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    WCLS cardholders now have online access to Value Line investment research database

    Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) now offers online access to the Value Line investment research database. Value Line helps users do smart research for smarter investing and all that is needed is a WCLS library card and internet connection. Value Line is best known for publishing “The Value Line Investment Survey,” a stock analysis newsletter … Read moreWCLS cardholders now have online access to Value Line investment research database


    The WCLS Board of Trustees is currently seeking applicants to fill a trustee position that will become vacant 2/1/20 when the current trustee’s term ends.  The Board is particularly interested in applicants with the following skills, experience, and interests: Professional background in budgeting, finance, accounting, or data analysis Ability to attend monthly Board and committee … Read moreAPPLICANTS SOUGHT FOR UPCOMING VACANCY

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    Book Buzz: Before the Wind

    Before the Wind by Jim Lynch Several years ago, Whatcom READS featured Jim Lynch’s excellent novel Border Songs, about a dutiful, extremely tall, bird-loving rookie Border Patrol officer and his observations of life along the 49th parallel between the United States and Canada.  Since then, he has written several fine books. Before the Wind continues … Read moreBook Buzz: Before the Wind

    Book Buzz: The History of Living Forever

    The History of Living Forever by Jake Wolff Precocious, brilliant Conrad Aybinder just spent summer vacation working with his favorite teacher to develop a winning science fair competition entry for the coming school year. In classic summer-love-story fashion, the teacher is also Conrad’s first love. And then, contrary to the title of Jake Wolff’s debut … Read moreBook Buzz: The History of Living Forever

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