WCLS 75th Anniversary

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Help us celebrate throughout 2019:

Share your own library story with us – What was it like growing up in WCLS libraries? We want to hear from you. Sign up for our newsletter to learn how to take part in the History Harvest events coming in 2019.

Old photo of librarian at library card catalog

Hit the road with our new Bookmobile – Everyone LOVES the Bookmobile and we’re getting a new one in 2019! Watch for it at a parade or festival near you this summer.

2019 Bookmobile plans drawing

Join Read & Share – the new WCLS countywide book group.  Check out a copy of My Old Man and the Mountain by local mountaineer Leif Whittaker, who will visit WCLS libraries in 2019 to share his story.

Leif Whittaker author of My Old Man and the Mountain

Get special book recommendations, weekly – We’re sharing a whole year of reading on Facebook in 2019. That’s 52 hand-picked titles for every age, starting in January.

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Countywide open-house celebrations – Join us! All WCLS libraries will be open and celebrating on the day WCLS turns 75 – November 7, 2019.


To get the scoop on all Anniversary events, sign up for the WCLS Newsletter!