Meet local author and mountaineer Leif Whittaker at WCLS 75th anniversary Read & Share events

Photo of Leif Whittaker, author of My Old Man and the Mountain, Read & Share featured title.

To celebrate 75 years of sharing stories, Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) created Read & Share, a countywide book group, and invited community members to read the featured title, Leif Whittaker’s gripping memoir, My Old Man and the Mountain. Now, as WCLS closes in on the final months of its anniversary celebration, it’s time to hear … Read more

The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez

The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez

The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez Illuminating the wide range of the human experience, Henriquez deftly weaves the love story of Maribel and Mayor together with the complexities of living as an immigrant in modern America.Check it out!

Project 562 Artist Matika Wilbur Visits Whatcom County October 3–5, Free Community Presentations “Changing the Way We See Native America”

WHATCOM COUNTY, WASHINGTON — In partnership with the Nooksack Tribe and Northwest Indian College, the Whatcom County Library System is honored to host one of the nation’s leading photographers, Matika Wilbur, from the Swinomish and Tulalip peoples. Wilbur will be in Whatcom County October 3–5, 2019, for four free community presentations of her ground-breaking work, … Read more

Book Buzz: Deep River

Deep River by Karl Marlantes In his debut novel, Matterhorn, based on his experiences as a Marine in Vietnam, Pacific Northwest author Karl Marlantes established himself as a master of evocative settings and characters developed over time. Deep River, his second novel, is a sprawling family epic set along the mouth of the Columbia River … Read more

IQ by Joe Ide

IQ a novel by Joe Ide

IQ by Joe Ide This Sherlock Holmes-inspired tale with a gritty, modern vibe introduces readers to Isaiah, a genius who channels personal trauma into solving crime and seeking justice. Check it out!