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The Library is open in a limited capacity. See our reopening information page.

Monday & Wednesday: 10am - 6pm; Tuesday & Thursday: 10am - 3pm

The Library staff continue to support you remotely. Learn about Remote Resources.

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For Instructors: Scheduling Library Instruction

New to scheduling a Library Instruction session or just want to review the criteria? Read the Information on Scheduling a Library Instruction Session.

What's New

Highline College Library Reopening

Welcome back, Thunderbirds! The Highline College Library has re-opened.

See the Library Building Hours and read our reopening page Know Before You Go: 10 important things to know before you visit Highline College Library.

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Highline Celebrates 60 Years in Higher Education

The 2021-22 Academic Year Launches 60th Anniversary Festivities.

From its humble beginnings at a high school campus in 1961 to an expanding presence in the community on top of an 80-acre college campus in 2021, Highline College has seen its fair share of change in the last 60 years. Read more Highline history.

Highline College 60th Anniversary

Land Acknowledgment

Highline College Library acknowledges the land we are located on are the appropriated homelands of the Puget Sound watershed Indigenous Peoples.

Lushootseed language tribes include the Duwamish, Muckleshoot and Puyallup. We express respect to these peoples past and present.

Find more about indigenous tribes of Seattle and Washington.


Duwamish, Muckleshoot and Puyallup tribes

KCLS Online Library

All Highline College employees and students now have free and automatic access to the entire KCLS Online Library.

Expand your research with KCLS Online Library

Looking for an overview of your topic or a place to start your research?

Gale eBooks (formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library) has over 60 electronic encyclopedias. Use it to get a good overview about your topic.

Looking for infographics or statistics?

Statista is a multidisciplinary data portal that explores statistics, facts, and data projections across 80,000 topics. It helps users visualize complex global issues.

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Highline Librarians are available during the hours below:

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Friday: 9am-5pm
Sunday: 2pm-7pm

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Tuesday & Thursday: 10am-3pm

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