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Library closing Sept. 1 begins transition

The La Conner Library will close Sept. 1in order to transition to the new La Conner Swinomish Library building at 520 Morris Street. The Library will reopen in October. We are very excited to be moving to the new location and look forward to...

 
 By Jared Fair    Community    July 27, 2022

Library Happenings

There are activities going on inside and outside of your local library. Here is this month’s update. Summer Reading The children’s summer reading program is in full swing. Children’s specialist Katryna Barber has been providing a variety of...

 
 By Jared Fair    Community    June 21, 2022

Library Happenings

Summer Reading is here! Oceans of Fun! Sign-ups are available at the library. We have a summer reading tracking sheet in extra large treasure map format. It includes all of our program information, summer reading book suggestions and details of...

 
 By Jared Fair    Community    May 24, 2022

Library Happenings

Summer Reading is upon us and the theme this year is: Oceans of Fun! Sign-ups begin June 1 and are available at the Library. We will have a craft activity to kick things off on June 11 from 12:30-2 p.m. Stop by and see us! Construction update There...

 

Winter Reads Bingo and construction in full swing

Happy New Year! The La Conner Regional Library is very excited for 2022. New Library Construction Construction is moving right along for the new La Conner Swinomish Library. The foundation and...

 

Lots of happenings at the library

2021 Festival of Tiny Trees From “Kiss Me Under the MistleJoe,” to “Skagit Valley Tree of Plenty,” 29 tabletop trees featured in local businesses created a buzz in downtown La Conner last weekend, as the holiday season kicked off with the Fes...

 

A review of the library groundbreaking

The site of the new La Conner Swinomish Library hosted some exciting milestones this past month: The Library Thrift shop building was removed, the site cleared, groundbreaking ceremony held and now construction is underway with building completion...

 

Library update: construction coming

Construction Update The La Conner Library is excited to announce Tiger Construction is mobilizing to the site of the new La Conner Swinomish Library and demolition of the Thrift Shop is expected this week. This is an exciting step forward in a series...

 

Gem Tartaglia retiring after 20 years of helping library patrons

Katryna Barber Long time staff member Gem Tartaglia is retiring after 20 years of dedicated service to the La Conner Regional Library. Gem has worked in the library throughout the years and has seen...

 
 By Jared Fair    Community    July 28, 2021

La Conner library expands open hours

Fully open library adds Saturday hours The library is fully open Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. During the time businesses were restricted to curbside service, we worked on numerous projects and priorities in...

 
 By Jared Fair    Community    June 23, 2021

Your library this summer

Summer Reading Program Your World in Color: Summer Reading 2021 at the La Conner Regional Library started this week. It is open to anyone under 18 who has access to a La Conner Library card. Our theme this year is Color! Think of all the ways you...

 
 By Jared Fair    Community    May 26, 2021

Library opens on limited basis June 16

We are excited by the recent announcements from the CDC and Gov. Jay Inslee’s office and we look forward to taking the next steps toward reopening. Based on current guidelines for public libraries in Washington State, we expect to begin welcoming...

 
 By Jared Fair    Community    May 5, 2021

Library Happenings April 2021

Construction Update This past week was exciting for us at the library. After many delays due to the pandemic, we were able to finally secure our final permits and put our project out for the bidding process. This move forward comes after years of...

 
 By Jared Fair    Community    March 24, 2021

Library celebrates national poetry month

Every April, organizations across America celebrate National Poetry Month. It is a great opportunity to focus on this genre of literature. One of poetry’s great contributions is that it works to expand everyday words to hold more nuance, emotion...

 

LIBRARY HAPPENINGS

Library Thrift Shop Building on Sale for $1 We are excited to be moving forward in preparing the site for the new La Conner Swinomish Library. The pandemic has dramatically slowed the permit process for new construction. However, we are in the final...

 
 By Jared Fair    Community    July 12, 2020

Library curbside service expanded

The library is happy to announce the expansion of curbside service hours and phone requests. Beginning today, the La Conner Library will provide curbside service pickups Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Schedule pick up during these hours of...

 
 By Jared Fair    Community    June 17, 2020

Library curbside service starting

We are excited to start our curbside service! Curbside service hours are an important step toward reopening the La Conner Library. Patrons are not yet permitted inside the library but can schedule times for pick up and drop off of library materials....

 

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