Washington Whatcom County Public Libraries

By | January 2, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Whatcom County, Washington. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Washington Whatcom County.

1. Library System BELLINGHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 210 Central Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone Number: (360) 676-7794 Whatcom 1,195,798 663,613

2. Central Library BELLINGHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 210 Central Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone Number: (360) 676-7794 Whatcom N/A N/A

3. Branch Library BLAINE LIBRARY
Street Address: 610 3rd Street, Blaine, WA 98230
Phone Number: (360) 332-8146 Whatcom N/A N/A

4. Bookmobile BOOKMOBILE
5205 Northwest Road, Bellingham, WA 98226
Phone Number: (360) 384-3150 Whatcom N/A N/A

5. Branch Library DEMING LIBRARY
Street Address: 5044 MT. Baker Highway, Deming, WA 98244
Phone Number: (360) 592-2422 Whatcom N/A N/A

6. Branch Library EVERSON LIBRARY
Street Address: 104 Kirsch Drive, Everson, WA 98247
Phone Number: (360) 966-5100 Whatcom N/A N/A

7. Branch Library FAIRHAVEN BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 1117 12th Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone Number: (360) 676-6877 Whatcom N/A N/A

8. Branch Library FERNDALE LIBRARY
Street Address: 2222 Main Street, Ferndale, WA 98248
Phone Number: (360) 384-3647 Whatcom N/A N/A

9. Branch Library ISLAND LIBRARY
Street Address: 2144 South Nugent Road, Lummi Island, WA 98262
Phone Number: (360) 758-7145 Whatcom N/A N/A

10. Branch Library LYNDEN LIBRARY
Street Address: 216 4th Street, Lynden, WA 98264
Phone Number: (360) 354-4883 Whatcom N/A N/A

11. Branch Library MAPLE FALLS LIBRARY
Street Address: 7509 MT. Baker Highway, Maple Falls, WA 98266
Phone Number: (360) 599-2020 Whatcom N/A N/A

12. Branch Library POINT ROBERTS LIBRARY
Street Address: Gulf Rd, Point Roberts, WA 98281
Phone Number: (360) 945-6545 Whatcom N/A N/A

13. Branch Library SUMAS LIBRARY
Street Address: 451 2nd Street, Sumas, WA 98295
Phone Number: (360) 988-2501 Whatcom N/A N/A

14. Library System WHATCOM COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM
5205 Northwest Drive, Bellingham, WA 98226
Phone Number: (360) 384-3150 Whatcom 1,250,075 N/A

Overview of Whatcom County, Washington

Whatcom County is a county located in the state of Washington. As of 2000, the population is 166,814. The county seat is at Bellingham. It is named after Chief Whatcom of the Nooksack tribe of Native Americans.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 6,484 km² (2,504 mi²). 5,490 km² (2,120 mi²) of it is land and 995 km² (384 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 15.34% water.

Geographic features

  • Cascade Mountains
  • Mount Baker

Major highways

  • Interstate 5

Adjacent counties

  • Okanogan County, Washington- east
  • Skagit County, Washington- south
  • San Juan County, Washington- southwest

Whatcom County also shares a border with British Columbia, Canada. Within British Columbia Whatcom County adjoins two administrative units — Greater Vancouver Regional District and Fraser Valley Regional District.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 166,814 people, 64,446 households, and 41,116 families residing in the county. The population density is 30/km² (79/mi²). There are 73,893 housing units at an average density of 13/km² (35/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 88.41% White, 0.69% Black or African American, 2.82% Native American, 2.78% Asian, 0.14% Pacific Islander, 2.49% from other races, and 2.66% from two or more races. 5.21% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 64,446 households out of which 30.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.20% are married couples living together, 8.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.20% are non-families. 25.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.51 and the average family size is 3.03.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.10% under the age of 18, 14.20% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 22.50% from 45 to 64, and 11.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 97.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $40,005, and the median income for a family is $49,325. Males have a median income of $37,589 versus $26,193 for females. The per capita income for the county is $20,025. 14.20% of the population and 7.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 14.20% of those under the age of 18 and 8.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Whatcom County, Washington has the following cities and towns:

  • Acme
  • Bellingham– http://www.cob.org — http://www.bellingham.net/
  • Birch Bay– http://www.birchbay.net/
  • Blaine– http://www.ci.blaine.wa.us/ — http://www.blaine.net/
  • Custer
  • Deming
  • Everson– http://www.eversonnooksackchamber.org/eversonhome.htm
  • Ferndale– http://www.ci.ferndale.wa.us/
  • Geneva
  • Glacier
  • Kendall
  • Lynden– http://www.lyndenwa.org/ — http://www.lynden.net/
  • Maple Falls
  • Marietta-Alderwood
  • Nooksack– http://www.cityofnooksack.com/
  • Peaceful Valley
  • Point Roberts– http://www.pointrobertsusa.com/ — http://www.pointrobertschamber.com/
    • Point Roberts is a geographic oddity; even though it is part of the United States, the only way to reach it without passing over water is by going through Canada.
  • Sudden Valley
  • Sumas– http://cityofsumas.homestead.com/