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Know Your History

Explore history, with a focus on local topics, from the history of women at The Boeing Company to the history of hip hop in the Northwest!

Becoming a Citizen Activist

Learn how to change our world with stories, strategies, and advice from Nick Licata, former Seattle City Councilmember and author.

Welcome to the New OverDrive Site

Explore the new look and features of our eBook service!

OneClickdigital & Zinio Apps are Merging

Explore recent changes to RBDigital that have made downloadable audiobooks and magazines available from a single app!

Summer Reading for All Ages

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

Kids & Teens

Three New Teen Romances to Swoon Over Three New Teen Romances to Swoon Over

Readers looking for swoon-worthy teen romance have a lot to choose from in 2017. If you're in need of something fun and frothy to get you t…
Readers looking for swoon-worthy teen romance have a lot to choose from in 2017. If you're in need of something fun and frothy to get you t…

Summer Meals at the Library Summer Meals at the Library

By Maren
Stop by the library for FREE meals this summer. As a part of our summer reading program, Build a Better World, the King County Library Syst…
Stop by the library for FREE meals this summer. As a part of our summer reading program, Build a Better World, the King County Library Syst…

6 Super Sci-Fi Graphic Novels for Kids 6 Super Sci-Fi Graphic Novels for Kids

Here's an easy equation: science fiction + comics = fun. Summer is a great time to pick up a colorful graphic novel with lots of action and…
Here's an easy equation: science fiction + comics = fun. Summer is a great time to pick up a colorful graphic novel with lots of action and…

Museum of Flight Workshops Museum of Flight Workshops

Get Into STREAM this summer with coding, Kerbal Space Program, Wee-Bots, and other workshops from the Museum of Flight.
Get Into STREAM this summer with coding, Kerbal Space Program, Wee-Bots, and other workshops from the Museum of Flight.

SAT/ACT Test Prep Tutors are Here to Hel… SAT/ACT Test Prep Tutors are Here to Hel…

By Jackie
Biting your fingernails in dread when you think about taking the SAT or the ACT? Come sit down with tutors at three libraries this summer w…
Biting your fingernails in dread when you think about taking the SAT or the ACT? Come sit down with tutors at three libraries this summer w…

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Creating Songs With SassyBlack Creating Songs With SassyBlack

Bellevue Library
Learn to write songs and make beats using Ableton with SassyBlack at the Bellevue Library on Sundays this summer.
Learn to write songs and make beats using Ableton with SassyBlack at the Bellevue Library on Sundays this summer.

Ballot Drop Boxes Ballot Drop Boxes

Find drop boxes (including some at KCLS libraries) where you can return your ballot, no stamp required, until 8 pm on election day.
Find drop boxes (including some at KCLS libraries) where you can return your ballot, no stamp required, until 8 pm on election day.

Women of the Boeing Company Women of the Boeing Company

Various
Join Betsy Case in chronicling the first women at Boeing—the first employees, the first aviators and engineers, and the World War II Rosies.
Join Betsy Case in chronicling the first women at Boeing—the first employees, the first aviators and engineers, and the World War II Rosies.

Reading Parties in the Park Reading Parties in the Park

Bring your blanket or lawn chair and favorite summer read and join us as we listen to soothing music from local DJs.
Bring your blanket or lawn chair and favorite summer read and join us as we listen to soothing music from local DJs.

Her Beautiful Brain Her Beautiful Brain

Join Ann for a reading from her memoir about becoming a mom as her own mother began to lose her mind to younger-onset Alzheimer's disease.
Join Ann for a reading from her memoir about becoming a mom as her own mother began to lose her mind to younger-onset Alzheimer's disease.

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