BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Bellingham Public Library will be opening a new branch in Bellis Fair Mall on April 26th, during National Library Week. The new branch will be located in suite 616, between Bellingham Makerspace and Champs Sports.
According to a March 13th announcement, the new branch “will offer space for browsing print collections, including fiction, nonfiction, teen and children’s books, as well as movies, holds pick-up, access to computers, free wifi, and room for interactive children’s activities.”
Bellingham Public Library has been offering free, weekly storytimes at Bellis Fair Mall for young children and their caregivers over the past year, which library officials say have consistently drawn a strong attendance.
Bins for returning library materials will also be located at the new branch. An indoor bin will be available during the mall’s regular hours and an outdoor bin will be available 24/7.