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     Friday Movie


    January 2020


    Date     Film Title        Audience        Genre

Friday Jan. 10th

The Big White (R)



Friday Jan. 17th

Buck (PG)



Friday Jan. 27th

Eating Animals (NR)



Friday Jan. 31st

Fisher King (R)







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!

The Meeting of the Library Board of Trustees, is the first Thursday this month, January 2nd, at 12:45 pm.

The public is invited to attend. Click the following link to see the agenda: /sites/cathlamet/files/uploads/PropBoardMtgAgenda%201-2-20.doc

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