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Sign Up for ORCA LIFT’s Reduced Fares

Burien Library

Tuesday, September 01, 2015
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Drop in to register for ORCA LIFT, a new, reduced fare on Metro buses, Sound Transit Link light rail, and more. Income-qualified riders, ages 19 and older, can save 50% or more. To see if you qualify, check www.orcalift.com or call Multi-Service Center at 253.838.6810. Please bring ID and income verification documents.



Highline Adult ESL Classes

Burien Library

Tuesday, September 01, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ESL Classes for all levels.

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Citizenship Classes

Burien Library

Wednesday, September 02, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Citizenship classes for adults.

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Highline Adult ESL Classes

Burien Library

Thursday, September 03, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ESL Classes for all levels.

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One-on-One Computer Help

Burien Library

Saturday, September 05, 2015
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Have computer or software questions? Volunteers are here for you. You may bring your own laptop, but volunteers cannot provide hands-on or hardware assistance.



Drop-in to Learn About eBooks

Burien Library

Saturday, September 05, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Get started with KCLS eBooks! Bring your eReader, tablet, phone or just your questions.



Highline Adult ESL Classes

Burien Library

Tuesday, September 08, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ESL Classes for all levels.

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Citizenship Classes

Burien Library

Wednesday, September 09, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Citizenship classes for adults.

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Highline Adult ESL Classes

Burien Library

Thursday, September 10, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ESL Classes for all levels.

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The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

Burien Library

Friday, September 11, 2015
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Is dementia a normal part of aging? What is the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia? This class will answer these questions and cover the basics, including risk factors, diagnosis, stages of Alzheimer’s, treatments, and resources. We will also discuss the benefits of early detection.

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Computer Class: Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 1

Burien Library

Saturday, September 12, 2015
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Discover Excel 2013 for work or home. Learn how tools are organized and put them into action. Must be able to use the mouse and keyboard.

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Genealogy Information Session

Burien Library

Saturday, September 12, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Looking to learn something new about your family tree? Come by the library lobby for information from the South King County Genealogical Society. The Society will have a table where you can drop in to ask questions, check resources, and talk with friendly Society members.

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Burien Library Guild Meeting

Burien Library

Monday, September 14, 2015
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Everyone welcome, please join us!
Meetings are from 7:30-8:30pm.

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Burien Book Group: The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert

Burien Library

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Spanning much of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the novel follows the fortunes of the extraordinary Whittaker family as led by the enterprising Henry Whittaker-a poor-born Englishman who makes a great fortune in the South American quinine trade, eventually becoming the richest man in Philadelphia. The story is ...

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Citizenship Classes

Burien Library

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Citizenship classes for adults.

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Book Discussion: The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu

Burien Library

Thursday, September 17, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Held at Page 2 Bookstore, 457 SW 152nd Street, Burien
Discuss, share and learn about themes from the book, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears, including immigrant experiences, loss of home, searching for identity and sense of belonging.



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Computer Basics

Burien Library

Saturday, September 19, 2015
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn and practice important computer basics to explore what you can do with computers.

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One-on-One Computer Help

Burien Library

Saturday, September 19, 2015
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Have computer or software questions? Volunteers are here for you. You may bring your own laptop, but volunteers cannot provide hands-on or hardware assistance.



Drop-in to Learn About eBooks

Burien Library

Saturday, September 19, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Get started with KCLS eBooks! Bring your eReader, tablet, phone or just your questions.



Naturalization Ceremony: Welcome Our Newest Citizens

Burien Library

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Burien Library is pleased to host the Oath Ceremony of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services. Support our newest citizens as they take an oath of allegiance to complete their naturalization process. The ceremony is from 2-3pm with a reception following.

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Sign Up for ORCA LIFT’s Reduced Fares

Burien Library

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Drop in to register for ORCA LIFT, a new, reduced fare on Metro buses, Sound Transit Link light rail, and more. Income-qualified riders, ages 19 and older, can save 50% or more. To see if you qualify, check www.orcalift.com or call Multi-Service Center at 253.838.6810. Please bring ID and income verification documents.



Citizenship Classes

Burien Library

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Citizenship classes for adults.

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Drop-in to Learn About eBooks

Burien Library

Thursday, September 24, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Get started with KCLS eBooks! Bring your eReader, tablet, phone or just your questions.



Drop-in to Learn About eBooks

Burien Library

Thursday, September 24, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Get started with KCLS eBooks! Bring your eReader, tablet, phone or just your questions.



Improving Your Life through Meditation

Burien Library

Friday, September 25, 2015
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Meditation can bring about a sense of calm and balance that benefits your emotional, physical and spiritual well-being. It is easy to learn and can have many lasting and beneficial effects. After you meditate the benefits don’t end when your session ends. Join William Smith, retired Army Lt. Colonel and long time m...

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Computer Class: Microsoft Excel Level 2

Burien Library

Saturday, September 26, 2015
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Get more from Excel 2013: sort and filter data, use tables and charts. Must have Microsoft Excel Level 1 proficiency.

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Burien 'New Adult' Book Club: Bellweather Rhapsody by Kate Racculia

Burien Library

Monday, September 28, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

A young music prodigy goes missing from a hotel room that was the site of an infamous murder-suicide fifteen years earlier, renewing trauma for a bridesmaid who witnessed the first crime and rallying an eccentric cast of characters during a snowstorm that traps everyone on the grounds.

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Sign Up for ORCA LIFT’s Reduced Fares

Burien Library

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Drop in to register for ORCA LIFT, a new, reduced fare on Metro buses, Sound Transit Link light rail, and more. Income-qualified riders, ages 19 and older, can save 50% or more. To see if you qualify, check www.orcalift.com or call Multi-Service Center at 253.838.6810. Please bring ID and income verification documents.



Highline Adult ESL Classes

Burien Library

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ESL classes for all levels.

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Citizenship Classes

Burien Library

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Citizenship classes for adults.

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Highline Adult ESL Classes

Burien Library

Thursday, October 01, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ESL classes for all levels.

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AARP Fraud Watch Network

Burien Library

Saturday, October 03, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Identity theft, investment fraud and scams rob millions of Americans of their hard-earned money. Last year, 13 million people were victims of identity theft alone – that is one person every 2 seconds. The Fraud Watch Network presentation covers Fraud Trends and Behaviors, The Con Artist’s Playbook and Prevention ...

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Drop-in to Learn About eBooks

Burien Library

Saturday, October 03, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Get started with KCLS eBooks! Bring your eReader, tablet, phone or just your questions.



Highline Adult ESL Classes

Burien Library

Tuesday, October 06, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ESL classes for all levels.

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Concussion Prevention and Traumatic Brain Injury Program

Burien Library

Tuesday, October 06, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

From youth sports to the professional level, sports-related brain injuries are a serious issue for athletes and their families. Join a panel discussion on the prevalence of sports-related concussions and how to protect your athlete.

Panelists include:
Stanley Herring, MD
Seattle Seahawks Team ...

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Citizenship Classes

Burien Library

Wednesday, October 07, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Citizenship classes for adults.

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Highline Adult ESL Classes

Burien Library

Thursday, October 08, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ESL classes for all levels.

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AARP Life Reimagined Checkup

Burien Library

Friday, October 09, 2015
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

A Life Reimagined Checkup is a local experience that helps people understand where they are in life and think about what their next move could be. Participants use a Life Reimagined journal (provided during the session) to reflect on different phases of their lives, their gifts, passions, and values, and goals for their ...

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Highline Adult ESL Classes

Burien Library

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ESL classes for all levels.

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Citizenship Classes

Burien Library

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Citizenship classes for adults.

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Book Discussion: The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu

Burien Library

Thursday, October 15, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Held at Page 2 Bookstore, 457 SW 152nd Street, Burien
Discuss, share, and learn about themes from the book including immigrant experiences, loss of home, searching for identity and sense of belonging.

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Highline Adult ESL Classes

Burien Library

Thursday, October 15, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ESL classes for all levels.

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Drop-in to Learn About eBooks

Burien Library

Saturday, October 17, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Get started with KCLS eBooks! Bring your eReader, tablet, phone or just your questions.



Highline Adult ESL Classes

Burien Library

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ESL classes for all levels.

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Citizenship Classes

Burien Library

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Citizenship classes for adults.

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Drop-in to Learn About eBooks

Burien Library

Thursday, October 22, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Get started with KCLS eBooks! Bring your eReader, tablet, phone or just your questions.



Highline Adult ESL Classes

Burien Library

Thursday, October 22, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ESL classes for all levels.

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Highline Adult ESL Classes

Burien Library

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ESL classes for all levels.

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Citizenship Classes

Burien Library

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Citizenship classes for adults.

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Highline Adult ESL Classes

Burien Library

Thursday, October 29, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ESL classes for all levels.

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Alzheimer's Association: Preparing for the Holidays

Burien Library

Friday, October 30, 2015
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Holidays and life celebrations cause stress under the best of conditions, but they offer even more challenges to people living with dementia. This session explores the causes of "celebration stress," how it affects the person with dementia, and it offers strategies for creating more pleasant and less stressful events. Let ...

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Yarn & Fabric Scrap Crafts

Burien Library

Saturday, October 31, 2015
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn how to use old balls of yarn and fabric scraps creatively in this hands-on class. Come see how to create pom flowers, a fanciful headdress, decorative garland, holiday decorations, headbands and even a rug. Anyone can learn and it doesn’t require any major supplies. BYOYarn if you’d like to participate in class.

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Highline Adult ESL Classes

Burien Library

Tuesday, November 03, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ESL classes for all levels.

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Citizenship Classes

Burien Library

Wednesday, November 04, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Citizenship classes for adults.

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Highline Adult ESL Classes

Burien Library

Thursday, November 05, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ESL classes for all levels.

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Drop-in to Learn About eBooks

Burien Library

Saturday, November 07, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Get started with KCLS eBooks! Bring your eReader, tablet, phone or just your questions.



Highline Adult ESL Classes

Burien Library

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ESL classes for all levels.

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Highline Adult ESL Classes

Burien Library

Thursday, November 12, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ESL classes for all levels.

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Book-It Repertory Theatre Presents The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears

Burien Library

Friday, November 13, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Held at Highline Performing Arts Center, 401 S 152nd Street, Burien.

Join us for a theatrical performance and discussion. Book-It Repertory Theatre is a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming great literature into great theatre through simple and sensitive production and to inspiring its audiences to ...

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Highline Adult ESL Classes

Burien Library

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ESL classes for all levels.

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Humanity's Future in Space

Burien Library

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

From orbiting space hotels, trips to Mars, to mining asteroids, ideas that were once science fiction are now closer to reality. Sean McClinton, organizer of Space Entrepreneurs, tells us what is happening in space right now, from SpaceX to NASA.

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Citizenship Classes

Burien Library

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Citizenship classes for adults.

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Highline Adult ESL Classes

Burien Library

Thursday, November 19, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ESL classes for all levels.

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Drop-in to Learn About eBooks

Burien Library

Saturday, November 21, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Get started with KCLS eBooks! Bring your eReader, tablet, phone or just your questions.



Highline Adult ESL Classes

Burien Library

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ESL classes for all levels.

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Citizenship Classes

Burien Library

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Citizenship classes for adults.

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Drop-in to Learn About eBooks

Burien Library

Thursday, November 26, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Get started with KCLS eBooks! Bring your eReader, tablet, phone or just your questions.