie Man Nick Alphin. More information, including film titles, can be found in the library or digitally on the library's website and  Facebook page. January 11,18, 25 & Feb. 1, Fridays at 7:00 pm., 

Winter Film Series

Friday, January 25, 2019 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Every Week until February 2, 2019

Join us for a movie on Friday evenings, introduced with wit and humor by Movie Man Nick Alphin. More information, including film titles, can be found in the library or digitally on the library's website and  Facebook page. January 11,18, 25 & Feb. 1, Fridays at 7:00 pm., 

Library Book Club

Monday, January 28, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event does not repeat

The book club meets the fourth Monday of every month in the Library Community Meeting Room. All are welcome to join the conversation. January’s title is: “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry’ by Fredrik Bachman. For more information, call Jackie Boss at 360-299-8067. Monday, January 28th 7:00 pm at the library.

Winter Film Series

Friday, February 1, 2019 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Every Week until February 2, 2019

Join us for a movie on Friday evenings, introduced with wit and humor by Movie Man Nick Alphin. More information, including film titles, can be found in the library or digitally on the library's website and  Facebook page. January 11,18, 25 & Feb. 1, Fridays at 7:00 pm., 

Gallery Walk

Friday, February 1, 2019 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Month until June 6, 2019

Many downtown Anacorters art galleries and other businesses are open on the first Friday of each month from 6-9pm. 

Library Book Club

Monday, February 25, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event does not repeat

The book club meets the fourth Monday of every month in the Library Community Meeting Room. All are welcome to join the conversation. February’s title is: ‘The Great Alone’ by Kristin Hannah. For more information, call Jackie Boss at 360-299-8067. Monday, February 25th 7:00 pm at the library.

Jazz Lecture Series

Thursday, February 28, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This event does not repeat

Join us for what promises to be a captivating lecture by John Gilbreath. He has been the executive director of Seattle’s respected Earshot Jazz organization since 1991, overseeing its publications, educational programs and services to the community, as well as the presentation of more than 100 concerts annually, including Seattle’s Earshot Jazz Festival. He has served as artistic curator of regional jazz initiatives, and lends his expertise to help curate our own Anacortes Public Library Manieri jazz selection. Thursday, February 28th, 3:00 pm at the library.

Gallery Walk

Friday, March 1, 2019 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Month until June 6, 2019

Many downtown Anacorters art galleries and other businesses are open on the first Friday of each month from 6-9pm. 

Library Book Club

Monday, March 25, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event does not repeat

The book club meets the fourth Monday of every month in the Library Community Meeting Room. All are welcome to join the conversation. March’s title is: ‘Soul of an Octopus’ by Sy Montgomery. For more information, call Jackie Boss at 360-299-8067. Monday, March 25th 7:00 pm at the library.

Library Book Club

Monday, March 25, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event does not repeat

The book club meets the fourth Monday of every month in the Library Community Meeting Room. All are welcome to join the conversation. March’s title is: ‘Soul of an Octopus’ by Sy Montgomery. For more information, call Jackie Boss at 360-299-8067. Monday, March 25th 7:00 pm at the library.

Gallery Walk

Friday, April 5, 2019 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Month until June 6, 2019

Many downtown Anacorters art galleries and other businesses are open on the first Friday of each month from 6-9pm. 

Meet New York Time Best Selling author J.A. Jance

Saturday, April 13, 2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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In collaboration with Watermark Book Company, join the Anacortes Library for an afternoon with New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance, who will discuss her gripping new novel where broadcast journalist turned amateur sleuth Ali Reynolds learns that no good deed goes unpunished – as a threat from the distant past jeopardizes everything in her future. With over 21 million copies of her books in print, J.A .Jance is the author of the J.P. Beaumont series, the Joanna Brady series, the Walker Family series, a volume of poetry, and more. J.A. Jance will be available for book signing. Books will be available on site for purchase through Watermark Book Company. Saturday April 13th, 3:00 p.m.  Anacortes Senior Center 1701 22nd St

Spring Film Series

Friday, April 19, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until May 10, 2019

Join us for a movie the last two Fridays of April and first two Fridays of May, introduced with wit and humor by Movie Man Nick Alphin. More information, including film titles, can be found in the library or on our website. April 19th and 26th; May 3rd and 10th. Fridays at 7:00 pm at the library.

Library Book Club

Monday, April 22, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This event does not repeat

The book club meets the fourth Monday of every month in the Library Community Meeting Room. All are welcome to join the conversation. April is Author Month, read any work by Anne Morrow Lindbergh and share with us. For more information, call Jackie Boss at 360-299-8067.  Monday, April 22nd 7:00 pm at the library

Spring Film Series

Friday, April 26, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until May 10, 2019

Join us for a movie the last two Fridays of April and first two Fridays of May, introduced with wit and humor by Movie Man Nick Alphin. More information, including film titles, can be found in the library or on our website. April 19th and 26th; May 3rd and 10th. Fridays at 7:00 pm at the library.

Gallery Walk

Friday, May 3, 2019 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Month until June 6, 2019

Many downtown Anacorters art galleries and other businesses are open on the first Friday of each month from 6-9pm. 

Spring Film Series

Friday, May 3, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until May 10, 2019

Join us for a movie the last two Fridays of April and first two Fridays of May, introduced with wit and humor by Movie Man Nick Alphin. More information, including film titles, can be found in the library or on our website. April 19th and 26th; May 3rd and 10th. Fridays at 7:00 pm at the library.

Spring Film Series

Friday, May 10, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Every Week until May 10, 2019

Join us for a movie the last two Fridays of April and first two Fridays of May, introduced with wit and humor by Movie Man Nick Alphin. More information, including film titles, can be found in the library or on our website. April 19th and 26th; May 3rd and 10th. Fridays at 7:00 pm at the library.

Second Sunday Jazz: Hot Club of Troy

Sunday, May 12, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This event does not repeat

The Hot Club of Troy plays music in the style of the renowned Quintet of the Hot Club of France, and its legendary leader: guitarist Django Reinhardt.  The Hot Club of Troy’s music swings with a wild abandon that allows sparkling melodies to rise from the pulsing rhythm guitars and bass.  Sunday, May 12th 2-3:30 pm at the library.

Work of Our Hands

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Every Week until July 29, 2019

Work of Our Hands, an exhibition of 41 works by members of the San Juan County Textile Guild (SJCTG), is now open at the Pacific NW Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, located in La Conner, WA. 

Open Wednesday through Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm, the exhibition may be viewed from May 8th through July 28th. Members of the Guild are pleased to be showcasing a wide variety of their best work, including baskets, wearables, rugs, sculptures, wall-art, and linens. The techniques represented include: weaving, crochet, knitting, various rug/tapestry-making methods, fiber-collage, basketry, needle-point embroidery, nuno-felting, and doll making. Most of the works are original designs. This exhibit occupies the entire third floor of the Museum.

In addition, the SJCTG is exhibiting 29 Knitted Tempestry Panels, which visually depict daily temperature data collected by the NOAA weather station located on Orcas Island (Olga, WA) in 4-year increments for the past 100 years. This exhibition, located on the first floor of the Museum, will be open for the entire month of May during regular Museum hours. There are also 5 Freeform Tempestry Projects located in the 3rd floor exhibit.

An Opening Reception for both exhibits will be held at the Museum from 3 to 5 pm on Saturday, May 18th. The Reception is open to the public, admission free. Many members of the SJCTG will be available at the Reception to answer viewers’ questions about the works.

Work of Our Hands

Thursday, May 16, 2019 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Every Week until July 29, 2019

Work of Our Hands, an exhibition of 41 works by members of the San Juan County Textile Guild (SJCTG), is now open at the Pacific NW Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, located in La Conner, WA. 

Open Wednesday through Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm, the exhibition may be viewed from May 8th through July 28th. Members of the Guild are pleased to be showcasing a wide variety of their best work, including baskets, wearables, rugs, sculptures, wall-art, and linens. The techniques represented include: weaving, crochet, knitting, various rug/tapestry-making methods, fiber-collage, basketry, needle-point embroidery, nuno-felting, and doll making. Most of the works are original designs. This exhibit occupies the entire third floor of the Museum.

In addition, the SJCTG is exhibiting 29 Knitted Tempestry Panels, which visually depict daily temperature data collected by the NOAA weather station located on Orcas Island (Olga, WA) in 4-year increments for the past 100 years. This exhibition, located on the first floor of the Museum, will be open for the entire month of May during regular Museum hours. There are also 5 Freeform Tempestry Projects located in the 3rd floor exhibit.

An Opening Reception for both exhibits will be held at the Museum from 3 to 5 pm on Saturday, May 18th. The Reception is open to the public, admission free. Many members of the SJCTG will be available at the Reception to answer viewers’ questions about the works.

Work of Our Hands

Friday, May 17, 2019 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Every Week until July 29, 2019

Work of Our Hands, an exhibition of 41 works by members of the San Juan County Textile Guild (SJCTG), is now open at the Pacific NW Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, located in La Conner, WA. 

Open Wednesday through Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm, the exhibition may be viewed from May 8th through July 28th. Members of the Guild are pleased to be showcasing a wide variety of their best work, including baskets, wearables, rugs, sculptures, wall-art, and linens. The techniques represented include: weaving, crochet, knitting, various rug/tapestry-making methods, fiber-collage, basketry, needle-point embroidery, nuno-felting, and doll making. Most of the works are original designs. This exhibit occupies the entire third floor of the Museum.

In addition, the SJCTG is exhibiting 29 Knitted Tempestry Panels, which visually depict daily temperature data collected by the NOAA weather station located on Orcas Island (Olga, WA) in 4-year increments for the past 100 years. This exhibition, located on the first floor of the Museum, will be open for the entire month of May during regular Museum hours. There are also 5 Freeform Tempestry Projects located in the 3rd floor exhibit.

An Opening Reception for both exhibits will be held at the Museum from 3 to 5 pm on Saturday, May 18th. The Reception is open to the public, admission free. Many members of the SJCTG will be available at the Reception to answer viewers’ questions about the works.

Work of Our Hands

Saturday, May 18, 2019 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Every Week until July 29, 2019

Work of Our Hands, an exhibition of 41 works by members of the San Juan County Textile Guild (SJCTG), is now open at the Pacific NW Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, located in La Conner, WA. 

Open Wednesday through Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm, the exhibition may be viewed from May 8th through July 28th. Members of the Guild are pleased to be showcasing a wide variety of their best work, including baskets, wearables, rugs, sculptures, wall-art, and linens. The techniques represented include: weaving, crochet, knitting, various rug/tapestry-making methods, fiber-collage, basketry, needle-point embroidery, nuno-felting, and doll making. Most of the works are original designs. This exhibit occupies the entire third floor of the Museum.

In addition, the SJCTG is exhibiting 29 Knitted Tempestry Panels, which visually depict daily temperature data collected by the NOAA weather station located on Orcas Island (Olga, WA) in 4-year increments for the past 100 years. This exhibition, located on the first floor of the Museum, will be open for the entire month of May during regular Museum hours. There are also 5 Freeform Tempestry Projects located in the 3rd floor exhibit.

An Opening Reception for both exhibits will be held at the Museum from 3 to 5 pm on Saturday, May 18th. The Reception is open to the public, admission free. Many members of the SJCTG will be available at the Reception to answer viewers’ questions about the works.

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