King County Library System is committed to inclusion–the idea that public libraries belong to everyone. It is one of our core values and means that all resident
A recent decision by a book publisher to limit public library’s access to eBooks should be of concern not only to library patrons in King County, but to readers and authors everywhere.
The King County Library System strives to create meaningful partnerships with other public agencies, private businesses, and nonprofits organizations to better
June is the end of the school year, but it’s the beginning of King County Library System’s annual Summer Reading Program, and we’re offering a variety of fun, educational activities to keep kids engaged and learning throughout the summer.
King County Library System fosters connections with local government officials and library advocates to strengthen collaboration, encourage citizen engagement,
Key measures of a healthy economy include, among other things, new businesses that create jobs and attract skilled workers. And while community leaders count on the corporate sector to stimulate economic growth, many experts are pointing to entrepreneurship as a means to build and support thriving local economies. According to a report by the Kauffman…
On January 16, I will celebrate my one-year anniversary as KCLS’ Executive Director, a wide-ranging job in more ways than one. Coming from New York City, where I rarely needed a car, I’ve been struck by the sheer size of King County during visits to our community libraries. From Skykomish and Richmond Beach in the…
Library Journal recently announced its 2018 Star Libraries as rated by the Library Journal Index of Public Library Services. In the category Libraries with Annual Expenditures Exceeding $30M, KCLS was one of only five libraries nationally to receive five Stars, gaining one Star between 2017 and 2018.