The Bainbridge Island Library is a welcoming community center with activities, programs, and resources for all ages. The Bainbridge Public Library Board also produces programs such as Field's End Writers Roundtables and Speakers Forums.
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 this yearly, ticketed, self-guided garden tour 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.
The Bremerton branch of Liberty Bay Books 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!
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!
A group of writers who meet every Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at Café Noir. Their objective is to discuss the writing craft and critique the writing of their members in a positive and mutually enriching atmosphere.