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Kelso Public Library, serving an area of 12,000 residents, has a collection of 39,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,980 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 1,760 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 5 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $29,000. Patrons make 42,000 visits annually, and check out materials 72,000 times. Thirty percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 314 Academy Street, Kelso Washington 98626 Telephone 206-423-8110

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Astoria) Astoria Public Library
(Castle Rock) Castle Rock Public Library
(Kalama) Kalama Library
(Kelso) Kelso Public Library
(Longview) Longview Public Library
(St Helens) St. Helens Public Library


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12/05 Coming to The Kelso 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.
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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!