Whatcom READS! January Events Print Email

Whatcom READS! logoIt's that time of year hikers! Well, no, sorry. Not much hiking in the PNW in January but there's lots of great stories about hiking in our Whatcom READS! programming this year. Vicarious hiking, that's the ticket for January in the PNW. All events are free.


Mother of the Pacific Crest Trail Exhibit
January 16 - 30
North Fork Community Library
7506 Kendall Rd., Maple Falls 

See the display created by Jeff Jewel of the Whatcom Museum that focuses on the “mother” of the PCT, Catherine Montgomery, who was supervisor of primary grades at Washington State Normal School (now WWU) during her time in Bellingham. During library open hours.

Wild book coverBook Discussions
Tuesday, January 28, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Bellingham Public Library, 
210 Central Ave., Bellingham 

Join us for a lively discussion of Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, Everyone welcome. 

Grief as Transformer - a Panel Discussion
Thursday, January 30, 7:00 p.m. -  8:30 p.m.
Lynden Library, 215 4th St., Lynden 

Join John Robinson, Whatcom Hospice Berreavement Coordinator and other panelists in a conversation about the transforming possibilities of grief.

Looking for more? See Whatcom READS! February Events.

Don't miss author Cheryl Strayed at the Mt. Baker Theatre February 24 and the Bellingham Cruise Terminal February 25.

Whatcom READS Sponsors


For more information about Whatcom READS! go to www.whatcomreads.org.