Whatcom Writes Deadline

Whatcom WRITES invites writers of all ages and experience levels to explore a theme inspired by the Whatcom READS book each year.  Top entries are selected for publication in the Whatcom WRITES anthology and contributors are invited to read at a public presentation. The theme for 2023 is BETWEEN FACT AND FICTION, drawn from Jess Walters’ ... Read more


She Travelled Solo: Strong Women in the Early 20th Century

Online Event

This is an ONLINE presentation. You must register to participate: https://wcls.libcal.com/event/9856451 Inspired by her own 5,000-mile solo bicycle ride, Tessa Hulls researched little-known intrepid female adventurers. In this presentation, she demonstrates why female role models — such as characters in The Cold Millions — are vital in affecting social change.


IWW archive special collections photos and presentation (In Person)

Ferndale Library 2125 Main Street, Ferndale, WA

Archivist Conor Casey, head of the Labor Archives of Washington, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections, will discuss the dynamic history of the labor and social justice movements of the Pacific Northwest though the frame of the collections of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). Also known as the Wobblies, the IWW is featured ... Read more