News Stories on Village Books


First Federal’s New “Green” Checking Account App Offers Perks and Savings (source: Whatcom Talk)

Bellingham Staycation: A How-To Guide (source: Whatcom Talk!)

Find a Way: Diana Nyad’s current attraction (source: Cascadia Weekly)

Chasing a Dream: World-Class Swimmer Diana Nyad Comes to Village Books (source: Entertainment News NW)

Find a Way: Diana Nyad’s current attraction (source Cascadia Weekly)

Village Books and Fairhaven Runners & Walkers Welcome Diana Nyad (source: Whatcom Talk)

Steampunk Saturday: Mr. Flip’s Carnival (source: Cascadia Weekly)

The search for Waldo in Fairhaven (source: Skagit Valley Herald)

Summer Reading: A reason for the season (source: Cascadia Weekly)

Award-winning chocolatiers to open café in Village Books (source: KGMI News Talk)

Ready for more selfies? Another celebrity to get a bench in Fairhaven district (source: Bellingham Herald)

New “Celebrity” Joins Fairhaven Sculpture Scene (source: Whatcom Talk)

Grand Opening of Fairhaven Farmers Market Offers Many Ways to Celebrate (source: Whatcom Talk)

Want a little sweetness to book-buying experience? New cafe coming to Fairhaven (source: Bellingham Herald)

New Evolve Chocolate + Café on the Mezzanine of Village Books Promises a Sensory Blend of Sweets, Sips and Savories and Spectacular View (source: Whatcom Talk)

An Aerial Photographer’s Perspective (source: Bellingham Alive!)

Lynden man writing crime novels while also in real-life crime research (source: Lynden Tribune)

Fairhaven Wednesday Market Opens with New Hours (source: Whatcom Talk)

Author pair talks Saturday at Village Books on CCC crews (source: Lynden Tribune)

Waples legacy soon to be celebrated with festivities (source: Lynden Tribune)

The power of poetry (source: Cascadia Weekly)

Indie Booksellers Celebrate National Poetry Month (source: ABA)

Village Books and Colophon Café Partner with Local Poet to Revive The Write Riot Slam in Honor of National Poetry Month (source: WhatcomTalk)

2018 WNBA Pannell Award Nominees Announced (source: Publishers Weekly)

Memorializing Martin: Activism in action (source: Cascadia Weekly)

Chuck & Dee Robinson Hosts Literary Tour Abroad (source: Bookselling This Week)


All workers in state must be offered sick leave as of Jan. 1(source: Herald Net)

More Than 300 Booksellers Receive Holiday Bonuses From James Patterson (source: ABA)

Former Carol’s Hallmark being remodeled (source: Lynden Tribune)

Got your game face on for Black Friday? Here’s your cheat sheet (source: Bellingham Herald)

Local writes Point history book (source: All Point Bulletin)

What’s next from ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ writer? (source: Bellingham Herald)

Chuck Robinson’s Bike Ride for Charity Rolls Along (source: ABA)

Village Books’ Round It Up Off to a Strong Start (source: WhatcomTalk)

Books A’Sail on the Schooner Zodiac (source: WhatcomTalk)

Village Books hires new marketing director (source: Bellingham Business Journal)

Village Books and Paper Dreams Celebrates Milestones (source: WhatcomTalk)

The Inn at Lynden video link (source: Vimeo)

New Owners of Village Books Capably Fill Big Shoes of Founders (source: WhatcomTalk)

Exploring Fairhaven, WA: It's Small, but Mighty! (source: Seattle Refined) 

Meet the New Owners of Village Books (source: Shelf Awareness) 

Meet the new owners of Village Books (source: Bellingham Business Journal)


Time for a new chapter: Village Books owners sell indie bookstore they opened in 1980 (Bellingham Herald)

Robinsons Selling Village Books to Senior Management Team (Shelf Awareness)

New Owners for Village Books and Kramerbooks Early Next Year (Publishers Weekly)

Lynden is the 2016 America's Main Streets Contest Winner! VIDEO

Shock and surprise: Iconic Fairhaven couple moving to Lynden (source: The Bellingham Herald)

Village Books marks Children’s Book Week in Lynden, Fairhaven (source: The Bellingham Herald)

Village Books Says Farewell to Longtime Employee and Friend Robert Gruen (source: WhatcomTalk)

Village Books Opens Second Home in Lynden’s Waples Mercantile Building (source: WhatcomTalk)

Washington's 10 Most Beautiful Bookshops (source: The Culture Trip)


Village Books’ Chuck and Dee Robinson Show WhatcomTalk Around Their Home Above the Store (source: WhatcomTalk)

Village Books Turns 35; Chuck Robinson to Bike 2,400 Miles (source: Shelf Awareness)

Village Books Celebrates 35 Years of Books, Author Events, Community and More (source: WhatcomTalk)

Village Books & Paper Dreams to Open in Lynden, Washington (source: American Booksellers Association)

Village Books to Open Second Store (source: Publishers Weekly)

What’s the best bookstore in the country? (source: The Washington Post)

Shortlist Announced for PW's 2015 Bookstore of the Year (source: Publishers Weekly)


Village Books Offers New Business Book Discussion Group (source: WhatcomTalk)

Whatcom County's Book-Buying Destination is the Heart of Fairhaven (source: WhatcomTalk)


Local Radio Show Finds New Home at Whatcom (source: Horizon)

Nancy Pearl at the Willows Inn (source: Shelf Awareness)


Q&A with Chuck & Dee Robinson (source: Bellingham Business Journal)