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Summer Reading for All

Read and have fun at your library this summer: for kids, teens, and adults!

Certifications at KCLS

Learn and certify in Microsoft software, Adobe software, and technology skills for programmers and teachers for free at your library.

Learn a language before you go

Add language skills to your summer travel essentials kit with self-paced reading and listening lessons from Mango Languages.

The State of Speculative Fiction

Jul 17th | 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join authors Jennie Melamed, E. Lily Yu, and Nisi Shawl for a discussion on reading and writing contemporary science fiction and fantasy.

Reading Parties

Various locations

Bring a blanket or lawn chair and your favorite summer read and join fellow readers for an afternoon in the park!

Kids & Teens

New Kids' Lit on the Refugee Crisis New Kids' Lit on the Refugee Crisis

recommended by KCLSSocialMedia
NPR shares books for kids that present a positive image of refugees to humanize and personalize the ongoing conflicts.
NPR shares books for kids that present a positive image of refugees to humanize and personalize the ongoing conflicts.

Pre-flight Books for Kids Pre-flight Books for Kids

By Rowena
If the skies are in your future, may I suggest a few books to help ease the anxiety prior to the big day?
If the skies are in your future, may I suggest a few books to help ease the anxiety prior to the big day?

New and Interesting for Teens: July 2018 New and Interesting for Teens: July 2018

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

New & Interesting for Kids: July 2018 New & Interesting for Kids: July 2018

recommended by KCLSNewReadsKids
Our top picks in new releases for kids.
Our top picks in new releases for kids.

Summer Meals at the Library Summer Meals at the Library

By Maren
Free meals for children and teen are available at 12 library locations this summer. No registration is required.
Free meals for children and teen are available at 12 library locations this summer. No registration is required.

Explore

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.

Take a Library Road Trip and Win Prizes Take a Library Road Trip and Win Prizes

Want to win a bookstore gift card? Make visiting libraries a part of your summer travels, take pictures along the way, and you can enter…
Want to win a bookstore gift card? Make visiting libraries a part of your summer travels, take pictures along the way, and you can enter…

Creative Happy Hour at Garage 527 Creative Happy Hour at Garage 527

Bellevue Library ideaX Makerspace
Meet other creative people and experiment with sewing machines, audio/video recording equipment, art supplies, and circuitry gear.
Meet other creative people and experiment with sewing machines, audio/video recording equipment, art supplies, and circuitry gear.

ESL and Citizenship Help in pronunciator ESL and Citizenship Help in pronunciator

Learn English as a second language (ESL) and prepare for the citizenship test in 51 languages anytime, anywhere.
Learn English as a second language (ESL) and prepare for the citizenship test in 51 languages anytime, anywhere.

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!

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