Village Books & Paper Dreams - Fairhaven
Mon-Sat: 9am-9pm
Sun: 10am-7pm
 
Village Books - Lynden
Mon-Sat: 9am-8pm
Sun: 11am-5pm

Fairhaven

VB Writes...Poetry I

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 5:30pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Meets 1st & 3rd Thursdays, 5:30pm

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. Meets in the Writers Corner on the mezzanine level of the store near the poetry section & Book Fare Cafe.

Fairhaven Fourth Friday Art Walk

Fri, 02/22/2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

 

A tradition of community and art in Fairhaven - come by Village Books & Paper Dreams and check out this month's featured artist. With the sponsorship of the Historic Fairhaven Association, a group of local artists have come together to create the Fourth Friday Art Walk. With the exception of December, each month a new group of artists is featured; each art walk celebrates the unique character of Fairhaven, with local art, appetizers, drinks, and in some cases, live entertainment.

Story Time in Fairhaven

Sat, 02/23/2019 - 10:30am
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

EVERY SATURDAY! Join us for Story Time in the Kids’ Section! We’ll read aloud from some of our favorite books. Author does not attend.


Join us at all of our regular weekly Story Times!
In Fairhaven every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30am.
In Lynden every Wednesday at 11am and Saturday at 2pm.

Chuckanut Writers - “Plein Air” Writing with Laurel Saville

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Readings Gallery
1200 11th St.
Bellingham, WA 98225

Sharpen your descriptive skills and learn to make place a character in your writing. Each class, we'll meet in a different location--feel free to bring suggestions. Writing prompts and exercises, along with analysis of great writing, will demonstrate how to bring the beauty, mystery, and power of place to life on the page. First session meets in Readings Gallery at Village Books in Fairhaven; subsequent meeting places to be discussed in class.

4 sessions, $125

Group Reading from Clover, A Literary Rag Volume XVI– Local Authors!

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 4:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

*Join us for this FREE Lit Live! event -- meet the author and get your book signed!*

Clover, A Literary Rag vol.16 is back at Village Books with poetry, fiction and memoir. Celebrate  its fine work in an eclectic 90-minute presentation from 13 of its 50 authors. Grab a chair and elevate your afternoon with Bellingham’s celebrated Rag. Winner of the Bellingham Mayor’s Arts award, 2017. 

Can’t make it to an event? No problem! You can pre-pay and receive a signed, personalized copy of the book you want. We ship!

VB Writes...Prompts

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 4:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Meets 2nd & 4th Mondays, 4-6pm
 
Join us as we respond to 2-3 prompts each session. Let your imagination go wild. We will time each write for 15-20 minutes then share our stories in a safe, supportive setting. Meets in the Writers Corner on the mezzanine level of the store near the poetry section & Book Fare Cafe.
 

Open Mic Night!

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 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. Open mic is usually held the last Monday of each month at 7pm in the Readings Gallery. Sign up at our main counter on the first floor or call (360) 671-2626. 

Tuesday Story Time with Claire

Tue, 02/26/2019 - 10:30am
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Join Claire in the Kids section every Tuesday at 10:30am for a half an hour of stories, songs, and movement as we read and get silly about books! Authors do not attend.


Join us at all of our regular weekly Story Times!
In Fairhaven every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30am.
In Lynden every Wednesday at 11am and Saturday at 2pm.

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