No More Late Fines
Starting on Jan. 2, 2020, we will no longer charge daily late fines for overdue items, thanks to the 2019 Library Levy.
Community Resource Specialist
Our Community Resource Specialist can help you find shelter, mental health counseling, job training, food assistance, legal help, domestic violence support or medical help. We also loan Wi-Fi hotspots and books to those living in encampments.
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About the Ballard Branch
The current Ballard Branch opened on May 15, 2005. It is one of the most heavily used branches in the Library system. It has a nautical-themed green roof planted with native flora. You can view the green roof from a periscope in the branch.