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Friends of the Tukwila Library holding Book Sale this Saturday, Oct. 20

Friends of the Tukwila Library holding Book Sale this Saturday, Oct. 20

Friends of the Tukwila Library will be holding a Book Sale this Saturday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Tukwila Library. Great prices! Wonderful selection! Proceeds support programs at the... [Read more]

Friends of the Burien Library organization needs help, seeking new members

Friends of the Burien Library organization needs help, seeking new members

Our Burien Library is a wonderful community resource for free books, media, arts and cultural events, classes and so much more. “However, less tax funding means more difficulty maintaining our current... [Read more]

National Children’s Day to be celebrated at Burien Library on Sun., April 29

National Children’s Day to be celebrated at Burien Library on Sun., April 29

Serving residents within 39 cities of its large and diverse service area, King County Library System (KCLS) will emphasize the importance of literacy for children from all backgrounds on Sunday, April... [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]

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]