New Year, New Series

Many people love a series! They enjoy watching characters grow, relationships change, and worlds being created. Some readers read the books right when they come out and wait in anticipation until the next one is released. Others like to hear about a series that has several titles so that they can dive in and read them all straight through -- kind of like binge watching your favorite t.v. show! One thing I know for sure is that everyone hates when their favorite series is over.

Are You Covered? Health Insurance at the Library

Come to the library for free, unbiased and confidential assistance enrolling for health insurance.  Certified Navigators from Peninsula Community Health Services (PCHS) will answer your questions, review health insurance options for you and your family, find out if you qualify for financial help, and work with you to complete the enrollment process.  PCHS Navigators are qualified to answer questions about all your health insurance options, including Medicare.

Haunting Award-Winning Reads

Fall is fast approaching and if crinkling leaves, early sunsets, and morning fog put you in the mood for some thrilling, chilling, and otherwise spooky reads, check out some of these Bram Stoker Award nominees and winners. The Bram Stoker Awards are given each year by the Horror Writers Association to original works written in English and have a variety of categories, like Novel, First Novel, Young Adult, and Graphic Novels.

Ukulele Lessons

Repeats every week every Saturday 4 times.
Saturday, February 4, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, February 11, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, February 18, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, February 25, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:30am

Learn the basics of the ukulele at the Library in Port Orchard. 

Registration is required for these lessons and space is limited. If you would like to borrow a ukulele to learn on from the Library, please call 360-876-2224 to inquire!

Grown-Ups, Let's Give the Kids a Little Summer Learning Competition

As we edge toward the end of summer (North Kitsap School District students start school again on August 31) library staff has been delighted by a steady stream of children who have completed their ten hours of reading for Summer Learning. Nothing makes us happier than getting to talk with the sometimes shy, sometimes not so shy, young people who patiently wait in line in order to proudly show staff their completed trackers and receive their prizes- a book and a Kitsap County Fair ticket.

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