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Three Tree Montessori holding screening of ‘Most Likely to Succeed’ film Thursday

Three Tree Montessori holding screening of ‘Most Likely to Succeed’ film Thursday

Three Tree Montessori School will be holding a FREE film screening of “Most Likely to Succeed,” a 2015 Sundance Film Festival selected documentary, on Thursday, Feb. 4, from 6:30 – 9 p.m.... [Read more]

It’ll be a FREE ‘Clay Day’ all day this Saturday at the Burien Library

It’ll be a FREE ‘Clay Day’ all day this Saturday at the Burien Library

Washington Clay Arts Association is presenting a FREE ‘Day of Clay’ this Saturday, Jan. 9 at the Burien Library – all day! “Join us at the Burien Library for this year’s WCA Winter... [Read more]

Shadow Puppetry Workshop will be held Nov. 3 and Nov. 10 at Burien Library

Shadow Puppetry Workshop will be held Nov. 3 and Nov. 10 at Burien Library

A two-day Shadow Puppetry Workshop for students in grades 5-8 will be held Tuesday, Nov. 3 and Tuesday, Nov. 10 at the Burien Library. “Some of the first stories people told long ago were with... [Read more]

Concussion & Traumatic Brain Injury Prevention event will be at Library Oct. 6

Concussion & Traumatic Brain Injury Prevention event will be at Library Oct. 6

A Concussion Prevention and Traumatic Brain Injury event will be held at the Burien Library on Tuesday, Oct. 6, starting at 7 p.m. “From youth sports to the professional level, sports-related brain... [Read more]

Twenty-two new citizens will naturalize at the Burien Library Tuesday afternoon

Twenty-two new citizens will naturalize at the Burien Library Tuesday afternoon

Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Seattle Field Office Supervisory Immigration Services Officer Lihn Tran will administer the Oath of Allegiance to 22 of America’s newest citizens during... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Author of ‘Sophie’s Quest’ holding book signing at Burien Library Saturday

Author of ‘Sophie’s Quest’ holding book signing at Burien Library Saturday

Sonja Anderson, Author of “Sophie’s Quest,” will be holding a Book Signing at the Burien Library this Saturday, June 13 at 3 p.m. It isn’t Sophie’s fault that pesky Timley Mouse crawls... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Sylvester Middle School Teacher/Author Megan Morrison at Burien Library Sat.

Sylvester Middle School Teacher/Author Megan Morrison at Burien Library Sat.

Meet Sylvester Middle School teacher – and Author – Megan Morrison at the Burien Library on Saturday, May 9 at 11 a.m. Mega has created the fantasy world of Tyme, whose residents include a certain... [Read more]

Authors Sharon Reed-Hendricks & Steve Hendricks at Burien Library May 22

Authors Sharon Reed-Hendricks & Steve Hendricks at Burien Library May 22

Meet Authors Sharon Reed-Hendricks with Steve Hendricks, of “One Man’s Dream, One Woman’s Reality” at the Burien Library on Friday, May 22, at 11 a.m. This is the story of a six-year sailing... [Read more]

Master Gardener Clinics start soon; here’s where to get free, expert advice

Master Gardener Clinics start soon; here’s where to get free, expert advice

FREE Master Gardener Clinics start soon, and will continue Saturdays at Furney’s Nursery and Wednesdays at the Burien Library. “Get answers to general gardening questions, learn about proper... [Read more]

One dream shared, millions inspired – find your dream Sept. 27 Burien

One dream shared, millions inspired – find your dream Sept. 27 Burien

“A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together becomes reality.” – Yoko Ono On Sept. 27, the Burien Library will play host to an afternoon of #DreamsUnlimited through... [Read more]

Man has probable drug overdose in bathroom of Burien Library Thursday

Man has probable drug overdose in bathroom of Burien Library Thursday

An adult male transient had a probable drug overdose in the bathroom of the main Burien Library Thursday afternoon (July 31), according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. He survived, and was apparently... [Read more]

Dirt Alert! Learn about soil contamination from Asarco Smelter this Saturday

Dirt Alert! Learn about soil contamination from Asarco Smelter this Saturday

DIRT ALERT! Learn about soil contamination from the Asarco Smelter this Saturday, May 10 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Burien Library. Representatives from the Department of Ecology’s Tacoma... [Read more]

Burien Author to teach ‘Self-Publishing 101’ at Burien Library April 17

Burien Author to teach ‘Self-Publishing 101’ at Burien Library April 17

Burien Author George Matthew Cole will be teaching ‘Self-publishing 101’ for FREE at the Burien Library at 2:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 17. Cole is an area resident who has self-published three... [Read more]

Learn why there’s a ‘Buzz about Mason Bees’ on Sunday, March 9

Learn why there’s a ‘Buzz about Mason Bees’ on Sunday, March 9

Learn why there’s a ‘Buzz about Mason Bees’ at a free Sustainable Burien presentation on Sunday, March 9 at the Burien Library. Here’s what you can expect: Coffee & Cookies... [Read more]

Make time to learn about ‘TimeBanking’ at Burien Library this Sunday

Make time to learn about ‘TimeBanking’ at Burien Library this Sunday

Organizers of Sustainable Burien want our Readers to know that they’ve recently taken some time to create something new – a TimeBank – and you can learn all about it this Sunday at 2 p.m.! What... [Read more]

Here are the October Highlights at the Burien Library

Here are the October Highlights at the Burien Library

Check out these free programs happening at the Burien Library! Everyone is welcome: To celebrate the traveling exhibit, Hope In Hard Times, hosted by the Highline Historical Society October 15, 2013 –... [Read more]

Burien Library News for September

Burien Library News for September

September Highlights at the Burien Library: The New Job Search in the New Economy Presented by WorkSource South Seattle Community College If you are starting a job search, have been laid off or want to... [Read more]

Here’s the July schedule for the Burien Master Gardener Clinics

Here’s the July schedule for the Burien Master Gardener Clinics

Burien Master Gardeners continue with FREE advice, appearing at the Burien Library on Wednesdays as well as Furney’s Nursery on Saturdays. Master Gardener volunteers are trained para-professionals... [Read more]

English Language Learner Students to be honored for Creative Writing tonight

English Language Learner Students to be honored for Creative Writing tonight

Highline Public Schools will be holding community celebration to honor the winners of this year’s English Language Learners (ELL) creative writing contest tonight – Wednesday, May 29 – at the Burien... [Read more]

Here’s the June schedule for the Burien Master Gardener Clinics

Here’s the June schedule for the Burien Master Gardener Clinics

Burien Master Gardeners continue with FREE advice, appearing at the Burien Library on Wednesdays as well as Furney’s Nursery on Saturdays. Master Gardener volunteers are trained para-professionals... [Read more]

REMINDER: Environmental Science Center’s FREE workshop on soil is Sunday

REMINDER: Environmental Science Center’s FREE workshop on soil is Sunday

REMINDER: Burien’s Environmental Science Center (ESC) will be holding a FREE workshop on soil this Sunday, May 19 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the Burien Library. “A beautiful garden or yard... [Read more]

Leigh Newman still Facing North – an Interview with the Author

Leigh Newman still Facing North – an Interview with the Author

by Sharisse T. Smith “Just because you’ve written a memoir doesn’t mean you’ve resolved everything,” author Leigh Newman said recently about her debut memoir, “Still Points North” (The Dial... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Libraries are not made; they grow’

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Libraries are not made; they grow’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library “Libraries are not made; they grow…” – Augustine Birrell DID YOU KNOW? The King County Library System is now offering ‘ ZINIO ‘ the world’s... [Read more]

Author Leigh Newman to Read from her new Memoir at Burien Library April 21

Author Leigh Newman to Read from her new Memoir at Burien Library April 21

Author Leigh Newman – deputy editor and head of books coverage for Oprah.com – will read from her new memoir Still Points North: One Alaskan Childhood, One Grown-up World, One Long Journey Home at... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information is in Love…with READING!

Your Empress of Information is in Love…with READING!

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library “Books are a uniquely portable magic” – Stephen King DID YOU KNOW? You can get FREE AARP TAX help at many King County Libraries including the Burien... [Read more]

Donate Warm Clothing at Burien Library to Help Homeless Youth in Area

Donate Warm Clothing at Burien Library to Help Homeless Youth in Area

BLAB volunteers dressed up as library mascots Dewey and Sketch. The Burien Library Advisory Board (BLAB) is hosting a warm clothing drive to benefit homeless youth in the area, beginning Monday, Dec. 3... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information Says: ‘Don’t Be a Turkey – Read a Book!’

Your Empress of Information Says: ‘Don’t Be a Turkey – Read a Book!’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library All King County Libraries will be CLOSED Sunday November 11th in observance of Veterans’ Day. “The book to read is not the one that thinks for you, but... [Read more]