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Upper Skagit Library

Located in the historic town of Concrete, Washington, the Upper Skagit Library District serves over 4,800 people in eastern Skagit County.



  • USL May programs calendar is available here. Like us on Facebook to receive library notifications, updates and upcoming events. Check out our May newsletter!

  • We’re Hiring! We’re currently accepting applications for the position of Library Assistant – Patron Services with Youth Focus. This position will work in a collaborative environment to support library operations, which includes providing effective, friendly service to customers, as well as planning and implementing youth programming. The position requires a high school diploma and 6 months or more of library experience. Part-time, 15-20 hours per week, $11.50—15.00 per hour DOE. Position description and applications available at the Library, or online description and application. Applications due by May 20, 2017.
  • Author Event, H.M. Bowker! Marie Phillips, former Concrete School District administrator, joins us on June 10th, 3:30pm at the library for a reading and book signing of her newest mystery novel, I Can’t Breathe! This story depicts residents of Libby, Montana in 1958 as they face the impact of asbestos mining on their community. Meet the author and purchase personally signed copies of her book. Free and open to everyone. To learn more about Marie visit
  • Storytime! Families with young children are invited to join us for stories, songs and a simple craft. First and Third Saturday of the month, January through May, at 11am.
  • Craft Friday! Craft Fridays at 5b’s Bakery occur the first Friday of each month, 6pm. Each month community members will sponsor a different craft. This month’s craft on June 2nd is Self-Watering Planter. Items needed: glass bottle of choice. For more information call the 5b’s Bakery or the Upper Skagit Library. Open to all ages.
  • Tutoring! The Library Tutor Program is now Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-11am. Library staff can help improve your computer and mobile device skills, and assist with resumes, cover letters, and job applications. By appointment only. Call the library or visit us to schedule your next tutor appointment.
  • Knit & Crochet with Sylvia! Tuesdays 5-8pm in the conference room.
  • June 8th, 5pm regular board meeting, at the Library.
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  • Microsoft Imagine Academy! We are pleased to have the Washington State Library Microsoft Imagine 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 Imagine Academy program is free. Come to the library to receive instructions and help on how to get started with Microsoft Imagine Academy. Detailed instructions are available here.
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  • Recycle! Upper Skagit Library Foundation has a box at the Library to collect inkjet cartridges, cell phones and small electronics for recycling. Visit Planet Green Recycle website.
  • Survey! In the beginning of 2016, 124 Upper Skagit Library District patrons participated in the survey. View the results here.
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  • Tues. & Wed. 10am to 7pm
  • Thursday CLOSED
  • Fri. 10am to 5pm
  • Sat. 10am to 3pm
  • 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 second Thursday of the month at 5pm in the library. The public is invited to attend.

Minutes from board meetings are found here.