King County Library of the Year!!!!

Big news: Our library system was just named Library of the year by Library Journal magazine. This is an extremely prestigious and coveted award among libraries. It is like winning the Oscar for Best Picture (only in this case “best library). This is a separate award...

“New Landmark Library”

KCLS has learned that the Sammamish Library has been named a “New Landmark Library” by Library Journal. Landmark Libraries “raise the bar as they respond to trends in green design and shifts in service models.” A team of 16 architects and librarians looked at all new...

New Sammamish Library Opens!

On January 9, 2010 even the sun came out to help us celebrate the opening of the new 19,500 square foot library! Cory Dansereau and His Hot Four began the celebration with their music as a crowd of over 700 gathered in anticipation of the doors opening. Bill Ptacek,...

Breaking Ground at Sammamish!

A sunny day in December was the perfect setting for the Sammamish Library Groundbreaking. To celebrate the start of construction for the new 19,500 square foot library, more than 250 community members, local dignitaries and library staff gathered at the site of the...