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Kings Beach Library


  1. Internet Workstations
  2. Photocopier
  3. WiFi
Modified Open Hours

***NOTE***: Browsing, 24/7 returns, and staff assistance will be available. Public computers, restrooms, and seating remain unavailable at this time.

Tuesday: 10AM - 4PM
Wednesday: 12PM - 6PM
Thursday: 10AM - 4PM
Friday 12PM - 5PM

  • 4 Internet workstations
  • Ongoing Friends of the Library Used Book Sale
  • Photocopier with scanning and faxing
  • WiFi throughout the building

For more information, see Library Services.

About the Library

A small library with a big heart, Kings Beach features creek-side picnic tables with WiFi access and an extensive collection of items that spotlight the history and terrain of the Lake Tahoe area. The Kings Beach Friends of the Library offer a wide variety of items for sale inside the branch.

Library Supervisor: Anne Greenwood.

History of Kings Beach Library

The Kings Beach Library was started by Mrs. Dorothy O'Brien in the early 1940s. She arranged for books to be sent to her from the Auburn Library every few months. The library was originally located out of Mrs. O'Brien's Kings Beach restaurant. During the 1950s and the 1960s, the library was housed in the office of a resort in Tahoe Vista which was operated by Mr. and Mrs. Burroughs until 1953.

In 1953 the resort was purchased by the Potts family who assumed responsibility for the library. In September 1964, the library opened in the Carpenter's Hall, and moved to its current location in 1988.

Find Kings Beach Library programs in the calendar below, and/or visit Events for a full listing of programs at all Library Locations.
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