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Outreach Services

An Outreach patron

Bellingham Public Library provides Outreach services to Bellingham residents who, because of age, illness, or long-term disability of three months or more, are unable to visit the library in person.

Assisted Living / Nursing Homes / Health Care Centers

Once-a-month library service is scheduled at 14 facilities across Bellingham. Residents provide reading profiles and library staff pre-select materials including:

Residents may also place holds on specific titles.

Home Service

Individuals who are confined to their homes for three months or more are eligible for home service. Individuals arrange to have a family member, volunteer, or caregiver pick up and deliver pre-selected library materials to them.

Individuals who qualify as vision-impaired may also receive recorded books and magazines through the Washington Talking Book and Braille Library. Their toll free number is 1-800-542-0866. Applications for this service are available from Outreach staff and at the Information and Reference Desk at the Central Library.

Contact Us

For more information about Outreach services, contact us at 360-778-7299. Please leave a voice mail message if we are not in and we will return your call. You may also send an e-mail to the Outreach Librarian. Please let us know how we may help you and your loved ones!

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