The Samish Indian Nation Library is a resource for Samish citizens who wish to learn more and perhaps conduct research about native culture, language, history, and other aspects of native life.
Samish Indian Nation Library has books that pertain to Northwest Coast native culture, history, art, spirituality, language, native plants and their uses, famous native artists, native crafts (including how-to books), and other aspects of native life. We also have books on local history (Skagit County and surrounding areas).
While our collection here focuses on Northwest Coast (including First Nations), we also have books on Plains, Southwest and Woodlands tribes.
Currently, our library has over 3,000 titles available for checkout. This includes including a children’s and young adult section and a wide selection of DVDs. Our collection is growing, and we are continuously adding new titles!
Books and DVDs are checked out for a month at a time. Samish Citizens and citizens of the greater Fidalgo area may check out books from the Samish Library.
Our hands go up to Samish citizen Jan Flagg who has built our library collection from the ground up. Jan has an amazing talent for recognizing and purchasing books that compose our collection.
To set up a patron account and to check out materials from Samish Indian Nation Library, contact Cheryl Chatt, Library Assistant. We are open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.