The leaves are turning, the temperatures dropping and it's finally raining! Time to put away the grill and pull out the soup pot. Turn this year's harvest into a hearty delight! Join us for Soup's On! at the Woodinville Library this Saturday, September 23, and learn the basics of making great soups with Chef Laurie […]Read More from Savory Soup Books
September is National Preparedness Month. It is a great time to reflect upon our emergency preparations. Water, shelter, and communication are the three basic necessities we can start with for numerous emergencies, such as natural disasters, a pandemic of diseases, and terrorism. Library Events KCLS offers Emergency Preparedness classes and a workshop in which you […]Read More from Ready for Emergencies?
On September 7, the consumer credit reporting agency Equifax announced that it had been the victim of a massive data breach earlier in the year, reporting that the personal information of up to 143 million people was stolen. If you were affected by the breach, or want to find out whether you were affected, here's […]Read More from Equifax Data Breach: A Guide for the Anxious
Would you like to attend the annual Seattle International Latino Film Festival (SLFF)? This year, the Federal Way Library is opening its doors to SLFF and invites you to spend an afternoon watching free movies! Watch six interesting shorts in Spanish with subtitles in English, then stay for a lively discussion between two special guests […]Read More from SLFF: A Film Festival!
Ready to join the traffic in the Puget Sound area as a new driver? Let us help you master the Washington State driver’s test. Whether you are getting your permit or license, or you just need to refresh for the senior citizen’s test, use Driving-Tests.org to prepare. While you will still need to read the […]Read More from Pass That Driver’s Test!
On September 5, the current administration announced a decision to end the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program, and this cancellation is set to go into effect in six months, on March 5, 2018. Included here is reliable information to navigate what this means for DACA recipients and other folks impacted by this decision […]Read More from DACA in Washington: A Guide
For me, every season has its own genre of music. In the fall, my ears yearn for moody New Wave troubadours like The Psychedelic Furs. Winter finds me filling my kitchen with the smells of hearty stews and the sounds of classic folk rock like Simon & Garfunkel or Leonard Cohen. Springtime is even better […]Read More from Stream Old School Soul & Funk on Freegal!
Dresses that light up, hats that play music, bracelets that change colors—this is the world of e-textiles! Using materials like conductive thread, LED lights, and flexible circuit boards, you can sew electronics into all kinds of craft projects, including clothing, accessories, and toys. Curious about this medium for expression? Read on for how the library […]Read More from Light Up Your World with E-Textiles
The Seattle Mini Maker Faire, held at the Museum of Pop Culture on September 16 & 17, is a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness—and a place where attendees can be delighted by fellow tech enthusiasts, crafters, homesteaders, scientists, garage-and-kitchen tinkerers and other creators of all ages and backgrounds. The King County Library System will be present at the […]Read More from ideaX at Seattle Mini Maker Faire
Get ready! Welcoming Week is almost here, and community libraries are working to demonstrate that we are welcoming to everyone, including immigrants and refugees. What is Welcoming Week? From September 15-24, King County Library System (along with lots of other organizations nationwide) celebrates Welcoming Week with fun activities that connect our communities and welcome neighbors […]Read More from Celebrate Welcoming Week at Your Library!