The Alternative Library

We are a cooperative lending library and community arts center located in Bellingham, WA, on occupied Coast Salish (Lummi) territory. Our member-curated collection includes more than 9000 books, specializing in independent media, art books, and alternative cultures.

1309 Billy Frank Jr St

Currently holding limited “Take-Out” hours in response to the COVID-19 pandemic:

Wednesday – Saturday;


CLICK HERE to support our ongoing fundraiser to help us find a PERMANENT HOME!!!

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