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

Special Events

Saturday Story Time BOTH STORES!

Sat, 08/13/2022 - 11:00am to 11:30am
BOTH STORES
FAIRHAVEN & LYNDEN

Join us in the kids' section of both stores for a half hour of stories, movement, and FUN! Weather permitting, we'll take the fun outside.

Saturday Story Time BOTH STORES!

Sat, 08/20/2022 - 11:00am to 11:30am
BOTH STORES
FAIRHAVEN & LYNDEN

Join us in the kids' section of both stores for a half hour of stories, movement, and FUN! Weather permitting, we'll take the fun outside.

Saturday Story Time BOTH STORES!

Sat, 08/27/2022 - 11:00am to 11:30am
BOTH STORES
FAIRHAVEN & LYNDEN

Join us in the kids' section of both stores for a half hour of stories, movement, and FUN! Weather permitting, we'll take the fun outside.

Ann Humphreys, The Tao of Hoop: On the Transformational Practice of Hula-Hooping (Seriously, Though) - IN PERSON

Sat, 08/27/2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Join us in the Readings Gallery to hear how Hula-hooping changed one woman's life. And weather permitting we'll head out to the Village Green and, with the author's guidance, practice some hooping ourselves!

We are still operating at a limited capacity so we recommend pre-registering on Eventbrite. 

Spanish Open Mic with Seán Dwyer - IN PERSON and VIRTUAL!

Mon, 08/29/2022 - 6:00pm to 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 Published and unpublished writers are encouraged to attend and enjoy a welcoming audience.

Saturday Story Time BOTH STORES!

Sat, 09/03/2022 - 11:00am to 11:30am
BOTH STORES
FAIRHAVEN & LYNDEN

Join us in the kids' section of both stores for a half hour of stories, movement, and FUN! Weather permitting, we'll take the fun outside.

Hour of Mindfulness with Tim Burnett - IN PERSON

Thu, 09/08/2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Join us in the Readings Gallery for another great workshop on the value and practice of mindfulness with Tim Burnett!

We are still operating with a limited capacity so we recommend reserving a seat on Eventbrite.

COVID protocol for our in-person events requires proof of full vaccination upon arrival to the Readings Gallery. Masks are optional. Thank you for your cooperation.

Chuckanut Writers - WaMemWriMo Series: Write Your Memoir in September!

Thu, 09/08/2022 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

As part of the eighth annual Whatcom Memoir Writing Month (see Village Books and Red Wheelbarrow Writers' webpages for info), this series of workshops will help you along the way as you turn your memories into memoir. The goal for each writer is 1,666 words every day. At the end of September you will have 50,000 words: a book. You will have given shape and voice to the stories and adventures you have always wanted to share, the stories your readers want to hear. These workshops, all taught or led by experienced memoir writers and teachers, can be taken as a whole, or you can select from the individual workshops to suit your needs and schedule.

Chuckanut Writers - WaMemWriMo Series: The Past and the Page: Introduction to Writing Your Memoir with Laura Kalpakian

Thu, 09/08/2022 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Memoirs begin with memory. Writing a memoir means shaping memories--places, people, relationships, family stories, events both big and small--into a coherent narrative. This class will offer ideas, strategies, and suggestions to help you meet that challenge. We'll discuss how (and where) to begin putting the past on the page, how to develop and sustain your work, how to use family materials--journals, letters, photographs--to enhance your story. Bring your ideas, your thoughts, your questions, and your hopes. Laura Kalpakian is the author of numerous novels and Memory into Memoir: A Handbook for Writers published by University of New Mexico Press.

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