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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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!  

Thanks to all who supported the Friends of the Library’s Spring Fundraising Events!

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!

Now Lending WiFi HotSpots!

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 […]

Now Lending Chromebooks & Tablets!

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!

Download the Library App!

The library now has its own app!  Use the app to quickly call us, access the online catalog, ebook catalogs, view the event calendar and register for events, and more!  Download from the Google Play or iTunes stores!  

Learning Express Library – Online Learning & Career Assistance for All Ages!

Click here or on the topic you are interested in to access the all of the Learning Express Library Centers: School Center – for elementary, middle and high school aged children.  Practice, lessons and study aids. College Preparation Center – practice tests, interactive tutorials, and eBooks to help you prepare for college success. High School Equivalency […]