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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

Volunteers’ Meetin’

November 27 @ 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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AltLib – New Home Fundraiser Launch

November 30 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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We cordially invite you to join us for an evening in honor and support of the Alternative Library: to celebrate its past incarnation and to help create and dream its potential future! The AltLib’s New Home Fundraiser is a silent auction celebrating community connection, featuring: -- Art from locals and friends -- Merchandise from downtown businesses + nonprofits -- Hometown beer & wine -- Performances from Lori Goldston and the Bellingham Repertory Dance Doors at 7:30pm; Performances at 8:00pm $10-20 sliding…

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December 2019

New Home Work Party

December 1 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Want to help the AltLib and aren't quite sure how? Come join AltLib volunteers for a work party to help prep our interim home! When: Sunday, Dec. 1, 11:00am Where: 1309 Billy Frank Jr Street (the old pottery studio) What to wear: Sturdy clothes for moving! Denim, gloves and boots recommended. Bring your own sack lunch! Why: December's upon us, and we've gotta be out of the Karate Church by the 20th! We're in the process of negotiating and signing a…

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Poetrynight

December 2 @ 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’

December 4 @ 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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Book Sale: Supporter’s Preview

December 6 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Can't get enough of the weird, wild, wacky books we've got at the AltLib? Is your secret inner hoarder wanting to take some of our collection home? Come join us for our HUGE BOOK SALE, with all proceeds going to the AltLib~~~ Fri, Dec 6: Book Sale: Supporter's Preview --- 2-7pm Come out to get the first pick of books! Because we've got a limited number of steals, Friday is your chance to swoop the scores while they're still about.…

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Suicide Prevention & Awareness Benefit Dance Party

December 6 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Come and dance your heart away with a few amazing local DJs while supporting an important cause! Music and connection are things we all need, and having a safe, sober space to come together is incredibly valuable. Doors open at 7:30pm; Music at 8:00pm. $6-12 sliding scale AltLib is Always All Ages~ You can choose to donate directly to the benefit, which supports Bellingham Suicide Prevention & Awareness services. This event is all about the celebration of life and acceptance &…

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BOOK SALE

December 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Can't get enough of the weird, wild, wacky books we've got at the AltLib? Is your secret inner hoarder wanting to take some of our collection home? Come join us for our HUGE BOOK SALE, with all proceeds going to the AltLib~~~ Sat, Dec 7: Book Sale 2-7pm Let's be real: more than 9000 books is too many to move. Since we received notice to vacate the church, our volunteers have been diligently buzzing about, curating sections of the library.…

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New Home Fundraiser Party!

December 7 @ 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Join us for a last blowout local art festival to support the Alternative Library in our search for a new home! $10-20 admission supports the AltLib ~ Performances start at 3:00pm Featuring a full day of performances from some of our favorite local acts including: Motus, Shimmertraps, The Rhetorician, Bobby Petite, Bird & Shooter and more! Full schedule and more details forthcoming ~~~ RSVP and more info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/473721409940101/ AltLib is always ALL AGES! NOTAFLOF

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BOOK SALE

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Can't get enough of the weird, wild, wacky books we've got at the AltLib? Is your secret inner hoarder wanting to take some of our collection home? Come join us for our HUGE BOOK SALE, with all proceeds going to the AltLib~~~ Sun, Dec 8: Book Sale 2-7pm LAST DAY, LAST CHANCE Let's be real: more than 9000 books is too many to move. Since we received notice to vacate the church, our volunteers have been diligently buzzing about, curating…

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