Celebrate National Library Week at the King County Library System

The King County Library System, opens a new window (KCLS) encourages King County residents to celebrate National Library Week, opens a new window from April 23 to 29 and enjoy all that KCLS has to offer. Many people may know about the wealth of stories at the library, from picture and large print books to audiobooks and eBooks. But there can be so much more to a patron’s library story and experience.  
Libraries are welcoming spaces that bring communities together for enrichment, education and connection through author events, book clubs, story times, classes, lectures and more. KCLS offers a wide array of programs, services and resources for all ages, including STEM learning opportunities, opens a new window at the Bellevue and Federal Way Library Makerspaces, museum and park passes, opens a new window to explore Washington's art, history and wilderness, multicultural reading programs, opens a new window for children of all backgrounds, and homework help and student resources, opens a new window for any grade.  
Libraries also play a critical role in the economic vitality of communities by providing internet and technology access, and support for job seekers, small businesses and entrepreneurs. KCLS supports King County with Library2Go, opens a new window mobile services to bring the library into communities, and small business resources, opens a new window, certification courses, opens a new window and job and career databases, opens a new window to help patrons gain new job skills and expand careers. 
"Now that we can be together in person again, we want our King County patrons to 'come home to the library.' Our materials, our resources and our programs are better than ever," said KCLS Executive Director Lisa Rosenblum. "We can't wait to welcome you back!“ 
First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association and libraries of all types across the country each April.