Ferndale Public Library

“We are thrilled! It’s a beautiful building. I can’t say enough for how well-designed I think the building is and how much the community is going to benefit from it. It really belongs to this community in every sense."

-Norine Amend, President of the nonproft Friends of the Ferndale Public Library


The Ferndale Public Library received an Honorable Mention Award from the AIA Washington Council in 2017.

"The New Ferndale Library," by Mark Reimers for the Ferndale Record. November 12, 2014.

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