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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]

King County & King County Library System collaborate on new TV program

King County & King County Library System collaborate on new TV program

More than 1.4 million King County residents will discover all the ways that the King County Library System (KCLS) serves them with the launch of a new cable television program, “King County Reads,”... [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]

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]

Open House for soon-to-be remodeled Boulevard Park Library will be Nov. 16

Open House for soon-to-be remodeled Boulevard Park Library will be Nov. 16

The King County Library System is a little closer to remodeling the Boulevard Park Library, and on Thursday, Nov. 16, from 6:30-8 p.m., there will be a public open house. Information will be shared about... [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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

Locked door causes 2 Councilmembers to leave meeting Monday night

Locked door causes 2 Councilmembers to leave meeting Monday night

by Jack Mayne A door that has been locked every night at 9 p.m. since 2009 caused two Burien City Council members to walk out of Monday night’s (April 20) meeting because citizens might not have... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Ground officially broken for new White Center Library

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Ground officially broken for new White Center Library

From our sister site The White Center Blog: Ground was officially broken for a new King County Library branch at 1409 SW 107th Street in White Center on Thursday afternoon, March 19. A tented V.I.P. section... [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]

Here are the September events for your Burien Library

Here are the September events for your Burien Library

Here are the September Events for your Burien Library: Please click on the links below to view the programs for each age group. Children & Families Teens Adults Children & Families September... [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]

Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Burien Library on Saturday, Sept. 13

Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Burien Library on Saturday, Sept. 13

It’s hard to believe it, but the Burien Library will be celebrating its 5th Anniversary soon, with an all-day party on Saturday, Sept. 13. There will be special performances by Brian Vogan and his... [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]

Start to Fitness begins with programs at King County Library this Summer

Start to Fitness begins with programs at King County Library this Summer

The summer installment of the King County Library System’s Start to Fitness programs has begun.  This is a series of FREE talks and classes, encouraging folks to take steps toward a stronger,... [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…