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Robotics, Coding & Tech

Inspire your imagination, cultivate your creativity, and have fun at STREAM (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, Math) events.

Back to School

Donate to the KCLS Foundation to help kids and teens this school year.

National Welcoming Week

recommended by KCLS Librarians Diversity

Explore immigrant and refugee stories that raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone.

Know Your History

Explore history, with a focus on local topics, from the Evergreen State in World War I to Seattle's locks and ship canal.

Everyone's Talking About It

Come to the library and explore issues that people are talking about in our communities, from earthquakes to homelessness and much more.

Kids & Teens

Life After High School Life After High School

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

National Book Award Longlist: Young Peop… National Book Award Longlist: Young Peop…

recommended by KCLSReads
These are the 10 finalists for the 2017 National Book Award for Young People's Literature.
These are the 10 finalists for the 2017 National Book Award for Young People's Literature.

Mock Newbery! Mock Newbery!

Each year we invite readers young and old to join us as we ask: What new children's book will win the Newbery Medal? We call it Mock Newber…
Each year we invite readers young and old to join us as we ask: What new children's book will win the Newbery Medal? We call it Mock Newber…

Back to School Back to School

Back to school isn't so bad with stories of how other kids survived.
Back to school isn't so bad with stories of how other kids survived.

Diversity & Tolerance in Picture Books Diversity & Tolerance in Picture Books

recommended by VashonChildrensLibrarian
These books portray the struggle for equality in an honest but hopeful way and show families of all types in a positive light.
These books portray the struggle for equality in an honest but hopeful way and show families of all types in a positive light.

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Contest: Latin Identity Through Words Contest: Latin Identity Through Words

By Teresa
Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month (NHHM) with a festive contest of live literature on the theme: "Latin identity through words.” T…
Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month (NHHM) with a festive contest of live literature on the theme: "Latin identity through words.” T…

Equifax Data Breach: A Guide for the Anx… Equifax Data Breach: A Guide for the Anx…

By Hope
On September 7, the consumer credit reporting agency Equifax announced that it had been the victim of a massive data breach earlier in the …
On September 7, the consumer credit reporting agency Equifax announced that it had been the victim of a massive data breach earlier in the …

Repair Café Repair Café

Don't toss your broken lamp, ripped jeans, or busted chair! Save money and keep items out of the landfill with free help at Repair Café!
Don't toss your broken lamp, ripped jeans, or busted chair! Save money and keep items out of the landfill with free help at Repair Café!

Celebrate Welcoming Week at Your Library… Celebrate Welcoming Week at Your Library…

Welcoming Week is almost here and libraries are working to demonstrate that we are welcoming to everyone, including immigrants and refugees.
Welcoming Week is almost here and libraries are working to demonstrate that we are welcoming to everyone, including immigrants and refugees.

DACA in Washington: A Guide DACA in Washington: A Guide

On September 5, the current administration announced a decision to end the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program, and this …
On September 5, the current administration announced a decision to end the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program, and this …

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