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Day of Remembrance Reads

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Books about Japanese American internment during World War II, 75 years ago.

Lunar New Year Foodways

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Celebrate and explore Lunar New Year traditions through stories and food with these picks from our collection.

Civics and Discussions

Various locations

Join in on community conversations at a new lineup of Everyone's Talking About It events at a library near you.

An Evening with Jamie Ford

Mar 8th | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Carco Theatre

Join us for a conversation with bestselling author Jamie Ford as he discusses his new novel, Love and Other Consolation prizes.

Black History Month Reads

recommended by KCLS Librarians Diversity

Celebrating African American history and culture in February, while exploring authors, stories, and contemporary issues.

Kids & Teens

2018 ALA Youth Media Award Winners 2018 ALA Youth Media Award Winners

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The American Library Association announced the winners of their prestigious Youth Media Awards: Newbery, Caldecott, King, Printz & More.
The American Library Association announced the winners of their prestigious Youth Media Awards: Newbery, Caldecott, King, Printz & More.

Our Mock Newbery Winner Is... Our Mock Newbery Winner Is...

You read. You voted. The results are in! The winner of our KCLS Mock Newbery is...
You read. You voted. The results are in! The winner of our KCLS Mock Newbery is...

15 Best New Teen Books by Black Authors 15 Best New Teen Books by Black Authors

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Browse a list of new and on-order young adult books by Black authors.
Browse a list of new and on-order young adult books by Black authors.

6 Korean Picture Books 6 Korean Picture Books

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Celebrate the host country of the 2018 Winter Olympics with these picture books translated from Korean.
Celebrate the host country of the 2018 Winter Olympics with these picture books translated from Korean.

The Death Cure The Death Cure

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Action-packed new releases for fans of the Maze Runner franchise, suggested and annotated by PopSugar.
Action-packed new releases for fans of the Maze Runner franchise, suggested and annotated by PopSugar.

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Japanese-American picnic near Tacoma, WA

Japanese Americans in Washington Japanese Americans in Washington

Various locations
75 years after the Japanese American internment, Mayumi Tsutakawa reveals her family's 100-year history against this backdrop of injustice.
75 years after the Japanese American internment, Mayumi Tsutakawa reveals her family's 100-year history against this backdrop of injustice.

DACA Update: What to Know DACA Update: What to Know

It hasn't been that long since an end to the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program was announced back in September, but a...
It hasn't been that long since an end to the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program was announced back in September, but a...

Tax Help at Your Library Tax Help at Your Library

Various locations
Let our trained volunteers take the stress out of filing this year- get free tax help at your library!
Let our trained volunteers take the stress out of filing this year- get free tax help at your library!
Althea Gibson

Black History in Biography in Context Black History in Biography in Context

Explore the accomplishments, contributions, and innovations of African American figures throughout history- log in to Biography in Context.
Explore the accomplishments, contributions, and innovations of African American figures throughout history- log in to Biography in Context.

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