• Icon Banned Books in Drag

    Some of Seattle’s best drag artists and comedians give performances inspired by their favorite banned books.

  • Icon Basic Skills

    Improve your English, prepare for United States citizenship, or get free help with basic skills for work and life.

  • Icon Begin with Books

    Nurture a love of learning with our “Begin with Books” theme kits for children ages 0-6.

  • Icon Book Groups

    We host book groups for adults, children, teens, families, and low-vision, deaf and hard of hearing, and Spanish- and Chinese-speaking patrons.

  • Icon Books on Bikes

    Books on Bikes brings our Library services to community events around Seattle.

  • Icon Booktoberfest

    Each fall, our librarians visit your favorite bars and pubs for Booktoberfest, our celebration of books, beer and good cheer.

  • Icon Bullitt Lecture

    The A. Scott Bullitt Lecture in American History features presentations by presidential historians, popular historians, public intellectuals and professors of American History.

  • Icon Business

    Use our free business resources and get 1:1 help launching or growing your small business or nonprofit.