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February 19, 2017

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Library Closed Monday, Feb. 20

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 20.

2017 Budget

The Library's 2017 operating budget is $70.8 million, which includes $15.4 million in funding from the Library levy. The $5.6 million capital improvement budget, which is used for major maintenance and asset preservation, includes $3.7 million from the Library levy.

 

In August 2012, Seattle voters approved a $123 million, seven-year Library levy to restore and improve core services.

 

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