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    Library Receives $100,000 Gift from BP Cherry Point for Birch Bay Library

    Local library fundraisers got a big holiday gift this season, with $100,000 from BP Cherry Point to launch a major capital campaign to build a public library in Birch Bay.  Representatives from Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) and the Friends of the Birch Bay Library met with Pam Brady, BP Associate Director of Northwest Government … Read moreLibrary Receives $100,000 Gift from BP Cherry Point for Birch Bay Library

    Whatcomics – Teen Artists Featured in Publication and Exhibit

    The Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) will celebrate the talented young artists in our community during a reception for the 2018 Whatcomics exhibit and publication. Everyone is invited to attend the reception, which will take place on Saturday, January 5 from 2:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the Lynden Library (216 4th Street, Lynden, WA 98264). Since 2007, … Read moreWhatcomics – Teen Artists Featured in Publication and Exhibit

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    Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

    Book Buzz: Books that Suit You

    It can be challenging to find your next great read, but the Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) has stacked the deck in your favor. To celebrate our 75th anniversary and our love of sharing stories, we’ve created a full deck of reading recommendations, one for each week of 2019.  These recommendations are selected from many … Read moreBook Buzz: Books that Suit You

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    Book Buzz: Deep Creek

    Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country by Pam Houston Pam Houston was 31 years old when her first book, a collection of short stories titled Cowboys are My Weakness (1992), was published to some acclaim, earning her a check for $21,000—a lot of money for someone who was living in a tent and … Read moreBook Buzz: Deep Creek

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