ConnectEd – WCLS

The Lynden School District and Whatcom County Library System have formed a partnership called “ConnectED” to provide K-12 students access to the best educational resources and learning materials in our libraries and on the internet.

A WCLS book blue drop box located outside of the Lynden High School.

Through the partnership, Lynden School District student IDs will be used as WCLS library card numbers, allowing students to:

  • Borrow 2 physical items at a time, such as books, CDs or DVDs, from any WCLS location
  • Borrow 5 digital items at a time, such as eBooks or audio eBooks
  • Incur no overdue fines for items classified for children and teens
  • Use computers with filtered internet access at any of the library locations
  • Access other education resources, such as online encyclopedias, using the internet from school or home
  • Reserve public library books using school ID account, and have public library books delivered to school library for student pick-up

New students choose to Opt-In or to Opt-Out of Connected at time of Online Enrollment. 

To Opt-Out of ConnectEd, complete the following Opt-Out Form:

WCLS ConnectEd Opt-Out Form

Please deliver completed Opt-Out Form your child’s school office. Your school secretary will inter-district mail form to the attention of Dusty Gulleson, Lynden Public School, Technology Coordinator, for processing.

For more information about the WCLS partnership called ConnectED, please click on the following:

How do I know what my kids are reading?
The following website, Common Sense Media, gives thorough information on the content of books, movies, and websites:

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