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

New Sunday hours at Bellevue, Bothell, Federal Way, Redmond, Shoreline, and Tukwila libraries: read more about this change.

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National Welcoming Week

Celebrate bringing together immigrants, refugees, and native-born residents and raising awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone.

Life After High School

Learn about college admissions, how to interview, how to write a resume, and more at your local library.

Back to School Test Preparation

Prepare for achievement this fall with test eBooks, online practice exams, and college searches in Testing & Education Reference Center.

Natural World Workshops and Author Talks

Various locations

Join us for author talks and workshops on hiking, wildlife, and more at a new Natural World series of Everyone's Talking About It events.

National Hispanic Heritage Month Reads

recommended by KCLSdiversity

Check out books that recognize the contributions made and the important presence of Hispanic and Latinx Americans in the United States.

Kids & Teens

Meet Author/Illustrator Yuyi Morales Meet Author/Illustrator Yuyi Morales

Sep 30th | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Third Place Books
Join celebrated children's author and illustrator Yuyi Morales as she discusses her new book, Dreamers.
Join celebrated children's author and illustrator Yuyi Morales as she discusses her new book, Dreamers.

National Book Awards for Young People National Book Awards for Young People

recommended by KCLSReads
Browse 10 books nominated as the best published in the US- the 2018 finalists for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature.
Browse 10 books nominated as the best published in the US- the 2018 finalists for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature.

To All the Boys I've Loved Before To All the Boys I've Loved Before

recommended by KCLSReads
Sweet, charming, funny and diverse stories about first love.
Sweet, charming, funny and diverse stories about first love.

New & Interesting for Teens: September New & Interesting for Teens: September

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

New & Interesting for Kids: September New & Interesting for Kids: September

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

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Online Library eCard Online Library eCard

Want immediate access to eBooks, audiobooks, video, music, and more from the KCLS online library? Find out if you are eligible for an eCard.
Want immediate access to eBooks, audiobooks, video, music, and more from the KCLS online library? Find out if you are eligible for an eCard.

Take Our Summer Reading Survey Take Our Summer Reading Survey

Help us make Summer Reading better next year by telling us about your experience in a survey (5 minutes to complete).
Help us make Summer Reading better next year by telling us about your experience in a survey (5 minutes to complete).

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!

Staff Picks

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