The Panorama Library is located in the West wing of the Quinault on the second and third floors. It is open daily when the Quinault is open. (24 hours to Quinault residents).
The Library is a modern, full service, fully automated self-serve check-out lending library with comfortable seating for relaxed reading ease. A large collection of current books in standard and large print, movies in DVD format, audio CDs, reference materials, current magazines and newspapers are available. Sixty to eighty new books are added to the collection every 4-6 weeks. A variety of paperback books are available without check-out but an exchange is requested. Low vision reading machines are available for those with impaired vision.
The entire Panorama Library collection is available through Apollo, our internet based library system, to search, reserve, renew, and more, from any device connected to the Internet including smart/mobile touchscreen devices, such as iPhones, iPads, and Android devices. Apollo is available through the Library’s website at www.panoramalibrary.org and directly at https://panorama.biblionix.com/catalog/. E-Books are available through Axis 360 at http://panlib.axis360.baker-taylor.com/.There is free Wi-Fi access throughout the Library.
The Panorama Library is operated by the Panorama Library Association, a registered 501(c) (3) corporation, a non-profit charitable organization. All residents are members. Library activities are directed by the Panorama Library Association Board of Trustees. We rely on both bequests and donations to fund the library’s operation and activities.
The mission of the Panorama Library Association is to make a vital library available to all Panorama Residents. We envision a welcoming place providing a variety of library materials meeting the recreational reading and learning opportunity needs of all Panorama residents.
We endeavor to provide the Panorama community with reading and learning opportunities, to provide a special space where residents can gather and embrace reading and learning, to provide the most up-to-date library resources, and make them available to every Panorama resident.