Day 27- 365 Things to do in Bellingham, WA – Village Books

Village Books is a community-based, locally owned,  independent bookstore in the heart of the Historic Fairhaven district of Bellingham. It is a great addition to the community. They have been honored as the 2008 Outstanding Philanthropic Small Business in Washington State.

More than just a bookstore, Village Books is a place to meet your friends, talk books, or just while away an hour or two. They have a great cafe on the second floor complete with bay view.

They are comnstantly bringing in little known as well as world renound authors to talk about their books and they sponosor the Chuckanut Radio Hour, a weekly radio variety show.

Village Books is taking on the future of book publishing with print-on-demand technology. The Espresso Book Machine® (EBM) is a print-on-demand machine that can have a 200+ page paperback printed, bound, and ready for sale in minutes. They have access to Google Books in the public domain as well as thousands of publisher-permission titles–upwards of 2 millions titles to print-on-demand.

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