About Federal Way Library

Opened: 1991


  • Rain garden
  • Designed by Mithun Architects
  • 34,500 square feet


  • 1991: 25,000-square-foot Federal Way Library opens
  • 2010: More than 600 people attend the opening of the expanded 34,500-square-foot library
  • 2011: Awarded: AIA Washington Council's Civic Design Merit and People's Choice Awards

Friends of the Federal Way Libraries

  • Dues: Individual, $5; Family, $10; Patron, $25
  • Book Sales: Ongoing sale in library; Biannual 2-day book sales, in spring and fall
  • Other Fundraisers: Flash drives
  • Meetings: Six meetings each year (general membership and elections meeting in June)