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


Tuesday, September 26
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Children’s Department at the Central Library

Saturday, October 7
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Fireplace Room at the Fairhaven Library

Saturday, October 14
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.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

Wednesdays, September 13 & 20, October 4 – November 15 (NOTE: No program on Wednesday, September 27)
10:05 – 11:05 a.m. OR 11:20 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
For children ages 3 – 5 who are not enrolled in a Preschool program.
Lecture Room at the Central Library

This is a storytime and facilitated play experience for young children and the adults who take care of them.  Stories, songs, play and activities!


Author Visit: Cressida Cowell

Thursday, October 5
6:30 p.m.
Lecture Room at the Central Library
Village Books and the Bellingham Public Library welcome Cressida Cowell, the bestselling creator of the How to Train Your Dragon series and franchise, to Bellingham to introduce the first book in her new middle-grade series, The Wizards of Once. Prepare to encounter witches, warriors, and a 12-year-old that will change the world. Complete with ogres, sprites, snowcats and all manner of magical creatures, this new series is the start of something great!

Join us as this amazing author will read from her book, answer questions and sign books.  Books will be available for purchase on-site by Village Books.