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Bothell Library

18215 98th Ave. NE
Bothell, 98011
425.486.7811

Open Hours:

  • Monday - Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
  • 10am-9pm
  • 10am-6pm
  • 10am-5pm
  • Noon-8pm
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About the Bothell Library

Opened: September 18, 1995

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Features

  • 1 Meeting Room, 2 Study Rooms
  • Designed by Zimmer, Gunsul & Frasca Partnership

History

1905: Bothell's first library opens in Odd Fellows Hall

1905-1918: Several private libraries open and close

1923-1925: Bothell has no formal library but Carlton Ericksen's general merchandise store on Main Street loans books for pennies a day

1925: Library opens in a rented room of the American Hotel for $15 per month before moving to the Bothell Hotel for $13 per month

1936: Bothell Town Council approves spending $10 per month on a librarian's salary, which is split by four volunteer librarians who each work one week per month

1946: Bothell contracts with KCLS for library service

1969: Opening of an 8,300 square-foot library on 182nd Street, funded by a library bond issue, KCLS, and a Federal Grant

1986: KCLS annexation

1995: Opening of the current 22,500 square-foot Bothell Regional Library

Temporary Closures

A number of KCLS libraries will be closed for staff trainings on select mornings throughout the Spring.

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Holiday Closures

  • Reserve a Meeting Room
  • Reserve a Computer




Last Updated: 01/17/14