Book Buzz: The Truffle Underground

The Truffle Underground: A Tale of Mystery, Mayhem, and Manipulation in the Shadowy Market of the World’s Most Expensive Fungus by Ryan McMahon Jacobs Authors and publishers have learned that if you add a lengthy, intriguing subtitle to your book, you increase the chances of someone picking it up. Investigative journalist Ryan Jacobs put this … Read more Book Buzz: The Truffle Underground

Story Dome Project

Story Dome is a physical structure—a colorful, geodesic recording booth—that will debut in the lobby of the Lightcatcher building when the Museum re-opens. While the long-term goal is to engage audiences in person, in this time of social distancing the Museum wants to stay connected and document peoples’ experiences during the Stay Home, Stay Healthy … Read more Story Dome Project

Virtual reading for Writing Together, Rising Together by Chuckanut Writers, a collaboration of Village Books and Whatcom Community College

The Chuckanut Writers Conference — produced by Whatcom Community College and Village Books — invites submissions of poetry or creative nonfiction for a virtual reading of creative work that responds to the coronavirus pandemic. The virtual reading is scheduled to take place the evening of Thursday, September 10 at 6:30. We will accept submissions until … Read more Virtual reading for Writing Together, Rising Together by Chuckanut Writers, a collaboration of Village Books and Whatcom Community College

Western Washington University

Western Washington University buildings

Western Libraries, Division of Heritage Resources is creating a digital archive of Western’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be seeking stories, photographs, recordings of WWU-sponsored COVID-19 programming, official university memos and directives, art and poetry created in response to COVID-19, and other documentation that chronicles the pandemic through the voices of students, faculty, … Read more Western Washington University

Dear History Project: write your letter to the future

People's Perspectives: COVID-19 in Whatcom County

Our county’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, especially how people cope with extraordinary change, will be of great interest in the future. Even though only months have passed, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a lasting impact on us all. We, at Bellingham Public Library and Whatcom County Library System, invite you to document this history, … Read more Dear History Project: write your letter to the future