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Between our sanctuary stage and connected classroom space, we host a wide array of events including, but not limited to film screenings, concerts, theater, festivals, rituals and readings. If you're interested in setting up a show with us, please read our booking page and send us an e-mail.

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November 2019

Poetrynight

November 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The second longest running Bellingham poetry group – Poetrynight. All people are invited to join the group any Monday night at 7pm. You don’t have to be a writer to participate as readers of all ages are always invited to sign up to read between 7-7:30. Not all works must be originals. Poetrynight got its start in Stuart’s Coffeehouse in 1995, when a group of poets gathered around a table to share their current work. It has grown over the…

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Volunteers’ Meetin’

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every Wednesday is our weekly volunteer meeting, where we discuss the goings on and future of the AltLib!

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Latinx Poetry

November 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Join writers Casandra López and Malcolm Friend at Bellingham Alternative Library for an evening of Latinx poetry. Books will be available for sale after the reading. About the authors: Casandra López is a California Indian (Cahuilla/Tongva/Luiseño) and Chicana writer who has received support from CantoMundo, Bread Loaf, and Tin House. She’s the author of the poetry collection, Brother Bullet and has been selected for residencies with the School of Advanced Research, Storyknife, Hedgebrook and Headlands Center for the Arts. Her…

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Meg Yates / ini / Earth Practice

November 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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The Alternative Library invites all to gather together in an evening of song to welcome in the fall and winter seasons. Three overlapping acts will not only perform, but also guide the audience through voicing together with the intention of generating a sense of community and warmth. Doors at 7:30PM, music begins at 8PM $6-$10 sliding scale supports the artists & the Alt Lib Your musical guides for this evening will be: MEG YATES http://www.meghanyatesandthereveriemachine.com “Meghan’s style has the soul…

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11:11 Writer’s Communion

November 17 @ 11:10 am - 1:00 pm
Alternative Library,
519 E Maple St
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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com·mun·ion kəˈmyo͞onyən noun 1. the sharing or exchanging of intimate thoughts and feelings, especially when the exchange is on a mental or spiritual level.

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IWW Meeting

November 17 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Industrial Workers of the World unite! Whatcom-Skagit IWW host a monthly communion of comrades

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Poetrynight

November 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The second longest running Bellingham poetry group – Poetrynight. All people are invited to join the group any Monday night at 7pm. You don’t have to be a writer to participate as readers of all ages are always invited to sign up to read between 7-7:30. Not all works must be originals. Poetrynight got its start in Stuart’s Coffeehouse in 1995, when a group of poets gathered around a table to share their current work. It has grown over the…

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Volunteers’ Meetin’

November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every Wednesday is our weekly volunteer meeting, where we discuss the goings on and future of the AltLib!

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McKain Lakey / I Love You Avalanche / The Best Intentions

November 22 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Come on out for a superb line-up of musical acts, hosted by the incredible Alex Minshall! Doors at 7:30pm; Music at 8pm $6-12 sliding scale supports the artists and the AltLib AltLib is ALWAYS ALL AGES~ THE BEST INTENTIONS The Best Intentions are Ani Banani and Pete Irving playing a repertoire that encompasses jazz standards, old blues, contemporary diamonds in the rough, and a surprising amount of classic-sounding original music. I LOVE YOU AVALANCHE Since 2003, Anna Arvan has been…

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Moraine / Smooth Kiwi

November 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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As we head into the waning days before the solstice and the end of our time in this church, let's savor the acoustics of the building with an evening of instrumental magic and smooth grooves. MORAINE Moraine has built a reputation as one of the most electrifying and original instrumental rock bands anywhere, winning over listeners around the globe with its unique amalgam of art rock, forward-thinking jazz, Asian-inspired music, and more. Balancing inventive composition with exploratory improvisation, Moraine has…

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