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Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Summer Reading Challenge 2019
Join us in celebrating summer with one of our favorite activities—READING! Pick up your Reading Challenge form in either Fairhaven or Lynden (or print out the form from our website), then read your way along the path to receive prizes. There are three ...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Sun 8/18/19 - Sat 8/31/19 at 12am-9pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Family Poetry Reading
Three poets in one family will be reading together. Local writers Carla Conforto and her husband Jeffrey Morgan, as well as Jeff’s father John Morgan of Fairbanks, Alaska, are scheduled to read. All three have published poetry collections this year. Carl...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Tue 8/20/19 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Group Reading with John & Jeffrey Morgan and Carla Conforto
Join us in the readings gallery as this family of poets shares their latest work. John Morgan has published seven books of poetry and four chapbooks, as well as a collection of essays. His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, The American Poetr...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Tue 8/20/19 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Empowering NSEA Solar Workshop
Learn how you can reduce your energy bill and support an amazing non-profit in our community. Attend a free solar workshop this spring and install solar at your home before tax incentives/rebates run out. For every system installed through this program...
Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association
Bellingham, WA

Wed 8/21/19 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Moon and the Space Race
For the adult summer reading program, we welcome Astronomer Bob Scott from the Island County Astronomical Society. Bob will be doing a talk entitled ‘The Moon and the Space Race’. He will talk about moon formation theories, earth, moon, and sun relationshi...
Upper Skagit Library
Concrete, WA

Fri 8/23/19 at 5:30pm-6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Humanities Washington presents – The Poetic Apothecary: Poems for Healing and Comfort with Judith Adams
Just as a cup of tea can settle and soothe us, the right poem at the right time can be a powerful sustaining remedy. Poet and performer Judith Adams explores poetry’s restorative powers by reciting and exploring poems that help us understand grief, fear...
Upper Skagit Library
Concrete, WA

Sat 8/24/19 at 3pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
An Evening with Louise Penny
Louise Penny, a former CBC radio journalist, is the #1 New York Times and Globe and Mail bestselling author of the Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels. She has been awarded the CWA Dagger, Nero, Macavity and Barry Awards, as well as two each of the Arthu...
Mount Baker Theatre
Bellingham, WA

Fri 8/30/19 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Booked at the Baker Presents: An Evening with Louise Penny
Catastrophic spring flooding, blistering attacks in the media, and a mysterious disappearance greet Chief Inspector Armand Gamache as he returns to the Sûreté du Québec in the latest novel by #1 New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny. It’s Gamac...
Mount Baker Theatre
Bellingham, WA

Fri 8/30/19 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Travelogue: Kurt McCalla’s Amazing Adventure
Join Kurt McCalla, a member of Max Higbee, and his support team, as he shares his grand travel adventure in April, where he spent four fun-packed days in San Francisco, exploring his passion for science, sea life, and books while enjoying the sights, sound...
Whatcom Museum - Old City Hall
Bellingham, WA

Thu 9/5/19 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
John Keeble – The Appointment
Join John Keeble as he presents his book which, while about the daughter of the famed frontiersman Kit Carson, is not a western, nor is it a biography. Set in the time of the California gold rush, it is a detailed and graphic elegy for America’s wide open ...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Fri 9/6/19 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Burlington's Bounty: Our Farming Heritage Exhibit Opening
The Burlington Historical Society in partnership with the Burlington Historic Preservation Advisory Commission and the Burlington Chamber of Commerce are hosting the opening of a new historic exhibit, “Burlington’s Bounty: Our Farming Heritage.” The exhibi...
Burlington Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Information Center
Burlington, WA

Sat 9/7/19 at 10:30am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Essays, Talks/Lectures
Reading and Book Signing of Food: An Appetite for Life by Adria L. Libolt
I will speak and read from Food: An Appetite for Life, a book of reflective and humorous stories and essays illustrating how hunger for food is part of a longing for abundance and goodness of life. The event is on Saturday, September 7,2019 at 4:00 PM at t...
Village Books & Paper Dreams
Lynden, WA

Sat 9/7/19
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Steve Toutonghi - Side Life
Vin, a down-on-his-luck young tech entrepreneur, takes a job house-sitting an ultramodern Seattle mansion. There he discovers a secret basement lab with an array of computers and three large, smooth caskets. Inside one he finds a woman in a state of suspen...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Sat 9/7/19 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Washington's Undiscovered Feminists
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, remember some of the remarkable, but often unsung, women of the Pacific Northwest. Writer Mayumi Tsutakawa presents five “woman warriors” in the arts and journalism whose inspiring stories rea...
Museum of Northwest Art
La Conner, WA

Sat 9/7/19 at 1pm-2:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Rebecca Mabanglo-Mayor, Dancing Between Bamboo Poles
Filipino-American Rebecca Mabanglo-Mayor—whose parents did not teach her to speak or understand their native Tagalog language—uses redaction and disclosure to explore what has been hidden, even within herself, as she navigates a world where skin color, her...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Sun 9/8/19 at 4pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Birchwood Garden Club's September Meeting
Dianne Gaine Van Noort from Van Noort Bulb LTD will be our September guest speaker.  We will be exploring the basics bulbs, (daffodils, hyacinths, snow drops and tulips) and expanding into lesser known bulbs and unique examples of the older standbys.  By t...
Whatcom Museum - Rotunda Room
Bellingham, WA

Wed 9/11/19 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Excellence NW workshop Featuring Pete Johnson, Authenticity
The principles of Excellence have always held that the greatest gift we have to offer is the gift of ourselves. Authenticity goes hand in hand with congruence, knowing and accepting our self, and ferreting out our unique purpose. Pete Johnson is a train...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Wed 9/11/19 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Cheryl McCarthy, Many Hands Make Light Work
Many Hands Make Light Work: A Memoir is the rollicking true story of a family of nine children growing up in the college town of Ames, Iowa in the ’60s and ’70s. Inspiring, full of surprises, and laugh-out-loud funny, this real-life family champions divers...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Thu 9/12/19 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Mindfulness Workshop with Tim Burnett
Join local mindfulness practitioner Tim Burnett, Guiding Teacher and Executive Director of Mindfulness Northwest, for an exploration of mindfulness practices that promote awareness and well-being. We'll discuss the origins of mindfulness, touch on stress p...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Thu 9/12/19 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Diana Dodds, Secrets: Family, Friends, and Mental illness
Join us in the readings gallery as Diana Dodds presents her memoir written to demonstrate how and why families keep secrets related to mental illness. Dodds uses her life’s story and the story of her father’s extended family to shed light on this common di...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Fri 9/13/19 at 7pm-8pm
    

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