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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. 

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Grief and Loss Resources at the Library Print Email

Grayscale photo of part of someone's face, appears to be in sorrow, eyes are downcastWhatcom County suffered several tragedies recently, and we share our deep condolences with all those affected.  We remind everyone that your public libraries are at the heart of every community, and we offer spaces for people to gather, resources to inform, and connections to experts who can support people through trying times.

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Whatcom READS! Selection for 2016 Print Email

Whatcom READS! logoDid you enjoy Daniel James Brown’s book The Boys in the Boat?  If you didn’t see Brown at the Mt. Baker Theatre in February this year, watch the video on You Tube! Or maybe you really loved reading Cheryl Strayed’s book Wild and saw her in 2013 on her visit? If so, you’ll want to know what’s coming next from Whatcom READS!

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Library Foundation Takes the Show on the Road! Print Email

Foundation logoLast month a local chapter of PEO (Philanthropic and Educational Organization for Women) invited Whatcom County Library System Branch Manager Karin Schulhauser and Whatcom County Library Foundation Development Director Jennifer Rick to present at their meeting. The experience was terrific!

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Summer Hours at the Point Roberts Library Print Email

Open SignIf you’re out on “The Point” this summer, stop by the Point Roberts Library for great summer reading and free Wi-Fi! Throughout July and August, Point Roberts Library will expand open hours to Fridays. 

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Get Involved, Be a Leader, Join the Friends of the Library Print Email

I Love LibrariesDo you love libraries, books, and reading? Do you enjoy helping like-minded people with projects that enhance your community? Consider putting your experience and abilities to work with your local Friends of the Library group. There are nonprofit Friends of the Library groups associated with each WCLS library.

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Road Trip Preparedness Print Email

Family in car on a road tripWith the end of the school year nearing, and the days getting longer and sunnier, summer is just around the corner. Time for a road trip! Whatcom County Library System has what you need for the perfect driving adventure – lively tunes and great stories to listen to as the miles fly by.

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Summer Reading Print Email

Every Hero Has a Story graphicSummer Reading @ Your Library for Kids, Teens, and Adults.

Summertime means Summer Reading at your local WCLS library! This summer, the theme is Every Hero Has a Story. Summer Reading runs June 6 - August 31 and there's reading fun for everyone!

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A New Deputy in Town Print Email

Michael CoxThis month we welcome our new Deputy Director, Michael Cox, who recently relocated to Whatcom County from Pueblo, Colorado.  Michael participated in a series of phone and in-person interviews with different panels of library staff members,

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