About the Library

BTC Library Mission

Bellingham Technical College Library and eLearning support the evolving information, education and technology needs for teaching and learning by offering the BTC community responsive, inclusive service to promote academic and career success. 

BTC Library Vision

Bellingham Technical College Library and eLearning will be a vibrant center for teaching, learning, technology and information literacy, welcoming the diverse BTC community and providing leadership to navigate the digital divide.

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Library Staff

Dawn Hawley

Director of Library Services and eLearning

Campus Center (CC) Room CC 325

Traci Taylor

Lead Librarian
ILS Administration / Reference / Library Instruction / Circulation

Campus Center (CC) Third floor

Lynn Robinson

Library Specialist
Acquisitions / Cataloging / Database Maintenance / Reserves

Campus Center (CC) Third floor

Jennifer McCool

Library Specialist
Print Journals / Interlibrary Loan / Equipment / Bookkeeping

Campus Center (CC) Third floor

Sallie Davis

eLearning Instructional Technician II
Canvas Training & Support / Accessible Digital Content / Panopto Lecture Capture

Campus Center (CC) Third floor

Tina Chrzastowski

Digital Services Librarian (Part Time)
Library Instruction / Reference / LibGuides / Website

Campus Center (CC) Third floor

Stephanie Rytter

Library Support

Campus Center (CC) Third floor

Courtney Kruzan

Library Support

Campus Center (CC) Third floor

Sara Bailon Mello

Library Support

Campus Center (CC) Third floor

Staff Alma Login

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Library Tours

Tours and instruction in the use of Library resources are given to classes on request. Individual directional assistance is always provided. To schedule a Library tour, email the Library or call us at 360.752.8383. We do virtual tours too!

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Library Partnerships

Whatcom Collaborates  Whatcom Libraries Collaborate Link

Anyone who lives, works, attends school or owns property in Whatcom County may access materials and resources at any of the collaborating institutions. You may borrow materials from any participating library and return them to any collaborating library in the county. You may access electronic resources onsite at these libraries and use onsite computers.

You may register for an account at a Whatcom Libraries Collaborate location. Borrowing rules may differ, so please contact libraries directly with questions about available services.

Bellingham Public Library
Whatcom County Library System
Northwest Indian College
Western Washington University
Whatcom Community College

Reciprocal Agreements & Interlibrary Loan

To augment the collections and resources available to the Bellingham Technical College community, the Library has reciprocal agreements with Western Washington University, Whatcom Community College, Skagit Valley College and Northwest Indian College. For more information about Interlibrary Loans, contact us at 360.752.8383.

As a BTC Library cardholder, you may place holds on Bellingham Public Library or Whatcom County Library System books, DVDs or CDs. To have materials delivered to the BTC Library, choose BTC as the pickup location. Holds are delivered to BTC Library every week when the library is open.

Whatcom Reads  Whatcom Reads Logo and Link

Learn more about this county-wide program that encourages everyone to read the same book. Find out the latest Whatcom Reads title and events here.  

Search other Libraries: WorldCat  Search WorldCat

Search WorldCat to find items in libraries near you, or around the world.

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Library Policies

BTC Library Policies include our Mission and Vision statements as well as policy statements concerning Collections, Privacy, Code of Behavior, and Circulation.

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Hours & Contacts


Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. / Friday 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Virtual Assistance

Library Virtual Assistance
Tu to Th: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
24/7 Chat
Book A Librarian
(by appointment)

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