Rooted in Research

 Library Journal, May 3, 2016 Rooted in Research | Genealogy Popular culture, advances in DNA testing, and digital resources enhance the family search, but help from human experts is still crucial By Henrietta Verma On Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr., a PBS program that’s a must for those interested in family history…
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King County Elections presents plan for more ballot drop boxes

  King County Elections presents plan for more ballot drop boxes In a plan to improve voter access and convenience, Director of Elections Julie Wise proposed 43 locations for ballot drop boxes to the King County Council. ... The King County Council approved funding for the ballot drop boxes earlier this year and required the Department…
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Downtown library wins architectural award

Downtown library wins architectural award Renton’s prized public landmark, the “library over the river,” received a new honor for its recent renovation, the result of an intensive collaboration between Renton residents, the King County Library System (KCLS), the City of Renton and architects Miller Hull Partnership. This week, the revised Renton Library was named as…
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Announcing BiblioWeb: new name. New flexibility. New library partners.

  Announcing BiblioWeb: new name. New flexibility. New library partners. A number of public libraries have started new implementations or are launching new BiblioWeb sites soon, including San Mateo County Library, King County Library System, Arapahoe Libraries, Omaha Public Library, and St. Louis Public Library. The new KCLS BiblioWeb site launches May 3!…
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Social Media Policy

The King County Library System (KCLS) uses popular social media to offer welcoming and inviting spaces where patrons will find useful and entertaining information, to extend library services in new mediums, and to facilitate exchanges on library‐related subjects and issues.
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Library Service Area Analysis Policy

Date of Origin: 2/10 Date(s) of Revision: PURPOSE The King County Library System (KCLS) maintains and operates library facilities in a prudent and fiscally sound manner and is continually looking for ways to meet public needs while effectively managing public resources. This policy outlines the process for analyzing the distribution of library resources within a…
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