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Island Library

2144 So. Nugent Rd., Lummi Island, WA

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1-(360)-305-3600

Website:
www.wcls.org/Island-Branch-News/

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Upcoming Events

Update on the Gerrymandering Case Before the US Supreme Court with Peter Earle

Talks/Lectures

Peter Earle is a Lummi Island resident and an attorney who served as co-lead trial counsel in the first partisan gerrymandering case to prevail at the trial court level. This potential landmark case is now under review by the United States Supreme Court. When Peter outlined the case in a previous program, the audience was held spellbound. Join us for an update from this animated speaker who sheds light on a complicated and urgent issue. Sponsored by Friends of Island Library.

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• Sat 7/21/18 at 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Washington Rural Heritage: Introducing the New Collection

General, History/Science

Come experience local history from the latest Washington Rural Heritage digitization project at Lummi Island. Isaac Colgan presents highlights from his research on Beach School and Lummi Island resort history. Hundreds of photos, documents, and audio recordings were added to the Reef Net Fishing Collection begun in 2008. These materials are a perpetual treasure for all to explore and enjoy. Sponsored by Friends of Island Library and Whatcom County Library System. Digitization funded through a grant from the Washington State Library.

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• Sat 8/4/18 at 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Storytelling With Felted Puppets

Children, Puppet Theater

Enjoy the art of oral storytelling with Myria Rodeman and her felted puppets. This ancient tradition brings the audience and storyteller together in a creative process of discovery. We will celebrate the conclusion of our summer reading with ice cream provided by the Friends of Island Library and Mallard's. For grades K-5. Saturday, August 18, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

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• Sat 8/18/18 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Lummi Island Reefnetting - Now and Then

Talks/Lectures

Roger Granger will give a brief history of reefnetting on Lummi Island with stories, pictures, artifacts, and handouts to help folks understand and appreciate this fascinating fishery. Sponsored by Friends of Island Library. Saturday, August 25, 7:30 PM to 8:45 PM.

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• Sat 8/25/18 at 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM