The KCLS collection offers a variety of materials to meet the needs of patrons who do not speak English as their first language or who require materials in alternate forms, such as large print. Special collections also are available, such as the World Languages Collection, African American Achievement Collection and Native American Collection.
World Languages Collection
Quickly find library materials in languages other than English, such as movies, music, magazines and books.
Browse by Language or by Library.
Newspapers from Around the World
Read newspapers from other countries and in other languages with the following services. Each offers different titles.
- Press Display
View a variety of publications from around the world, or download titles for offline viewing. Search available titles by country.
African American Achievement Collection
A unique blend of fiction and information books celebrate the contributions and achievements of African Americans
Native American Collection
Browse the largest concentration of Native American materials in the King County Library System collection.
Databases for Language Learning
Find databases that offer language learning lessons.
Collections and Services for the Disabled
Materials in the KCLS collection are available in audio book and large print for low-vision users. Assistive devices to help accommodate vision and hearing limitations also are available.