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December 19, 2014

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Libraries for All : Improve computer and online services

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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.

Improve computer and online services

People using the Library's wi-fi


Technology = Opportunity


We promised to improve computer and online services.


2013 Accomplishments:


2013 Spending: $1 million

Libraries for All : Investing in Experiences
100% upgraded: 804 Internet computers for the public. "Thank you for the upgrade of the computers ar the Delridge Branch Library... it is great to see the new money being used and in an excellent way." -Delridge Branch patron

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