While we are in transition and searching for a stable home base, we will continue to produce events with some of our neighborhood partners.

The AltLib Popup Series will present roving events to continue supporting expansive art projects and dig deep for uncommon cultural exchanges. 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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Black Market: Junk Shop Edition

This will be the first of a series of Black Markets held at the Alternative Library, with this edition focused on quality used and vintage goods. Vendor application can be found here -

Black Noise Sidewalk Literature Popup

Saturday, August 14th, 11am-7pm AltLib Sidewalk Literature Popup at Black Noise Records 1230 Bay Street Local and small-press publications featuring art and radical culture!

Poetry Bazaar!

Flow Shala 203 W. Chestnut Street, Bellingham, WA

This performance will be presented at the Flow Shala, located on the lower floor of 203 W. Chestnut Street. Doors at 7:00pm Donations support the artists and the AltLib! An evening showcase of poetry, with readings and performances from Elle Glasse, Siena Clayton, Rye Bennett, Ben Stump, and MORE! There will also be a popup […]

Print and Poetry Bazaar

Flow Shala 203 W. Chestnut Street, Bellingham, WA

Print & Poetry Bazaar: This begins our monthly print and literary art market, popping up every first Friday for downtown Arts Walk to showcase writers and publishing artists in our community! Doors at 7:00pm, spoken word and poetry readings start at 8:00pm This event will be hosted at the Flow Shala Studio, located at 203 […]