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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]

Support our local library – join the Burien Library Guild at Jan. 8 meeting

Support our local library – join the Burien Library Guild at Jan. 8 meeting

Join the Burien Library Guild and support your library’s programs on Monday, Jan. 8. This meeting – which runs from 7 – 9 p.m. – is open to everyone and will be held at the library. More info... [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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

Authors Sharon Reed-Hendricks & Steve Hendricks at Burien Library May 22

Authors Sharon Reed-Hendricks & Steve Hendricks at Burien Library May 22

Meet Authors Sharon Reed-Hendricks with Steve Hendricks, of “One Man’s Dream, One Woman’s Reality” at the Burien Library on Friday, May 22, at 11 a.m. This is the story of a six-year sailing... [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]

Discover what Girl Scouts has to offer at Burien Library on Tuesday, March 31

Discover what Girl Scouts has to offer at Burien Library on Tuesday, March 31

Discover what Girl Scouts has to offer! Join the fun, friendship and adventure of Girl Scouts at a free family information night and new troop formation session at the Burien Library on Tuesday, March... [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]