Featured Programs

Please view the Children’s Library event calendar or a printable calendar (PDF) for a complete listing of all upcoming programs.

Library programs are free of charge.  Please call the Children’s Library at (360) 778-7200 with questions.

Builders Club

builder's club

Builder’s Club

Monday, August 6
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Lecture Room at the Central Library

Saturday, August 11
1:00 – 3:00 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 supplied 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, Bellingham Target and Bellingham Walmart.

Pre-K Play & Learn

Wednesdays, July 11 – August 8
10:15 – 11:45 a.m.
For children entering kindergarten in the fall who have not participated in preschool.
Lecture Room at the Central Library

Join Julie and Mandee for a fun facilitated play and storytime. It includes opportunities for playful large group, small group, and self-directed time to increase readiness for their kindergarten experience. This informal setting provides many activities that promote positive habits of joining in, following simple directions, making friends and taking turns. For more information, please call 360-778-7200.

Summer Movie Matinees

Thursdays, June 21 – August 9
2:00 p.m.
For children and their families.
Lecture Room at the Central Library

Join us every Thursday afternoon at 2pm for a new-release movie rated G or PG. Please call 360-778-7200 for movie titles.

Cartooning for Kids: All about graphic novels and comics!

Wednesday, August 8
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
For ages 8 – 12; pre-registration is required – space is limited! Call 360-778-7200 or visit the Children’s Library to register.
Lecture Room at the Central Library

Join us as we share and talk about the different techniques and styles graphic novelists use to tell stories and convey emotion. Then, make your own comic or graphic novel! All materials will be provided. Please call 360-778-7200 with questions.