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From the Newsroom...

LizzHello!  I'm Lizz, the WCLS Community Relations Coordinator. On this page, read about WCLS news and announcements. If you need assistance, always feel free to drop me a line. 

WCLS Headlines
Library Closure: Thanksgiving Day Print Email
Thanksgiving DayWCLS libraries, Bookmobile, administrative offices, and Northwest Indian College Library Connection will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 27 & 28 over the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular hours will resume Saturday, November 29. The online content and library catalog remains available to you 24/7 at Happy Thanksgiving!
Native American Heritage Month at WCLS Print Email

Medicine BagCelebrate Native American Heritage Month with fascinating programs at WCLS. 

Slow Down & Read Campaign Kicks Off Print Email

Slow Down and ReadThe Whatcom County Library Foundation announces the second annual Slow Down & Read Campaign.  If you get a ticket in Whatcom County in November, submit it via the PickIT-4UR-Ticket app at Use the promo code LIBRARY, you will get a discount on the service.  All proceeds will benefit the Library Foundation.

Early Literacy Educator Awarded "Golden Apple" Print Email

golden appleAnnually, Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) presents the Golden Apple Award to honor educators who have gone above and beyond to strengthen young people’s connections with books, reading, and libraries.

Friends of the Everson Library Awarded for Outstanding Service Print Email

trophyWhile members of the group proudly looked on, President Kathy Waters accepted the 2014 Outstanding Service Award for the Friends of the Everson Library at the recent All Friends & Foundation Gathering in Lynden, WA.

Holiday Book Sales Print Email

Boy holding a bookScoop up some treasures for your holiday gift giving at a book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Download Free & Legal Music to KEEP Print Email

Freegal logoGreat news! You can now download and keep FIVE songs each week from Freegal, the library’s popular music service. Just sign in with your library card and pick from over 28,000 songs (and music videos, too).

Friends receive $25,000 Grant for New Building Fund Print Email

Friends of Point Roberts Library logoThe Norcliffe Foundation has awarded a grant of $25,000 to the Friends of the Point Roberts Library (FOPRL) building fund. The Friends are raising funds to remodel the Julius Fire Hall for a new Pt. Roberts library. They have raised over $320,000!

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