The Bainbridge Island Library is a welcoming community center with activities, programs, and resources for all ages. The library provides programs such as Field's End Writers Roundtable and Speakers Forums.
Ballast Book Company carries mostly new books but has a small inventory of used books. They coordinate with local businesses, such as Ashley's Pub and LoveCraft Brewery, to hold book clubs and meet-the-author events!
A full service, locally-owned and proudly independent bookstore located on Bainbridge Island, home to a large community of authors and discriminating readers. A short ferry ride from Seattle, they offer a broad selection of fine new & used books, and a full schedule of author readings & events.
The Gig Harbor Garden Tour Foundation sponsors a yearly, ticketed, self-guided garden tour in June where select residents in the Gig Harbor/Key Pen area open their gardens to visitors. Complimenting these gardens are artists selling their artwork. The proceeds from this event go towards local literacy programs in elementary schools and other organizations.
This group meets every month on the third Thursday at the Kingston Library! Enjoy a friendly, supportive atmosphere to encourage writing. They want to read what you want to write: poetry, nonfiction, fiction, memoir... Beginners welcome!
Kitsap Regional Library inspires our community to dream more, learn more, do more and be more. They serve our County's 258,000 residents through nine community library locations, online access to library materials and services, and mobile services to individuals with significant barriers to using their Library location. The Library has more than 400,000 physical items in its collection and they offer access to a wide variety of downloadable e-books, audiobooks and music and access to dozens of digital research tools.
Locally owned Independent book store that carries mostly new books but has a small inventory of used books along with specialty sections on Scandinavian culture and Boating. They have books in most fields of interest and they coordinate with local businesses and writers on book readings and meet-the-author events!