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From the Newsroom...

LizzHello!  I'm Lizz, the WCLS Community Relations Coordinator. On this page, read about WCLS news and announcements. If you need assistance, always feel free to drop me a line. 

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Library Closure: 4th of July Print Email
All Whatcom County Libraries, Bookmobile, the Northwest Indian College Library Connection will be closed Saturday, July 4th for the Independence Day holiday. The Administrative Services facility on Northwest Drive will be closed Friday, July 3rd. The Ferndale Library will reopen for normal business hours Sunday, July 5. All other facilities will reopen Monday, July 6. WCLS.org will remain open for 24/7 service.
 
Speak Up! Print Email
Take the survey!By now you should have received an email invitation to complete a brief survey that will help library staff and the Library Board of Trustees develop a strategic plan. This plan will guide the Whatcom County Library System through 2020.
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RFP for Consultant Services Print Email

WCLS logoRequest for Proposals – Consultant Services: Marketing Plan Development, Implementation, and Assessment. The Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) requests proposals from qualified consultants to develop, implement, and assess a year-long general marketing plan for WCLS.

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Grief and Loss Resources at the Library Print Email

Grayscale photo of part of someone's face, appears to be in sorrow, eyes are downcastWhatcom County suffered several tragedies recently, and we share our deep condolences with all those affected.  We remind everyone that your public libraries are at the heart of every community, and we offer spaces for people to gather, resources to inform, and connections to experts who can support people through trying times.

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Whatcom READS! Selection for 2016 Print Email

Whatcom READS! logoDid you enjoy Daniel James Brown’s book The Boys in the Boat?  If you didn’t see Brown at the Mt. Baker Theatre in February this year, watch the video on You Tube! Or maybe you really loved reading Cheryl Strayed’s book Wild and saw her in 2013 on her visit? If so, you’ll want to know what’s coming next from Whatcom READS!

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Library Foundation Takes the Show on the Road! Print Email

Foundation logoLast month a local chapter of PEO (Philanthropic and Educational Organization for Women) invited Whatcom County Library System Branch Manager Karin Schulhauser and Whatcom County Library Foundation Development Director Jennifer Rick to present at their meeting. The experience was terrific!

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Summer Hours at the Point Roberts Library Print Email

Open SignIf you’re out on “The Point” this summer, stop by the Point Roberts Library for great summer reading and free Wi-Fi! Throughout July and August, Point Roberts Library will expand open hours to Fridays. 

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Get Involved, Be a Leader, Join the Friends of the Library Print Email

I Love LibrariesDo you love libraries, books, and reading? Do you enjoy helping like-minded people with projects that enhance your community? Consider putting your experience and abilities to work with your local Friends of the Library group. There are nonprofit Friends of the Library groups associated with each WCLS library.

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