WCLS honors 75 Library Champions

Photo of Miss Linda Hellyer, WCLS's first director.

As part of its 75th anniversary celebration, the Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) selected 75 Library Champions who have made significant contributions to the library system. These organizations and individuals were honored at a Nov. 9 event at the Pioneer Pavilion Community Center in Ferndale. Meet the Champions and read their profiles in the commemorative … Read moreWCLS honors 75 Library Champions

Join the celebration at one – or all! – of our 75th anniversary parties

On Nov. 7, 1944, the citizens of Whatcom County said yes to the power of stories by voting to form what is today the Whatcom County Library System (WCLS). In celebration of this 75th anniversary, all county libraries will host special activities on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. Drop by any WCLS branch – or branches … Read moreJoin the celebration at one – or all! – of our 75th anniversary parties

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