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Who are we?
What do we do?

Friends of Birch Bay Library (FOBBL) is a non-profit 501 organization who’s main objective to to raising funds to build Birch Bay Vogt Community Library in Birch Bay, Washington. 
Property has been purchased by Whatcom County Library Association (WCLS) and after four community meetings working with architects, we have a building plan that we hope to get funded through and Whatcom County grant, donations, book sales,  and events.​ We are working with our community to make this dream come true. Will you join us?

The board of the FOBBL
ca. 2018 - (standing) Ruth Higgins, Keith Alesse, Brian Bell, Monica Zikusooka, Pat Jerns, Harieklia Bryant, Bea Ball; (seated) Dawn Wetherby. Dianne Marrs-Smith, Michael Cox

FOBBL Board of Directors

Dianne Marrs-Smith


Keith Alesse


Wendy McLeod


Sharman Burman


Brian Bell

Chair - Communications

Harieklia Bryant

Co-Chair - Events

Ruth Higgins

Member At Large - Communications

Doralee Booth

Member at Large

Dawn Wetherby

Member at Large

Connie Taylor

Member at Large - Communications

Communications Committee

Brian Bell

Chair, Webmaster

Brenda Bryce

Member, Newsletters

Ruth Higgins

Member, Newsletters

Connie Taylor

Member, Facebook Admin

Dianne Smith

Member (Ex Officio Board)

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Friends of Birch Bay Library

Raising Funds to Build Birch Bay Vogt Community Library

Birch Bay, Washington

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