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Kitsap Regional Library, serving an area of 230,000 residents, has a collection of 440,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 19,800 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 17,600 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 115 employees, of whom 26 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 8 branch libraries, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $1,100,000. Patrons make 1,380,000 visits annually, and check out materials 2,500,000 times. Twenty-five percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 1301 Sylvan Way, Bremerton Washington 98310 Telephone 360-405-9137

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Belfair) Belfair's North Mason Timberland Library
(Enumclaw) Enumclaw Public Library
(Everett) Everett Public Library
(Hoodsport) Hoodsport Timberland Library
(Port Hadlock) Jefferson County Rural Library District
(Seattle) King County Library System

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07/16 Coming to The Bremerton area
Water Music Festival Seaview WA April1 The Water Music Festival is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to bringing quality chamber music to the Lower Columbia River Region.
Astoria-Warrenton Crab and Seafood Festival Warrenton OR April26 Crab and seafood as well as entertainment. Listen to the Astoria HS Jazz Band on Sunday.
Seattle Japanese Cultural Festival Seattle WA April26-28 The festival features Japanese exhibits, performances, and demonstrations. Held at the Seattle Center in the Fisher Pavilion. The annual festival began in 1976 with a gift of 1,000 cherry trees to the city of Seattle from the Japanese government to celebrate the U.S. Bicentennial.
Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival Hoquiam WA April26-28 Witness the migrating shorebirds at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge and other birding hotspots in Grays Harbor County.
Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest Leavenworth WA May16-19 Learn about the wide variety of migratory birds that come here for a brief, but important part of their year: the breeding season. Hear the songs sung only during the breeding season.
Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle WA May24-27 Music and dance performances, visual arts, folklore exhibits, hands-on children's activities, workshops, crafts, food, demonstrations, and more!