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345 NE 175th Street
Shoreline, 98155

Open Hours:

  • Monday - Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
  • 10am-9pm
  • 10am-6pm
  • 10am-5pm
  • Noon-8pm
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About the Shoreline Library

Opened: September 12, 1993

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  • 2 Meeting Rooms, 2 Study Rooms
  • Designed by Portico/Johnston
  • 20,954 square feet


1944: Ronald Council of Parents and Teachers and the Volunteer Firemen's Association open The Richmond Highlands Library

1946: Library moves to North 183rd Street between Aurora Avenue North and Linden Avenue North

1947: Richmond Highlands Association opens a 450-square-foot library in a Paine Field war surplus building at North 178th Street and Linden Avenue North

1960: Formation of Shoreline Library Guild; Construction of new Shoreline Library begins

1965: KCLS annexation

1966: Shoreline Library opens

1975: 15,000-square-foot expanded library opens

1993: Opening of new, 20,000-square-foot Shoreline Library

1995: Formation of the Shoreline Library Board

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Last Updated: 06/24/14