Bellevue Library will close for construction Tuesday, September 4 through Sunday, September 9. The library will reopen with limited services on Monday, September 10. Read more about impacted services.

All tickets to Wild Waves Theme & Water Park have been claimed. Read our Summer Reading prize availability update.

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A World of Wizardry Awaits

Various locations

Discover magic at your library and help us build a world of wizardry inspired by the works of J. K. Rowling.

Becoming American Film Series

Join us for one or all programs in this 6-week documentary film and discussion series on our immigration experience.

Summer Reading for All

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

Self-Care Workshops and Author Talks

Various locations

Join us for meditation, tai chi, author visits, and life coaching at a new Self-Care series of Everyone's Talking About It events.

Turn Your Idea into a Business

Various locations

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

Kids & Teens

New & Interesting for Kids: August New & Interesting for Kids: August

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

New & Interesting for Teens: August New & Interesting for Teens: August

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

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.

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?

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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).

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.

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…

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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