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308 Kirkland Ave.
Kirkland, 98033

Open Hours:

  • Monday - Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
  • 10am-9pm
  • 10am-6pm
  • 10am-5pm
  • 1-5pm
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About the Kirkland Library

Opened: January 30, 1995

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  • 1 Meeting Room, 1 Conference Room, 2 Study Rooms
  • Quiet Room overlooking Peter Kirk Park
  • Designed by Zimmer Gunsul Frasca/Ruffcorn Mott Hinthorne Stine (remodel)
  • 19,500 square feet


1925: Women's Club opens first library in the City Council chambers after five years of fundraising efforts

1961: City assumes library operation with support from the library's Friends group

1965: Bond passage funds construction of a 7,060-square-foot library at 406 Kirkland Avenue

1968: City contracts with KCLS for library service

1990: KCLS annexation

1995: Opening of a new, 15,000-square-foot library

2009: 19,500-square-foot expanded library reopens

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Holiday Closures

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  • Reserve a Computer

Last Updated: 06/24/14