All KCLS Libraries will be closed on Saturday, July 4th for Independence Day.

Seattle Residents


Borrowing items from King County Library System.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are King County Library System (KCLS) and The Seattle Public Library (SPL) two separate Library Systems?
What is reciprocal borrowing?
Does the Agreement allow Seattle residents to place holds on KCLS materials, including eBooks?
Will I get a notice when my holds are ready for pickup?
Can I request items for purchase or Interlibrary Loan (ILL)?
Does KCLS sell library cards to residents from other counties or systems?
Has KCLS ever considered merging with SPL?
How do I dispute the tax coding of my property?
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Last Updated: 05/29/15