Village Books & Paper Dreams - Fairhaven
Sun: 10am-8pm
Mon-Sat: 9am-8pm
 
Village Books - Lynden
Sun-Tues: 10am-5pm
Wed-Sat: 10am-6pm

Recurring Events

VB Writes...Morning Poetry Group

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Tue, 04/16/2024 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Tue, 05/07/2024 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Tue, 05/21/2024 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Village Books
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225

Meets 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 10:30-Noon in the Readings Gallery

Are you a poet in search of a poetry group? Please bring at least one original poem of yours to share and be read out loud. Come meet other writers as we discuss the art of poetry, give feedback, and help you with your writing goals.

Tuesday Story Time in FAIRHAVEN!

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 11:00am
Tue, 04/09/2024 - 11:00am
Tue, 04/16/2024 - 11:00am
Tue, 04/23/2024 - 11:00am
Tue, 04/30/2024 - 11:00am
Village Books
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225
Cartoon animals read together outdoors

Join us in the kids' section of our Fairhaven location every Tuesday at 11am for a half hour of stories, songs, and movement! 

VB Writes...Prompts

Wed, 04/03/2024 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Wed, 04/17/2024 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Wed, 05/01/2024 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Wed, 05/15/2024 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Village Books
1200 11th St.
Bellingham, WA 98225

Meets 1st & 3rd Wednesday, 10:30am-Noon in the Readings Gallery

Join us as we respond to 2-3 prompts each session. Writing includes all forms and genres of writing. Let your imagination go wild. We will time each write for 15-20 minutes then share our stories in a safe, supportive setting. Facilitated by Linda Conroy.

VB Writes...Children's Picture Book Critique Group

Wed, 03/06/2024 - 6:00pm
Wed, 03/20/2024 - 6:00pm
Wed, 04/03/2024 - 6:00pm
Wed, 04/17/2024 - 6:00pm
Village Books
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225

Meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays from 6-7:30pm in the Writer's Corner on the mezzanine level of the bookstore.

This group is for writers of Children's Picture Books who want to grow as writers and receive objective feedback about their material. There will be guidelines for the writer and the reviewers so each person can improve their craft in a safe setting.  A valued group member will produce written work on a regular basis, thoughtfully critique the work of others, and contribute positive energy and insights.

VB Writes...Evening Poetry Group

Thu, 04/04/2024 - 5:30pm
Thu, 04/18/2024 - 5:30pm
Village Books
1200 11th St.
Bellingham, WA 98225

VB Writes...Shut Up and Write

Fri, 04/05/2024 - 9:15am
Fri, 04/12/2024 - 9:15am
Fri, 04/19/2024 - 9:15am
Fri, 04/26/2024 - 9:15am
Village Books
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225

Meets every Friday, 9:15-11am in the Writers Corner on the mezzanine level of the bookstore.

Read to a Dog Story Time in LYNDEN!

Sat, 03/16/2024 - 11:00am
Sat, 04/20/2024 - 11:00am
Village Books
1200 11th St.
Bellingham, WA 98225
Village Books in Lynden is excited to offer Read to a Dog Story Time. 

VB Writes...Nonfiction & Memoir

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 9:30am
Tue, 04/23/2024 - 9:30am
Village Books
1200 11th St.
Bellingham, WA 98225

What is your story? What matters to you most? This interactive group will comprise simpatico nonfiction writers to support each other's writing. Work on your memoir, personal essay, opinion piece, manifesto, flash, reflection, or any other nonfiction on any topic. We will use prompts to generate ideas and deepen insights. We will respectfully critique each other's work and learn together. We will share passages that inform our writing. We will create a welcoming and motivating writing community. All experience levels welcome. Please come ready to share.

Tuesday Story Time in FAIRHAVEN!

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 11:00am
Tue, 04/09/2024 - 11:00am
Tue, 04/16/2024 - 11:00am
Tue, 04/23/2024 - 11:00am
Tue, 04/30/2024 - 11:00am
Village Books
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225
Cartoon animals read together outdoors

Join us in the kids' section of our Fairhaven location every Tuesday at 11am for a half hour of stories, songs, and movement! 

VB Writes...Fiction I

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Wed, 04/24/2024 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Village Books
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225

Meets 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 6-8pm on the mezzanine level of the bookstore.

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