Community Room Renovation Update -Occupancy Permit Issued – Room is Open and Available for Booking by the Public!

As of February 22, 2017 All work has been completed on the Community Room and we are now accepting reservations from members of the public for room use.  Please see our Community Room Reservations page for details on reserving the room. We thank you for your patience during this renovation, and as always, remain thankful […]

Drop off your donations at the library for two worthy causes!

The Bellingham Library is a drop off location for State Rep. Kevin Kuros “Share the Love” for our Veterans donations.  Click here for details. February and March are also the months we collect for the Cradles to Crayons PJ Drive.  Click here for details.

2016 Library Annual Report Available

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Children’s Room Carpeting & Renovation Project

We have begun preparations for the renovation and carpeting of the children’s room of the library. This project will require that we empty the children’s room of all of its contents. What collections will be available during the renovation? So starting sometime in mid to late February, we will begin moving collections out of the […]

Announcing: “Enlighten Bellingham”

From March, through September 2017 the library will be offering a variety of programs for people of all ages under the “Enlighten Bellingham” program. We are one of six libraries, three in Massachusetts and three in Maine, that, due to our science programming, were chosen as pilot libraries by the Maine State Library, the Massachusetts […]

Backyard Astronomy Star Party!

With the Aldrich Astonomical Society Wednesday, March 29th at 6:30 pm Register here This program will Kick Off our Enlighten Bellingham Programs!  At this event we will not only talk about the exciting upcoming programs in the “Enlighten Bellingham” series, but we will highlight the library telescope, how to check it out and how to […]

Importance of Play to Child Learning and Development

Mind in the Making:  The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs Saturday, March 25th 10:30 am Register here The Bellingham Library is pleased to announce this very special nationally recognized speaker that will be coming to the library in March. Come and hear Los Angeles-based national speaker Nicole Gardner present “Mind in the Making: […]

Be a Savvy Internet Consumer of News and More – Evaluate Your Sources!

“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 […]

Survey for Parents/Caregivers of Preschoolers!

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 […]

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 […]