Renton Library Advisory Board
The next Renton Library Advisory Board meeting will be held:
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. ((Please note date change from 08/20))
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 information on the libraries (construction, etc) please click here.
- Laurie Beden
- Lynne King (Chairperson)
- Catherine Ploue-Smith
- Erica Richey (Co-Chair)
- Suzi Ure
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.
Call for Art Proposals
~ Renton Library and Renton Highlands Library
Call for Art Proposals are due by Friday, August 22, 2014 for review by the
Committee in September, 2014.
Requirements include: The entire submittal must be digital
(cd or USB Drive) and include:
- Resume of principal artist and
other key assistants or subcontractors including qualifications and previous
experience with public art.
- Up to five (5) PDF pictures of
work completed within the last seven years, numbered and labeled with last
- A written proposal statement
describing the concept and materials, and proposed budget. (Rough sketches
including scale and location ideas are recommended.)
- One reference from one other
similar art project.
- Materials will not be
Click HERE for more information about the Call For Art