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December 19, 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.

Library News Release

Release Date: 03/06/2013

The Seattle Public Library hosts 'Bikes for Books' reading program for kids at the Green Lake Branch

Bikes for Books

Children are invited to read books for a chance to win a bike. The Green Lake Branch of The Seattle Public Library will host a "Bikes for Books" reading program from Monday, April 1 to Saturday, June 1. A celebration and prize drawing will take place at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 1 at the Green Lake Branch, 7364 E. Green Lake Dr. N.

 

Winners will be chosen at the drawing and must be present to win. Certificates of accomplishment will be presented to all participants. Free parking is available at the branch.

 

"Bikes for Books" at the Green Lake Branch is open to children in first, second and third grades. Participants are allowed to enter their names for the drawing once for every ten books they read between April 1 and June 1. One girl and one boy will win a bike, helmet and lock.

 

"Bikes for Books" is sponsored by the Masonic Lodge #149 in Green Lake.

 

For more information, call the Green Lake Branch at 206-684-7547 or Ask a Librarian.


For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director
206-386-4103


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