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6531 NE 181st Street
Kenmore, 98028

Open Hours:

  • Monday - Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
  • 10am-9pm
  • 10am-6pm
  • 10am-5pm
  • closed
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About the Kenmore Library

Opened: July 9, 2011

Library Map

Look inside


  • 1 Meeting Room, 2 Study Rooms
  • Rain garden
  • Designed by Weinstein AU Architects
  • 10,000 square feet

Walking with Your Library

Kenmore Library Walks


1930: KCLS bookmobile serves a Linwood Heights farmers market

1949: Bookmobile stops added in central Kenmore and at a Moorlands grocery store

1956: KCLS agrees to provide library services if the community provides a facility

1958: Library opens in a remodeled barn on 73rd Avenue NE, purchased with funds raised by Kenmore's Elementary PTA and Library Association

1961: Completion of 400-square-foot children's area expansion

1976: Library opens in a new, 2,112-square-foot government complex

1999: KCLS annexation

2011: Opening of new, 10,000-square-foot library

2012: Awarded: AIA Washington Council, Civic Design Honor

Emergency Library Closures

Holiday Closures

  • Reserve a Meeting Room
  • Reserve a Computer

Last Updated: 06/24/14