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Release Date: 02/05/2016
2016 Seattle Reads to feature 'We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves' by Karen Joy Fowler
In the 18th year of the series, The Seattle Public Library will feature "We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves" by Karen Joy Fowler. Fowler will visit Seattle May 20-22, 2016, to talk with readers about her novel. Details and a schedule of events will be announced in mid-February.

Release Date: 01/29/2016
The Seattle Public Library celebrates 125th Anniversary
The Seattle Public Library is currently celebrating 125 years of service to the community.The Library includes 26 branch locations and the world-renowned Central Library. Last year, there were nearly 13 million visits to the Library and more than 11.5 million books and materials checked out.

News Releases

Release Date: 04/29/2016
Enjoy Free Films at The Seattle Public Library in May

Release Date: 04/29/2016
Learn How to Research Family History at The Seattle Public Library May 2 & 9

Release Date: 04/29/2016
'Make Change': Debt Education Workshop at The Seattle Public Library May 2

Release Date: 04/27/2016
'Rent Smart': Bilingual Affordable Housing Help Offered at The Seattle Public Library in May and June

Release Date: 04/27/2016
'Medicare Made Clear': Four Health Care Workshops at The Seattle Public Library April 30 to June 11

Release Date: 04/27/2016
3-D Printing Workshops This Spring at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 04/27/2016
Seattle Sudden: A Flash Fiction Reading at The Seattle Public Library April 30

Release Date: 04/27/2016
The Seattle Public Library Presents a Writing Workshop and Poetry Reading With Washington State Poet Laureate April 29

Release Date: 04/27/2016
The Seattle Public Library Presents 'Legendary Children' at Seattle Art Museum April 29

Release Date: 04/27/2016
Local Poets Read at The Seattle Public Library April 28

Release Date: 04/27/2016
Syrian-British Authors Look at Today's Syria and Discuss 'Burning Country' at The Seattle Public Library April 28

Release Date: 04/19/2016
The Poets Are in!: Intergenerational Poetry Reading at The Seattle Public Library April 23

Release Date: 04/19/2016
Discover Guided Walks on Urban History at The Seattle Public Library April 24

Release Date: 04/18/2016
Friends of The Seattle Public Library Book Sale May 6-8

Release Date: 04/18/2016
History Café: Learn About Local History This Spring

Release Date: 04/18/2016
Theater Preview: 'My Name Is Asher Lev' at the Capitol Hill Branch April 21

Release Date: 04/15/2016
The Seattle Public Library Opens Submissions for Local Music to Be Added to Library's Collection May 9

Release Date: 04/15/2016
Ballard Branch of The Seattle Public Library Temporarily Closes May 9 for Improvements

Release Date: 04/12/2016
Money Smart Week at The Seattle Public Library April 22-30

Release Date: 04/12/2016
Last Week to See Shakespeare's First Folio at The Seattle Public Library; Exhibition Ends April 17