“Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains taken to bring it to light.” George Washington In a year when the Oxford English Dictionary has selected “post-truth” as the word of the year, we librarians have a lot of work to do and we need your help. One of the major reasons I made the […]
If you are a parent/caregiver of a preschooler that lives in Bellingham or uses the Bellingham Library, we ask that you take a few minutes to complete the attached survey. Thank you! As you might know, at Fall Town Meeting funds were approved for new carpeting in the Children’s Room of the library. Once the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
The Friends raised nearly $4000 for the equipment and furnishings for the new Teen Room! Click here to join the Friends of the Library and support library programs!
The library is lends T-Mobile WiFi HotSpots! Click here to reserve yours! High Speed Internet, Anytime, Anywhere! No Internet at home? Borrow ours for: school papers and projects; job searching online, connecting your laptop or tablet. On a long car trip? Have the kids in the backseat streaming movies, music or other content. On vacation? Beach […]
You can now borrow Chromebooks or tablets for use on our WiFi network anywhere in the building! Take a Chromebook to the the Quiet Room…. Grab a tablet and relax in the magazine area… Access the Internet wherever you like! See a staff member for details on how to sign up!