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Free Whatcom Country library events celebrate Valentine’s Day

Anny Olson wraps the stem of her black ribbon rose during an Anti-Valentine's Day event at the Lynden Public Library 2012.
Anny Olson wraps the stem of her black ribbon rose during an Anti-Valentine's Day event at the Lynden Public Library 2012. The Bellingham Herald

Libraries in Bellingham and Whatcom County are marking Valentine’s Day with free classes and a party for school-age children.

All materials are provided — often including templates for cards and crafts — during these drop-in events.

A teen Un-Valentine’s Party is from 2-4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at Lynden Library. They’ll have treats and games for grades 6-12 and a special project to make black duct tape roses.

▪  Bellingham Public Library’s program Heart Art is for ages 3 and older from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, in the library’s downstairs lecture room, 210 Central Ave.

Individual Whatcom County libraries conduct similar Let’s Make Valentines! programs for children ages 4-11 at various times and locations through Saturday, Feb. 13.

▪  2-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Lynden Library.

▪  2-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Ferndale Library.

▪  3-4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the Island Library.

▪  3:15-4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, at the Sumas Library.

▪  3:45-4:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, at the North Fork Library.

▪  10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Deming, Everson and South Whatcom libraries.

Robert Mittendorf: 360-715-2805, @bhamMitty

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