Updated 8/16/22: Kits are not available at any location. No more kits are on the way.
Free rapid test kits are available at some libraries through a partnership with Public Health - Seattle & King County. Take the kit out of these libraries and test in a private location. The kit includes simple instructions to self-administer the test. While you're at these libraries, you can also pick up a mask.
Where can I get a free COVID-19 rapid test or mask?
A limited number of tests and masks will be available at these King County Library System (KCLS) libraries:
|Library||COVID-19 Test Kit Availability|
|Algona-Pacific||Out of Stock|
|Burien||Out of Stock|
|Des Moines||Out of Stock|
|Enumclaw||Out of Stock|
|Fairwood||Out of Stock|
|Federal Way||Out of Stock|
|Kent Panther Lake||Out of Stock|
|Maple Valley||Out of Stock|
|Muckleshoot||Out of Stock|
|Renton||Out of Stock|
|Skyway||Out of Stock|
|Southcenter||Out of Stock|
|Tukwila||Out of Stock|
|Woodmont||Out of Stock|
You can pick up test kits during scheduled service hours, beginning January 14. Please call your library before visiting to check on current inventory.
How many tests can I take home?
Due to limited inventory, please take two test kits per household.
How many masks can I take?
You can take two masks per person.
Do I need a library card to take a test home?
Tests are available to anyone visiting the library, while supplies last. No library card is needed.
Can I call and reserve a test?
The library will not reserve tests. Please call your library before visiting to check on current inventory, as supplies are limited.
Why are they not available at every library?
Public Health - Seattle & King County is providing a limited supply and there is not enough to distribute to every library.
- Kit detail from the manufacturer
- COVID-19 Self-Testing from Public Health — Seattle & King County
- Residential households in the U.S. can order one set of 4 free at-home tests from USPS.com