Four Reasons Why Now’s a Good Time to Learn a Language with Mango

4. It's free with your KCLS library card. Choose "Education and Testing" under the Online Library drop-down menu at the KCLS home page, and scroll down. Or go directly to Mango Languages. First-time users can start with "Guest Access." Once you pick a language to explore, you can take a placement test. The "Hello, guest…
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Gear Up for Salmon Days!

The weather has turned a bit chilly, and fall is in the air. This means the return of Washington salmon to local waters! To welcome our fishy friends home, we will be celebrating them and their spawn at the Issaquah Salmon Days Festival 2017.   Related Reading Use the time before the festival wisely to…
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Banned Comics: Very Graphic Novels

During Banned Books Week, libraries across the country celebrate intellectual freedom, one of KCLS' guiding values. Calls to ban books continue to happen every year, and some of the most frequently challenged materials come in the form of comics and graphic novels. Why might that be? The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund explains: "Comics are challenged for all of…
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Building on Support from Voters: 2004 Capital Bond Progress

Note: Stephen A. Smith was Interim Director in 2017 Thirteen years ago, the King County Library System embarked on an ambitious, long-term Capital Improvement Plan that has made KCLS one of the busiest and most beautiful library systems in the country. When King County voters approved a $172 million Capital Bond in 2004, it was…
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Savory Soup Books

The leaves are turning, the temperatures dropping and it's finally raining! Time to put away the grill and pull out the soup pot. Turn this year's harvest into a hearty delight! Join us for Soup's On! at the Woodinville Library this Saturday, September 23, and learn the basics of making great soups with Chef Laurie…
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