Update for June

Library is currently closed due to Covid-19 Pandemic

Update from Brooke – Our book return is open 24/7. All materials will then be quarantined before being put back in circulation.

  • During Phase 2, we are doing outdoor holds pickup! When you receive a notification that your holds are ready, please call us anytime during open hours at 7145. We’ll ask you which DAY and TIME you’d like to come pick up your holds. We’ll also ask you if you’d like BARN or STREET side pickup. On that day, we’ll check out your holds for you, put them in a bag, and set them out on a table for you to pick up.
  • Need help putting items on hold? Please call us anytime during open hours and we can help you with that.
  • Still don’t feel comfortable coming to the library? Give us a call and we can set up home delivery for you. We’ve got some amazing Friends of Island Library who are ready and willing to bring you library materials!
  • We’ve missed you! Check out www.wcls.org for fun Summer Reading activities and up-to-date library news.

Events Sponsored by FOIL

Used Book Sale – Once Whatcom County moves into Phase 3, FOIL’s used book sale will open. We will follow suggested guidelines – Masks will be required and number of people in the barn at one time will be restricted..

The date of opening day will be announced on NextDoor, Brown Betty and the FOIL’s website: www.friendsofislandlibrary.org. Stay tuned!

Since we will not be able to augment our offerings this year with the discarded books from the library system, local donations are more important than ever. Drop your books off by the barn’s double doors. Only gently used books and please no text books, out of date computer books, or distressed books.

Funds raised at the book sale are used to maintain the building and grounds and to sponsor events and programs at Island Library.