Event Title

It Takes a Village Books: Building Community, One Book at a Time

Streaming Media

Description

Long-time community members and local business owners Chuck and Dee Robinson recount the history of Village Books, its growth from a small “mom and pop” store to a two-location enterprise employing fifty people, its broad engagement in the community, and its transition to three new owners in January of 2017. They also talk about their decision to leave the business records to the Center for Pacific Northwest Studies as part of that legacy.

Document Type

Event

Start Date

21-5-2018 4:00 PM

End Date

21-5-2018 5:00 PM

Location

Special Collections (Wilson Library, Bellingham (Wash.))

Resource Type

Moving image

Duration

00:53:23

Title of Series

Heritage Resources Distinguished Speakers

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Digital object made available by University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

Program

University Archives

Identifier

wwuarc_hrds_robinson_20180521

Subjects – Topical (LCSH)

Booksellers and Bookselling--United States--History; Booksellers and Bookselling--Washington (State)--Bellingham--History; Community leadership; Community development--Citizen participation

Subjects – Names (LCNAF)

Robinson, Charles E. Robinson; Dee Village Books

Geographic Coverage

Fairhaven (Bellingham, Wash.)

Rights

This resource is displayed for educational purposes only and may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws. For more information about rights or obtaining copies of this resource, please contact University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University. Any cited materials must be attributed to the Heritage Resources Distinguished Speakers series, University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

Rights Statement

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Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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It Takes a Village Books: Building Community, One Book at a Time

Special Collections (Wilson Library, Bellingham (Wash.))

Long-time community members and local business owners Chuck and Dee Robinson recount the history of Village Books, its growth from a small “mom and pop” store to a two-location enterprise employing fifty people, its broad engagement in the community, and its transition to three new owners in January of 2017. They also talk about their decision to leave the business records to the Center for Pacific Northwest Studies as part of that legacy.