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Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Ben Guterson: Winterhouse
Orphan Elizabeth Somers’s malevolent aunt and uncle ship her off to the ominous Winterhouse Hotel, owned by the peculiar Norbridge Falls. Upon arrival, Elizabeth quickly discovers that Winterhouse has many charms—most notably its massive library. It’s not ...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Sat 4/21/18 at 4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Mustang-Saribung Pass Trek
Get a view and hear the stories of the 32-day adventure through the mountains of Western Nepal with Jim, Doreen, Michelle, Steve, and Claudia. The tales and pictures of their trek in August-September 2017 are sure to amaze and amuse. Sponsored by Friends o...
Island Library
Lummi Island, WA

Sat 4/21/18 at 7:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Gardening, Talks/Lectures
Ponds and Water Features
Learn about the do's and don'ts of ponds, including correct location, equipment, utilities, maintenance, and about the right plants and fish to put in your pond. Presented by Blaine C.O.R.E. (Community Orchards for Resources and Education).
Blaine Library
Blaine, WA

Sat 4/21/18 at 10am-12pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Read your Greats Poetry Circle
Read the poems that have mattered the most in your life at the Deming Library Poetry Circle for National Poetry Month. Share a poem that stabs the heart, reveals truth, sings the sadness, expresses astonishment, or has somehow helped you realize what is im...
Deming Library
Deming, WA

Sat 4/21/18 at 3pm-4:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
SpeakEasy 21: Poets Talk Poetry
SpeakEasy 21: Poets Talk Poetry will feature seven distinguished poets reflecting on their own work, their inspiration, and the importance of poetry in their lives. The poets are Bruce Beasley, Ramona Elke, Jory Mickelson, Kevin Murphy, Nancy Pagh, Dayna P...
Mount Baker Theatre
Bellingham, WA

Sat 4/21/18 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
A Rambling Unicorn Hikes the Pacific Crest Trail
Katy Shaw, also known as Unicorn, shares stories from hiking over 1,800 miles on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). From record-setting snow in the High Sierras to rampant forest fires in the Cascade Mountains, discover why 2017 is known to PCT hikers as the y...
Everson Library
Everson, WA

Sun 4/22/18 at 3pm-4:30pm
Talks & Readings: Religious, Talks/Lectures
Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship (BUF) 4/22/18 service
April 22: "Holy Ground" - Rev Paul Beckel. The root of “humility” is “humus” — fertile soil. More precisely, humus is the portion of soil from decayed organic matter. And of course, soil also includes minerals, microorganisms, water, etc. Let us humbly re...
Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship
Bellingham, WA

Sun 4/22/18 at 10:30am-11:45am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Fourth Sundays: Audubon at the Museum
Join experts from North Cascades Audubon Society in the John M. Edson Hall of Birds. In addition to displays of more than 500 mounted birds, the exhibit provides opportunities to learn about migration, conservation, birds in peril, and the importance of st...
Whatcom Museum - Old City Hall
Bellingham, WA

Sun 4/22/18 at 1:30pm-3:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Special Exhibit: The Global Book
How do physical attributes in books reveal cross-cultural influences? Have the same creative impulses emerged in places hundreds of years and thousands of miles apart? Can juxtaposing one book with another tell us something about each that we cannot get by...
Special Collections (Wilson Library 6th floor) - Western Libraries - Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA

Mon 4/23/18 at 11am-4pm
Tue 4/24/18 at 11am-4pm
Wed 4/25/18 at 11am-4pm
Thu 4/26/18 at 11am-4pm
Fri 4/27/18 at 11am-4pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
Bellingham Beer Week Lecture Series
Jeff Alworth at Chuckanut Brewery. Well known beer author and podcaster Jeff Alworth will be discussing his book “Secrets of Master Brewers." Village Books will be selling this book along with some other Jeff Alworth books too. There will be a Q & A at the...
Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen
Bellingham, WA

Tue 4/24/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Bellingham Reads Book Discussion Group
Join us as we discuss Ruta Sepetys' "Salt to the Sea." This group is open to all and new members are very welcome. For more information, contact Suzanne at 360-778-7236.
Bellingham Public Library – Central Library
Bellingham, WA

Tue 4/24/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Rafting the Marsh Fork of the Canning River
Join us on a twelve-day wilderness birding adventure with wildlife photographer Dan Streiffert along the western boundary of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Called “America’s Serengeti” for its tremendous biological productivity and diversity, the coa...
Whatcom Museum - Old City Hall
Bellingham, WA

Tue 4/24/18 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
#MeToo - A Moment in Time or a Cultural Shift?
Bellingham City Club presents a panel discussion and lunch to explore questions about the #MeToo movement. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Panelists include: Katie Anthony, who writes about feminism and family on the blog KatyKatiKate; Karen Burke, Executive Dire...
Northwood Hall
Bellingham, WA

Wed 4/25/18 at 11:50am-1:30pm
Talks & Readings: Education, Class/Workshop, Talks/Lectures, Food/Tasting
Kombucha
The origins of Kombucha are shrouded in mystery, but the evidence indicates that this interesting elixir has been around and helping people feel better for thousands of years. Learn how to make your own, sample different flavors, and take home your own cu...
Blaine Library
Blaine, WA

Wed 4/25/18 at 4pm-6pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Poetry Slam in the Colophon Cafe
In honor of National Poetry Month, Village Books and the Colophon Café are pleased to be teaming up with Write Riot Poetry’s very own Jessica Lohafer to bring our first ever poetry slam to the building. This is a free event and open to the public, space al...
The Colophon Cafe in Historic Fairhaven
Bellingham, WA

Wed 4/25/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Spring 2018 CHSS Dean's Lecture Series
The College of Humanities & Social Sciences in conjunction with the City of Bellingham is pleased to present: The Dean’s Lecture Series - “Pandemic on the Horizon? Climate Change and Infectious Disease.” A presentation by Dr. Steve Bennett, Lecturer, Commu...
Bellingham City Council Chambers
Bellingham, WA

Wed 4/25/18 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Tom Fleischner, Saul Weisberg, & Edie Dillon: Nature, Love, Medicine
A diverse array of authors—psychologists and poets, biologists and artists, a Buddhist teacher—share personal stories that reveal a common theme: when we pay conscious, careful attention to our wider world, we strengthen our core humanity. This book declar...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Fri 4/27/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures, Social Event
Independent Bookstore Day at Both Stores
Join us at 10 am in Lynden or 9 am in Fairhaven to be first in line for exclusive, limited-edition Independent Bookstore Day items. We’re also reviving our “writers in the window” scene where local writers will settle in to get writing in the front window ...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Sat 4/28/18 at 9am
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Janet Oakley & Mike Impero: Celebration of Statue Honoring Civilian Conservation Corps
Learn more about the young men of the Civilian Conservation Corps. Like the young men featured in Oakley's novel, Tree Soldier and Impero's non-fiction book, Boys of Glacier. Local historians Janet Oakley and Mike Impero have worked hard to celebrate their...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Sat 4/28/18 at 7pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Christine Kendall: Resting in the Familiar
Resting in the Familiar’s title is from the comfort of recalling family stories. A few events were uncomfortable, such as the drill of being loaded onto school buses in case our country came under nuclear attack, and her experience in the 2014 Carlton Comp...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Sun 4/29/18 at 4pm
    

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