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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. 

WCLS Headlines
Library Closure: Memorial Day Print Email
Memorial Day pictureThe Whatcom County Library System will be closed Monday, May 25 in honor of Memorial Day. All libraries, offices, the Bookmobile, and the Northwest Indian College Library Connection will reopen for normal business hours Tuesday, May 26. WCLS is always open online at wcls.org where you can search for books, place a hold, use online premium resources, and get instant research assistance by chat with Ask-a-Librarian.
 
A New Deputy in Town Print Email

Michael CoxThis month we welcome our new Deputy Director, Michael Cox, who recently relocated to Whatcom County from Pueblo, Colorado.  Michael participated in a series of phone and in-person interviews with different panels of library staff members,

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Tech Help at the Library Print Email

Computer keyboardNew eReader? Unsure how to download audiobooks? Problems with your computer? We can help! Library staff are ready and willing to help you learn how to use any of our downloadable services with your device. Just drop in to your local WCLS library with your device, or call ahead for an appointment for some dedicated time.

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Libraries Offer Instant Online Access to Free Movies, Music, and More Print Email

hoopla logoWhatcom County Library System and the Bellingham Public Library now offer thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through a new service provided by hoopla digital.

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Introducing New WCLS Trustee Lori Jump Print Email

WCLS logoThe WCLS Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Lori Jump to the Library Board. Jump will complete the 5-year term of recently retired board chair Deb Lambert, which runs through January 31, 2019.

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Download Free & Legal Music to KEEP Print Email

Freegal logoGreat news! You can now download and keep FIVE songs each week from Freegal, the library’s popular music service. Just sign in with your library card and pick from over 28,000 songs (and music videos, too).

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New Features Make Using eBooks Easier Print Email

eReaderAre you constantly checking to see if your eBook is ready to check out? If so, you can now turn on automatic borrowing for titles you’ve placed on hold and when ready, they will be automatically checked out to you. With automatic borrowing, you no longer have to worry about missing the hold pickup time! You’ll receive an email to let you know the title is ready to read.

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Library NOW - There's an App for That! Print Email

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Want to renew a book or place one on hold? We have an app for that. Library hours or locations? We have an app for that. Download an eBook or eMagazine? Find information fast? Library Now does all that and more.
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