Library Customer Service Survey

To better serve our patrons, the library was awarded a grant to extensively train all library staff in customer service techniques. This training covered both traditional customer service and digital (such as helping patrons with technology issues.) This is a federal Institute of Museum and Library Services grant, through the Library Services and Technology Act. […]

Parent/Child Paint Night

Monday, July 27th at 6:30 pm Join Kathy Wotton of Artworks Studio for an evening of canvas painting!  This program is being offered to parents and children (ages 10 and up).  The cost for this program is $10 total for a parent and a child, due at registration.  Each additional child will cost $5.00 (max […]

Parking Lot Expansion

  The library parking lot expansion is underway!  We anticipate having 16-20 additional spaces at the end of the current lot, as well as space on the field access road for head-in, instead of parallel parking.  This will be great for all of those very well attended library events when parking is at a premium!

5 Things You Didn’t Know (or maybe you did) You Could Do at YOUR Bellingham Public Library!

1.  Check out a book at 3 am!  Can’t make it to the library during the hours that it’s open?  You can search the Bellingham Library’s online catalog 24/7 at  You can also search for items located at over 140 member libraries using the catalog.  Place an item on hold and you will receive […]

Library Closed Labor Day, reopening on Saturdays starting September 12th

The library will be closed on Monday, September 7th to observe the Labor Day Holiday.  Our fall hours will start that week; we will reopen on Saturdays starting September 12th.  Saturday hours are 10 am to 5 pm.  

Digital Magazines – for Phone, Tablet or PC

The library now provides access to Bellingham Library cardholders to Zinio for Libraries,  a collection of 50 popular magazines that you can check out on your phone, tablet or PC. All users:  Click on this link to create your account and browse the titles for checkout and on the bottom of the page is the […]

New! IndieFlix! Streaming Independent Films

Has the winter weather depleted your NetFlix queue?  Let us help!  The library is now subscribing to IndieFlix!  With IndieFlix you can stream award winning independent film to your computer, tablet and other devices! Bellingham Library cardholders, click here to sign up!    

National Dress Up Your Pet Day Photos!

Craft Ideas For the Holidays – Books, Websites and More!

Follow Bellingham Library’s board Craft Ideas for the Holidays on Pinterest.

Check out this new section of our website….

A new section, called “Spotlight on…”  will feature new content each week.  Check out this section on the right sidebar of our website. This week’s articles highlight our  Pinterest Boards with library collections. New Years Resolutions – we have books, magazine articles, online databases and more to help you meet your personal goals for the new […]