AroundBirch Bay

Published on Thu, Sep 7, 2006
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Around Birch Bay

Get involved

The Birch Bay Steering Committee offers plenty of ways for residents to get involved in shaping their community’s future. The following meetings are for the month of September:

•The Land Use/Economic Development implementation subcommittee of the Birch Bay Steering Committee meets at 7 p.m., Wednesday, September 13 at the Birch Bay Bible Community Church at 7039 Jackson Road.

•The Birch Bay fall community clean-up is scheduled for 9 a.m., Saturday, September 16, beginning at the C Shop. Coffee and cocoa will be provided. Volunteers will be assigned areas to rid the beaches and roadsides of litter and unnatural objects.  Bring gloves.

•The Birch Bay Steering Committee will meet next on Wednesday, September 27 at 7 p.m. at the church.

•The Land Use/Economic Development implementation subcommittee of the Birch Bay Steering Committee will meet on Wednesday, September 13 at 7pm at the Birch Bay Bible Community Church, 7039 Jackson Road.

•The Task Force for Stormwater Management/Shellfish Protection subcommittee will also meet at the church at 7 p.m. September 13.

•The Transportation/Public Safety implementation subcommittee will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 14. Please call 371-7440 or 371-0171 for the location.

The Bookmobile now stops at Birch Bay

The sleek 33-foot brown and yellow Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) bookmobile will expand its Wednesday afternoon route to include Birch Bay in the next couple of weeks.
Library staff will park the library on wheels in the Bay Center Market’s parking lot from 4 to 7 p.m. beginning September 20 and continuing through December 27.
Those who want to make sure a particular movie, CD, book, or material in a given subject is waiting on the Bookmobile can visit the library catalog at www.wcls.org. Request your selection and choose “Bookmobile” as the pick-up location. If you don’t have an internet connection at home, you can call a local library branch or make requests during your Bookmobile visit.
The first three months are a trial period, but the stop will be continued next year if enough patrons use it, library officials said.
For more information, go to www.wcls.org or call 384-3150, ext. 229.