Release Date: 02/15/2018
'Living Cultures: Beyond The Frame': Second Photo Exhibit Opens At The Seattle Public Library Feb. 23
The Seattle Public Library's Living Cultures exhibit will expand on Friday, Feb. 23 to include images from photographer Edward S. Curtis' "The North American Indian," his monumental work to record the culture of Native Americans whose numbers were in serious decline, paired with images from photographer Sharon Eva Grainger. The exhibit will be located at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 8, 206-386-4636.
Release Date: 02/08/2018
Central Library and All Branches of The Seattle Public Library Closed March 7 for Staff In-Service Day
The Central Library and all branches of The Seattle Public Library will be closed on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, for a staff in-service day. The Central Library book drop will be closed. All branch book drops will remain open. No Library material will be due on that day. All branch library parking garages will be closed, but the Central Library garage at 1000 Fourth Ave. will be open.
Release Date: 12/26/2017
20th Anniversary of Seattle Reads to Feature ‘Homegoing' by Yaa Gyasi
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 emulated in cities, states and countries around the world.