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The Boulevard Park Library will close for remodeling beginning on Sunday, June 24. Read more about this project on Boulevard Park's news page.

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Summer Reading for All Ages Begins June 1 at KCLS Libraries

ISSAQUAH, WA — May 24, 2018 – With summer approaching, King County Library System (KCLS) is ready to kick off its annual Summer Reading Program for all library patrons. More than 1,500 programs and events—from readings in the park to rocket-making workshops—are scheduled throughout the county, June 1-August 31, under this year’s theme, “Libraries Rock!” "KCLS’ summer…
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Burien Library to Encourage Reading Diverse Books Through DÍA Celebration

National Children’s Day (DÍA) to be Celebrated at King County Library System’s Burien Library DÍA promotes reading diverse literature  ISSAQUAH, Wa. — April 23, 2018 – Serving residents within 39 cities of its large and diverse service area, King County Library System (KCLS) will emphasize the importance of literacy for children from all backgrounds on…
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Tukwila Library Nominated for Environmental Leadership

ISSAQUAH, WA – March 2, 2018 – King County Library System’s (KCLS) Tukwila Library was selected as a finalist for a 2018 Sustainability Leadership Award by the conservation organization, Sustainable Seattle. Nominated in the “Built Environment: Innovative Projects” category for its newest library construction, KCLS will be recognized and celebrated along with other “green” leaders…
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