Special Events

Fairhaven Winterfest and Holiday Art Walk!

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 3:00pm to 8:30pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

The Annual Historic Fairhaven Winterfest begins Friday and Saturday, November 23 and 24, with continuing fun and activities through December 22. Amidst Fairhaven's festive 100+-year-old buildings — and along streets and public spaces decorated and lit up to brighten your strolling, shopping and dining — enjoy the holidays with some very special events! Please see fairhavenwinterfest.com for a list of activities happening through December 23.

Small Business Saturday and Indies First!

Sat, 11/24/2018 (All day)
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Indies First is a year-round campaign in support of independent bookstores by authors and publishers. Sherman Alexie came up with the idea for writers to support their local indie by volunteering to work at the store on Small Business Saturday in 2013.  We’ll have two celebrated local authors on hand to sign copies of their books and talk about THEIR favorite reads this season. Barbara Davis-Pyles, author of the new childrens’ book, Grizzly Boy, will be here from 11am-noon.

Fairhaven Winterfest

Sat, 11/24/2018 - 12:00pm to 8:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

The Annual Historic Fairhaven Winterfest begins Friday and Saturday, November 23 and 24, with continuing fun and activities through December 22. Amidst Fairhaven's festive 100+-year-old buildings — and along streets and public spaces decorated and lit up to brighten your strolling, shopping and dining — enjoy the holidays with some very special events! Please see fairhavenwinterfest.com for a list of activities happening through December 23.

Open Mic Night!

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 7:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Village Books invites everyone to enjoy local talents as they share their own stories, poems and essays! Published and unpublished writers are encouraged to attend and enjoy a welcoming audience.

Open mic is usually held the last Monday of each month at 7pm in the Readings Gallery. Sign up at our main counter on the first floor or call (360) 671-2626. Sean Dwyer will be hosting!

Peaceful Poetry Reading

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 6:30pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Join us for an evening of poetry and fun, as the talented young writers of the 2018 Peaceful Poetry Youth Contest read their award-winning poems. Sure to pull your heartstrings and capture your imagination! Light refreshments will be provided as well as family-friendly activities for all ages. Free!

Presented by the Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center and Village Books.

Visit and Story Time with the Grinch!

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 4:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Join for a story time from Dr. Seuss' holiday classic, How the Grinch Stole Christmas. There will be a special guest appearance by the Grinch, himself!  Bring your camera for fun photo opportunities. Just in time for your Christmas cards!  


Join us at all of our regular weekly Story Times!
In Fairhaven every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30am.
In Lynden every Wednesday at 11am and Saturday at 2pm.

Visit and Story Time with the Grinch in Lynden!

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 2:00pm
430 Front Street
Lynden, WA 98264

Join for a story time from Dr. Seuss' holiday classic, How the Grinch Stole Christmas. There will be a special guest appearance by the Grinch, himself!  Bring your camera for fun photo opportunities. Just in time for your Christmas cards!  


Join us at all of our regular weekly Story Times!
In Fairhaven every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30am.
In Lynden every Wednesday at 11am and Saturday at 2pm.

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