Playbook Winter 2021

Bellingham Parks & Recreation Leisure Guide

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bellinghampubliclibrary.org DOWNLOAD myLIBRO App Bellingham Public Library has a new way to place holds for materials and schedule curbside pickup appointments. Download the myLIBRO app via the Google Play or Apple App Store. With myLIBRO, patrons can search Bellingham Public Library's catalog through voice command and chat, confirm item availability, schedule a time for pickup, and receive notifications all through the app. Learn more at: BellinghamPublicLibrary.org/Curbside Patrons can also offer feedback on the experience if they choose, with patron satisfaction tracked in the dashboard system. Whatcom County's annual countywide book club, kicks off 2021 with a thought-provoking slate of programs inspired by this year's featured title, Washington Black by award winning author Esi Edugyan. Online events are free & open to the public. Pre-registration is required. See whatcomreads.org for more information. Whatcom READS Events Thursday, January 14, 7-8 pm Poetry Reading with Robert Lashley Saturday, January 23, 7-8:30 pm Angel in the Outhouse: Stories of the Civil Rights Movement by Kathya Alexander Monday, January 25, 6-7 pm Let's Talk About Race with author/professor Clyde Ford Friday, February 5, 7-8 pm African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle and Song Poetry Reading Thursday, February 11, 7-8 pm Technology and Social Justice with Clyde Ford Saturday, February 13, 1-2 pm The Smart Skin and Amazing Brains of the Octopus Saturday, February 20, 4-5 pm What It's Like to Be a Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Sleeping – What Birds are Doing, and Why Thursday, February 25, 6-7 pm I'll Fly Away: A Sojourn Through Poetry and Spirituals Friday, March 5, runs through March 27 Allied Arts Challenge Reception & Exhibition Thursday and Friday, March 4-5 Author events with Esi Edugyan Esi Edugyan Read the Book… Join the Conversation 15

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