Lisa Rosenblum

Libraries are welcoming spaces for everyone

King County Library System is committed to inclusion – the idea that public libraries belong to everyone. It is one of our core values and… Continue reading

 

Publisher’s decision to limit e-book access is bad news for library patrons

A recent decision by a book publisher to limit public libraries’ access to e-books should be of concern not only to library patrons in King… Continue reading

 

KCLS forges partnerships for broader public benefit

The King County Library System strives to create meaningful partnerships with other public agencies, private businesses, and nonprofits organizations to better serve our shared communities.… Continue reading

 

KCLS provides summertime opportunities to read, learn and grow

June is the end of the school year, but it’s the beginning of King County Library System’s annual Summer Reading Program, and we’re offering a… Continue reading

KCLS fosters connections with local governments and library advocates

King County Library System fosters connections with local governments and library advocates to strengthen collaboration, encourage citizen engagement and maximize public funding to help KCLS… Continue reading

Libraries are places of connection and community pride

A public library is often considered the heart of the community, providing programs and services that bring people together and create opportunities for meaningful connections.… Continue reading

Libraries as entrepreneurial hubs | Rosenblum

Key measures of a healthy economy include, among other things, new businesses that create jobs and attract skilled workers. And while community leaders count on… Continue reading

New year will bring new libraries, opportunities

On Jan. 16, I will celebrate my one-year anniversary as the King County Library System’s executive director, a wide-ranging job in more ways than one.… Continue reading

KCLS supports citizen engagement during election season and year-round

The first Tuesday in November is election day – a consequential day for our democracy when citizens have a voice in determining the outcome of… Continue reading

School is back in session, and KCLS is ready to help

It is fall and a busy time for teachers, students and parents. It is also a great time to remind residents that King County Library… Continue reading

Net neutrality: What it means for libraries

I would like to focus this month on an issue that is of great importance to libraries and the patrons we serve. In 2017, the… Continue reading

KCLS expanding its role as a community partner

With summer in full swing, it seems an excellent time to celebrate King County Library System communities throughout the county and the many ways it… Continue reading

KCLS: focusing on knowledge, equity and inclusion

As a public institution, the King County Library System serves people of all ages, abilities, genders, ethnicities, cultures and economic backgrounds. The values that guide… Continue reading

Summer – and summer reading – is finally here | KCLS

Summertime. What a welcomed word. For the King County Library System, it’s time for summer reading. And we’re pulling out all the stops. The theme… Continue reading

Growth, knowledge, learning at your library | KCLS

Spring is the time of year when many of us focus on growth and renewal, reinvigorated to cultivate our interests or explore new ones. Last… Continue reading

Innovative library program emerges for the 21st century | KCLS

The King County Library System has long been committed to offering a wide range of programs and services for every age, ability and background. But… Continue reading

A year in review and a look ahead for KCLS | Guest op

Every spring, King County Library System presents its annual report to the board of trustees. Our year in review is a compilation of stories, statistics,… Continue reading