All KCLS Libraries will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7.


Checkout Limits
Loan Periods

All items except downloads 100 items, 25 holds/10 holds*
OverDrive eBooks, downloadable audiobooks 20 items, 10 holds
OneClick downloadable audiobooks 50 items, no hold service

KCLS is not responsible for damage to equipment that occurs while using library-owned material.

*10-hold limit for borrowers from The Seattle Public Library district

Last Updated: 07/07/15

Books, CDs, Cassettes, CD-ROMs, LPs, Kits, Players, Most DVD Sets* 28 days
eBooks, downloadable audiobooks 21 days
Magazines, DVDs**, Video Cassettes 7 days
Most Media Equipment*** 1 day
Reusable KCLS bags 1 year, 1 renewal


Except for media equipment and reusable KCLS bags, you may renew physical items that are not on hold for another borrower up to two times.

OneClickDigital and OverDrive digital downloads may be renewed once, if not on hold for another borrower.

*Television seasons and educational series with a runtime of over 5 hours. Look for the 28-day label on the box.

**Feature films and documentaries with a runtime of under 5 hours.

***Use in the library only
Last Updated: 07/07/15

Books, audio/video materials, magazines $0.10 per item, per day up to $3.00 max per item per loan period
Most Media Equipment $5 per item, per day up to $50.00 max per item per loan period
Reusable KCLS bags   $1.25 if lost

You will be charged a replacement cost for items that are 30 days overdue.

You may not borrow items if you owe more than $10.00.

If you owe $25 or more, your account may be sent to a collection agency.

Payments for account charges may be made in person at any library with cash or check; mailed to KCLS, 960 Newport Way NW, Issaquah WA 98027; or made online through My Account (you must be registered with Bibliocommons).

Kids in grades K-12 can have up to $25 in fines forgiven on existing KCLS cards and start using the library again! Visit Fresh Start for eligibility requirements.
Last Updated: 01/16/15
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Last Updated: 05/12/15
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