About Us

The King County Library System (KCLS) operates 48 community libraries in western Washington, serving 1.3 million residents in libraries, in the communities, and online.At the heart of all services provided by the King County Library System are certain fundamental values that unite us and goals that inspire us. KCLS libraries make a difference in people's lives through our mission to provide free, open, and equal access to ideas and information for all members of the community.