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Upper Skagit Library

Located in the historic town of Concrete, Washington, the Upper Skagit Library District serves over 4,800 people in eastern Skagit County.

Fall

News

  • USL October programs calendar is available here. Like us on Facebook to receive library notifications, updates and upcoming events. Check out our October newsletter!

  • Book Launch! Join us as we welcome Monica Crosson to the Upper Skagit Library, Friday, October 27th at 5pm for The Magickal Family Launch Party! Filled with tips, ideas, stories, and projects to bring you and your family closer to nature and to celebrate the God and the Goddess, Crosson’s book is a hands-on guide to raising a magickal family in the modern world. Bring your friends and family for an evening of fun as we hear from Monica about her book, create Poetry Masks, and enjoy her favorite Moon Cookies. All ages welcome.
  • Skagit Reads! Upper Skagit Library is participating in Skagit Reads again this year. What is Skagit Reads? Skagit Reads is a project that brings readers from across the county together to engage with one book. For Fall 2017, we are reading the book Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race. Visit Upper Skagit library, or any other library in Skagit Valley, to get a copy of the book. On Thursday, October 12th, at 7pm there will be a live presentation and Q&A with former NASA Astronaut Wendy B. Lawrence taking place at Brodniak Hall in Anacortes. There will also be a public screening of the movie Hidden Figures at Phil Tarro Hall, Skagit Valley College, on Friday, October 6th, at 7pm. For more information and full list of events visit skagitreads.org.
  • Storytime! Families with young children are invited to join us for stories, songs and a simple craft. First and Third Saturday of the month, October through May, at 11am.
  • Read To A Dog Day! Round up your kids on Friday, November 10th and join us at the library to meet Luke and Kip, certified Service and Therapy Dogs. Learn all about Luke and Kip and what they can do, then give your child the opportunity to practice reading aloud to them. Children can sign up to read for 10 minutes each during the program. They can bring their own book or read one of ours! All ages welcome. 10am-12pm at the Upper Skagit Library.
  • Craft Friday! Craft Fridays at 5b’s Bakery occur the first Friday of each month, 6pm. Each month community members will sponsor a different craft. This month’s craft on November 3rd is Gift Tags/Cards. Items needed: all materials provided. For more information call the 5b’s Bakery or the Upper Skagit Library. Open to all ages.
  • Knit & Crochet with Sylvia! Tuesdays 5-8pm in the conference room.
  • November 9th, 5pm public budget heating followed by board meeting, at the Library.
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  • Microsoft Imagine Academy! We are pleased to have the Washington State Library Microsoft Imagine Academy training program available in our library. This is a great program for the people of our community who want to improve their job skills or learn basic, advanced computer skills in general. All of the online training included in the Imagine Academy program is free. Come to the library to receive instructions and help on how to get started with Microsoft Imagine Academy. Detailed instructions are available here.
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  • Recycle! Upper Skagit Library Foundation has a box at the Library to collect inkjet cartridges, cell phones and small electronics for recycling. Visit Planet Green Recycle website.
  • Survey! In the beginning of 2016, 124 Upper Skagit Library District patrons participated in the survey. View the results here.
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Hours

  • Tues. & Wed. 10am to 7pm
  • Thursday CLOSED
  • Fri. 10am to 5pm
  • Sat. 10am to 3pm
  • Sunday & Monday CLOSED

Directions & Map

The Upper Skagit Library is located at the corner of Main and Douglas Vose III Way. Google Map

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Library Board of Trustees

The Library Board of Trustees meets on the second Thursday of the month at 5pm in the library. The public is invited to attend.

Minutes from board meetings are found here.