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The Light of the World
The March Against Fear
Frederick Douglass
Whoosh!
The Sellout
The Firebrand and the First Lady
How to Build A Museum
Black Panther
Known and Strange Things
The Seasoned Life
Difficult Women
Showdown
Olio
Stamped From the Beginning
Hidden Figures
The Man From Essence

Black History Month Reads

recommended by KCLS Librarians Diversity

Celebrating African American history and culture, while exploring authors, stories, and contemporary issues in these featured new titles.

Literary Lions Gala

Celebrate literacy, learning, and libraries while helping the KCLS Foundation raise funds to support KCLS' Summer Reading Program.

Many Voices, One Land

Join in as we celebrate diversity with music, stories, dance, puppet shows, and more from all over the world- beginning February 4!

10 to Try

Expand your reading horizons, meet authors, and connect with other readers during 10 to Try, our 2017 Reading Challenge!

In the News

From pop culture to pot and elections, join us for casual conversations about topics that matter at Everyone's Talking About It.

Kids & Teens
Refugee Stories for Teens Refugee Stories for Teens
By Bettina
Whenever I read news stories about the struggle of refugees around the world, I can't help but wonder what that experience must be like. Th…
Whenever I read news stories about the struggle of refugees around the world, I can't help but wonder what that experience must be like. Th…
Refugee Stories for Children
recommended by LibrarianDest
Books for children who want to know more about the experiences of refugees around the world.
Books for children who want to know more about the experiences of refugees around the world.
"What books can I share with kids about… "What books can I share with kids about…
By Aarene
One of the hardest topics for parents to talk about with children--especially young children--is death.   Death is sometimes scary. It's my…
One of the hardest topics for parents to talk about with children--especially young children--is death.   Death is sometimes scary. It's my…
Infant and Family Story Times Now at 320… Infant and Family Story Times Now at 320…
By Gerry
Friday is story time day for me at the 320th Library! First, I start with Infant Story Time at 10:30. (This is new for Federal Way 320th as…
Friday is story time day for me at the 320th Library! First, I start with Infant Story Time at 10:30. (This is new for Federal Way 320th as…
Take a Local History Book Tour Take a Local History Book Tour
By Sharon
Dive into local history- explore a Maple Valley general store, an Auburn mansion, and a Kent farm- all while reading excellent books!
Dive into local history- explore a Maple Valley general store, an Auburn mansion, and a Kent farm- all while reading excellent books!
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Tax Help Tax Help
Various
Treat yourself to free tax help and let our trained volunteers take the stress out of filing this year.
Treat yourself to free tax help and let our trained volunteers take the stress out of filing this year.
Cook's Country Now Available in Zinio Cook's Country Now Available in Zinio
Still need an idea for dinner tonight? No waiting and no due dates- start reading now with Zinio for Libraries.
Still need an idea for dinner tonight? No waiting and no due dates- start reading now with Zinio for Libraries.
Ask KCLS Ask KCLS
Need help with ebooks, the catalog, or finding information? Call or click.
Need help with ebooks, the catalog, or finding information? Call or click.
Win a Kindle Fire Win a Kindle Fire
By Angela
Entering is easy! Every time you check out an eBook or downloadable audiobook from OverDrive you're automatically entered. The more books y…
Entering is easy! Every time you check out an eBook or downloadable audiobook from OverDrive you're automatically entered. The more books y…
Immigrant Stories Immigrant Stories
"I love the fact that the possibilities are endless." Immigrants tell KCLS what they love about living in the U.S.
"I love the fact that the possibilities are endless." Immigrants tell KCLS what they love about living in the U.S.
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