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Programs for Adults

Programs for all ages are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ocean Shores Public Library.


Adult Coloring Coloring Pages
Ongoing Experience at Your Library

Coloring pages and books are becoming all the rage among adults. Coloring can provide a calming effect and help deal with stress and reconnect to a more carefree time in your life – your childhood. If you would like to try coloring – check out the library corner with coloring sheets and pencils for you to use while in the library. Materials are provided by the Friends of the Ocean Shores Library.


AARP Tax Aide AARP Tax Aide
Tuesdays and Thurdays, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (last day is April 13th)

AARP Tax-Aide is offering free income tax assistance and preparation of personal income tax returns. Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest free volunteer-run tax assistance and preparation service. Emphasis is on low and moderate income taxpayers, with special attention to those 60 and older. Trained volunteers assist in filing basic tax forms, including the Earned Income Credit and Child Tax Credit. You do not need to be an AARP member to receive assistance. No appointment is necessary.


Hypnosis Hypnosis For Healthy Weight Loss
Monday, March 27th, 3:00 PM

Get the MOTIVATION you need with HYPNOSIS. It’s FREE, so you have nothing to lose but your extra weight. Whether you want to drop 20, 50, 100 pounds or more, you are invited.

Each month we discuss healthy weight loss and how hypnosis works. Then Michael successfully guides you into hypnosis to give you the motivation to change and to adjust the thinking, feeling and behavioral habit patterns associated with the reason people are overweight.

Michael Gershman RN, BCH is a WA Certified Counselor and an NGH Board Certified Hypnotherapist with a specialty area in Medical Hypnosis.


B.L. Wettstein "Dream Chasers of the West: A Homestead Family of Glacier Park" by B.L. Wettstein Book Talk
Wednesday, March 29th, 1:00 - 3:00 PM

"Dream Chasers of the West..." is the true story of Clara who left MN in 1913 alone, and became one of the first women to homestead in Glacier Park, MT. It was a time when the men were tough, but the women were tougher. Beautifully written, her story is based on 100's of letters and interviews. The author, B.L. Wettstein has recently moved to Ocean Shores, and will bring historical items of interest to the book talk.


Preparedness Personal Preparedness Forum
Tuesday, April 4th, 5:00 PM

Grays Harbor Emergency Management presents information:

  • Site specific risk and hazard for emergency and natural disasters.
  • How to better prepare yourself to reduce the impact of disaster, community, home, family and pets.
  • Disaster medication preparation.
  • Learn how to get involved in your community.


Book Sale Friends of the Library Used Book Sales
Saturday, April 8th, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Book sales are held in the Library Meeting Room. Books Galore: all genres - paperbacks, hard covers, fiction, cookbooks, children's books, local interest, audio, DVD. Most 2 for $1.00. All proceeds and donations support programming for all ages at the Library.

The Friends of the Library Book Sale is held every month. Donations are welcome!


Friends of the Ocean Shores Public Library Monthly Meeting
Monday, April 10th, 2:00 PM

Second Monday of each month. Everyone is invited to attend.


Beading Circle Beading Circle
Wednesday, April 12th, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join the newly formed Beading Circle, which will meet on the first Tuesday of each month, from Ten o'clock AM until Noon. Learn about new beading techniques and projects. Bring your beads, your creativity and enjoy the company of your fellow beaders.


Adult Book Club Adult Book Club Meeting
Saturday, April 15th, 3:00 - 4:00 PM

The book being discussed is "We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves" by Karen Joy Fowler.

The Friends of the Library purchase five copies of each book for members to check out for three weeks. Each month's selection will be available for patrons to borrow from behind the circulation desk. We ask that participants return the book as soon as they can after reading it, so that another member can get a chance to enjoy it. There is no limitation to number of attendees.

If you have any questions regarding the book club, please contact Michelle Traer by email at mtraer@osgov.com or by phone at 360-289-3919.


Ocean Shores Public Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, April 19th, 1:00 PM

Third Wednesday of each month. Everyone is invited to attend.


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