Media Coverage

April 2024 

The Seattle Times, "New King County library exec discusses outreach, community and access"

Seattle's Child Magazine, "New KCLS director is passionate about serving kids and families"

Mercer Island Reporter, "MI Chinese Association partners with library for vibrant cultural programming"

Library Journal, "Full stream ahead: The state of library streaming services"

South Seattle Emerald, "South End Scoop: Books & More from the King County Library System — April"

Kent Reporter, "Q&A with the new King County Library System executive director"

425 Magazine, "Reading with KCLS: April Picks"


March 2024 

KING 5 News, New Day Northwest, "Spring reading picks from KCLS executive director"

425 Magazine, "Reading with KCLS: March Picks"

425 Business Magazine, "King County Library System has a new executive director"

Seattle's Child Magazine, "Book Corner: March"

South Seattle Emerald, "South End Scoop: Books & More from the King County Library System — March"


February 2024 

KUOW Radio, "Digital reading is on the rise in King County. How do I even do that?"

Seattle's Child Magazine, "Book Corner: February"

South Seattle Emerald, "South End Scoop: Books & More from the King County Library System — February"


January 2024 

KUOW Radio, "Local libraries lead the pack in digital reading"

Federal Way Mirror, "Self-publish, laser engrave or 3D print at the Federal Way Library"

The Seattle Times, "King County Library ranks third in the world for digital checkouts"

425 Magazine, "Reading with KCLS: January Picks"

The Seattle Times, "21 unique book clubs in the Seattle area"

Seattle's Child Magazine, "Book Corner: January"

Library Journal, "King County Library System launches Memory Lab Project"

South Seattle Emerald, "South End Scoop: Books & More from the King County Library System — January"


December 2023 

Seattle's Child Magazine, "Best books of 2023 from the King County Library System"

Shoreline Area News, "Heidi Daniel to become new King County Library System executive director" 

The Seattle Medium, "King County Library System Foundation secures $800,000 grant from Mellon Foundation For Memory Lab Project"

White Center Blog, "Freedom to Read panel discussion with the King County Library System" 

Living Snoqualmie, "Two retired librarians leave a lasting impact on Snoqualmie Valley’s libraries and reading culture"

425 Magazine, "Reading with KCLS: December Picks"

Seattle's Child Magazine, "Book Corner: December"

Seattle Weekly, "KCLS releases best books list of 2023"


November 2023 

Shoreline Area News, "King County Library System (KCLS) Board of Trustees has appointed KCLS Deputy Director of Public Services Angie Miraflor as interim director of the library system"

South Seattle Emerald, "South End Scoop: Books & More from the King County Library System — November"

The Courier-Herald, "A century of service - Enumclaw library celebrates 100 years"

425 Magazine, "Reading with KCLS: November Picks"

Seattle's Child Magazine, "Book Corner: November"


October 2023 

King 5 News, New Day Northwest, "Five reads for fall"

Seattle's Child Magazine, "Book Corner: October"

South Seattle Emerald, "South End Scoop: Books & More from the King County Library System — National Hispanic Heritage Month"

KING 5 News, "Celebrate the Freedom to Read"

425 Magazine, "Reading with KCLS: October Picks"


September 2023 

South Seattle Emerald, "The South End fall activities and back-to-school resource guide 2023" 

Seattle's Child Magazine, "Book Corner: September"

Mercer Island Reporter, "King County Library System receives grant to develop a climate action plan"

South Seattle Emerald, "South End Scoop: Books & More from the King County Library System — September"

425 Magazine, "Reading with KCLS: September Picks"


August 2023 

425 Business Magazine, "Lessons from a Leader: Lisa Rosenblum"

KIRO Radio, "KCLS Today Podcast: Episode 1"

The Seattle Times, "King County libraries to further expand hours next month"

Seattle's Child Magazine, "Book Corner: August"

South Seattle Emerald, "South End Scoop: Books & More from the King County Library System — August"


July 2023 

425 Business Magazine, "King County Library System executive director to retire"

South Seattle Emerald, "South End Scoop: Books & More from the King County Library System — July"

Seattle's Child Magazine, "Book Corner: July"

425 Magazine, "Reading with KCLS: July Picks"


June 2023 

KONG, "Morning News: Summer Reading at the King County Library System" 

The Seattle Medium, "King County Library System Celebrates Juneteenth"

Fox 13, "Some King County libraries to increase hours of operation starting July 9"

South Seattle Emerald, "South End Scoop: Books & More from the King County Library System — June"

The Courier-Herald, "Enumclaw, KCLS hosts Story Walk ribbon cutting"

Seattle's Child Magazine, "Book Corner: June"

425 Magazine, "Reading with KCLS: June Picks"

Seattle's Child Magazine, "Library summer reading programs ready for 2023"


May 2023 

Vashon Maury-Island Beachcomber, "Readers, rejoice: Vashon Library boosts hours of operation"

King 5 News, "King County Libraries increasing hours" 

Fox 13, "King County Library System getting rid of late fees" 

South Seattle Emerald, "South End Scoop: Books & More from the King County Library System — May"

King 5 News, "Attend a KCLS watch party to win Kraken tickets"

Seattle's Child Magazine, "Book Corner: May"

425 Magazine, "Reading with KCLS: May Picks"


April 2023 

King 5 News, "King County Library System ending late fines"

Federal Way Mirror, "Free financial education workshops available at Federal Way 320th Library"

King 5 News, "Seattle Kraken watch parties at KCLS" 

King 5 News, Evening "King County Library System free repair event" 

Northwest Prime Time, "Pioneers in Aging"

South Seattle Emerald, "South End Scoop: Books & More from the King County Library System — April"

Seattle's Child Magazine, "Book Corner: April"

425 Magazine, "Reading with KCLS: April Picks"

Voice of the Valley, "King County Library System Named Finalist for 2023 IMLS National Medal for Museum and Library Service"


March 2023 

Renton Reporter, "Time for spring! Sustainable Renton teams with library on garden planning"

Seattle Medium, "KD Hall joins King County Library System as director of communications and marketing"

South Seattle Emerald, "South End Scoop: Books & More from the King County Library System — March"

Seattle's Child Magazine, "Book Corner: March"

425 Magazine, "Reading with KCLS: March Picks"


February 2023 

ParentMap, "Amazing and Free Library Services Every Seattle-Area Family Should Know About"

Seattle's Child Magazine, "Book Corner: February"

425 Magazine, "Reading with KCLS: February Picks"


January 2023 

The Courier-Herald, "King County Library System among top five digital circulating libraries in the world" 

South Seattle Emerald, "South End Scoop: Books & More from the King County Library System — January"

Seattle's Child Magazine, "Book Corner: January"

425 Magazine, "Reading with KCLS: January Picks"