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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.


Summer Reading Program Adult Summer Reading Program
June 20 - August 17, "Build A Better World"

To sign-up at the Library, bring two current canned items for the Ocean Shores Food Bank, and you will receive your reading log. You must have a current Ocean Shores Library Card to participate.

List the books you read during the summer in your reading log. Bring your log to the Library after reading your first three books to receive your bag. For every three books you read, you get an entry into a drawing for terrific prizes. There is no limit to the number of entries you may obtain. The drawing will be on August 18.

Sponsored by the Ocean Shores Friends of the Library.


Beading Circle Bead Weaving Basics
Tuesday, August 3rd, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday, August 10th, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tuesday, August 17th, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday, August 24th, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn the fundamentals of off-loom bead weaving and make a cuff-style bracelet in the process. In this class you will learn about the beads and the tools needed to make beautiful seed-bead jewelry using a needle and thread. No previous experience necessary. A fee of $10.00 will be charged to cover some costs. Class size is limited, so don’t forget to sign up soon.


Adult Book Club Adult Book Club Meeting
Saturday, August 19th, 3:00 - 4:00 PM

The book being discussed is a fiction selection called "Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress" by Dai Sijie.

The Friends of the Library purchase five copies of each book for members to check out for two 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.


Hypnosis Hypnosis For Healthy Weight Loss
Monday, August 28th, 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.


Book Sale Friends of the Library Used Book Sales
Friday, September 8th, 2:00 - 5:00 PM
Saturday, September 9th, 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!

The book store will now also be open on Friday afternoon, from 2:00 to 5:00, as well as the usual Saturday hours, from 9:00 to 3:00.


Friends of the Ocean Shores Public Library Monthly Meeting
Monday, September 11th, 2:00 PM

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


Ocean Shores Public Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, September 20th, 1:00 PM

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


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