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Help, It's Hot Outside!

Air-conditioned public spaces are available all over King County, but the first one you should consider is the King County Library System!

Bigfoot at the Bellevue Transit Center

Sound Transit is hosting us August 22-26 as we talk eBooks, offer free earbuds, and mingle with celebrity Bigfoot!

Authors in August

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Looking for a great book to read this summer? Check out these new titles and come to the library to Meet the Authors!

Everyone's Talking About It

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Join in lively conversations about topics that matter.

Summer Reading Program for All Ages

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Read and have fun- for adults, kids, and teens- at your library this summer!

Kids & Teens
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Back to School in Custom Clothes
By Sarah

Instead of buying new duds for back-to-school, why not remake what you have into a custom look that nobody else can match? Create bold grap…

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Teen spotlight: Lil Smitty
By Jessica

While some people grew up singing in the shower, Marques (AKA Lil Smitty) grew up rapping in the shower. Now a high school graduate, Lil Sm…

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Dear Shelf Browser, Read This Book
By Ellen

My desk is a mishmash of cat paraphernalia, crafts made at library programs and notes I've found stuck in teen books. Some of the notes are…

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It was a kid's book, I can picture the c…
By Jessica

My daughter and I recently enjoyed reading one of my all time favorite books, The Velveteen Rabbit together. Not only is Margery Williams B…

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Three Classics Re-Told with a YA Twist
By Whitney

Books we call classics endure because their plots, characters, and themes captivate readers across decades and centuries. So it's no surpri…

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Bicycle Repair Stations

Look for bike tool & pump stations at Bellevue, Bothell, Burien, Federal Way 320th, Kenmore, Kirkland, Newcastle, Redmond, Renton & Vashon!

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Help, It's Hot Outside!
By Holly

When April temperatures sky-rocketed in King County this year, I was biting my nails. "Does this mean it will be 90 degrees every day this …

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Humans of Libraryland: Miss Jenn
By Hope

Welcome to the second edition of Humans of Libraryland, where I tell you all the juicy details about the folks who staff your local library…

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Register to vote at your library- find dates & locations!

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