My Account, the KCLS catalog, eBooks and streaming, databases, public computers, printing, WiFi, phones, Self Check-in, Self Check-out will be unavailable during the scheduled Comcast outage on the morning of Sunday, October 21. Read more about impacted services.

Bellevue Library is open with limited access to the collection and study rooms.  Read more about impacted services.

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Season of Stories and Songs

Various locations

Enjoy stories, art and cooking workshops, music, puppet shows, and more.

Filipino American History Month Reads

recommended by KCLSdiversity

October is Filipino American History Month. Find newer titles and authentic voices featuring both American-born and immigrant experiences.

10 to Try

This year, read something different. Join us for 10 to Try, our 2018 reading challenge!

Grow Your Business with ReferenceUSA

Find competitive intelligence, marketing information, potential consumer trends by neighborhood, and job-seeking tools.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Reads

recommended by KCLSSocialMedia

Memoirs, fiction, and poetry by survivors of domestic violence on healing from trauma.

Kids & Teens

Day of the Dead or Halloween? Day of the Dead or Halloween?

KCLS offers holiday programming including Day of the Dead programs through our Series of Stories and Songs program series.
KCLS offers holiday programming including Day of the Dead programs through our Series of Stories and Songs program series.

STARS Workshops STARS Workshops

Various locations
Attend free STARS (State Training & Registry System) workshops for parents and caregivers.
Attend free STARS (State Training & Registry System) workshops for parents and caregivers.

Global Reading Challenge Global Reading Challenge

Read, practice teamwork, and have fun with other readers!
Read, practice teamwork, and have fun with other readers!

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 & Interesting for Teens: October '18 New & Interesting for Teens: October '18

recommended by KCLSNewReadsTeenAdult
Our top picks in new releases for teens.
Our top picks in new releases for teens.

Explore

Voter Information Voter Information

Get ready for election day by attending voter information events and returning your ballot to a drop box at participating libraries.
Get ready for election day by attending voter information events and returning your ballot to a drop box at participating libraries.

Borrowing Pages Redesign Borrowing Pages Redesign

What You Can Expect faster loading time more consistent design more intuitive to use more accessible easier to use on a tablet or…
What You Can Expect faster loading time more consistent design more intuitive to use more accessible easier to use on a tablet or…

Improvements to Shelves Improvements to Shelves

What You Can Expect improved experience easily add comments, favorite quotes, tags, and videos to items on your shelves new drop-down menu…
What You Can Expect improved experience easily add comments, favorite quotes, tags, and videos to items on your shelves new drop-down menu…

Hold & Due Date Alerts Hold & Due Date Alerts

Never miss a due date- sign up for hold & due date alerts!
Never miss a due date- sign up for hold & due date alerts!

Adult Education for Spanish-Speakers Adult Education for Spanish-Speakers

By Teresa
Get help finishing your elementary and/or middle school diploma with free tutoring for Spanish-speaking adults from the Consulate of Mexico.
Get help finishing your elementary and/or middle school diploma with free tutoring for Spanish-speaking adults from the Consulate of Mexico.

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