Exterior Wall Mural

West Exterior Wall Mural

This mural was designed to represent and highlight some of the magical wonders and fantastical journeys that await those who explore the books found inside the Kalama Public Library.

  • Painted: August 2021
  • Artists: Tatyana Ostapenko, Kelsey Birsa
  • Sponsors: Envision Kalama, Kalama Public Library, Miller Paint

picture of Exterior Wall Mural, Kalama Public Library


Literary References, left to right:

  • Pinocchio & Geppetto - Pinocchio, Carlo Collodi
  • Treasure Chest - Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Aladdin's Shoes - Aladdin & His Magic Lamp, Antoine Galland
  • Dragon - Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin
  • Captain Hook's Ship - Peter Pan, J. M. Barrie
  • Ruby Red Slippers - Wizard of Oz, Frank Baum
  • Owl - Harry Potter, J. K. Rowlin
  • Elf Ears - Rumpelstilskin, The Brothers Grimm
  • Gandolph's Hat - Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Red Striped Socks - Pippi Longstocking, Astrid Lindgren
  • Unicorn - The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe, T.S. Eliot
  • Red Pickup Truck - Twilight, Stephenie Meyer


Pacific Northwest References:

  • Pirogue Boats - The Lewis & Clark Expedition
  • Dugout Canoes - Indigenous Peoples
  • 1962 Worlds Fair Totem Pole - Chief Lelooska, Master Carver/Educator
  • Sasquatch - Big Foot Legend
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Made possible with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Washington State Library, Office of the Secretary of State.