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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: 12/17/2012

The Seattle Public Library offers free financial aid help for students in January

College Goal Sunday

The Seattle Public Library will offer free assistance to students filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 4, Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room 1.

 

The sessions are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $5 on weekends. Students and parents should bring their latest tax information and/or last pay stub from the previous year in order to complete the FAFSA form.

 

Students will be able to talk to financial aid professionals and get help filling out the FAFSA, and receive information about statewide student services, admission requirements and more.

 

Scholarship Junkies, a team of recent scholarship recipients and mentors, will work with students to complete the Gates Millennium Scholarships essays and help research other scholarship opportunities.

 

These events are part of the "College Goal Sunday" series. College Goal Sunday is a volunteer program that provides free information and assistance to students and families who are applying for financial aid for post-secondary education.

 

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


For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director
206-386-4103


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