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Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Summer Reading Challenge 2018
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 priz...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Mon 7/16/18 - Fri 8/31/18
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 7/16/18 at 11am-4pm
Tue 7/17/18 at 11am-4pm
Wed 7/18/18 at 11am-4pm
Thu 7/19/18 at 11am-4pm
Fri 7/20/18 at 11am-4pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Stories & Play
For ages 3-5, 60 minutes. Begins with 30 minutes of storytime featuring stories, rhymes, and songs that engage preschool children's developing attention spans and understandings, followed by 30 minutes of open early learning play with a variety of activiti...
Everson Library
Everson, WA

Mon 7/16/18 at 10:30am-11:30am
Mon 7/23/18 at 10:30am-11:30am
Mon 7/30/18 at 10:30am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Stories & Play
For ages 3-5, 60 minutes. Begins with 30 minutes of storytime featuring stories, rhymes, and songs that engage preschool children's developing attention spans and understandings, followed by 30 minutes of open early learning play with a variety of activiti...
North Fork Library
Maple Falls, WA

Tue 7/17/18 at 10:30am-11:30am
Tue 7/24/18 at 10:30am-11:30am
Tue 7/31/18 at 10:30am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Children
Camping in the Library
Join us as we sit around the "campfire" and listen to scary stories, sing camp songs, and eat smores in a cup. For grades K-5.
Ferndale Library
Ferndale, WA

Wed 7/18/18 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Stories & Play
For ages 3-5, 60 minutes. Begins with 30 minutes of storytime featuring stories, rhymes, and songs that engage preschool children's developing attention spans and understandings, followed by 30 minutes of open early learning play with a variety of activiti...
Deming Library
Deming, WA

Wed 7/18/18 at 10:30am-11:30pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Stories & Play
For ages 3-5, 60 minutes. Begins with 30 minutes of storytime featuring stories, rhymes, and songs that engage preschool children's developing attention spans and understandings, followed by 30 minutes of open early learning play with a variety of activiti...
South Whatcom Library
Bellingham, WA

Wed 7/18/18 at 10:30am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Storytime
An open program that includes stories, rhymes, and songs with opportunities for movement and interactive participation. No Storytime July 4.
Ferndale Library
Ferndale, WA

Wed 7/18/18 at 10:30am-11am
Wed 7/25/18 at 10:30am-11am
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
A Poetry Celebration with Egress Studio Press
Award-winning Seattle poet Jed Myers will read from his book:Between Dream and Flesh— the latest handmade limited-edition from Egress Studio Press.Poets from Egress Studio Press and Moon Path Press will add their voices to the night in honor of Washington ...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Fri 7/20/18 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
A Poetry Celebration with Egress Studio Press
Award-winning Seattle poet Jed Myers will read from his book: "Between Dream and Flesh"— the latest handmade limited-edition from Egress Studio Press. Poets from Egress Studio Press and Moon Path Press will add their voices to the night in honor of Washing...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Fri 7/20/18 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Living History, Tour
Lynden Cemetery Tour
Join the Lynden Pioneer Museum every Saturday through October at 1 pm for a look at Lynden's history through its cemetery. Costumed tour guide will explore the many historic personages of Lynden. Learn about the meaning of grave decorations and how buria...
Lynden Cemetery
Lynden, WA

Sat 7/21/18 at 1pm-2pm
Sat 7/28/18 at 1pm-2pm
Sat 8/4/18 at 1pm-2pm
Sat 8/11/18 at 1pm-2pm
Sat 8/18/18 at 1pm-2pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Update on the Gerrymandering Case Before the US Supreme Court with Peter Earle
Peter Earle is a Lummi Island resident and an attorney who served as co-lead trial counsel in the first partisan gerrymandering case to prevail at the trial court level. This potential landmark case is now under review by the United States Supreme Court. W...
Island Library
Lummi Island, WA

Sat 7/21/18 at 7:30pm-8:45pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Pipelines, Pot and Protectionism - Stress Lines Along the World’s Longest, (still) Undefended Border
Bellingham City Club’s favorite Canadian, Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, will reveal his latest thoughts on the US relationship with our neighbors to the North. The program follows a delicious lunch shared with fellow community members at ...
Northwood Hall
Bellingham, WA

Wed 7/25/18 at 11:50am-1:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Sumas Memory Talk presents Alla Miller
Alla Miller recounts her journey from Russia to Shanghai to Sumas. Her royal Russian parents fled the Russian Revolutions in 1917-1918 and settled in a large Russian community in Shanghai. During WWII this Russian community was disrupted which prompted A...
Sumas Library
Sumas, WA

Wed 7/25/18 at 6:45pm-7:45pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Teddy Bear Picnic
Bring your favorite stuffed animal friend along as we read stories and sing songs outside on a blanket (weather permitting). We will follow up with some activities and snacks to share.
Deming Library
Deming, WA

Wed 7/25/18 at 10:30am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Teddy Bear Picnic
Bring your favorite stuffed animal friend along as we read stories and sing songs outside on a blanket (weather permitting). We will follow up with some activities and snacks to share.
South Whatcom Library
Bellingham, WA

Wed 7/25/18 at 10:30am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Tour, Living History
Greenwood Cemetery Tours
Join the Lynden Pioneer Museum the last Saturday of every month through October at 3 pm for a look at Lynden's history through its cemetery. Costumed tour guide will explore the many historic personages of Greenwood. Learn about the meaning of grave decora...
Greenwood Cemetery
Lynden, WA

Sat 7/28/18 at 3pm-4pm
Sat 8/25/18 at 3pm-4pm
Sat 9/29/18 at 3pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Teddy Bear Picnic
Bring your favorite stuffed animal friend along as we read stories and sing songs outside on a blanket (weather permitting). We will follow up with some activities and snacks to share.
North Fork Library
Maple Falls, WA

Tue 7/31/18 at 10:30am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Cooking Lit
Regional Cookbook and Cooking Lit Book Group, co-hosted by Bellingham Farmers Market Director Caprice Teske and Village Books Marketing Director and Farmers Market Board President Mary Vermillion. At each gathering, book group members will discuss the assi...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Wed 8/1/18 at 4pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
New Book Group! VB Reads…Regional Cookbook & Cooking Lit
Regional Cookbook and Cooking Lit Book Group, co-hosted by Bellingham Farmers Market Director Caprice Teske and Village Books Marketing Director and Farmers Market Board President Mary Vermillion. At each gathering, book group members will discuss the assi...
Village Books
Bellingham, WA

Wed 8/1/18 at 4pm-5pm
    

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