Summer 2019 Events

This summer is jam-packed with events and activities for all ages. Kids and parents will enjoy our Summer Reading festivities, Harry Potter fans will have a special concert to attend, and science lovers can stop by and see our NASA@ My Library talk and lecture series throughout July.

Summer Reading Kids Events

All main stage events will be held at the Heart of Anacortes on the corner of 4th and O Ave.
In case of rain, events will move to the Depot Arts Center at 611 R Ave.

Jugglers Wren and Della

Tuesday, July 9 at 1 PM

Join us for juggling and jokes with local performers
Wren and Della as they delight us with their circus skills!



The Magic of Elliott

Tuesday, July 16 at 1 PM

Join us for a dazzling magic show with Elliott Hunter! Born and raised in Anacortes, Elliott is now a professional magician known for using a combination of magic, music, comedy, dance, and storytelling to create long lasting memories for his audiences.

Idea Hatch: Hands On Science

Monday, July 22 at 1 PM

Educator Heidi Larson brings us her Hands On Science program all about space. Test real meteorites, and peer into an infinity star box! Create a planet, and watch it orbit!



Family Dance Party

Tuesday, July 30 at 1 PM

Join us for a family dance party with local DJ Mike Jenkins.
Bring your best moves and get ready to have some fun!

Special Events

Harry and the Potters: Outdoor Concert!

Wednesday, July 17 at 6:00 PM | Causland Park, 710 N Ave.

Music lovers and fans of Harry Potter unite!
Harry and the Potters perform their high energy wizard rock at a free concert in Causland Park.


NASA@ My Library

Black Holes: Why We Care

Tuesday, July 2nd at 6:30pm | Anacortes Public Library

Physicist and AHS alumnus Douglas Stanford shares how black holes are forcing us to change the way we think about physics and approach the future.

First image of Black Hole credit NASA


Mars the Last Frontier

Wednesday, July 10th at 7:00pm | Anacortes Public Library

Marcello Coradini & Karen McBride have worked with NASA, the International Space Agency, and more to explore Mars and beyond.

Pop Up Planetarium!

Saturday, July 20 at 12pm | Anacortes Senior Center, 1701 22nd St.

Pacific Science Center brings its Pop Up Planetarium to Anacortes! Join us at the Anacortes Senior Center to learn all about our amazing solar system and beyond.



Celebrating 50 Years: To the Moon & Back Again

Wednesday, July 24th at 7:00pm | Anacortes Public Library

Join Bob Scott, president of the Island County Astronomical Society, to learn about the historic moon landing.  

Celebrate reading and learning with your library!