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Bellingham Public Library Honors Black History Month in February

Black History Month recognizes the achievements and experiences of Black lives throughout America. Bellingham Public Library has a wide variety of related books, films, and music to share on this topic. We encourage you to take this opportunity to delve into this rich history (as well as the present and future) with us. Black History … Read more

February 2023 Bellingham Public Library Programs and Events

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Bellingham Public Library presents the following programs for adults and children in February 2023. Locations are noted for each program, including the Central Library, Bellis Fair Mall and online. For more information see BellinghamPublicLibrary.org. Adult Programs Tech Basics Coaching Wednesdays, February 1, 8, 15, 22, 2:00 – 4:00 pmSkillShare Space, Bellingham Central LibraryPre-registration required* With the help … Read more

Resilience Circle Digital Stories Share Local Indigenous Voices

Resilience Circle is a collection of digital stories told by Lummi Nation and Nooksack Tribal Members in June 2022 in collaboration with Northwest Indian College and Bellingham Public Library. The videos were created in a workshop facilitated by Connecting Community, to encourage healing through personal storytelling. We offer a sincere thank you to each of … Read more

Bellingham Public Library Provides Conversation Starters

The mission of the Bellingham Public Library is Connecting Our Community with Each Other and the World. One of the best ways to do that is through shared experiences that get a good conversation going. Whether you’re part of a book club, or just want to discuss a book, or want to start a regular … Read more

January 2023 Bellingham Public Library Programs and Events

Bellingham Public Library presents the following programs for Adults and Children in January, 2023. Locations are noted for each program, including the Central Library, Bellis Fair Mall and online. For more information see BellinghamPublicLibrary.org. Adult Programs Household Emergency Preparedness Tuesday, January 3, 6:00 – 6:45 p.m.SkillShare Space, Bellingham Central LibraryIn this series offered by the … Read more

Bellingham Public Library Open Dec. 22

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All branches of Bellingham Public Library will be open regular hours on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. Hours at the Central Library are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Hours at the Barkley and Fairhaven branches are 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The Builders Club program scheduled for Dec. 22 in the Children’s Library is cancelled. Road2Home … Read more

Bellingham Public Library Closed

Library closed due to winter weather. Deep snow in front of Library entrance.

All branches of Bellingham Public Library will remain closed on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022 due to severe weather, snow and icy road conditions. All physical holds will be extended to Tuesday, Dec. 27. Library patrons are encouraged to utilize the Library’s online catalog to place holds, enjoy eBooks and eAudiobooks and eMagazines, and use digital research tools remotely. Road2Home will operate the Bellingham … Read more

Bellingham Public Library Closed Today, Dec. 20

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All branches of Bellingham Public Library will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022 due to severe weather, snow and icy road conditions. Library patrons are encouraged to utilize the Library’s online catalog to place holds, enjoy eBooks and eAudiobooks and eMagazines, and use digital research tools remotely. All events scheduled for Dec. 20 at the Library are also cancelled, … Read more

Bellingham Public Library 2022 Highlights

Reaching the end of the year is often bittersweet – it’s hard to believe the time has passed, but it’s wonderful to reflect on all of the year’s adventures and accomplishments. Please join us for a look back at Bellingham Public Library 2022 Highlights, from services to Top 10 materials checked out. 2022 Library Service … Read more

Bellingham Public Library Celebrates Native American Heritage Month in November

November is recognized nationally as Native American Heritage Month. As it does every month, Bellingham Public Library honors the heritage and sovereignty of all Indigenous peoples, throughout our community, our continent and our world. We acknowledge that we gather on territory that has been the traditional and ancestral homeland to the Lhaq’temish (the Lummi people), … Read more