Library Giving Day

ONLINE DAY OF GIVING ESTABLISHED TO SUPPORT WHATCOM COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) is raising funds through the inaugural Library Giving Day campaign.  This one-day online fundraising event occurs on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 and encourages patrons and library lovers nationwide to make a gift to their local library system. Library Giving … Read moreLibrary Giving Day

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

County Library and Bellingham Airport launch digital airport library

+“Library Liftoff” invites travelers to download free library eBooks and eAudiobooks on the go. December 19, 2018 (Bellingham, WA) — The Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) and Bellingham International Airport (BLI) have partnered to launch “Library Liftoff”— an eye-catching space that encourages travelers to download free library eBooks and eAudiobooks while at the airport. “With … Read moreCounty Library and Bellingham Airport launch digital airport library

Grand Opening of New Point Roberts Library – Saturday, August 11!

Events begin with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m.  Cross the border (twice!) and head on over to the grand opening of the new Point Roberts Library this Saturday, August 11. Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) invites everyone to join in the celebration at 1431 Gulf Road, starting with a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m., … Read moreGrand Opening of New Point Roberts Library – Saturday, August 11!

Book Buzz: Crazy, Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Crazy, Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan In library school (yes, there’s such a thing, it’s a master’s program in Library and Information Science that trains professional librarians) students learn Rosenberg’s First Law of Reading: “Never apologize for your reading taste.” So there’s no need to feel embarrassed if you occasionally (or regularly) get sucked into … Read moreBook Buzz: Crazy, Rich Asians