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Bellingham Public Library Honors Black History Month in February

Black History Month recognizes the achievements and experiences of Black lives throughout America. Bellingham Public Library has a wide variety of related books, films, and music to share on this topic. We encourage you to take this opportunity to delve into this rich history (as well as the present and future) with us. Black History … Read more

February 2024 Bellingham Public Library Programs and Events

Balls of yarn

Bellingham Public Library presents the following programs and events for adults and children in February 2024. Locations are noted for each program, including the Central Library, the Bellis Fair Branch, the Fairhaven Library Branch and online. For more information see BellinghamPublicLibrary.org. All programs are free of charge. Adult Programs Library Basics Tech Coaching* Wednesdays, February … Read more

Learn About Salmon at Bellingham Public Library

Librarian holding book about salmon near fish tank

Thanks to a partnership with the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA), the public can watch chum salmon eggs transform into alevin and fry in a 55-gallon aquarium at the Bellingham Public Library Children’s Department in February and March 2024. Over the next two months, the Children’s Library offers an opportunity to watch the salmon grow, … Read more

Bellingham Public Library Brings the Light in January 2024

Librarian reading book with light therapy lamp

While there is much to look forward to in the dawning of a new year, winter is also a season of darkness and hibernation. So in January the Library is shining a spotlight on uplifting, light, happy, or cozy materials that will boost well-being during a time when so many experience Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). … Read more

January 2024 Bellingham Public Library Programs and Events

fingers strumming a Ukulele

Bellingham Public Library presents the following programs and events for adults and children in January 2024. Locations are noted for each program, including the Central Library, the Bellis Fair Branch, the Fairhaven Library Branch and online. For more information see BellinghamPublicLibrary.org. All programs are free of charge. Library Closed for New Years Day and Martin … Read more

Bellingham Public Library 2023 Highlights

Reaching the end of the year is often bittersweet – it’s hard to believe the time has passed, but it’s wonderful to reflect on all of the year’s adventures and accomplishments. Please join us for a look back at Bellingham Public Library 2023 Highlights. 2023 Library Service Highlights Opening of the Bellis Fair Library Branch … Read more

December 2023 Bellingham Public Library Programs and Events

Bellingham Public Library presents the following programs for adults and children in December 2023. Locations are noted for each program, including the Central Library, the Bellis Fair Branch, the Fairhaven Library Branch and online. For more information see BellinghamPublicLibrary.org. All programs are free of charge. Adult Programs Little Looms Saturday, December 2, 12:00 – 3:00pm SkillShare … Read more

November 2023 Bellingham Public Library Programs and Events

Rainbow at Bellingham Central Library

Bellingham Public Library presents the following programs for adults and children in November 2023. Locations are noted for each program, including the Central Library, the Bellis Fair Branch, the Fairhaven Library Branch and online. For more information see BellinghamPublicLibrary.org. All programs are free of charge. Adult Programs Library Basics Tech Coaching* Wednesdays, November 1, 8, 15, … Read more

Bellingham Public Library Celebrates Native American Heritage Month in November

November is recognized nationally as Native American Heritage Month. As it does every month, Bellingham Public Library honors the heritage and sovereignty of all Indigenous peoples, throughout our community, our continent and our world. Our Library staff listens to the voices of Indigenous Storytellers, and provides thoughtful reading, listening and watching recommendations for adults, teens … Read more

October 2023 Bellingham Public Library Programs and Events

Home emergency preparedness supplies

Bellingham Public Library presents the following programs for adults and children in October 2023. Locations are noted for each program, including the Central Library, the Bellis Fair Branch, the Fairhaven Library Branch and online. For more information see BellinghamPublicLibrary.org. All programs are free of charge. Adult Programs Opportunity Council: Community Resource Connections Tuesdays, October 3, 17, … Read more