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

Saturday, February 4
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Fireplace Room at the Fairhaven Library

Saturday, February 11
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Lecture Room at the Central Library

Tuesday, February 28
5:30 – 7:30 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, February 1, 8, 15 and 22
10:05 – 11:05 a.m. OR 11:20 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Lecture Room at the Central Library
For children ages 3 – 5 who are NOT enrolled in a preschool program.
This is a storytime and facilitated play experience for young children and the adults who take care of them.  Enjoy stories, songs, play and activities.

Dog Day Afternoons with the Whatcom Humane Society

Thursdays, February 2, 9 and 16
3:30 – 5:30 p.m. – each child will have 30 minutes to read aloud to a dog.
Lecture Room at the Central Library
Ages 6 and up
Sign-up for a half hour time slot.  Pre-registration is required – call 778-7200 to register. Note: registration is for all three sessions.
Each dog has passed behavioral training and will be his/her owner, a Humane Society volunteer.

Teacher Workday Movie Matinee

Friday, February 10
2:00 – 3:35 p.m.
Lecture Room at the Central Library
When their village is invaded by the grumpy Bergens, two mismatched small friends with long, colorful hair that stands straight up must work together in perfect harmony to save the day.
Movie is rated PG.  Call 778-7200 for movie title.