8/20/2018: WCLS is currently experiencing a power outage at our Everson McBeath Library. Power should be restored today around 5 PM. For questions, please call our main telephone line at 360-305-3600. We are sorry for any inconvenience this outage may cause.
Five finalist titles in each category (fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people's literature) were announced on Wednesday, October 16th. The 2013 National Book Award winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on November 20th, 2013.