If you don’t have a King County Public Library card, you’re missing out on some amazing perks! And don’t forget – once you have a King County Public Library card, you’ll have reciprocal access to libraries across Western Washington!
Download free movies, audio books, e-books and more!
The King County Public Library offers access to many different types of software. Some can be checked out for home use; others can be used directly from the Internet!
- Download 5 free songs every week! You can access music on Hoopla.
- Stream free videos with Hoopla and Kanopy.
- Access free e-Books and audio books from Biblioboard, Hoopla Digital Comics, OneClickDigital Audiobooks and Overdrive.
- Download digital magazines from library databases.
- Access digital newspapers with PressReader.
King County Library Card = Free admission to KidsQuest Museum and more!
The King County Public Library offers a culture pass to interested patrons. Passes are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and can be reserved up to two weeks in advance.
Don’t forget that you can also get a reciprocal membership to the Seattle Public Library, which offers free admission to even more museums!
- Washington State History Museum offers free admission for two adults and four children.
- Bellevue Arts Museum offers free admission for two people.
- Kids Quest Museum Families can obtain one pass every 90 days. The pass offers free admission for two people.
Learn new skills with online library resources!
Learn new skills and take practice tests with the Testing and Education Reference Center.
Learn a new language with Access Video, Mango Languages and more.
Learn computer skills with GCF Learnfree, Lynda.com, Microsoft Imagine Academy and more!
Learn something new with exclusive access to databases like Britannica Online, Gale Virtual Reference Library and more.
Visit the library to learn even more!
Computer classes are available for everything from beginning computer skills to electronic music composition. Check out the schedule for more information.
Learn English with on-site ESL classes. The King County Public Library system offers beginning classes, conversational talk times and more.
Prepare for US Citizenship with the library’s helpful citizenship classes! These classes are free.
Get help from the King County Public Library!
Get help with your job search. The library will assist with resume writing, interview skills, computer skills, job skills development and more.
Study Zone provides on-site homework assistance for kids and teens. Assistance is provided by tutors, who provide instruction to 1-5 kids in a group setting.
Friday 28th of September 2018
Thank you for this list!
Saturday 29th of September 2018
You're welcome Rebecca! We're always happy to help :)