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Do Wordless Books Count as Reading? Do Wordless Books Count as Reading?

Yes! They do! Every spring I visit elementary schools to tell kids about Summer Reading at KCLS. I urge kids to use our reading log to keep…
Yes! They do! Every spring I visit elementary schools to tell kids about Summer Reading at KCLS. I urge kids to use our reading log to keep…

Summer Reading Kickoff Events Summer Reading Kickoff Events

Summer Reading is for everyone- join us for fun activities for all ages to kick-off a summer of reading!
Summer Reading is for everyone- join us for fun activities for all ages to kick-off a summer of reading!

Summer Meals at the Library Summer Meals at the Library

By Maren
Stop by the library for FREE meals this summer. As a part of our summer reading program, Build a Better World, the King County Library Syst…
Stop by the library for FREE meals this summer. As a part of our summer reading program, Build a Better World, the King County Library Syst…

New & Interesting for Kids: June 2017 New & Interesting for Kids: June 2017

Our top picks in recent releases for kids.
Our top picks in recent releases for kids.

Have the Best Summer Ever at the Library… Have the Best Summer Ever at the Library…

You know you can count on the library for an incredible collection of books, movies and more. We also have fun, family-friendly programs to…
You know you can count on the library for an incredible collection of books, movies and more. We also have fun, family-friendly programs to…

Cooking With Chef Laurie Pfalzer Cooking With Chef Laurie Pfalzer

Build a better lunch, make healthy summer smoothies, or decorate cupcakes at various cooking programs offered this summer for teens.
Build a better lunch, make healthy summer smoothies, or decorate cupcakes at various cooking programs offered this summer for teens.

Pacific Science Center Workshops Pacific Science Center Workshops

Get into STREAM this summer with math and engineering workshops from Pacific Science Center.
Get into STREAM this summer with math and engineering workshops from Pacific Science Center.

Gearing Up for Summer Reading Gearing Up for Summer Reading

By Sharon
What is an incredibly effective way to keep your child’s mind active and growing this summer?  Reading for fun. No kidding! Research shows …
What is an incredibly effective way to keep your child’s mind active and growing this summer?  Reading for fun. No kidding! Research shows …

10 to Try Mystery Challenge: Since 1942 10 to Try Mystery Challenge: Since 1942

By Jackie
When you find a body under your floor that's been dead for decades, you've got the makings of a cold case mystery. But when it's told in ch…
When you find a body under your floor that's been dead for decades, you've got the makings of a cold case mystery. But when it's told in ch…

Summer Reading for All Ages Summer Reading for All Ages

Read and have fun at your library this summer!
Read and have fun at your library this summer!

Unicorns! Unicorns!

recommended by AuburnLibraryTeen
These beautiful and sometimes silly unicorn stories make great reads for kids and their adults to enjoy together.
These beautiful and sometimes silly unicorn stories make great reads for kids and their adults to enjoy together.

Maker Guides for Kids, Teens, and Famili… Maker Guides for Kids, Teens, and Famili…

recommended by KCLS_SarahH
The maker movement urges people to learn by doing, making, and tinkering-- including kids and teens!
The maker movement urges people to learn by doing, making, and tinkering-- including kids and teens!

New & Interesting for Kids: May 2017 New & Interesting for Kids: May 2017

Our top picks in recent releases for kids.
Our top picks in recent releases for kids.

Kid's Music That Parents Will Love Too Kid's Music That Parents Will Love Too

By Sharon
Tired of Raffi's voice endlessly rolling through your mind singing about "Biscuits in the Oven" or Shaking Sillies all over the place?
Tired of Raffi's voice endlessly rolling through your mind singing about "Biscuits in the Oven" or Shaking Sillies all over the place?

Build A Better World: Teen Summer Reads Build A Better World: Teen Summer Reads

recommended by DMYA
Books about building a better world, life, and a future for ourselves and each other.
Books about building a better world, life, and a future for ourselves and each other.
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