Our Lummi Island Community

Friends Of Island Library (FOIL)

We are a local 501(c)(3) non-profit that supports the Island Library through fundraising and promoting the purposes and activities of the Island Library and its community.

Library Hours:
  •  1p - 7p Tuesday
  • 10a - 5p Thursday
  • 10a - 5p Saturday
  • 10a - 5p Friday Jul-Aug only

The Island Library is part of the Whatcom County Library System (WCLS)

If you have a Library Card and use the Island Library, you are considered a member of FOIL.

Our Mission

  • Provide a physical facility, support, and promote the purposes and activities of the Island Library and its community.
  • Provide (owns) the Library building & Noble Barn and raise money to maintain the library property.
  • Support library programs, encourage the use of library resources and services, and provide funds for and volunteers hours to special projects.
  • Promote community awareness of libraries, advocate robust funding for Whatcom County Libraries, and support the freedom of individuals to read what they wish.


The FOIL Board of Directors meets bi-monthly on the second Monday of the month at 4pm in the Library Hanson Room.

Projects & Fundraisers

  • Annual Used Book Sale at the Noble Barn fundraiser
  • Annual Holiday Silent Auction fundraiser
  • Additional fundraising events

Programs & Projects

  • Presentations in the Main Library room (afterhours)
  • Providing use of the Hanson Meeting Room
  • Outdoor activities
  • The Little Free Library at the Lummi Island Ferry dock building
  • Provides a dedicated room in the Noble Barn as the permanent home of the LICA History Archives.



Updated: 2022/10/16 @ 6:06 pm Tark Henderson

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