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Whatcom County Library System

Whatcom County, WA

Address: 5205 Northwest Drive
Bellingham, Washington
United States

County: Whatcom View map of all libraries in Whatcom County.

Phone: 360-305-3600

Connect to: ✔   Online Catalog

Library details: Whatcom County Library System is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Whatcom County Library System (view map) . The collection of the library contains 350,805 volumes. The library circulates 1,777,669 items per year. The library serves a population of 127,690 residents .

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Administration: The director of the library is Christine Perkins .

Organizational structure: This is a publicly funded and managed library.

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in the United States

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in Washington

Statistics Public
Service Population 127,690Residents
Collection size350,805volumes
Annual Circulation1,777,669transactions

wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemPolaris2018
Previous Automation SystemHorizon2004
Previous Automation SystemDynix1985
Discovery InterfaceBiblioCore2011
Catalog EnhancementNoveList Select 
The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Whatcom County Library Consortium (view map)
The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.

Automation Survey: We are conducting a study on the automation systems used in libraries. This survey should be completed by a person familiar with your libraries use of Polaris.
The 2022 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library.

Identifiers ID26526
OCLC SymbolWC4
WorldCat Registry ID16402

Record History: This listing was created on Nov 28, 2005 and was last modified on Jan 23, 2023.

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Whatcom County Library System
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