Book Buzz: The Word is Murder

The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz Chances are, you’ve read one of British author Anthony Horowitz’s novels or seen one of his television shows. With more than 40 books under his belt (the Alex Rider series about a teenage spy has sold over 19 million copies) and BAFTA Awards for the television series Foyle’s War and Midsomer Murders, Horowitz … Read more

Blaine Building Project Public Meeting #3

Project Realities Tuesday, January 14, 2010 Our third public meeting to discuss the budding vision for a new Blaine Library was well received despite the cold and snow. Not surprisingly, the topic of fireplaces came up. Two designs developed from feedback about three initial proposals were presented. Following that presentation, the 35 attendees engaged in … Read more

Libraries say farewell to overdue fines

Woman holding stack of books with farewell to overdue fines message

Jan. 2, 2020 (Bellingham, WA) – Public libraries in Bellingham and throughout Whatcom County are saying farewell to overdue fines. On January 2, Bellingham Public Library (BPL) and Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) joined libraries across the country that have eliminated the practice of charging people for returning library materials after the due date. This … Read more