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February 13, 2016

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Library Closed Monday, Feb. 15

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 15.


Possible service interruption in online Library services Feb. 13 - 14

The Library will be performing maintenance on our network. While we are not expecting service interruptions during this period, there might be brief interruptions in online services. You will be able to search the Bibliocommons catalog, but may not be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal) may experience outages as well. SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also may be affected.

Library News Release

Release Date: 01/04/2013

Clare Vanderpool reads from 'Navigating Early' Jan. 26 at The Seattle Public Library

"Navigating Early"

Newbery Medal recipient Clare Vanderpool will read from her new children's book, "Navigating Early," from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at The Seattle Public Library, Northgate Branch, 10548 Fifth Ave N.E.


The program is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Free parking is available at the branch.


"Navigating Early" is a story of two boys' epic quest on the Appalachian Trail where they deal with pirates, buried secrets and extraordinary encounters.


Vanderpool received the 2011 Newbery Medal for her debut novel "Moon Over Manifest." She lives in Kansas.


This event is presented in partnership with University Book Store. Books will be available for purchase and signing.


For more information, call the branch at 206-386-1980 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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