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Your Empress of Information Says ‘Never Judge a Book by its Movie’

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Never Judge a Book by its Movie’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library ‘Never judge a book by its movie’ – J.W. Eagan DID YOU KNOW? The King County Library System has an online database called UniversalClass (http://kingcountywa.universalclass.com/register.htm)... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Reading Books is Better than Fireworks!’

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Reading Books is Better than Fireworks!’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library “I like stories well told. That is the reason I am sometimes forced to tell them myself” – Mark Twain NOTE: All King County Libraries will be CLOSED... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Giant Book Covers Will Be Going Up Soon!’

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Giant Book Covers Will Be Going Up Soon!’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library “Books – bright windows in this life of ours, lit by the shining souls of men” – H.G. Wells from ‘The Island of Doctor Moreau’ DID YOU KNOW? The... [Read more]

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Now You Can Save to the Cloud’ at KCLS!

Your Empress of Information Says ‘Now You Can Save to the Cloud’ at KCLS!

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library “All you need in life is truth and beauty and you can find both at the Public Library” – Studs Terkel Did you know? Working on a document on a... [Read more]

It’s February, And Your Empress Of Information Loves Books. Don’t You?

It’s February, And Your Empress Of Information Loves Books. Don’t You?

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library “Some Books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested” – Francis Bacon It’s February, the month of... [Read more]

Your Empress Of Information Says ‘Fulfill Your Resolution To Read More!’

Your Empress Of Information Says ‘Fulfill Your Resolution To Read More!’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library ‘We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s... [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 Wants You To Know About The ‘Library Elf’

Your Empress Of Information Wants You To Know About The ‘Library Elf’

by Marilee A. Cogswell Manager, Burien Library Did You Know that there’s a very helpful ‘Elf’ on the loose in our very own library? That’s right – the Library Elf makes it easy... [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 "Look To Your Library"

Your Empress Of Information Says "Look To Your Library"

by Marilee A. Cogswell
Manager, 
Burien Library

As everyone has shown time and time again, we’re a strong community here in Burien, whether we’re using our beloved library or whacking invasive weeds in a local park or helping neighbors in need, and the month of May will show everyone just how strong we are with this upcoming, helpful, community-oriented event:

‘Look to Your Library’ job-hunting help from May 1st – May 8th at ALL KCLS Libraries!

Area Libraries Will Be Closed Monday Morning

Area Libraries Will Be Closed Monday Morning

Our “Empress of Information” Marilee Cogswell, the Manager of the Burien Library, sends us this reminder that all area library branches will be closed for staff training this coming Monday... [Read more]

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]