Events

Yoga for Meditation
Saturday, May 18
3:00 p.m.

Shelley Dorland from Riverwalk Yoga Studio will be teaching a free Yoga Nidra class at the library. Yoga Nidra is a type of yoga that focuses on deep concentrated rest and relaxation. Space is limited-preregistration is strongly recommended!

Off Leash Books
Thursday, May 23
6:00 p.m.

Off-Leash Books is a Books and Dogs Meet & Greet event at the library. Meet local author Nicola Pearson and therapy dogs Mac & Wally from Dogs on Call. There will be a reading of Nicola Pearson’s book, The Gift, followed by a discussion of what our pets really understand. Copies of Nicola Pearson’s books will be available for purchase at the event.

Preventing Gestational Diabetes/ Prevenir diabetes gestacional
Monday, May 20
6:30 p.m.

Learn about gestational diabetes in Skagit County and the greater United States and how it can be prevented in this bilingual presentation from graduate student, Rachelle VonGrey, RN and Joani Pfeiffer, RD, CDE, CCP, RHCIII. This informational session will be in both Spanish and English, followed by a Question and Answer session. 


Aprenda sobre la diabetes gestacional en el condado de Skagit y los Estados Unidos, y las formas en que puede prevenirla en esta presentación del estudiante graduado, Rachelle VonGrey, RN y Joani Pfeiffer, RD, CDE, CCP, RHCIII. Esta sesión informativa será en inglés y español seguido de una session de preguntas y respuestas.

Discovering Yupo
Thursday, May 30
6 p.m. 

Come join us to learn this trending painting technique that uses recycled plastics and texturing to make colorful, abstract art, taught by artist Betsy Risser. This class will take your painting in an adventurous new direction!


Book Club

"The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 In Gander, Newfoundland" by Jim Defede

Thursday, May 9 at 12:30 p.m. 

Conference Room


Summary: When 38 jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land at Gander International Airport in Canada by the closing of U.S. airspace on September 11, the population of this small town on Newfoundland Island swelled from 10,300 to nearly 17,000. The citizens of Gander met the stranded passengers with an overwhelming display of friendship and goodwill.


Genre: History

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