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Don’t throw it away – bring it to the ‘Repair Cafe’ at Burien Library Sept. 25

Don’t throw it away – bring it to the ‘Repair Cafe’ at Burien Library Sept. 25

Don’t toss your broken lamp, pair of ripped jeans or busted chair away – bring it to the ‘Repair Cafe,’ coming to the Burien Library on Tuesday, Sept. 25. This FREE event will run... [Read more]

Are you ready? Free Disaster Skills Training starts at Burien Library Sept. 18

Are you ready? Free Disaster Skills Training starts at Burien Library Sept. 18

A FREE ‘Disaster Skills Training’ course will be offered at the Burien Library this fall, starting Sept. 18: DESCRIPTION King County is prone to many hazards, and when one happens many services... [Read more]

FREE Arts-a-Glow Lantern Making class will be Friday, Sept. 7 at Burien Library

FREE Arts-a-Glow Lantern Making class will be Friday, Sept. 7 at Burien Library

Photo by Michael Brunk | nwlens.com A FREE Arts-a-Glow Lantern Making class will be held at the Burien Library on Friday, Sept. 7, from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Presented by Oleana Perry, this is a family program,... [Read more]

National Children’s Day to be celebrated at Burien Library on Sun., April 29

National Children’s Day to be celebrated at Burien Library on Sun., April 29

Serving residents within 39 cities of its large and diverse service area, King County Library System (KCLS) will emphasize the importance of literacy for children from all backgrounds on Sunday, April... [Read more]

Facilitated Community Conversations on Guns at Burien Library March 27

Facilitated Community Conversations on Guns at Burien Library March 27

Real Talk is a monthly gathering space where folks talk about topics that are current, trending and important to you, such as the latest headline or hashtag. “Share your perspective, learn from... [Read more]

DIRT Corps FREE Tree Giveaway will be Saturday, Feb. 24 at Burien Library

DIRT Corps FREE Tree Giveaway will be Saturday, Feb. 24 at Burien Library

Come join DIRT Corps at the Burien Library on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, for a FREE tree giveaway event from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Part of our green infrastructure mission is to increase tree canopy in our... [Read more]

Learn how to reduce anxiety through Meditation at Burien Library Jan. 25

Learn how to reduce anxiety through Meditation at Burien Library Jan. 25

We all suffer from anxiety at some time or another, and we all could use some more mindfulness and calm in our lives. Well, you can learn how to reduce anxiety through Meditation for FREE at the Burien... [Read more]

28 gather to discuss homelessness at Burien Library Wednesday night

28 gather to discuss homelessness at Burien Library Wednesday night

By Maureen Hoffmann Special to The B-Town Blog Twenty eight people (including 5 children) gathered at the Burien Library/City Hall meeting room to hear stories about homelessness, and to discuss approaches... [Read more]

International flute recording artist Gary Stroutsos at Burien Library Thursday

International flute recording artist Gary Stroutsos at Burien Library Thursday

International flute recording artist Gary Stroutsos will perform for FREE this Thursday, Nov. 30, from 7 – 8 p.m. at the Burien Library. Gary will showcase his one-of-a-kind collection of world flute... [Read more]

Great prices, selection at Burien Library Guild Book Sale Saturday, Dec. 2

Great prices, selection at Burien Library Guild Book Sale Saturday, Dec. 2

The Burien Library Guild’s Book Sale will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2 at the Burien Library. Great Prices! Wonderful Selection! Proceeds support programs at the Burien Library... [Read more]

Hear stories and experiences of homelessness at Burien Library Nov. 29

Hear stories and experiences of homelessness at Burien Library Nov. 29

Hear stories and experiences of Homelessness at the Burien Library on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. “Engage with and learn from Real Change’s Homeless Speakers Bureau, a... [Read more]

VIDEO: Raw footage of Tuesday night’s Candidate Forum at Burien Library

VIDEO: Raw footage of Tuesday night’s Candidate Forum at Burien Library

Story, Photos & Video by Scott Schaefer A Candidate Forum for hopefuls running for Burien City Council was held at the Burien Library on Tuesday night, Oct. 10. All eight candidates were present at... [Read more]

Learn about historic court case at ‘Climate Outloud’ at Burien Library July 29

Learn about historic court case at ‘Climate Outloud’ at Burien Library July 29

All are invited to attend “Climate Outloud” on Saturday, July 29 at the Burien Library. Nature Stewards Program, in partnership with Burien King County Library and Humanities WA,  will present an... [Read more]

Burien Library holding ‘Reading Party in the Park’ on Thursday, July 20

Burien Library holding ‘Reading Party in the Park’ on Thursday, July 20

The Burien Library will be holding a free ‘Reading Party in the Park’ on Thursday, July 20, from 2 – 4 p.m. at Burien Town Square Park. “Bring your own blanket or lawn chair and favorite... [Read more]

Master Gardeners expanding their FREE help sessions for 2017

Master Gardeners expanding their FREE help sessions for 2017

The Master Gardeners have increased the frequency of their free plant question/answer clinics for the 2017 season, and wil now be at the Burien Library two days a week, as well as three Saturdays at... [Read more]

Master Gardeners offering FREE help at Burien Library Thursday evenings

Master Gardeners offering FREE help at Burien Library Thursday evenings

The King County Master Gardeners are back, answering questions abut plants and gardening and more every Thursday from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Burien Library. This free service will run through September. Bring... [Read more]

Free ‘Drum Fun for Adults’ will be at Town Square Park this Friday, May 12

Free ‘Drum Fun for Adults’ will be at Town Square Park this Friday, May 12

The Burien Library, along with Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services will be hosting a FREE ‘Drum Fun for Adults’ this Friday, May 12, from 11 a.m. – Noon at Town Square Park: Hand... [Read more]

REMINDER: Poet Shin Yu Pai at Burien Library this Wednesday, April 5

REMINDER: Poet Shin Yu Pai at Burien Library this Wednesday, April 5

REMINDER: Discover the fascinating work that can result when visual arts and poetry collide when Poet Shin Yu Pai discusses the history of artist-poet collaborations at the Burien Library this Wednesday,... [Read more]

Man wanted for White Center bank robbery arrested at Burien Library Wed.

Man wanted for White Center bank robbery arrested at Burien Library Wed.

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a man who attempted to rob a US Bank in White Center around 1 p.m. Wednesday (March 29) has been found and arrested in Burien. The suspect – who... [Read more]

Poet Shin Yu Pai will discuss artist-poet collaborations at Burien Library April 5

Poet Shin Yu Pai will discuss artist-poet collaborations at Burien Library April 5

Discover the fascinating work that can result when visual arts and poetry collide when Poet Shin Yu Pai discusses the history of artist-poet collaborations at the Burien Library on Wednesday, April 5. She... [Read more]

Learn about ’Mysterious England’ at Burien Library Saturday, Feb. 11

Learn about ’Mysterious England’ at Burien Library Saturday, Feb. 11

Join an interactive panel of Northwest authors as they discuss their books, love for the mystery genre and England at the Burien Library on Saturday, Feb. 11. Then…stay and enjoy an English tea... [Read more]

Burien Library hours are changing for the New Year

Burien Library hours are changing for the New Year

Burien Library’s Open Hours are Changing for the New Year: Beginning Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, the new hours will be: Sundays: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday: 10 a.m.... [Read more]

Photographer Matika Wilbur’s work on Native Americans at Burien Library Dec. 1

Photographer Matika Wilbur’s work on Native Americans at Burien Library Dec. 1

Matika Wilbur Presents: Changing The Way We See Native America: Dismantling Native American Stereotypes For far too long, Native America has been misrepresented as a “vanishing race,” silenced in... [Read more]

‘Sceenagers’ documentary will screen for FREE at Burien Library Wed., Dec. 7

‘Sceenagers’ documentary will screen for FREE at Burien Library Wed., Dec. 7

Academy Schools will be co-hosting a FREE screening of the award winning documentary Screenagers on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Burien Library. The film runs 1 hour 10 minutes. Join us... [Read more]