Amenities Highlights

  • Free Public Computers
  • Wi-Fi
  • FlexTech: Laptops & Tablets
  • Air Conditioning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Study Rooms
  • Quiet Room
  • Free Parking
  • Single-Occupant All-Gender Restroom
  • Multi-Stall Single-Gender Restrooms
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Community Conversations

Join Marcellus Turner, Executive Director and Chief Librarian, in Community Conversations about the future of The Seattle Public Library at Columbia, Southwest and Northeast Branches this fall.

Explore Community Conversations

Peak Picks: No holds. No wait.

We reserve copies of books that are in high demand to check out on a first come, first served basis at your branch.

Stop by any Library location to see what is on the shelves today!

Download a branch coloring sheet

You can download and print a coloring sheet for your branch. Coloring sheets are available for all 27 Library locations.

Download the coloring sheet

About the Capitol Hill Branch

On May 31, 2003, the current Capitol Hill Branch was renamed and opened in the same location where the Henry Branch once was. It has a reading room with glass walls to the north and south, with a vertical garden that allows natural light into the room.

Capitol Hill Branch photo gallery