Bellevue Library is open with limited access to the collection and study rooms.  Read more about impacted services.

New Sunday hours at Bellevue, Bothell, Federal Way, Redmond, Shoreline, and Tukwila libraries: read more about this change.

Season of Stories and Songs

Enjoy stories, art and cooking workshops, music, puppet shows, and more. Full schedule of events coming in October.

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Washington Apples! Washington Apples!

By Diana
Ah, Fall. Return of the rain, and...new, crispy Washington apples! Sinking your teeth into a crunchy local apple may inspire you to conside…
Ah, Fall. Return of the rain, and...new, crispy Washington apples! Sinking your teeth into a crunchy local apple may inspire you to conside…
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15 Ways to Have a More Literary Winter 15 Ways to Have a More Literary Winter

By Whitney
When the days get shorter and the weather gets chilly, it's the perfect time to cozy up with a book. But maybe you need a little added…
When the days get shorter and the weather gets chilly, it's the perfect time to cozy up with a book. But maybe you need a little added…
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While You Wait for Instant Pot Cookbooks While You Wait for Instant Pot Cookbooks

By Racheal
If you're like me and are new to pressure cooking, all these newfangled multi-purpose devices popping up on the market can seem a little…
If you're like me and are new to pressure cooking, all these newfangled multi-purpose devices popping up on the market can seem a little...
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Books That Model Gratitude for Kids Books That Model Gratitude for Kids

recommended by KCLSSocialMedia
Picture books and contemporary young adult novels that inspire kids to be grateful, via Common Sense Media.
Picture books and contemporary young adult novels that inspire kids to be grateful, via Common Sense Media.
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Hope and Kindness for Kids Hope and Kindness for Kids

recommended by VashonChildrensLibrarian
Winter darkness getting you down? Cozy up with some cocoa and a few books to fill the new year with kindness and hope.
Winter darkness getting you down? Cozy up with some cocoa and a few books to fill the new year with kindness and hope.
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#IndigenousReads by Indigenous Writers:… #IndigenousReads by Indigenous Writers:…

recommended by KCLSSocialMedia
Books by Indigenous writers and illustrators via The Conscious Kid Library, American Indians in Children’s Literature, and Brooklyn Children…
Books by Indigenous writers and illustrators via The Conscious Kid Library, American Indians in Children’s Literature, and Brooklyn…
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Children’s Native American Heritage Children’s Native American Heritage

recommended by KCLSKidsDiverse
Books featuring Native American, American Indian, and First Nations experiences including many indigenous peoples of the Western Hemisphere.
Books featuring Native American, American Indian, and First Nations experiences including many indigenous peoples of the Western Hemisphere.
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#NativeReads via First Nations #NativeReads via First Nations

recommended by KCLSSocialMedia
First Nations partnered with Debbie Reese, Ph.D. (Nambé Pueblo), to hand pick the Native American Children's Literature Recommended Reading…
First Nations partnered with Debbie Reese, Ph.D. (Nambé Pueblo), to hand pick the Native American Children's Literature Recommended…
Online Resource

Seasonal Vegetarian Cooking with eBooks Seasonal Vegetarian Cooking with eBooks

Find vegetarian recipes inspired by seasonal produce with downloadable cookbooks from OverDrive.
Find vegetarian recipes inspired by seasonal produce with downloadable cookbooks from OverDrive.
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A Season of Stories & Songs Reads A Season of Stories & Songs Reads

recommended by KCLSReads
A booklist inspired by our fall program series, A Season of Stories and Songs!
A booklist inspired by our fall program series, A Season of Stories and Songs!
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Savory Soup Books Savory Soup Books

By Katherine
The leaves are turning, the temperatures are dropping and it's finally raining! Time to put away the grill and pull out the soup pot. Turn…
The leaves are turning, the temperatures are dropping and it's finally raining! Time to put away the grill and pull out the soup pot. Turn…
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A Readable Feast A Readable Feast

By Hope
Pssst! Hey. I have a secret to tell you. Library people love food. No, really. L-O-V-E. It's basically the best day of our lives when food…
Pssst! Hey. I have a secret to tell you. Library people love food. No, really. L-O-V-E. It's basically the best day of our lives when…
Online Resource

Holiday Geneaology Holiday Geneaology

Discover more about your family history this holiday season, and start your search with these genealogy and biography resources!
Discover more about your family history this holiday season, and start your search with these genealogy and biography resources!
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Family Gathering Survival Guide Family Gathering Survival Guide

By Jenny
What makes you the most nervous about spending the holidays with your extended family? Is it the nosy relative who needs to know every last…
What makes you the most nervous about spending the holidays with your extended family? Is it the nosy relative who needs to know every last…
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