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Mercer Island Library

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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About the Mercer Island Library

Opened: June 1, 1991

Library Map

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Features

  • 1 Meeting Room, 1 Conference Room
  • Early Learning Garden
  • Designed by Louis Nelson Architects

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

Temporary Closures

A number of KCLS libraries will be closed for staff trainings on select mornings throughout the Spring.

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Holiday Closures

  • Reserve a Meeting Room
  • Reserve a Computer




Last Updated: 01/17/14