About Newport Way Library

Opened: August 10, 1970


  • 1 Meeting Room
  • Sculpture garden
  • Designed by Fred Bassetti & Co. (original); Miller-Hull Partnership (expansion)


  • 1964: Eastgate Community Club forms a Library Committee to bring library service to unincorporated King County south of Interstate 90
  • 1966: Library Committee becomes the Newport Way Library Association (NWLA)
  • 1970: Opening of an 8,025-square-foot Newport Way Library
  • 2001: Sculpture Garden is completed
  • 2011: Opening of the 8,690-square-foot remodeled and expanded library

Bellevue Library Advisory Board

Library Advisory Boards are established by individual cities that have annexed to the King County Library System (KCLS). Members of these community boards are appointed by and serve in an advisory capacity to City officials on matters regarding the KCLS community library they represent.


  • Kimberley Anderson (Term ends 05/31/21)
  • Chad Davis (Term ends 05/31/19)
  • Cris Dreher (Term ends 05/31/19)
  • Ron Higgs (Term ends 05/31/21)
  • Loretta Lopez (Term ends 5/31/18)
  • Gunjan Murarka (Term ends 05/31/21)
  • Barbara Spindel (Term ends 05/31/20)

Questions? Contact Debra Westwood at 425.450.1770 or dwestwood@kcls.org.

 Newport Way Library Association

Book Sales: Ongoing sale in library, Annual Book Sale

Meetings: Second Monday of each month, 7:30 pm (No meetings in July or August)

Contact:  newportwaylibraryassociation@gmail.com

Founded on the premise that a neighborhood with a first-rate library is a better place to live, the Newport Way Library Association supplements the services provided by the library's budget and works to make the Newport Way Library a truly excellent resource for all members of the community.

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