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Special Events

Chuckanut Writers Workshop - Triumph Over the Tricky Bits of Writing Memoir

Sun, 06/05/2022 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Interested in writing? Sign up for our monthly Just Write enewsletter today!

Village Books and WCC Community and Continuing Education have established a writing instruction collaboration called Chuckanut Writers. Writing classes, seminars, and conferences will inspire and encourage writers at all stages of their writing journey.

Kevin Donner, Poopy Fingers: One Person's Account of Working in the Delightfully Strange World of Assisted Living - IN PERSON

Sun, 06/05/2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Join us in the Readings Gallery as we hear one man's account of working in an assisted living facility and what he learned there.

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

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

Debu Majumdar, Night Jasmine Tree - IN PERSON

Thu, 06/09/2022 - 7:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Join us in the Readings Gallery for an evening of fiction with this talented local author! Debu Majumdar will be introduced by fellow Bellingham author Janet Oakley.

We are still operating at a limited capacity for our events so we encourage you to reserve a seat today! 

COVID protocol for our in-person events requires proof of full vaccination upon arrival to the Readings Gallery. Masking is optional as of March 21. Thank you for your cooperation.

Rena Priest, Northwest Know-How: Beaches - IN PERSON

Fri, 06/10/2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

We're so excited to welcome Washington State Poet Laureate Rena Priest for the launch of her latest book!  Join us in the Readings Gallery for another great event in the Nature of Writing series, a partnership between Village Books and the North Cascades Institute. Rena will be joined by the illustrator of the book, Jake Stoumbos!

We are still operating at a limited capacity for our events so we recommend pre-registering on Eventbrite to reserve your spot. 

Saturday Story Time IN PERSON!

Sat, 06/11/2022 - 11:00am to 11:30am
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Join us in the Readings Gallery on the lower level of Village Books for a half hour of stories, movement, and FUN! Weather permitting, we'll take the fun outside.

Christina Kemp, Across the Distance: Reflections on Loving - IN PERSON

Sat, 06/11/2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Join us in the Readings Gallery for a presentation of Christina Kemp's memoir.

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

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

CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT*

VB Reads...Motherhood by the Book AUTHOR ATTENDING!

Sun, 06/12/2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Sunday, June 12, 2pm  Note: Author Susan Greisen will join us for this discussion!

In Search of Pink Flamingoes: A Woman's Quest for Forgiveness and Unconditional Love by Susan Greisen

CIBA 1st Place for Memoir - 2020
Peace Corps Memoir Book of the Year - 2020

A young woman defies her parents' demands to become a farmer's wife. At age nineteen, with a suitcase full of farm-smarts and a license to be a practical nurse, Susan joins the Peace Corps in Africa. She meets multiple challenges in her remote Liberian village and falls short of her unrealistic goals. An interracial romance further aggravates her parents who eventually disown her. When Susan finds the pink flamingos, she discovers what she had been searching for all along. Her journey is one of passion, strength and finding forgiveness and unconditional love.

David Spaner, Solidarity: Canada's Unknown Revolution of 1983 - IN PERSON

Sun, 06/12/2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Join us in the Readings Gallery to hear about a little-remembered piece of Canadian history.

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

Mark Kurlansky, The Importance of Not Being Ernest: My Life with the Uninvited Hemingway - VIRTUAL

Mon, 06/13/2022 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Village Books is pleased to team up with indies across the country for another great virtual event! Purchase a ticket that includes The Importance of Not Being Ernest and receive a bookplate autographed by the author! (While supplies last)

CLICK HERE TO ATTEND

Chuckanut Writers Workshop - Using and Learning from Critiques with Roby Blecker (Virtual)

Mon, 06/13/2022 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
WA

Interested in writing? Sign up for our monthly Just Write enewsletter today!

Village Books and WCC Community and Continuing Education have established a writing instruction collaboration called Chuckanut Writers. Writing classes, seminars, and conferences will inspire and encourage writers at all stages of their writing journey.

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