Bainbridge Island

Hours & Information

Closed until 10:00am tomorrow

Monday 
10:00AM - 6:00PM

Tuesday 
10:00AM - 7:00PM

Wednesday 
10:00AM - 7:00PM

Thursday 
10:00AM - 6:00PM

Friday 
10:00AM - 5:00PM

Saturday 
10:00AM - 5:00PM

Sunday 
1:00PM - 5:00PM

Bainbridge Island is home to the second public library in Puget Sound, which began in 1863, housed above a mill store. Bainbridge Island’s library joined the Kitsap Regional Library system in 1947. The current location, designed by…

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Holidays and Closures

  • Juneteenth
    Wednesday, June 19, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Independence Day
    Thursday, July 4, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Labor Day
    Monday, September 2, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • All Staff Training Day
    Monday, October 7, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Indigenous Peoples' Day
    Monday, October 14, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Veterans Day
    Monday, November 11, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Thanksgiving Eve
    Wednesday, November 27, 2024
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • Thanksgiving
    Thursday, November 28, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Native American Heritage Day
    Friday, November 29, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Eve
    Tuesday, December 24, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas
    Wednesday, December 25, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • New Year's Eve
    Tuesday, December 31, 2024
    Closes early: 5:00pm
  • New Year's
    Wednesday, January 1, 2025
    Closed All Day

About Bainbridge Island

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Meet & Study Rooms

Kitsap Regional Library provides free, inclusive access to accessible large and small spaces to support our community's needs. Rooms are available to the public on equal terms and must abide by the Library’s Meeting Room Policy, opens a new window, the policy procedures, opens a new window and Standards for Patron Conduct,, opens a new window as well as guidelines specific to each location. While Kitsap Regional Library spaces are free, some rooms are owned by community partners who may charge fees for their use.

Use of a meeting room does not constitute an endorsement or sponsorship by Kitsap Regional Library of a program or points of view expressed within the program.

Study Rooms

Bainbridge has 3 study rooms available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Amenities: 1 table and 2 chairs.

Large Community Room

Fee required. The Bainbridge Public Library, Inc. Board of Directors oversees the Large Community Room rental and fee collection. For more information online or call (206) 866-1250.

Amenities: 7 tables, 100 chairs, a PA system with hearing assistive technology, an LCD projector, and a sink.

Bainbridge Island Friends of the Library

The Bainbridge Island Friends of the Library is a nonprofit organization that supports the library through regular book sales.

Managers, Supervisors & Librarians

Bert Rinderle

Branch Manager

Wendy Westerlund

Public Services Supervisor

Isla Soto

Youth Services Librarian

Gem Seddon

Teen Services Librarian

Tressa Johnson

Adult Services Librarian

John Fossett

Adult Services Librarian

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