Road to Reopening
All Library locations are now open with modified hours and services, as well as public computers, Wi-Fi and restroom access. Find out more about the Library’s current services on our Road to Reopening page.
Year of Wonder
Our Year of Wonder celebrates the unexpected delights of every season. All year long, we’ll feature collections and programs for people of every age, handpicked for every season. No matter the time of year, you’re sure to find something unexpected and delightful at the Library.
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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.