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

An Evening With Laurie Frankel

Laurie Frankel

Online Event
Thursday, June 11 - 7:00pm

Meet the New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of "This Is How It Always Is," the Whidbey Reads 2020 selection. Register today for our online event. If multiple people in your household are attending and will view the event on the same device, only one registration is necessary. A link to join the event via Zoom will be sent to registered participants the morning of the event.

Event Details and Registration


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

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