Events in Poulsbo

Local Literature

Author Nancy Pearl coming January 2015

Date/Time: Meets for four weeks: Tuesdays, January 27, February 3, and 10 at 6-7:30 p.m. AND February 17 at 4:30-6 p.m.
Cost: $25
Enrollment is limited. Register early! Register online below:

Nancy Pearl, author, librarian and radio commentator will be the featured author and participating in our first book group.  Nancy wrote Nancy wrote Book Lust, Book Lust to Go, and More Book Lust. Participants will spend three weeks discussing why we read and love books and learning how to read at a deeper level.  Featured guests will include a local college literature instructor, librarians and a reading specialist.  On the final week, Nancy Pearl herself will join our group and talk about books and reading in an informal setting.

Also consider Nancy’s Lecture in Western’s Public Lecture Series

Title: “The Pleasures and Perils of a Life of Reading”
Date/Time: Tuesday, February 17 at 7 p.m.
Location: North Kitsap Middle School Auditorium
Cost: $10

Register online for this additional event below:

Nancy Lecture will describe her evolution into becoming a reader and a librarian, some of the experiences she’s had along the way as well as some of the perils she’s discovered during her life as a reader. 


Western Lecture Series

All lectures in the fall are free and open to the public.
RSVP recommended, but not required to attend a Lecture Event.


Thursday, October 23
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Poulsbo Library, Room to be announced
Free to attend

The Creative Process

Artist and wildlife biologist Eileen Sorg will talk about the creative process and how a creative approach is applicable to many facets of our lives, regardless of occupation or pursuit.


Eileen Sorg

Saturday, November 15
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
WWU Center at OC Poulsbo, Room to be announced
Free to attend

Poulsbo’s Fish Park:  A Habitat Restoration Success Story

Tom Nordlie, the driving force behind the creation and development of Poulsbo’s Fish Park, will present on the restoration of Dogfish Creek where it meets Liberty Bay and the impact it has had on the Salmon run as well as plans for park expansion.  Jenise Bauman, Western Washington University Peninsulas Environmental Science faculty will talk about a collaboration that will have Western students working on restoration and research projects in the park.


Tom Nordlie and Jenise Bauman

Wednesday, December 3
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Poulsbo Library, room TBA
Free to attend

The Intersection of Economics and Community

Minister and Economist Tom Thresher will explore how economic theory answers our basic existential questions and propose that it offers the new theology for Western society, with economists as its priests.


Tom Thresher

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