Village Books & Paper Dreams - Fairhaven
Mon-Sat: 9am-9pm
Sun: 10am-8pm
masks optional
Village Books - Lynden
Mon-Thurs: 10am-4pm
Fri-Sat: 10am-6pm
Sun: 12-4pm
masks optional

Wednesday: Diane M. Sue, Remarkable Resilience: The Life and Legacy of Noémi Bán Beyond the Holocaust - IN PERSON at Congregation Beth Israel

Wed, 07/06/2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
751 San Juan Boulevard
Bellingham, WA 98229

Join us at Congregation Beth Israel for a presentation on this book celebrating the amazing life of Noémi Bán, a Holocaust survivor who escaped into Austria shortly after the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. She eventually found the courage to return to Auschwitz and to share her story. Remarkable Resilience: The Life and Legacy of Noémi Ban Beyond the Holocaust, written in Noémi’s voice by one of her closest friends, preserves Noémi’s messages of hope and healing.

Chuckanut Radio Hour Featuring Jamie Ford, The Many Daughters of Afong Moy

Wed, 08/03/2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
1314 Harris Ave.
Bellingham, WA 98225

Village Books is pleased to welcome Jamie Ford to the Chuckanut Radio Hour! Join us for an evening of music, comedy, poetry, and an interview with bestselling author Jamie Ford.

Spaces are limited and REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED to secure your spot so don't delay. 

COVID protocol for our in-person events requires proof of full vaccination upon arrival. Masking is optional. Thank you for your cooperation.

Colson Whitehead in Conversation with Adam Serwer, Harlem Shuffle - VIRTUAL

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Village Books is pleased to team up with indies across the country for another great virtual event!

Each ticket comes with a copy of Harlem Shuffle!

Special thanks to Books & Books and the Miami Bookfair for hosting this event.


Book Bingo! Y. A. and Adult Summer Reading Challenge 2022

Fri, 06/10/2022 (All day) to Wed, 08/31/2022 (All day)
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Back by popular demand, check out the Village Books Summer Reading Challenge for more, shall we say, mature readers! 

• Complete at least 5 spaces and receive a coupon for 20% OFF an item at Village Books and Paper Dreams.
• Complete ALL the spaces and be entered in a raffle to win a $50 gift card to Village Books and Paper Dreams.
• Fill out one of our review shelf-talkers & we’ll hang it in the store!

Books CAN be applied to multiple spaces. Audio books are eligible.

Have fun!

Summer Reading Challenge 2022!

Fri, 06/10/2022 (All day) to Wed, 08/31/2022 (All day)
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Join us in celebrating summer with one of our favorite activities—READING!  
This year we have two challenges to choose from for kids; a Pre-reader for the littles and a Kids challenge for ages Kindergarten-14! Pick up your Reading Challenge form in either Fairhaven or Lynden (or print out the form from our website), then read your way along the path to receive prizes at the end. 

Here's how it works: 

Forty-second Anniversary Sale!

Sat, 06/25/2022 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Village Books is celebrating FORTY-TWO years in business as your community bookstore for browsing! Join us as we turn 42 with our annual store-wide sale. Take advantage of 20% off most merchandise throughout both stores! Some restrictions do apply so please ask one of our booksellers for details*. 

Sale includes phone orders that are paid for during store hours of sale days.

Village Books Lit Camp 2022: Session I

Mon, 07/18/2022 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

July 18-22 from 1pm-4pm each day. REGISTRATIONS OPEN WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15

Registrations must be received by 5pm Saturday, July 16. 



Send love, send books and gifts, and support Village Books and Paper Dreams while staying home and staying safe!

Reach out to loved ones by sending Customized Care Packages to friends, family, co-workers, employees—anyone at all, including yourself! What's better than a personalized gift package in the mail? Choose your own, or answer a few questions about preferences and reading habits, and we'll take care of the rest. Packages include a new hardcover or paperback book and your choices of themed gifty surprises.

Thank you for supporting local businesses that support their community!



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