Welcoming Center

The Welcoming Center at Kent Library

The Welcoming Center at Kent Library is a place for immigrants, refugees, and new arrivals. All events and services are free.

Make Connections

Ask A Welcoming Ambassador
Ask one of our friendly welcoming ambassadors for help finding information and services for:

  • Education
  • Employment
  • Health
  • Housing
  • Naturalization
  • Transportation

Welcoming Ambassador hours and location:

Mohammad Jan and Saido are available Thursdays, 5:30-8:30pm.

Drop-in, no appointment necessary

Kent Library


Create Community


Children's Story Times

Children and their parents or caregivers learn and connect through stories, songs and games.


Family Social Time

Join a friendly gathering and meet people in your community. Family friendly. Food provided.


Learn Together


Prepare for U.S. Citizenship

Learn how to become a U.S. Citizen and study for the naturalization test at citizenship classes.

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Legal Matters


Immigration Legal Clinics

The Eastside Legal Assistance Program (ELAP) provides free 45-minute consultations with an immigration attorney to King County residents who qualify for assistance. Attorneys cannot represent clients but can refer to other assistance.

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Computer Help


Computer Classes and Tutoring

Get help on the computer including special projects you're working on or creating an email account at one-on-one computer help with Tech Tutors.

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