TThe Mercer Island Library will be closed starting Monday, May 9th for an interior remodel.
The temporary location will open regular hours on May 11th at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church - 8501 SE 40th Street, Mercer Island, WA 98040.
About the Mercer Island Library
Opened: June 1, 1991
- 1 Meeting Room, 1 Conference Room
- Early Learning Garden
- Designed by Louis Nelson Architects
- 14,886 square feet
1945: Preschool, PTA, and South Mercer Island Community Club open the first Mercer Island Library in the Emmanuel Episcopal Church's Guild Hall; KCLS provides books
1955: New, 1,200-square-foot library opens on the corner of 88th and 44th Avenue SE
1962: 1,920-square-foot addition is completed; City contracts with KCLS for library service
1969: 5,422-square-foot expansion is completed
1991: Opening of new, 14,600-square-foot library
1993: KCLS annexation