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216 4th St., Lynden, WA



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Teen Library Council

Meeting, Volunteer Event

Love the library? Want to volunteer? Join our group of dedicated teens as we create and organize teen programs and assist with library events. This is a great way to build your resume, meet new people, and have fun. Ask the front desk for an application. For grades 7-12. Thursday, October 4, 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM. Lynden Library, 216 4th Street, (360) 354-4883.


• Thu 10/4/18 at 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Blowing in the Wind


America benefits from a particularly strong wind resource. "Current estimate of wind energy potential is 10 times amount of electricity consumption of entire nation...varies across country by region and topography," according to the American Wind Energy Association. Learn more about America's wind energy from Sandy Lawrence. Thursday, October 4, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. Lynden Library, 216 4th Street, (360) 354-4883.


• Thu 10/4/18 at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Friends of the Lynden Library Book Sale


Find some fantastic spring reads at bargain prices. Excellent selection with books and DVDs for all ages. Baked goods on Saturday and Sunday. Bag sale on Sunday $4 per bag of books. Sponsored by Friends of the Lynden Library to support library programs and services. Friday, April 20, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Saturday, April 21, 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Sunday, April 22, 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM.


• Fri 10/12/18 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 10/13/18 at 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
• Sun 10/14/18 at 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Fall Book and Bake Sale



• Fri 10/12/18 - Sun 10/14/18 at

Multicultural Diversity Day

Community Event

Have fun and expand your understanding of the various nationalities that make up our community. Listen to music, sample food, participate in crafts, and enjoy performances from various groups. This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Lynden Library. Saturday, October 20, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Lynden Library, 216 4th Street, (360) 354-4883.


• Sat 10/20/18 at 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Author Visit: The Heartbreaks & Triumphs of a Long Distance Knitter


In Skein: The Heartbreaks & Triumphs of a Long Distance Knitter, author Christen Mattix recounts how she stumbled upon an unusual way of meeting her Fairhaven neighbors when she decided to knit a half-mile blue rope from a public bench to Bellingham Bay. During those three and a half years of knitting at the bench, Mattix meets her loveable and quirky neighbors, visits a Trappist Monastery, falls in love, and transforms from introverted artist to a catalyst for community connections.


• Tue 10/23/18 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Happy 200th Birthday, Frankenstein


Although regarded as Gothic sensationalism when first published – both for its lurid tale of a scientist driven mad by his obsession to animate the dead and for the surprising news that the author was nineteen-year-old Mary Shelley – Frankenstein has resonated widely in the popular imagination, most notably in theater and cinema. Over the two centuries since its publication, the work has also served as a vivid allegory in debates about technology, slavery, and universal suffrage. Led by literature and film scholar Lance Rhoades, this multi-media presentation considers how Shelley addressed some of humankind’s greatest concerns with a creation that took on a life of its own.


• Sat 10/27/18 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Opening Doors: From Prejudice to Inclusion

Community Event

A multi-disciplinary and interactive presentation about avoiding humanity's tendency towards prejudice featuring local history, art, and music. Tuesday, October 30, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Lynden Library, 216 4th Street, (360) 354-4883.


• Tue 10/30/18 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM