Douglass-Truth Branch

2300 E. Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98122

206-684-4704

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 Exterior view of the Douglass-Truth Branch

Douglass-Truth Branch

2300 E. Yesler Way
Seattle, WA 98122

tel: 206-684-4704

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Curbside pickup service available Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from noon to 6 p.m. Open daily for book returns from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Hours this week:

  1. Mon closed
  2. Tue 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  3. Wed closed
  4. Thu 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  5. Fri closed
  6. Sat 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  7. Sun closed

Book Return hours:

  1. Mon - Sun10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Find out more about curbside pickup

Amenities Highlights

  • Free Public Computers
  • Wi-Fi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Meeting Room
  • Study Room
  • African-American Collection of Literature and History
  • Bilingual Staff
  • Multi-Stall Single-Gender Restrooms
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Seattle Writes

Our Seattle Writes program offers you time and space to experiment and improve your creative writing. Take free online writing classes with local writers.

Road to Reopening

Road to Reopening

Some Library locations are accepting book returns and offering curbside pickup service and public restroom access during limited hours. Find out more about the Library’s current services on our Road to Reopening page.

About the Douglass-Truth Branch

The current Douglass-Truth Branch was expanded and reopened Oct. 14, 2006. The building follows historic preservation guidelines of the original library, which is a city landmark. It has a grand staircase as well as the Soul Pole, a totem pole depicting African-American history given to the Library in 1972 by what was then called the Rotary Boys Club.

Douglass-Truth Branch photo gallery