KCLS is a library system serving the residents of King County and is one of the busiest systems in the United States, circulating 16.9 million items in 2021. It consists of 50 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 nation.
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.