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Announcing Our 2019 Reading Challenge!

Don't forget to include reading in your New Year's resolutions! Check out our annual reading challenge 10 to Try for inspiration.

Literary Lions Gala

Mar 16th
Hyatt Regency Bellevue

Celebrate literacy, learning, and libraries while helping the KCLS Foundation raise funds for KCLS programs.

TumbleBook Library

Explore video storybooks and read-alongs for readers in grades K-6, including some in Spanish and French!

Dr. King Booklist

recommended by KCLSdiversity

Spend a “day on” commemorating Dr. King by reading about his legacy of racial and social justice.

Many Voices, One Land

Celebrate the diversity and the wonder of the Pacific Northwest with music, stories, and art from around the world.

Kids & Teens

Mock Newbery 2018-19 Mock Newbery 2018-19

Here are the six books we've chosen for this year's KCLS Mock Newbery ballot. Read along, discuss, and vote online starting in January.
Here are the six books we've chosen for this year's KCLS Mock Newbery ballot. Read along, discuss, and vote online starting in January.

New and Interesting for Teens: January New and Interesting for Teens: January

recommended by KCLSNewReadsTeenAdult
Browse our top picks in new releases for teens.
Browse our top picks in new releases for teens.

New and Interesting for Kids: January New and Interesting for Kids: January

recommended by KCLSNewReadsKids
Browse our top picks in new releases for kids.
Browse our top picks in new releases for kids.

中文兒童書 Children's Chinese Language Books 中文兒童書 Children's Chinese Language Books

recommended by KCLSKidsDiverse
Browse some of our favorite books for kids in Chinese.
Browse some of our favorite books for kids in Chinese.

Streaming Movies on Kanopy Kids Streaming Movies on Kanopy Kids

Make any winter travel delay more fun with films and TV series that help children develop empathy, mindfulness, and self-esteem.
Make any winter travel delay more fun with films and TV series that help children develop empathy, mindfulness, and self-esteem.

Explore

Resources for Furloughed Workers Resources for Furloughed Workers

Are you impacted by the partial government shutdown? Help is available.
Are you impacted by the partial government shutdown? Help is available.

Avoid Viaduct Closure Traffic Avoid Viaduct Closure Traffic

Learn how to make the public library your office-away-from-the-office when telecommuting.
Learn how to make the public library your office-away-from-the-office when telecommuting.

Tax Help, Forms, and Information Tax Help, Forms, and Information

Save time and take the guesswork out of filing your taxes this tax season with free tax help, forms, and information at your library.
Save time and take the guesswork out of filing your taxes this tax season with free tax help, forms, and information at your library.

10 Popular Databases to Start Using Now 10 Popular Databases to Start Using Now

Get more out of your next search by using these popular databases.
Get more out of your next search by using these popular databases.

What is the Literary Lions Gala? What is the Literary Lions Gala?

Find out why the KCLS Foundation's annual fundraiser, in its 26th year, is the library event of the year.
Find out why the KCLS Foundation's annual fundraiser, in its 26th year, is the library event of the year.

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