Introducing Chuckanut Writers

Village Books and WCC Community and Continuing Education have created a new writing instruction collaboration called Chuckanut Writers. Writing classes, seminars, and conferences will inspire and encourage writers at all stages of their writing journey. To choose writing classes and register online visit

Village Books Happy Hour


Who doesn't love Happy Hour? We certainly do! So we've decided to do our own version of Happy Hour. Books from select sections are 15% off, Monday-Friday from 8-10pm! Want more? About about $1 off beer & wine and $2 off the small plates menu at Book Fare Cafe on the mezzanine of the bookstore with beautiful views of the bay and San Juan Islands? Here's the scoop with our Happy Hour:


Mysterious Mondays (Mysteries & Sci-Fi)
Traveling Tuesdays (Travel)
YA Wednesday (Young Adult)
Hungry & Thirsty Thursday (Cooking)
Fictional Friday (Fiction)


Ten Word Reviews

Sometimes it only takes a handful of words to say what we think of a book. So we're doing just that.
Click on the images below to learn more about these books.

NPR Discover Songs at Village Books

Every six weeks we are sent a new selection of six albums, selected for their popularity on NPR. We are consistently sent absolutely top-notch music. Our musical tastes have been expanded and we think you will discover some new favorites too! Come to the store check out our current selection. If you are not familiar with a particular group, we will be happy to play the demo CD so you can get a taste.

Currently in the store:

Sia: "1000 Forms of Fear"

Sylvan Esso: "Sylvan Esso"

Jenny Lewis: "the Voyager"

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: "Hypnotic Eye"

Eric Clapton & Friends: "The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJCale" (Jonica says, "This is fantastic.....John Mayer, Tom Petty, Mark Knopfler, Don White, and Willie Nelson are all guests!)

Soundtrack from the movie "Boyhood"
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