book-stackThe mission of the Cathlamet Public Library is to inspire lifelong learning,
promote literacy, and improve the quality of life in Wahkiakum County.

Cathlamet Public Library Has 2019 Tax Forms!

Librarian Carol Blix reports that the Cathlamet Public Library now has 2019 tax forms and instruction booklets available for the public. 1040 and 1040-SR forms and instruction booklets can be obtained during the library's open hours, Tuesdays through Saturdays, from 2-5pm. For further information call 360-795-3254 during those hours, or leave us a message.

For census info click link above!

United States Census Bureau

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     with your 14-digit library card number.

Access World News

Find global information on topics related to business, economics, education, government, health, homework help, international studies, politics, science, social issues, sports, STEM and more from a variety of news media featuring newspapers, videos and web-only content.

Washington State News

Explore and research people, events and issues across Washington State.  This resource contains news sources from across the state including: the Bellingham Herald, Chinook Observer, Chronicle, Columbian, Daily Herald, Daily News, Daily Record, Daily World, Kitsap Sun, News Tribune, The Olympian, Seattle Times, Spokesman-Review, Tri-City Herald, Yakima Herald-Republic and more.

Search more than 30 years of Seattle area history with the Seattle Times Collection.  Coverage from 1985 through today with full-color newspaper pages, individual articles, and content only published online.

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Linkedin's Lynda Database is now available for all your free Education, Business and Technology class needs!

Click the link below to sign in with your library card and PIN (password):



Local Author Visit to Introduce New Volume in Historical Fiction Series

Cathlamet author Lilly Robbins Brock is coming to Cathlamet Public Library on Saturday, February 22nd from 3:00-4:00pm to share her newest novel, Intrepid Journey Book Two: Perils in Paradise, the second book in the Bennett Family Saga, based on research of her own pioneer family coming to the Pacific Northwest to homestead in the late 1800’s. She promises a tale with strong characters, family struggles, and frontier romance. Mrs. Brock has previously written several biographies of WWII veterans.



     Friday Movie


    Jan-Feb 2020


    Date     Film Title        Audience        Genre

Friday Jan. 31st

Fisher King (R)



Friday Feb. 7th

Port of Shadows (NR)


Foreign Drama/Classic

Friday Feb. 14th

Hotel Mumbai (R)



Friday Feb. 21st

No Film 


Friday, Feb. 28th

No Film



Place: Community Center, 101 Main Street, Cathlamet
Time: 7PM Fridays

** Children 0-12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Pizza: Order ahead of time from Pizza Mill (795-3311) for free delivery at the movie. All deliveries by approx.. 6:45PM.


The library's Board of Trustees is in  need of a person who lives within the Cathlamet city limits to serve on the Library Board starting in 2020.




  The library is searching for additional volunteers to allow us to expand library hours.

Can you help us?

Please click the link for a downloadable volunteer   application form:

Volunteer Application

Preschool Story Time now every Tuesday at 3:30pm.


There is now an easier way to access e-books and audiobooks on Washington Anytime Library!

Get the Libby app!

Not reading with Libby yet? Download our new one-tap reading app, today!

Made possible with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services
through the Washington State Library, Office of the Secretary of State.