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National Welcoming Week

recommended by KCLS Librarians Diversity

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

Back to School

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

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.

Life After High School

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

Robotics, Coding & Tech

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

Kids & Teens

Six Things to Do at the Library (Or Onli… Six Things to Do at the Library (Or Onli…

Fall approaches, which means it's time to head back to school. For incoming high school seniors, it's also time to think about what comes n…
Fall approaches, which means it's time to head back to school. For incoming high school seniors, it's also time to think about what comes n…

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.

Light Up Your World with E-Textiles Light Up Your World with E-Textiles

Dresses that light up, hats that play music, bracelets that change colors—this is the world of e-textiles! Using materials like conductive …
Dresses that light up, hats that play music, bracelets that change colors—this is the world of e-textiles! Using materials like conductive …

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.

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.

Explore

Humans of Libraryland: The Driving Libra… Humans of Libraryland: The Driving Libra…

By Hope
Welcome to another edition of Humans of Libraryland, where I get to introduce you to some of the spectacular folks who work for your public…
Welcome to another edition of Humans of Libraryland, where I get to introduce you to some of the spectacular folks who work for your public…

Everyone's Talking About It 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.
Come to the library and explore issues that people are talking about in our communities, from earthquakes to homelessness and much more.

12 Tips for Getting the Most out of Libb… 12 Tips for Getting the Most out of Libb…

The new interface, simple one-tap experience, and all-in-one shelf have made finding your next great read easier and faster than ever. Here ar…
The new interface, simple one-tap experience, and all-in-one shelf have made finding your next great read easier and faster than ever. Here ar…

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!

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