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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

4th Floor of the Library is Temporarily Closed

4th floor of the Library is temporarily closed. New carpet is being installed.

Pink sign 4th floor of the library is closed

New Thunderword article about the library

The library was featured in The ThunderwordHighline’s library expands resources as they become more digital by Jessica Cuevas in the May 20 issue 

Photo by Ava Weiler.

Student using a computer in the library.

Recommended Reading for May Pacific Islanders or Pasifika

The recommended reading for May is Pacific Islanders or Pasifika.  Find a selection of books, eBooks streaming videos, podcasts, web sites, articles about the topic on the recommended reading guide. Pacific Islanders include these diverse communities: Native Hawaiians, Samoans, Chamorros, Tongans, Fijians, Marshallese and others.

Flyer with Celebrate Pacific Islanders

Come study at the Library! 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors open

The Library is open!

2nd floor - computers, photocopier, and study tables 
3rd floor - Group study rooms
4th floor - Quiet study

National Poetry Month 2022 Events

Weds. Apr. 20 Dr. Mosby presents Arcturus Literary 3pm, Hosted on Zoom

Thurs. Apr. 21 Poet & Publisher Enzon Silon Surin at 11am, Hosted on Zoom .

Thurs. Apr. 28 Student Poetry Contest Reception & Highline's Favorite Poems at 2-3:30pm  Building 8, Mt. Constance/Olympus.

Thurs. May 12 Poet and Publisher Naomi Shihab Nye at 10am-12pm Building 8, Mt. Constance/Olympus, .

National Poetry Month 2022 Flyer

We consult with over 380 students per year

"I made an appointment with you months ago for assistance finding resources related to Cyber Security and the Education Sector. This was for a competition that I was working on at the time called Palo Alto Networks Secure the Future. The competition finally ended today, and I wanted to let you know that I placed 1st. Thank you so much for your support and assistance!"

- Meghan, Cyber Competition Club President

Looking for infographics or statistics?

Watch a short tutorial video explaining how to use Statista  to find data, statistics, charts, graphs, and infographics.


Getting Started with Statista

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.


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