All KCLS Libraries will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7.

Mercer Island

4400 88th Ave. SE
Mercer Island, 98040
206.236.3537

Open Hours:

  • Monday - Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
  • 10am-9pm
  • 10am-6pm
  • 10am-5pm
  • 1-5pm
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Library Renovation: Latest News

An updated proposal for a Mercer Island Library renovation, coordinated by KCLS and the Mercer Island Library Advisory Board in response to previous public feedback, was unveiled August 24, 2015.

See the proposals. View the updated Library Scope (PDF) and Proposed Floorpan (PDF) prepared by project architects The Miller Hull Partnership.

Join us at the next public forum. Hear an updated progress report and provide additional feedback on Tuesday October 13th, from 6 to 7:30pm, at the Mercer Island Library.


Spring 2015 survey results | Analysis by age

About the Mercer Island Library

Opened: June 1, 1991

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Features

  • 1 Meeting Room, 1 Conference Room
  • Early Learning Garden
  • Designed by Louis Nelson Architects
  • 14,886 square feet

History

1945: Preschool, PTA, and South Mercer Island Community Club open the first Mercer Island Library in the Emmanuel Episcopal Church's Guild Hall; KCLS provides books

1955: New, 1,200-square-foot library opens on the corner of 88th and 44th Avenue SE

1962: 1,920-square-foot addition is completed; City contracts with KCLS for library service

1969: 5,422-square-foot expansion is completed

1991: Opening of new, 14,600-square-foot library

1993: KCLS annexation

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Holiday Closures

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  • Reserve a Computer




Last Updated: 09/03/15