Beginning June 1, the Enumclaw library will be managed by King County Library Services (KCLS.) During the next several weeks, many improvements will be made to the library's infrastructure and services. The City of Enumclaw and KCLS are working together to make this transition as seamless as possible and we appreciate our patrons patience during this process.
KCLS Library System
KCLS is a library system serving the residents of King County and is
currently the busiest library in the United States, circulating 22.4
million items in 2010. It consists of 48 libraries, a Traveling Library
Center, a mobile TechLab, and the ABC Express children’s library van.
KCLS offers a collection of more than 4.1 million items including:
Audio and videotapes
Extensive online resources
All KCLS libraries offer free Wi-Fi
connections. The library system began in 1942 when voters in King County
established the King County Rural Library District in order to provide
library services to people in “rural” areas with no easy access to city
libraries. In 2011, KCLS won the Gale/Library Journal 2011 Library of
the Year Award which is the most prestigious library award in the
In addition to a wide variety of books, periodicals,
audio and video materials, the Enumclaw Library will continue to offer
internet access and computer stations open to the public. The Library is
located at 1700 1st Street in Enumclaw, on the corner of First Street
and Railroad Avenue.