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On Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, all KCLS libraries will be closed. My Account, premium databases, and eBooks may be briefly unavailable from 6 am to 4 pm during maintenance.

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Know Your History

Explore genealogy, learn about local and national history, and collect family photos and personal stories in this free adult program series.

Zinio Digital Magazines

Explore hundreds of digital magazine titles- all with no return dates- available to download now!

10 to Try

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

ideaX Technology Workshops

Explore your creativity at the library with electronics, robotics, game design, music creation, 3D design, and more.

Everyone's Talking About It

From pop culture to pot and elections, join us for free talks and workshops about topics that matter.

Kids & Teens

Meet Picture Book Creator Toni Yuly Meet Picture Book Creator Toni Yuly

Join Toni Yuly, author and illustrator Early Bird, Night Owl, Cat Nap and The Jelly Bean Tree, as she shares stories, ideas, and creativity.
Join Toni Yuly, author and illustrator Early Bird, Night Owl, Cat Nap and The Jelly Bean Tree, as she shares stories, ideas, and creativity.

Gearing Up for Summer Reading Gearing Up for Summer Reading

By Sharon
What is an incredibly effective way to keep your child’s mind active and growing this summer?  Reading for fun. No kidding! Research shows …
What is an incredibly effective way to keep your child’s mind active and growing this summer?  Reading for fun. No kidding! Research shows …

Playing With Words & Music Playing With Words & Music

Celebrate spring with music, art, rhymes, poetry, stories and more at free events.
Celebrate spring with music, art, rhymes, poetry, stories and more at free events.

New & Interesting for Kids: May 2017 New & Interesting for Kids: May 2017

Our top picks in recent releases for kids.
Our top picks in recent releases for kids.

STARS Workshops STARS Workshops

Attend free STARS (State Training & Registry System) workshops for parents and those who work in childcare and early education.
Attend free STARS (State Training & Registry System) workshops for parents and those who work in childcare and early education.

Explore

Website Navigation Changes Website Navigation Changes

The week of May 22 you'll see navigation changes rolled out to the KCLS website. Here's what you need to know. Searching  Click on Search t…
The week of May 22 you'll see navigation changes rolled out to the KCLS website. Here's what you need to know. Searching  Click on Search t…

Meet Author Mary Ann Gwinn Meet Author Mary Ann Gwinn

Seattle Times Lit Life columnist and former book editor Mary Ann Gwinn shares stories about books, authors and a career in reading.
Seattle Times Lit Life columnist and former book editor Mary Ann Gwinn shares stories about books, authors and a career in reading.

Fake News: Check the Supporting Sources Fake News: Check the Supporting Sources

By Megan
So you know what fake news is, and have learned to read beyond the headline. But your detective work does not stop there. Good news article…
So you know what fake news is, and have learned to read beyond the headline. But your detective work does not stop there. Good news article…

Bicycle Repair Stations Bicycle Repair Stations

If you bike to the library. look for tools and pumps at Bellevue, Covington, Redmond, Renton, Vashon and other locations!
If you bike to the library. look for tools and pumps at Bellevue, Covington, Redmond, Renton, Vashon and other locations!

Spring in the Edible Garden Spring in the Edible Garden

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Learn how to grow your edible garden with Lisa Taylor, author of “Your Farm in the City" and the “Maritime Northwest Garden Guide.”
Learn how to grow your edible garden with Lisa Taylor, author of “Your Farm in the City" and the “Maritime Northwest Garden Guide.”

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