Modern-day conveniences are a parent’s best friend. Can you even remember the last time you had to go buy diapers at the store instead of having them delivered via Amazon? Smartphones and apps are also a necessity for busy parents, saving you both time and money, and even helping you discover new and fun things to do with your family. Click through the gallery for 10 must-have apps every Seattle parent should have at their fingertips.

King County Library System and Seattle Public Library Apps

Both of the major local library systems offer apps making it easy to reserve and renew books, search the catalog for the hard-to-find series your little bookworm is itching to read, learn about upcoming events and classes, and find the nearest library. Stay connected and informed and take advantage of having the entire library at your fingertips with these two apps.

King County Library System
Download: iPhone or Android
Cost: Free

Seattle Public Library Mobile App
Available for: iPhone, Android or Windows
Cost: Free

What is your favorite go-to Seattle app? Tell us about it in the Comments below.

— Abbey McGee

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