About Muckleshoot Library

Opened: June 25, 2008


  • Design-build construction
  • Designed by Miller-Hull Partnership
  • 6,000 square feet

Special Collections & Equipment

Pacific Northwest Native American Collection
Collection includes books, DVDs, video, maps, and archival information on:

  • Pacific Northwest American History from perspectives of local Tribes, popular culture, and government
  • Religious and cultural customs and norms
  • Mythology
  • Crafts and cooking
  • Whulshootseed Language

Materials are shelved in open stacks, which you are free to browse.
Archival information is available for in-library use only. Upon request, materials may be sent to your local KCLS library for viewing.


  • 1968: Tribal Chair Florence Starr Wynn and KCLS staff member Betty Jo Van Hoose open first Muckleshoot Library at the Tribal Community Center
  • 1969: Library is destroyed in fire; Bookmobile service begins
  • 1975: 1,600-square-foot library opens in the Muckleshoot Tribal Center
  • 2008: Opening of new, 6,000-square-foot library on Auburn Enumclaw Road SE

Friends of the Muckleshoot Library

  • Dues: $5
  • Book Sales: Ongoing sale in library
  • Meetings: Quarterly