A local fixture for 76 years, the King County Library System now boasts 49 libraries and over 750,000 cardholders. It's known for its online offerings, all of which you can enjoy from our apartments in Redmond. Here are some of the library’s virtual services.
For nearly twenty years, GCFLearnFree.org has helped millions learn the skills they need to live and work. Users can watch one tutorial or complete an entire self-paced course. The content is available 24/7. GCF offers lessons and courses on over 200 topics including personal finance, photography, and resume writing.
Mango is one of the easiest ways to learn a language, with over 70 available to learn through the library. Students practice reading and writing and can customize their lessons by choosing the topics they're interested in. Mango gives students the confidence they need to communicate, and each class helps learners gain the "global perspective that comes with knowing a second language." Get started and learn Romanian, Polish, or Italian today.
Featuring thousands of titles, Overdrive offers e-books for everyone. Check out one of their most popular offerings like Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. Called a "defining book of the decade," it's a New York Times bestseller with over six million copies sold. Kya is a sensitive girl, who for years, has lived in the marsh alone. She has no family, and her small North Carolina town considers her an outcast. When a man is found dead, Kya quickly becomes the number one suspect.
Hoopla is a unique digital media service featuring everything from lively tunes to classic television shows. Titles are available immediately and can be streamed on computers, phones, televisions, and other devices. Your selection is automatically returned at the end of the lending period.
After you’ve perused these offerings from the King County Library System, visit our blog for other ways to spend time at home. To become a resident of our apartments in Redmond, WA, please contact us. We'd love to schedule a virtual tour so you can see all that Parkside at Lincoln has to offer.