Whidbey Reads

Whidbey Reads is an annual program that brings Whidbey Island residents together to read and talk about a book. A series of public events focuses on themes related to the story. The shared experience serves as a springboard to explore commonalities and differences.

Whidbey Reads is a collaborative effort between Sno-Isle Libraries, Whidbey Island Friends of the Library groups, and volunteers from each community on Whidbey Island. Other partners include The Book Rack, Kingfisher Books, Moonraker Books, and Skagit Valley College.

Whidbey Reads also is supported by the Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation.

Whidbey Reads 2020 Selection

Book cover for 'This Is How It Always Is'

This Is How It Always Is
by Laurie Frankel

Whidbey Reads Events

Whidbey Reads will hold numerous events that explore the themes within This is How It Always Is. Scroll through our events list to find programs to attend. Additionally, hear directly from Laurie Frankel at the following author events.

Author Events

  • Wednesday, April 22 at 3:00p.m.
    Oak Harbor Library
    1000 SE Regatta Drive

  • Thursday, April 23 at 12:00 p.m.
    Coupeville Library
    788 NW Alexander Street

  • Thursday, April 23 at 4:00 p.m.
    Langley United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
    301 Anthes Avenue

Whidbey Reads Events

Whidbey Reads Presents - No Easy Answers: Insights into Gender Diversity in Childhood

Coupeville Library - Wed, Mar 04, 6:00:00 PM - 7:30:00 PM

Whidbey Reads Presents - Kumu Hina - A Film

Oak Harbor Library - Thu, Mar 05, 3:00:00 PM - 4:30:00 PM

Whidbey Reads Presents - Kumu Hina - A Film

Coupeville Library - Mon, Mar 09, 5:30:00 PM - 7:30:00 PM

Whidbey Reads Presents - PFLAG: Be an Active Ally

Langley Library - Thu, Mar 12, 6:30:00 PM - 7:30:00 PM

Whidbey Reads Presents - PFLAG: Be an Active Ally

Coupeville Library - Mon, Mar 16, 5:00:00 PM - 6:30:00 PM

Whidbey Reads Presents - 3rd Tuesday Book Group - This Is How It Always Is

Freeland Library - Tue, Mar 17, 9:30:00 AM - 11:00:00 AM

Whidbey Reads Presents - Kumu Hina - A Film

Freeland Library - Wed, Mar 18, 2:00:00 PM - 4:00:00 PM

Whidbey Reads Presents - PFLAG: Be an Active Ally

Oak Harbor Library - Fri, Mar 20, 4:00:00 PM - 5:30:00 PM

Whidbey Reads Presents - PFLAG: Be An Active Ally

Freeland Library - Tue, Mar 24, 7:00:00 PM - 8:00:00 PM

Whidbey Reads Presents - Oak Harbor Library Book Group

Oak Harbor Library - Fri, Mar 27, 11:00:00 AM - 12:00:00 PM

Whidbey Reads Presents - A Place in the Middle - Film & Discussion

Oak Harbor Library - Fri, Mar 27, 4:00:00 PM - 5:30:00 PM

Whidbey Reads Presents - Made By Hand - Colors of the Day Bracelets

Freeland Library - Sat, Mar 28, 10:00:00 AM - 11:30:00 AM

Whidbey Reads Presents - Maybe I’m Born with It - Maybe It's Privilege

Oak Harbor Library - Wed, Apr 01, 3:00:00 PM - 4:30:00 PM

Whidbey Reads Presents - The Most Dangerous Year - A Documentary

Coupeville Library - Mon, Apr 06, 5:30:00 PM - 7:30:00 PM

Whidbey Reads Presents - Introduction to Storytelling

Freeland Library - Tue, Apr 07, 2:00:00 PM - 3:30:00 PM

Whidbey Reads Presents - Introduction to Storytelling

Langley Library - Tue, Apr 07, 6:30:00 PM - 8:00:00 PM

Whidbey Reads Presents - Clinton Library Book Group

Clinton Library - Wed, Apr 08, 10:00:00 AM - 11:00:00 AM

Whidbey Reads Presents - The Most Dangerous Year - A Documentary

Oak Harbor Library - Thu, Apr 09, 3:30:00 PM - 5:30:00 PM

Whidbey Reads Presents - The Most Dangerous Year - A Documentary

Freeland Library - Fri, Apr 10, 2:00:00 PM - 3:30:00 PM

Whidbey Reads Presents - Meet Author Laurie Frankel

Oak Harbor Library - Wed, Apr 22, 3:00:00 PM - 4:30:00 PM

Whidbey Reads Presents - Meet Author Laurie Frankel

Coupeville Library - Thu, Apr 23, 12:00:00 PM - 1:30:00 PM

Whidbey Reads Presents - Meet Author Laurie Frankel

Freeland Library - Thu, Apr 23, 4:00:00 PM - 5:30:00 PM

Recommended

Explore the themes found in This Is How It Always Is with the following list.

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