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Upper Skagit Library

Located in the historic town of Concrete, Washington, the Upper Skagit Library District serves over 4,000 people in eastern Skagit County.



  • USL August programs calendar is available here. Like us on Facebook to receive library notifications, updates and upcoming events.

  • Library Newsletter! Follow the link to check out our July newsletter and sign up by clicking "Follow Upper Skagit Library" and entering your email address. Receive updates on our new arrivals, community programs, and more. Enjoy our updates each month and thank you for supporting us!
  • Ice Cream Party & Bike Drawing! On Saturday, August 2nd, from 1:00-2:30, join us at library lawn for our last Summer Reading event. At 2pm one lucky youngster will get their name drawn and win a bicycle. Also one teen will get their name drawn and win a pair of beats headphones. The library staff wants to thank everyone who participated in the Summer Reading Program and attended our events throughout the last few months. We hope you had fun and learned a few things, too. We would like to thank our program collaborators who helped make the summer such a success: United General Hospital District 304, Pacific Science Center, The Reptile Man, organizers of Concrete Youth Activity Day, Concrete School District, Friends of the Upper Skagit Library, and Friends of Skagit Libraries.
  • Summer Reading Program! Read 800 minutes and submit your log by August 1st to be entered into a drawing for a  bike. Submit your reading log by August 29th to earn a paperback book. For more information visit the summer reading page or download the summer reading calendar.
  • Marblemount Market! Upper Skagit Library will have a table at the market June through September, 2nd Sundays of the month, 12-4pm. Bring your library card with you to the Marblemount Market and look for the library’s table. Browse the books we bring or special request the books you’d like and we’ll bring them with us to the market! If you check out a book at the Market, we’ll extend the due date an additional week so you can return the book to the Market as well. If you don’t have a library card, fill out an application form and we can mail the card to you.
  • Cascade Days! Friends of the Upper Skagit Library will be conducting a book sale and fun building activities for kids during Cascade Days on August 16th, right outside the library. There are some awesome raffle prizes for kids who participate! Stop by and snag great deals while supporting your library.
  • Knit & Crochet with Sylvia! Tuesdays 5-8pm in the conference room.
  • Guitar Classes! Saturdays 10-11am in the library, bring your guitar.
  • July 31st, 4pm Dream Library Committee, at the Library.
  • August 21st, 5pm regular board meeting, at the Library.
  • Legos! The Upper Skagit Library will be continuing its popular Legos at the Library program on August 29th, starting at 3:00pm.
  • Microsoft IT Academy! We are pleased to have the Washington State Library Microsoft IT Academy training program available in our library. This is a great program for the people of our community who want to improve their job skills or learn basic, advanced computer skills in general. All of the online training included in the IT Academy program is free. Come to the library to receive instructions and help on how to get started with Microsoft IT Academy. Detailed instructions are available here.
  • Boopsie! Now you can download Boopsie for Library’s app on to your smartphone or tablet. The app provides mobile access to our catalogs, library location, hours and more.
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  • Recycle Reminder! Friends of the Upper Skagit Library have a box at the Library to collect inkjet cartridges, cell phones and small electronics for recycling. Visit Planet Green Recycle website.
  • Survey! In the fall of 2012, 59 people filled out the comprehensive Upper Skagit Library Survey. View the results here.


  • Tues. & Wed. 11am to 8pm
  • Thursday CLOSED
  • Fri. & Sat. 11am to 5pm
  • Sunday & Monday CLOSED

Directions & Map

The Upper Skagit Library is located at the corner of Main and Douglas Vose III Way. Google Map


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Library Board of Trustees

The Library Board of Trustees meets on the third Thursday of the month at 5pm in the library. The public is invited to attend.

Minutes from board meetings are found here.