Ways to Participate

  • READ the book
    Borrow the books from your local library, or buy it from Village Books.
  • DISCUSS the book
    Have your personal book club read and discuss the featured book, or join a discussion at one of many locations across the county.
  • ATTEND special headline events
    Check the calendar for a complete listing.
  • MAKE A DONATION - to ensure that Whatcom READS! can continue as an annual event.
    Donations are tax-deductible and are handled by the Whatcom County Library Foundation
    5205 Northwest Dr., Bellingham, WA 98226.
    Please note in the memo section of your check that your donation is for Whatcom READS!


With your $200 tax-deductible donation, we can purchase 20 copies of The Boys in the Boat to share with Whatcom County residents as part of our Free Range Books program. Thank you!

Click on the link above or mail your check to: Whatcom County Library Foundation - 5205 Northwest Drive - Bellingham, WA 98226 - Memo note: Whatcom READS! 2014 R&R books