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Library Closed Monday, May 29

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29.

 

Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog – May 28 and May 29

The Library will be performing maintenance on our catalog starting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 28 - 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 29. During this time, you will be able to search the Bibliocommons catalog, but will not be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal), SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also will be unavailable.

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Release Date: 12/20/2016
2017 Seattle Reads to feature 'The Turner House' by Angela Flournoy
In 1998, The Seattle Public Library launched a program to get Seattleites reading and discussing the same book. "Seattle Reads" is now an annual event and has been widely emulated in cities, states and countries around the world.

Release Date: 12/01/2016
The Seattle Public Library Launches Online Meeting Room Reservations Dec. 1
Meeting rooms at branch libraries of The Seattle Public Library may now be reserved for dates beginning March 1, 2017 and beyond with a new meeting room reservation software at spl.org/spaces. Make, edit or cancel meeting room reservations from your Spaces account.

News Releases

Release Date: 05/24/2017
Greenwood Branch Closes June 26 for About Two Weeks for Second Phase of Construction; Holds Suspended During Short-term Closure

Release Date: 05/24/2017
Scaachi Koul in Discussion With Lindy West at The Seattle Public Library May 31

Release Date: 05/24/2017
Pop-up of Photographer Corky Lee's Work on Display at The Seattle Public Library May 28

Release Date: 05/24/2017
The Seattle Public Library Presents BookJam at Pony May 27

Release Date: 05/23/2017
Help Shape Library Services Around ‘Technology & Access’ June 3 With City Librarian Marcellus Turner

Release Date: 05/18/2017
The Seattle Public Library Launches the 2017 Book Bingo: Summer Reading Program for Adults

Release Date: 05/18/2017
Jonathan Rosenblum Discusses 'Beyond $15' at The Seattle Public Library May 25

Release Date: 05/16/2017
Resource Open Houses for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 05/16/2017
'Rent Smart': Bilingual Affordable Housing Help Offered at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 05/16/2017
Local Students Read From Their Writing May 24-25 at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 05/12/2017
Civic Saturday: Engage With Your Community at The Seattle Public Library May 20

Release Date: 05/12/2017
'Southwest Stories': Monthly History Series at The Seattle Public Library in May & June

Release Date: 05/12/2017
Medieval Women's Choir Performs at The Seattle Public Library May 21

Release Date: 05/11/2017
Queeraoke: a Karaoke and Open Mic Night at The Seattle Public Library May 19

Release Date: 05/11/2017
The Seattle Public Library Pedals Books This Spring With Books on Bikes

Release Date: 05/11/2017
Learn About Surety Bond Options for Small Business Owners at The Seattle Public Library May 18

Release Date: 05/11/2017
History Café: Learn About Local History This Spring

Release Date: 05/09/2017
Chamber Music Concert at The Seattle Public Library May 14

Release Date: 05/09/2017
Seattle Writes: Horror Screenwriting Workshop at The Seattle Public Library May 14

Release Date: 05/09/2017
Local Poets Read: Lyn Coffin & Sharon Cumberland at The Seattle Public Library May 13