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King County Library honors ‘Friends,’ including WC’s Rubina ‘Ruby’ Arrants

King County Library honors ‘Friends,’ including WC’s Rubina ‘Ruby’ Arrants

King County Library System (KCLS), recently recognized 15 honorees last Saturday at Friends’ Day, an annual celebration of KCLS volunteers, including Rubina “Ruby” Arrants of the White Center Library... [Read more]

King County Immigrants and Refugees will share their stories tonight

King County Immigrants and Refugees will share their stories tonight

King County immigrants and refugees will be sharing their stories tonight – Thursday, Oct. 20 – at Dubsea Coffee in White Center, starting at 7 p.m. Here’s more from the county: Twenty-two percent... [Read more]

New White Center Library’s Grand Opening will be Saturday, May 21

New White Center Library’s Grand Opening will be Saturday, May 21

The new White Center Library will be celebrating its Grand Opening on Saturday, May 21, starting at 9:30 a.m. King County Library’s shiniest newest branch is located at 1409 SW 107th Street in White... [Read more]

White Center will get its own Ballot Box at the new King County Library branch

White Center will get its own Ballot Box at the new King County Library branch

The King County Council announced Monday that White Center will get its own Ballot Box, to be installed at the new King County Library, being built at 1409 SW 107th Street. This is one of 43 new ballot... [Read more]

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

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

Story & Photos/Video by Scott Schaefer 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

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 branch, which was opened in 1976, is located... [Read more]

Winter Poem Workshop with Karen Finneyfrock will be at Library Dec. 13

Winter Poem Workshop with Karen Finneyfrock will be at Library Dec. 13

A Winter Poem Workshop with Karen Finneyfrock will be held at the White Center Library on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m., and all are invited. “In this generative workshop, we will read and discuss... [Read more]

White Center Library Guild Holiday Bazaar and Book Sale will be Nov. 7-8

White Center Library Guild Holiday Bazaar and Book Sale will be Nov. 7-8

’Tis time for the White Center Library Guild Holiday Bazaar and Book Sale this Friday, Nov. 7 and Saturday, Nov. 8! There will be FREE activities on Saturday, including beginning knitting, crochet and... [Read more]

Public Meeting for new/expanded White Center Library wil be Nov. 19

Public Meeting for new/expanded White Center Library wil be Nov. 19

A Public Meeting to discuss and review plans for a new/expanded White Center Library will be held Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at Mount View Elementary School (10811 12th Avenue SW). At this... [Read more]

King County Library Board Approves New White Center Library Location

King County Library Board Approves New White Center Library Location

The King County Library System Board of Trustees on Tuesday night (Feb. 26) approved a new White Center library by a vote of 4–0, reports Mark Ufkes, President of the White Center Chamber of Commerce. “They... [Read more]

King County Library Board to Consider Building New White Center Library

King County Library Board to Consider Building New White Center Library

The King County Library Planning Committee agreed today (Thursday, Nov. 15) to submit to its board of directors a proposal to build a 10,000 square foot library in White Center. The proposal by library... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: KCLS Director Responds to Resident Concerned About Explicit Anime

FOLLOWUP: KCLS Director Responds to Resident Concerned About Explicit Anime

KCLS Director Bill Ptacek. Our post on the local resident who’s upset with the King County Library System for allowing his 10-year old niece to check out an anime book labelled “For Mature... [Read more]

Resident Upset with W.C. Library After Niece Checks Out Explicit Anime Book

Resident Upset with W.C. Library After Niece Checks Out Explicit Anime Book

by Scott Schaefer Travis De Nevers, a longtime local resident, is upset with the King County Library System after discovering that his 10-year old niece was allowed to check-out a sexually-explicit anime... [Read more]

UPDATE: Plan To Consolidate North Burien Libraries Put On Hold – For Now

UPDATE: Plan To Consolidate North Burien Libraries Put On Hold – For Now

by Ralph Nichols The King County Library System Board of Trustees voted 4-0 Tuesday night (Nov. 29) to put on temporary hold administration plans to close and consolidate the White Center and Boulevard... [Read more]

BREAKING: KCLS Board Votes To Delay Decision On N. Highline Library Closures

BREAKING: KCLS Board Votes To Delay Decision On N. Highline Library Closures

After almost three hours of testimony and discussion Tuesday (Nov. 29), the KCLS Board of Trustees voted unanimously to delay proceeding with the closure and consolidation of the White Center and Boulevard... [Read more]

‘Angry’ Burien Council to Insist KCLS Board Drop Library Consolidation Plans

‘Angry’ Burien Council to Insist KCLS Board Drop Library Consolidation Plans

by Ralph Nichols A “very angry” Burien City Council insisted in a letter Tuesday (Nov. 29) that King County Library System trustees back away from yet another attempt to close and consolidate North... [Read more]

Burien City Council Expected To Oppose Latest Move To Consolidate Two Libraries

Burien City Council Expected To Oppose Latest Move To Consolidate Two Libraries

King County Library System Director Bill Ptacek wants to close both the White Center and Boulevard Park libraries and build a new one. by Ralph Nichols Burien City Council members are expected to ask King... [Read more]

BREAKING: White Center Libraries To Be Targeted Again By KCLS Board Nov. 29

BREAKING: White Center Libraries To Be Targeted Again By KCLS Board Nov. 29

by Ralph Nichols In late June, the King County Library System Board of Trustees deferred a proposal to consolidate the White Center and Boulevard Park libraries into a new facility (read our previous coverage... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: More Details From Tuesday’s KCLS Board Meeting On Libraries

FOLLOWUP: More Details From Tuesday’s KCLS Board Meeting On Libraries

by Ralph Nichols Proposed consolidation of the White Center and Boulevard Park libraries was deferred Tuesday (June 28) pending more information about a possible annexation by Burien of the North Highline... [Read more]

KCLS Board Defers Action On North Highline Libraries, For Now At Least

KCLS Board Defers Action On North Highline Libraries, For Now At Least

by Ralph Nichols Proposed consolidation of the White Center and Boulevard Park libraries was deferred Tuesday (June 28) pending more information about possible annexation by Burien of the North Highline... [Read more]