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Improving our website to help patrons discover and use library resources

Trying to reserve a meeting room online? Searching for the next storytime? Need help with a research project and can’t find what you need? Great news for our online users: We’re improving the library’s website to help patrons discover and use these library resources and many, many others! We’ll be making changes to www.bellinghampubliclibrary.org in … Read more

Library seeks candidates for Board of Trustees

The Bellingham Public Library Board of Trustees seeks candidates to fill an upcoming vacancy on the board. The position will be vacant beginning in January, 2017.

Parking and library access during Relay for Life July 8-9, 2016

Library users planning to visit the Central Library on Friday, July 8 or Saturday, July 9 are advised that parking on the streets immediately surrounding the library will not be available due to street closures for the annual Relay for Life of Whatcom County.

New branch library hours begin June 4

The Bellingham Public Library will begin new hours of operation at the Fairhaven and Barkley branch libraries on June 4, 2016. Both branches will now be open all day on Saturdays.

Libraries serve as dynamic learning centers and catalysts for change

tech coaching

By Pamela Nyberg Kiesner, Bellingham Public Library Libraries are in the midst of a renaissance, fueled by rapid advances in technology and changes in the communities we serve.  No longer just places for books and reference help, we offer free services that transform lives. We support digital literacy and lifelong learning, contributing to education, employment, … Read more