Library Closing at 5 pm on Thursday, October 13th

Due to special training, the library will close on Thursday at 5 pm so all staff can attend.  Thank you for your understanding.

Library Update

As most of you have heard, late in the morning of Friday, October 7th Bellingham Police & Fire responded to the library on Blackstone Street for a vehicle that had crashed into the community room section of building.  Arriving personnel discovered the vehicle had driven completely inside the building.  Thankfully the room was unoccupied and […]

Library Catalog Upgrade This Weekend

The upgrade will begin at 6pm on Sunday, October 9th The system will be down during the upgrade We expect the upgrade to be completed by noon on Monday, October 10th

Fall Hours & Holidays

The library is open Monday through Thursday from 10 am to 8 pm and Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am to 5 pm. We will be closed on Monday, October 10th to observe the Columbus Day Holiday. We will be closed on Friday, November 11th to observe the Veterans Day Holiday. We will be closing […]

Drive-Up Book Drop is Open!

The library’s new drive-up book drop is installed and is open 24/7.  It is checked for the last time each day one hour before closing (at 7 pm Monday – Thursday and 4 pm on Friday and Saturday).  Items returned after that time will be checked in the following business day, so if your items […]

Back to School for Everyone!

The library has resources for people of all ages, traditional students and life-long learners.  So even if you are an adult who isn’t formally going “Back to School” you can still take courses and learn something new!  Here are a few of our offerings! Online Music & Art Instruction from ArtisWorks for Libraries. ArtistWorks for […]

NEW! Online Music & Art Lessons! Free with your Bellingham Library Card!

      ArtistWorks for Libraries provides patrons with world-class instruction through self-paced video lessons from Grammy Award-winning music and artistic professionals. ArtistWorks for Libraries offers users everything they need for musical and artistic instruction, from introduction to advanced performance. Students now have access to this kind of instruction, regardless of reductions/eliminations of school music […]

Cancelled – Friends of the Library “Treasures in Your Trunk” Community Yard Sale Fundraiser, Saturday, October 15th!

  Click here to download the reservation form!

Library awarded $10,000 Grant

The Bellingham Library is one of 9 libraries in the state that was awarded a federal LSTA (Library Technology & Services Act) Mind in the Making grant by the MBLC at their July meeting. Mind in the Making grants assist libraries in developing innovative programming and spaces that encourage invention and tinkering, where children ages […]

Newly Renovated Library Teen Room is Open!

The newly renovated Bellingham Library Teen Room is Open!   Click on the Read More… link for the links to our Facebook pages here and here  to see some pictures from our Facebook page of the room and the Grand Opening Celebration!