Community Conversations with Chief Librarian Tom Fay

Tom Fay

Join Chief Librarian Tom Fay and other Library leaders in conversation about how The Seattle Public Library has navigated the pandemic, how the pandemic has changed your experience as a patron, and how the Library is preparing for the future. Discussions from Community Conversations will inform the Library’s development of a new strategic plan.

    High Point Branch: Discuss impacts of the pandemic and the future of the Library

    Thursday, August 4 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Rainier Beach Branch: Discuss impacts of the pandemic and the future of the Library

    Wednesday, August 24 from noon to 1 p.m.

    Greenwood Branch: Discuss impacts of the pandemic and the future of the Library

    Saturday, October 1 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    Lake City Branch: Discuss impacts of the pandemic and the future of the Library

    Tuesday, October 25 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Please note that, due to the unpredictable and changing nature of the pandemic, the Library may change event dates or change to a virtual discussion format for the safety of our patrons and staff.

Share your thoughts

Chief Fay will be hosting conversations throughout 2022-2023 to inform future Library planning. In the coming months, we plan to hold Community Conversations at additional libraries. We will update this page as dates and times are identified.

If you are unable to attend one of these conversations or would prefer to share your thoughts and ideas with us virtually, please complete this short survey.