Independent Bookstore Day at both stores!

Sat, 04/29/2017 (All day)
Both Stores!

Join us at 9am in Lynden or Fairhaven to be first in line for exclusive, limited-edition Independent Bookstore Day items; hear Tom Robbins read his essay from My Bookstore at 4pm in Fairhaven; and keep your eye out for treats, prizes, games, and giveaways throughout the day(including a special contest for those who visit both stores and free audiobooks from!

Summer Camps at Village Books in Fairhaven!

Plan to spend your summer at Village Books in Fairhaven! We have two amazing summer camps for kids ready for registration - first come, first served, so go ahead and sign up today!

Village Books Lit Camp! July 17th - 21st - Calling all young readers and writers from ages 8-11, this exciting new camp is just for you!  Each day of the week has a specific beloved book as its focus and all of that day's activities will be inspired by its respective book.


Camp Village Books! July 31st - August 4th - For kids ages 7-10! Join Village Books staff member, Claire, as she leads each day of themed activities with hands-on projects, outdoor activities, and field trips around Fairhaven and Bellingham.


Children's Book Week and Screen Free Week: May 1-7

Mon, 05/01/2017 (All day) to Sun, 05/07/2017 (All day)

Established in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, commemorative events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes -- wherever young readers and booksconnect. Village Books donates 10% of all kids' book purchases made during Children's Book Week to the Children's departments of the city and county libraries! And for the first time, National Screen Free Week coincides with CBW to create the perfect pairing. Click to check out the variety of free events (authors not attending) we have planned to keep kids engaged and having fun with books - including a visit from special guest Skippyjon Jones in both Fairhaven and Lynden!

Register Now for Chuckanut Writers Classes!

Village Books and WCC Community and Continuing Education have created a writing instruction collaboration called Chuckanut Writers. Writing classes, seminars, and conferences (including the amazing Chuckanut Writers Conference) will inspire and encourage writers at all stages of their writing journey. Visit our CW webpage to see the current classes or click here to register today!

Mark your calendar for our 2017 Chuckanut Writers Conference on June 23rd & 24th! Registration is now open - save with the Early Bird Rate by signing up by May 22nd!

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