Tagged with 'Library'

World Refugee Day will be celebrated Thursday at new White Center Library

World Refugee Day will be celebrated Thursday at new White Center Library

World Refugee Day will be celebrated this Thursday, June 30 at the new White Center Library. The event will take place from 6:15 – 8 p.m. “Increase awareness of the challenges and aspirations... [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 Library Guild’s Holiday Bazaar & Book Sale is Friday & Saturday

White Center Library Guild’s Holiday Bazaar & Book Sale is Friday & Saturday

The White Center Library Guild will be holding a Holiday Bazaar and Book Sale on Friday, Nov. 13, and Saturday, Nov. 14. Hours will be: Friday, Nov. 13: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14: 11 a.m.... [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]

White Center Library Guild Holiday Bazaar and Book Sale is Nov. 15-16

White Center Library Guild Holiday Bazaar and Book Sale is Nov. 15-16

The annual White Center Library Holiday Bazaar and Book Sale will be Friday, Nov. 15th and Saturday, Nov. 16th! The White Center Library Guild uses the money raised to help fund programs at the library... [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]

‘Little Free Library’ Pops Up in White Center

‘Little Free Library’ Pops Up in White Center

A new “Little Free Library” has popped up in White Center – at 11052 19th Ave SW (map below) – and residents are invited to participate by borrowing a book or dropping one off. If you’re... [Read more]

White Center Library Guild Holding Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 8

White Center Library Guild Holding Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 8

The White Center Library Guild will be holding a Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, Dec. 8, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the White Center Library Meeting Room (11220 16th Ave SW). “Shop for special holiday... [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: White Center Library Guild Yard Sale CANCELED

UPDATE: White Center Library Guild Yard Sale CANCELED

  UPDATE 9:25 p.m. 6/18/12: We just received word that this weekend’s White Center Library Guild Yard Sale has been CANCELED. “DUE TO A FAMILY HEALTH EMERGENCY, WCLG WILL NOT BE ABLE TO... [Read more]

Poet Judith Roche Will Explore ‘Politics of Place’ at White Center Library Saturday

Poet Judith Roche Will Explore ‘Politics of Place’ at White Center Library Saturday

Remembering that April is Poetry Month, Judith Roche, a noted poet, will explore “The Politics of Place” at 2 p.m. this Saturday, April 28 at the White Center Library. “Judith is a fine... [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]

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]