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Renton Library Advisory Board

Please check back for information relating to the opening of the newly constructed Highlands Library.   

The next Renton Library Advisory Board meeting is:

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 @ 5:30pm
Renton Library, 100 Mill Avenue South, Renton - King Parker Room 

The purpose of this Board is to serve in an advisory capacity to the City of Renton Mayor and City Council, and to coordinate with, and provide input to, the King County Library Board and local library officials, regarding the scope and quality of library services provide by the King County Library System (KCLS) to the residents of Renton, and to the extent it is requested to do so to represent the city’s interest before the King County Library Board with respect to such services.    


Laurie Beden
Lynne King
Catherine Ploue-Smith (Co-Chair) 
Erica Richey (Chair) 
Kim Unti

Meeting Minutes 


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  • July - cancelled
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Contacting the Board

The Board can be contacted through the Community Services Department at 425-430-6600.

Contacting King County Library

Get in touch with king County Library here:

Becoming a Board Member

In order to be eligible to be appointment to the Renton Library Advisory Board, you need to be a Renton citizen. Interested persons can fill out an application, submit it to the Mayor’s office, and go through an interview process with the existing Board. The Board then makes recommendations to the Mayor and City Council, who approve the final appointment. Members serve terms that vary from one-year to five-years. Applications can be taken at any time, but interviews will only be conducted when there is a vacancy on the Board.

For more information or to download an application, visit the Boards, Committees, and Commissions web page.

Municipal Code Governing the Board

The Renton Municipal Code that governs the board can be found online at the MRSC web site

For more information on libraries in the Renton area:
425.226.6043 = Renton Library
425.277.1831 = Renton Highlands Library
425.226.0522 = Fairwood Library