Birthday

Join us for a year of fun and celebration at local libraries in honor of KCLS' 75th birthday!

Featured Content

An Instagram post by: kingcountylibrary


kingcountylibrary This year #KCLS celebrates its 75th birthday! Join the party all year long with special events at a library near you. A beautiful new librar…
Website

Share your library story with us! Share your library story with us!

Everyone has a library story and we’d love to hear yours!
Everyone has a library story and we’d love to hear yours!

An Instagram post by: kingcountylibrary


kingcountylibrary Happy #TaxDay! A patron shared these kind words with us and we agree- the library is a great investment in your community! #MyLibraryStory

An Instagram post by: kaisastar


kaisastar When the library has a birthday around the same time as my little person, photos are in order! #thisboyslife #photoaday2017
Video

Happy 75th Birthday, KCLS! Happy 75th Birthday, KCLS!

Join the party and watch the fun as we celebrate with staff and patrons in this festive video!
Join the party and watch the fun as we celebrate with staff and patrons in this festive video!

An Instagram post by: kingcountylibrary


kingcountylibrary KCLS is celebrating our 75th birthday this year! Join the party all year long with special displays and events at libraries near you. #KCLS …

An Instagram post by: kingcountylibrary


kingcountylibrary We love this creative book display celebrating KCLS' 75th birthday, created by staff at the Redmond Library.
Blogpost

Celebrating 75 Years of Library Stories Celebrating 75 Years of Library Stories

By Gary W
The earliest “library story” I remember is the summer reading program at the Jacksonville Public Library. Summer reading was one of my favo…
The earliest “library story” I remember is the summer reading program at the Jacksonville Public Library. Summer reading was one of my favo…
Blogpost

Happy Birthday, King County Library Syst… Happy Birthday, King County Library Syst…

By Sharon
The King County Library System is celebrating its 75th birthday this year! We're going to be celebrating all year long so watch for events …
The King County Library System is celebrating its 75th birthday this year! We're going to be celebrating all year long so watch for events …
Website

Start your library story Start your library story

Don’t have a library story yet? Start one today by getting a library card!
Don’t have a library story yet? Start one today by getting a library card!
Staff List

Popular books from 1942 Popular books from 1942

recommended by KCLSReads
Curious what books were popular 75 years ago? Read back in time with great books published in 1942.
Curious what books were popular 75 years ago? Read back in time with great books published in 1942.
Staff List

Birthday books for young readers Birthday books for young readers

recommended by KCLS Ms. Rayma
Birthdays are worth celebrating! Share the fun- with a few surprises- in these picture books for preschoolers and toddlers.
Birthdays are worth celebrating! Share the fun- with a few surprises- in these picture books for preschoolers and toddlers.
Website

Discover the history of KCLS Libraries! Discover the history of KCLS Libraries!

Explore the many fascinating and sometimes surprising library histories at historylink.org.
Explore the many fascinating and sometimes surprising library histories at historylink.org.
Back to Top