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Library Mission: The purpose of the Bellingham Public Library is to be an important resource for all members of the community in their search for knowledge, ideas, information, and creative use of their leisure time.

Vision Statement: The hub of the community…Where people and ideas come together.

Every five years, the library trustees, in cooperation with the community, library director and staff, prepare a Strategic for the next five years. Click here to see our most recent Strategic Plans.

If you have any questions regarding our services, please contact us.

  • Telephone: 508-966-1660
  • Fax: 508-966-3189
  • Email us!   General email inquiries - Please do not use this link to request that your website be linked to our site, as we do not offer that service.  Thank you for your anticipated cooperation.
  • Selected staff email contacts are also below. 

For fastest service when you need to renew or borrow items, please call during regular business hours.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Bernadette D. Rivard, MLS Director
Steven Fowler, MLS Senior Youth Services Librarian (ages 0-12)
Amanda Maclure Public Services/Teen Librarian (ages 10-18)
Cecily Christensen, MLS Reference Librarian
Anne Kuncewicz Library Technician
Pauline Krajcik Library Technician
Barbara Pacak Library Technician
Carol Bonnell Accounts Payable & Library Assistant
James Maher Custodian
Jane Vichi Library Assistant
Renee Milliken Library Assistant
Ashalena Rua Library Assistant
Diane Nelson Library Assistant Youth Services