Olympia Library

Olympia Library

The library is open! Thanks to our hard-working library volunteers, the Olympia Branch maintains the only operating library in the club.

The Olympia  library is available to all members. The collection includes books, maps, DVDs, bear and critter resistant containers, and more and covers all activities of the Mountaineers club, including  hiking, climbing (rock, ice, and glacier), backpacking, biking, snowshoeing, nordic skiing, sea kayaking, whitewater boating, trail running, caving, natural history, environmental issues, fitness and training, first aid, photography, and some history and cultural information. We have nearly all of the books published by Mountaineers Books, plus many other publishers.

You can review the catalog by clicking on the links to the right. There is an Excel version, which you can download, or a browser Page version, which you can review in your browser (search using [Ctrl-F].

Books can be easily returned, when normal activities re-start, in downtown Olympia at the Gear Exchange on 4th Av ((360) 890-4674) or at the Adventure potlucks or at Maxine's home. Books can be borrowed at the potlucks or from Maxine's home.  During C-19, all borrowing and returning will be from Maxine's home in NE Thurston County or by alternate arrangement.

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