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Please view the library event calendar or print the August calendar (PDF) for a complete listing of all upcoming programs.

Fire Safety for Kids with the Bellingham Fire Department

firetruckMonday, October 6
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
For ages 4 and up
Lecture Room at the Central Library

Celebrate National Fire Prevention Week!

Listen to a story read by your local firefighters, learn about fire safety and see the firefighters' gear.  Also, explore inside a fire truck!

Library programs are free of charge.  Please call 778-7200 with questions.

Star Wars Reads Day!

Star Wars reads logoSaturday, October 11
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Fun for all ages!
Lecture Room at the Central Library

Drop by and celebrate Star Wars literature with us!  Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character!

Make a Droid paper craft, build a light saber, color Star Wars spaceships and characters, participate in a variety of other Star Wars crafts, and take a picture with R2D2 and C3PO!  (parents - bring your cameras!)

Also, train to become a Jedi Knight at 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Library programs are free of charge.  Please call 778-7200 with questions.

Builders Club

legosSaturday, October 18
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Fireplace Room at the Fairhaven Library


Saturday, October 25
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Lecture Room at the Central Library

Monday, October 28
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Lecture Room at the Central Library

Unleash the builder in you!  Children ages 4 - 12 are invited to enjoy open and creative play with Legos,
straw connectors and more!  All supplies are provided.  Duplos and other blocks will be available for
younger children.  Bring your creativity!

Builders Club is sponsored by the Friends of the Bellingham Public Library, Target and Walmart. 
Library programs are free of charge.  Please call 778-7200 with questions.

Fairhaven Family Movie Night

movie theatreFriday, October 10
4:00 - 5:45 p.m.
Fireplace Room at the Fairhaven Library
Movie is rated PG

Jewel and Blu are back in this animated sequel.  These two macaws now have three kids and are leaving their domesticated city life for a journey to the Amazon.  They encounter a menagerie of characters that are born to be wild.  As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary of all: his father-in-law.

Library programs are free of charge.  Please call 778-7200 with questions or for exact movie title.
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