About

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Our store is lovingly housed in the historic Seaport Landing Building on the beautiful Swinomish Channel. In addition to new books for readers of all ages, we feature creative efforts by local artists. We’re open 10 to 6 every day. Handicap access. Paw friendly. Visit us soon!

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Seaport Books is a proud member of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association.

WOW! We’re overjoyed to be celebrating our 6th Year! Warm thanks to our customers, collaborators and friends who support our efforts. It truly does take a village and we appreciate all of you.

While there’s really no substitution for being inside a bookstore, if you can’t make it in or prefer to order books online, you can support us by shopping here. Thank you!

Contact us with questions, special orders or to be added to our email list.

Take a peak inside … and come hook a book!

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OUR TEAM

IMG_0928 (2)Meet Renee: Renee Shain has lived from sea to shining sea, from Michigan, Boston, Hawaii, California, and Puget Sound. She enjoyed a career in academic administration in Hawaii and has worked in retail and graphic design. Renee lives in Anacortes with her terrier Emmet where they both enjoy long morning hikes and living on the edge of the Salish Sea. Renee has been a customer of Seaport Books since we opened our doors and can skillfully guide you through our collection.

tulips in bookstoreMeet Marion: Marion Melville has lived in the Puget Sound area all of her life. She has gardened since she was a child and has been a jeweler for the past twenty-five years. A volunteer at the La Conner Elementary School, Marion is also on the board of directors of Friends of the La Conner Library. Two of her book favorites are The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce (fiction) and Anatomy of a Song by Marc Myers (non-fiction). Feel free to ask her about these or any book she has read and be prepared to be regaled.

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Meet Janna: Our book guru and captain. Janna Gage is a true Skagit Valley pioneer. After growing up on the river, she lived in Bellingham, Seattle, the Midwest and Northern California before settling back in La Conner. A librarian (now retired) and author, she has long had a vision of creating a bookstore that showcases the Pacific Northwest and brings writers and community together. When she’s not busy ordering new books, stocking our shelves, meeting with authors, researching, writing or editing; you’ll find her at the Waterfront Cafe enjoying her favorite fish and chips.

Website and communications lovingly mastered by Jane Green.

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