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Turn Your Idea into a Business

Various locations on the Eastside

Connect with innovators, business advisors, and entrepreneurs for help turning your product or idea into a business at Startup 425 events.

Literary Lions Gala

Mar 16th
Hyatt Regency Bellevue

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

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.

Many Voices, One Land

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

TumbleBook Library

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

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.

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Black History Month Events Black History Month Events

Feb 2nd - Feb 28th
Various locations
Celebrate the important contributions of Black Americans at film screenings, author talks, and art showcases throughout February.
Celebrate the important contributions of Black Americans at film screenings, author talks, and art showcases throughout February.

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.

Staff Picks!

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