Tukwila Library opens | PHOTO GALLERY

The new facility – 14380 Tukwila International Boulevard – opened last Saturday with a ribbon cutting ceremony, attended by community members, as well as city school and county officials. It replaces Foster Library, located just a block east of the new building.

Read more about the new library here.

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A sculpture, painted with help from community members last August, sits on the corner of Tukwila International Boulevard and South 144th Street near the new library.

Members of the Foster High School Dawg Squad breakdance before the library opens.

A young breakdancer shows off his moves.

Steve Smith, interim director of the King County Library System, speaks during the ribbon cutting ceremony.

Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg said the opening of the library is a milestone in the new Tukwila Village development.

Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg said the opening of the library is a milestone in the new Tukwila Village development.

A colorful mural looks down on the children’s area of the new library.

Avalynn Potts, 5, picks out a bedtime story book in the new Tukwila Library on Saturday.

Hank Allen, 10, uses a 3-D pen.

Patrons check out the computers at the new Tukwila Library.

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