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December 20, 2014

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Library closed Dec. 24 and 25

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Christmas Day Thursday, Dec. 25.

 

Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog - Jan. 1

Between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 1,  the Library will be upgrading its electrical power system. During the upgrade, you will be able to search the catalog, but won't be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal) will not be available at all. SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also will be unavailable.

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School Break Activities

School Break Activities

There's something for children, tweens and teens throughout Winter Break at the Library, including movies, crafts, game nights and more, through Sunday, Jan. 4.

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New Public Computer Resources

New Public Computer Resources

Public computers at Library locations now feature Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and more. Plus, patrons can now download and install software at workstations!

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Patron Choice Films

Patron Choice Films

We asked patrons for their favorite films and the results are in! Watch the top two picks, "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "22 Jump Street," Dec. 21 and 28 at the Northgate Branch.

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Get eBooks Now

Get eBooks Now

Discover, explore and access popular eBooks and eAudioBooks that are available for download right now!

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Short Films for Children

Short Films for Children

Watch independent short live-action and animated films from around the world, selected by the Children's Film Festival Seattle, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 26-27, at Central Library.

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