All branches are operating from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. We also offer assistance through scheduled appointments.

My View from the Back of the Bus

Through his lens as a “colored” child, “Negro” teenager, “Black” young man, and finally successful African American state official, this book reveals how Merritt was shaped by – and helped to shape – American history. Jim Crow laws, segregation, and the civil rights movement are the backdrop to Long’s childhood and youth in Alabama in…

Olympia Symphony Gala

A free virtual gala and auction are planned to support the Olympia Symphony this year. The virtual concert program will look forward to the 2021-22 season featuring the upcoming Music Director audition concerts. Get to know the candidates, their concert programs and meet the guest artists for the season. The auction will support businesses and artisans…

Principal’s Emergency Fund Breakfast

The Principal’s Emergency Fund (PEF) fills an important resource gap for principals, counselors and educators looking to assist Olympia’s students and families who have urgent basic needs. In 2019-2020, more than $91,000 in PEF funds were utilized to, among other things: Help keep families in their homes and ensure they keep the heat turned on…

Olympia Master Builders Home & Garden Show

Join us for a “lite” version of the celebrated BIG Home and Garden Show on a new date and at a new location for 2021.  As always, the Home & Garden Show is your one-stop-shop for all your Home and Garden needs – this year, it’s just a tad bit smaller. Come on out and see…

Olympia Harbor Days

A free event this year, visit for this 1-day only celebration at the Port Plaza. There will be lots of activities and entertainment including: Mini Tugs on Display – View four locally built 1/4 scale mini Tugs Lego Harbor Build – Bring the kids to watch LEGO professional bricklayers build a 5’ by 4’ tugboat.…

Heroes for Housing Fundraising Breakfast

Join the heroes in our community for a fun event and support the work of Homes First in providing our un-housed and housing-insecure, very low-income community members with permanent, supported, and sustainable rental homes in Thurston and Mason Counties. At their one and only annual fundraising event, you will be inspired with stories from tenants…

Downtown Rotary Club Gala Centennial Dinner

Don’t miss your once-in-a-lifetime chance to celebrate Olympia Rotary’s 100-year celebration at our Gala Dinner. Tickets are $100 each. All ticket income, over and above expenses, will be sent to The Olympia Rotary Foundation to be used for grants that support local nonprofits.