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Sun: 10am-7pm
 
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Fairhaven

VB Reads ... Afternoon Book Chat

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Wednesday, December 12, 1:00pm

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman

When Elsa's grandmother dies and leaves behind a series of letters apologizing to people she has wronged, Elsa's greatest adventure begins. Her grandmother's instructions lead her to an apartment building full of drunks, monsters, attack dogs, and old crones but also to the truth about fairy tales and kingdoms and a grandmother like no other.

Mindfulness Workshop With Tim Burnett - Having Mindful Holidays

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Join local mindfulness practitioner Tim Burnett, Guiding Teacher and Executive Director of Mindfulness Northwest, for an exploration of mindfulness practices that promote awareness and well-being. We'll discuss the origins of mindfulness, touch on stress physiology, and explore how mindfulness practices can help us engage in our relationship to experience (such as the holiday season!), reducing stress and enhancing well-being. Simple practices of breathing and mindful movement will support our discussion as we explore mindfulness from the inside out.  

VB Writes...Fiction I

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Meets 2nd & 4th Thursdays, 6-8pm

The VB Writes Fiction I Group features a unique array of members, whose experience ranges from those attempting to discover their voice, to those aspiring toward that completed novel.  All members come to the group with an open mind, ready to critique a wide variety of writing styles. We ask that new members attend at least two meetings prior to submitting their own work for critique.  We look forward to learning more about your current or upcoming fiction project, as well as your background in writing.

Katrina Carrasco, The Best Bad Things - Crime Fiction!

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 7:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

*Join us for this FREE Lit Live! event -- meet the author and get your book signed!*

It is 1887, and Alma Rosales is on the hunt for stolen opium. Trained in espionage by the Pinkerton Detective Agency―but dismissed for bad behavior and a penchant for going undercover as a man―Alma now works for Delphine Beaumond, the seductive mastermind of a West Coast smuggling ring. A propulsive, sensual tour de force, The Best Bad Things introduces Katrina Carrasco, a bold new voice in crime fiction.  

Gift Wrapping by Northwest Youth Services

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015
Northwest Youth Services logo

The Fairhaven store is partnering with Northwest Youth Services to offer gift wrapping services during the final hectic days of the season. For a donation, volunteers will put the final flourish on holiday gifts noon-4 p.m. the two weekends before Christmas (Friday, Dec. 14, Saturday, Dec. 15, Sunday, Dec. 16 and Friday, Dec. 20, Saturday, Dec. 21, and Sunday, Dec. 23). Please visit them at the Readings Gallery.

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.

Story Time in Fairhaven

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 10:30am
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

EVERY SATURDAY! Join us for Story Time in the Kids’ Section! We’ll read aloud from some of our favorite books. Author does not attend.


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.

Gift Wrapping by Northwest Youth Services

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

The Fairhaven store is partnering with Northwest Youth Services to offer gift wrapping services during the final hectic days of the season. For a donation, volunteers will put the final flourish on holiday gifts noon-4 p.m. the two weekends before Christmas (Friday, Dec. 14, Saturday, Dec. 15, Sunday, Dec. 16 and Friday, Dec. 20, Saturday, Dec. 21, and Sunday, Dec. 23). Please visit them at the Readings Gallery.

Gift Wrapping by Northwest Youth Services

Sun, 12/16/2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

The Fairhaven store is partnering with Northwest Youth Services to offer gift wrapping services during the final hectic days of the season. For a donation, volunteers will put the final flourish on holiday gifts noon-4 p.m. the two weekends before Christmas (Friday, Dec. 14, Saturday, Dec. 15, Sunday, Dec. 16 and Friday, Dec. 20, Saturday, Dec. 21, and Sunday, Dec. 23). Please visit them at the Readings Gallery.

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