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King County Library System Foundation gets $80,000 grant for STEAM

King County Library System Foundation gets $80,000 grant for STEAM

The King County Library System Foundation (KCLSF) was recently awarded an $80,000 grant from the Boeing Company to help the King County Library System expand STEAM education (Science, Technology, Engineering,... [Read more]

Lisa G. Rosenblum selected as new King County Library System Director

Lisa G. Rosenblum selected as new King County Library System Director

The King County Library System (KCLS) Board of Trustees on Wednesday night selected Lisa G. Rosenblum as the KCLS Library Director following a comprehensive nationwide search. The Board made its decision... [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]

Help King County Library System ‘Shape Its Future’ at Saturday meeting

Help King County Library System ‘Shape Its Future’ at Saturday meeting

The King County Library System is seeking the public’s input to help shape its future at a Strategic Planning: Community Conversation this Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.... [Read more]

Share your vision with King Co. Library System at community meeting Dec. 3

Share your vision with King Co. Library System at community meeting Dec. 3

King County Library System is involved in a strategic planning process and they want to hear from our communities, patrons and partners – so they’re hosting two community conversations on Saturday,... [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]

Highline Public Schools partners with King County Library System for ‘Big Read’

Highline Public Schools partners with King County Library System for ‘Big Read’

Highline Public Schools has teamed up the King County Library System (KCLS) to participate in the ‘Big Read,’ a program of the National Endowment for the Arts. KCLS distributed 800 free copies... [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]

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]

Groundbreaking for new White Center Library will be Thursday, March 19

Groundbreaking for new White Center Library will be Thursday, March 19

From our sister site The White Center Blog: Groundbreaking for the new White Center Library – to be located at 1409 SW 107th Street – is set for Thursday, March, 19 at 3 p.m. The current White Center... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Dreams Unlimited’ is this Saturday at the Burien Library

REMINDER: ‘Dreams Unlimited’ is this Saturday at the Burien Library

Dreams Unlimited – a multimedia presentation (music, spoken word, art, video, oral storytelling) asking people to identify and pursue their dreams – will be held at the Burien Library this Saturday,... [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]

Here’s what’s going on at local libraries during July

Here’s what’s going on at local libraries during July

Here’s what’s going on at the Burien branch of the King County Library during July: BURIEN LIBRARY JULY 2014 EVENTS Please click on the links below to view the programs for each age group. Children... [Read more]

Longtime Director Bill Ptacek resigns from King County Library System

Longtime Director Bill Ptacek resigns from King County Library System

Longtime Director Bill Ptacek resigned from his position at the King County Library System this week. Ptacek, who served in that position since 1989, has been named CEO of the Calgary Public Library…

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]

Your Empress of Information says ‘forget the world with a book’

Your Empress of Information says ‘forget the world with a book’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library “Betsy returned to her chair, took off her coat and hat, opened her book and forgot the world again.” – from ‘Betsy and Tacy Go Downtown’ by Maud... [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]

Your Empress of Information Says…Beware the Books of March!

Your Empress of Information Says…Beware the Books of March!

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library ‘It’s not the answer that enlightens, but the question’ – Eugene Ionesco Decouvertes DID YOU KNOW? King County Library System is sponsoring a year... [Read more]