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 and offer a rotating calendar of special events year round. We’re open 10 to 6 every day except Tuesday (and Wednesday during February). Handicap access.
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Seaport Books is a proud member of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association.
Warm thanks to our customers, collaborators and friends who support our efforts and help keep us on track. It truly does take a village and we appreciate all of you.
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VISIT US SOON … come hook a book!
Meet David: David Menard brings to us years of book lover expertise including retail service and as the branch manger of the Camano Island Library. He enjoys reading both fiction and non-fiction, books about music, and the occasional Victorian ghost story. Feel free to ask David for title recommendations. He’s sure to steer you in the right direction!
Meet Matt: Matt May has been a resident of La Conner since August of 2012. He previously volunteered at the Mountlake Terrace Public Library before moving to Skagit County. Matt’s reading areas of interest are mostly non-fiction and graphic novels, but he tries to stay abreast of events in the fiction world as well. You’ll see his smile several days a week at the store where he shines in customer service. We love his willingness to pitch in and help wherever needed. Great to have you on board, Matt!
Meet Beth: Multi-talented Beth Ensley has been a resident of Skagit County since 1975. She loves historic non-fiction which is no surprise as she has also worked at the Skagit County Historical Museum. When she’s not reading five books at a time, Beth is an avid walker. If you’re looking for tips on great trails, she’ll point you to the best ones. We appreciate her knowledge and friendly demeanor. Thanks for being one of our treasured anchors, Beth!
Meet 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 recent 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.
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.
Our website and social media is lovingly mastered by Jane Green.