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Where is the Whatcom County Library System located?
Administration and Processing - 5205 Northwest Drive, Bellingham, Washington 98226
What is the Whatcom County Library System?
Potential for Annexation Study
In 2009, a study committee comprised of representatives from Whatcom County Library System and Bellingham Public Library released a Report Regarding the Potential for Annexation. They concluded that "current financial data shows that combining the two library systems would not result in achieving 'equal or better library service for less money if joined together as allowed by law.'" While the committee recommended continued, proactive exploration of ways for the two library systems to work together, they did not recommend any further study of annexation at this time. This recommendation was upheld by both libraries' Boards of Trustees.