Bainbridge Island

Closed until 10:00am tomorrow

10:00AM - 6:00PM

10:00AM - 7:00PM

10:00AM - 7:00PM

10:00AM - 6:00PM

10:00AM - 5:00PM

10:00AM - 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

  • Christmas Eve
    Sunday, December 24, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Day
    Monday, December 25, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • New Year's
    Monday, January 1, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    Monday, January 15, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Presidents Day
    Monday, February 19, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • All Staff Training Day
    Monday, March 4, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Memorial Day
    Monday, May 27, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • 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

    • Dedicated kids area
    • Dedicated teens area
    • Outdoor gardens
  • This branch has two parking lots with several parking spaces and bike racks. Approximately 60 standard parking spaces and three handicap-accessible spaces are available at any time.

    • Elevators
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Service dog friendly


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.

Capacity: 2

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.

Capacity: 80-102

Amenities: 7 tables, 100 chairs, PA system with hearing assistive technology, 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

Sharon Grant

Interim 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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