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Renton Library Advisory Board

 The next Renton Library Advisory Board meeting will be held as follows:

Meeting Rescheduled for:

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Renton City Hall  
7th Floor, Council Conference 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.   

If you would like more information on the Board opening, please click here.

If you would like information on the libraries (construction, etc.) please click here.


  • Laurie Beden
  • Lynne King 
  • Catherine Ploue-Smith (Co-Chair)
  • Erica Richey (Chair)
  • Vacant 

Meeting Minutes




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July - Meeting Canceled
 August:  tour 



May - Meeting Canceled
August - Meeting Canceled



 April - Meeting Canceled
 July - Meeting Canceled
 December - Meeting Canceled









Contacting the Board

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

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

**Downtown Renton Library closed for renovation
The Library over the Cedar River is closed for renovations.  Holds, Choice Reads, DVD's and some PC's will be moved to the Renton Temporary Location:

Renton Temporary Library Now Open:
64 Rainier Avenue South, #A
Renton, WA  98057
((Located across the street from McDonalds, behind Banner Bank, next door to H & R Block))

11am - 7pm:     Monday -Thursday
10am - 6pm:     Friday
10am - 5pm:     Saturday
  1pm - 5pm:     Sunday
Outside Book Return available 24/7

For more information:
425.226.6043 = Renton Library
425.277.1831 = Renton Highlands Library
425.226.0522 = Fairwood Temporary Library

 Click Here for most current information on Downtown & Highlands Libraries.