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Whatcom County Library System
Administrative and Processing Center
5205 Northwest Drive, Bellingham, WA 98226
Phone: 360-305-3600

About your Library Account

About Reference Questions

  • Call Lynden Reference Desk - 360-305-3600
  • Online Chat (Ask WA - 24/7)
  • Email us
  • In-person: Reference Desk at Lynden Library, 216 - 4th Street, Lynden 98264 (Map)

About Library Branches

WCLS works closely with the Bellingham Public Library (BPL). For information about services in the City of Bellingham's library system, call 778-7323.

For branch specific questions, comments or general help:

  • Blaine: Debby Farmer, Branch Manager, 305-3600 press "4", then "134"
  • Deming: Katrina Carabba, Branch Manager, 305-3600 press "4" then "135"
  • Everson: Eileen Shaw, Branch Manager, 305-3600 press "4" then "136"
  • Ferndale: Sarah Koehler, Branch Manager, 305-3600 press "4" then "137"
  • Island: Karly Tucker, Branch Manager, 305-3600 press "4" then "130"

  • Lynden: Vacant; Branch Manager, 305-3600 press "4" then "200".  Please contact Deputy Director Michael Cox.
  • North Fork: David Austin, Branch Manager, 305-3600 press "4" then "139". 
  • Point Roberts: Kris Lomedico, Branch Manager, 305-3600 press "4" then "132"
  • South Whatcom: Karin Schulhauser, Branch Manager, 305-3600 press "4" then "133"
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  • Sumas:  Vacant, Branch Manager, 305-3600 press "4" then "138".  Please contact Deputy Director Michael Cox.

  • Bookmobile and Homebound Services: Sarah Koehler, Manager, 305-3600 press "4" then "137"

About Library Administration and Management

Whatcom County Library System
Administrative and Processing Center
5205 Northwest Drive, Bellingham, WA 98226
Phone: 360-305-3600

  • Executive Director: Christine Perkins, 305-3600 press "4" then "201"
  • Deputy Director: Michael Cox, 305-3600, press "4" then "200"
  • Foundation Development Director: Jennifer Rick, 305-3600 press "4" then "208"
  • Adult Services: Lisa Gresham 305-3600 press "4" then "217"
  • Collection Support Manager: Lisa Gresham, 305-3600 press "4" then "217"
  • Interlibrary Loan: Mary Matter, 305-3600 press "4" then "222"
  • Community Relations, Friends of the Library: Lizz Roberts, 305-3600 press "4" then "220"
  • Human Resources: Christina Read, 305-3600 press "4" then "216"
  • Bookmobile and Homebound Services: Sarah Koehler, Manager, 305-3600 Press "4" then "137"
  • Teen Services: Tamar Clarke, 305-3600 press "4" then "276"
  • Youth Services: Thom Barthelmess 
  • Outreach Coordinator: Ann McAllen, 305-3600 press "4" then "333"