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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]

Talk about ‘Climate Outloud’ at Burien Library on Saturday, Nov. 12

Talk about ‘Climate Outloud’ at Burien Library on Saturday, Nov. 12

‘Climate Outloud’ – an open, free meeting about the environment – will be held at the Burien Library on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. The Burien Library is located at 400 SW 152nd Street. Youth... [Read more]

‘Once and Future River: Reclaiming the Duwamish’ at Library Saturday

‘Once and Future River: Reclaiming the Duwamish’ at Library Saturday

Local photographer and authors of ‘Once and Future River: Reclaiming the Duwamish’ will be speaking Saturday at the Burien Library, from 2 – 3:30 p.m.: WHAT: Once and Future River: Reclaiming... [Read more]

Children’s Book Festival will be at Burien Library on Saturday, Aug. 20

Children’s Book Festival will be at Burien Library on Saturday, Aug. 20

A Children’s Author Extravaganza will be held at the Burien Library on Saturday, Aug. 20, starting at 10:30 a.m. This event will feature five local Authors. Each Author will read from and talk about... [Read more]

Color a Butterfly Garden with the Master Gardeners during Thurs. Art Walk

Color a Butterfly Garden with the Master Gardeners during Thurs. Art Walk

The Master Gardeners will be at the Burien Library for the first Thursday Art Walk – to be held this Thursday, Aug. 4 – with information on creating your own butterfly gardens. Experts will be on... [Read more]

Master Gardeners offering FREE help at Burien Library through Aug. 31

Master Gardeners offering FREE help at Burien Library through Aug. 31

FREE Master Gardener Clinics are starting, and will be held Wednesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 31 at the Burien Library. From 5 – 8 p.m., bring your gardening, plant problem, pest management... [Read more]

Family information meeting for new Girl Scout Troop #42639 will be June 6

Family information meeting for new Girl Scout Troop #42639 will be June 6

A Family Information Meeting for new Girl Scout Troop #42639 will be held on June 6 at the Burien Library: WHAT: Join the fun and friendship of Girl Scouts by joining the newly formed Troop #42639! WHEN: Monday,... [Read more]

Learn about ‘Urban Cycling’ at Burien Library this Saturday, April 30

Learn about ‘Urban Cycling’ at Burien Library this Saturday, April 30

The Burien Library will be hosting Madi Carlson, author of Urban Cycling, advocate, and urban-cycler extraordinaire, this Saturday, April 30 at 2 p.m. This event is part of this year’s Everyone... [Read more]

Burien Library hosting ‘News Literacy Roundtable’ on Mental Health May 15

Burien Library hosting ‘News Literacy Roundtable’ on Mental Health May 15

The King County Library System is convening a series of facilitated discussions hosted by the American Society of News Editors (ASNE) as part of ASNE’s National Community and News Literacy Roundtables... [Read more]

Learn ‘Political Incivility & Polarization in America’ at Burien Library April 19

Learn ‘Political Incivility & Polarization in America’ at Burien Library April 19

Does political incivility threaten American democracy? Is there a correlation between political incivility and productivity? Dr. Cornell Clayton of Washington State University will lead a lively discussion,... [Read more]

‘This Changes Everything’ film to screen at Burien Library Tuesday, March 29

‘This Changes Everything’ film to screen at Burien Library Tuesday, March 29

A film called “This Changes Everything” will screen at the Burien Library on Tuesday, March 29. Sponsored by The Meaningful Movies Project and Puget Sound Advocates for Retirement Action... [Read more]