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December 21, 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: 10/15/2013

Book-It Repertory Theatre presents 'Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher' Nov. 6 at The Seattle Public Library

Book-It Repertory Theatre

Book-It Repertory Theatre will perform a staged reading of "Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis" by Timothy Egan from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium.


Library programs are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $5 after 5 p.m.


"Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis" tells the untold story behind Edward Curtis' 30-year quest to photograph and document the vanishing ways and customs of American Indian tribes in the early 20th century.


Book-It Repertory Theatre is a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming great literature into great theater through simple and sensitive production and to inspiring its audiences to read.


This program is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, 4Culture and media sponsor The Seattle Times.


For more information about this program, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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