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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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Ancestry Library Edition Workshop Print Email

With Ancestry Library Edition available in all WCLS libraries, now is your chance to dig into family research this summer. To help you get the most out of this powerful tool, the Ferndale Library is offering workshops in July and August.

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Tribute Gifts Honor Loved Ones Print Email

Memorial flowerThere were two terrible tragedies in Whatcom County in June which affected our library community greatly. Several of the people who died were regular – often daily – library users. We are saddened by these deaths, as are many in Whatcom County. When tragedy strikes, it is common to want to have some “good” come of it.

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Nesset Family Photos - Preserved Online Print Email

men in front of a barnThe Deming Library received a grant from the Washington State Library to digitize and share the historic Nesset family photo collection in the Mount Baker Foothills Heritage Collection. Many of the photos are now available to view through the digital archives of the Washington Rural Heritage website.

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DC Comics and Vertigo Comics Now Available on hoopla! Print Email

Superman from DC ComicsBANG - POW - WHAM! This proves it - Every Hero DOES Have a Story and you can read them online! Now, you can check out and download DC Comics and Vertigo comics from our popular hoopla online service, along with eBooks, audiobooks, music, TV shows, and movies.

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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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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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