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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]

Your Empress Of Information Says Look To Your Library For Gift Of Reading

Your Empress Of Information Says Look To Your Library For Gift Of Reading

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library To know where you can find anything, that in short is the largest part of learning. ?- Anonymous (Look to Your Library!) Did You Know? Burien Library has... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information Is Thankful That You Can Actually Read This

Your Empress Of Information Is Thankful That You Can Actually Read This

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library It’s the month of thankfulness, and every Librarian in the entire universe is thankful that YOU can read this. Now go check out a book, sit down and... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information Reminds Us: ‘KCLS Was Named Library Of The Year’!

Your Empress Of Information Reminds Us: ‘KCLS Was Named Library Of The Year’!

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library Did You Know? The King County Library System was named ‘Library of the Year’ for 2011 by Library Journal! We are the “best” and the “busiest”... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information Is Back And Ready For Summer Reading

Your Empress Of Information Is Back And Ready For Summer Reading

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library Did You Know? Burien Library now has TWO FULL TIME TEEN LIBRARIANS!! They will be pumping up our Teen Program offerings beginning this summer — Here’s... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information Is Scaring Up All Sorts Of Halloween Libraria

Your Empress Of Information Is Scaring Up All Sorts Of Halloween Libraria

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library It’s Back! Our beloved Tsutakawa Fountain has been installed in its new home inside the Burien Library!  Next time you visit the library be sure to have... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information Says: It’s (Almost) Back To School Time!

Your Empress Of Information Says: It’s (Almost) Back To School Time!

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library As summer winds down and everyone prepares to go back-to-school, you can almost hear the excitement of every child’s inner voice shouting: “we... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information Appreciates These Longer Days

Your Empress Of Information Appreciates These Longer Days

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, 
Burien Library As each day grows longer, I am happy for the increased hours of sun, as it provides more light to read by! DID YOU KNOW? You can learn a language... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information's April Edition: Nonprofits, Census & More

Your Empress Of Information's April Edition: Nonprofits, Census & More

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, 
Burien Library Happy spring to all my sprouting B-Town Book Buds out there! DID YOU KNOW? April is Nonprofit Service Month! Nonprofits & Grantseekers –... [Read more]

Empress Of Information Says: Thank You Voters For Approving Prop. 1!

Empress Of Information Says: Thank You Voters For Approving Prop. 1!

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, 
Burien Library Happy nearly-springtime to all those B-Town Bookworms out there! DID YOU KNOW? Voters Approve Levy Lid Lift for libraries!! Thanks to dedicated... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information Says: Be Thankful For Books!

Your Empress Of Information Says: Be Thankful For Books!

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, 
Burien Library All King County Libraries will be Closed Thursday, Nov. 26th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. DID YOU KNOW? The King County Library System offers a... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information Says: “You Can Book A Library Meeting Room Online!”

Your Empress Of Information Says: “You Can Book A Library Meeting Room Online!”

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, 
Burien Library Have you visited the new Burien Library yet? Do you have a group who would like to meet at the Library? Did you know you can book a meeting room online? ... [Read more]

Empress Of Information Says: New Library Opens Saturday!

Empress Of Information Says: New Library Opens Saturday!

by Marilee A. Cogswell
Manager, 
Burien Library

The Grand Opening of the beautiful new Burien Library will be this Saturday, June 13th beginning at 10am!

The Library (along with the new Town Square) will open its doors with a ribbon cutting ceremony, programs throughout the day, food, giveaways, story times, building tours, and lots more! The new library also features an automated materials handling machine that will check your items in, give you a receipt, and sort the item for shelving. Check out www.kcls.org/bond/groundbreakings.cfm for all the details. Our new address is 400 SW 152nd Street

Your “Empress Of Information’s” February Column

Your “Empress Of Information’s” February Column

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, 
Burien Library Happy belated New Year as well as a premature Valentine’s Day to all! Please Note: All King County Libraries will be Closed Monday February... [Read more]

Holiday Salutations From Your “Empress Of Information”

Holiday Salutations From Your “Empress Of Information”

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, 
Burien Library Holiday Salutations my Dear Readers from your Burien Library Empress of Informationâ„¢! Despite the winter wonderland-ness of the recent weather,... [Read more]