WCLS responds to Birch Bay Library article

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By Christine Perkins, Executive Director, Whatcom County Library System Note: This post was updated Sunday, April 3, 2022, in response to a question about WCLS’s ability to sell the house. As reported in the March 31 issue of The Northern Light, following recent elections, the Birch Bay Library project is currently on hold while the … Read more

Birch Bay Library is Proposition 2 on Feb. 8 special election ballot

Architect's rendering of Birch Bay Library

Birch Bay voters will decide if a new library will be built for their community in the Feb. 8, 2022, special election. If Proposition 2 passes, a Birch Bay Library Capital Facility Area (LCFA) will be established, allowing the LCFA board of directors to issue bonds to finance the construction of the library at 7968 … Read more

Miracle Food Network (MFN)

MFN Website: http://www.miraclefoodnetwork.org/ MFN Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/MiracleFoodNetwork 5611 3rd Ave, Ferndale WA 98248 Phone: (360) 656-5468 Miracle Food Network is a non-profit organization that attacks the war on hunger by optimizing its resources and empowering individuals. Miracle Food Network distributes food to Bellingham, Ferndale, Blaine, Sumas, Lynden, Birch Bay, and Maple Falls along with some … Read more

Blaine Community Assistance Program (CAP)

Blaine CAP Website: https://blainecap.org/ Friends of CAP Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/capmatt25 The CAP Center, 508 G Street, Blaine, WA 98230 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1067, Blaine, WA 98231 Email: info@blainecap.org Phone: (360) 392-8484

WCLS hosts Birch Bay Library information sessions

Architect's rendering of Birch Bay Library

Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) Executive Director Christine Perkins will host four online community meetings to share information and to answer questions about the proposed Birch Bay Vogt Community Library. Voters who live within the boundaries of the proposed Library Capital Facility Area (LCFA) will vote Nov. 2 to determine if they will fund construction … Read more

Volunteers needed to serve on Birch Bay Library Capital Facility Area committees

To prepare a Birch Bay Library Capital Facility Area (LCFA) ballot measure for the November 2021 election, Whatcom County Library System seeks volunteers to be appointed to two committees as required by law.  If approved, the LCFA will support the construction of a library in Birch Bay. One committee, to be known as the “For” … Read more