About Renton Highlands Library

Opened: 2016


  • Designed by THA Architecture
  • 15,000 square feet


  • 1944: KCLS opens Renton Highlands Library to serve wartime housing residents
  • 1947: Renton Highlands Library joins the Renton Public Library
  • 1973: Opening of new, 6,592-square-foot Highlands Library
  • 2010: KCLS annexation
  • 2016: Opening of new 15,000-square-foot Renton Highlands Library

Friends of the Renton Libraries

  • Dues: Individual, $10.00; Student or Senior, $5.00
  • Book Sales: Ongoing sale in library; Annual Renton River Days Book Sale, last weekend of July
  • Meetings: Second Tuesday of each month
  • Friends of Renton Libraries first organized in 1965.