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December 22, 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: 01/15/2013

Cory Doctorow reads from 'Homeland' Feb. 5 at The Seattle Public Library

"Homeland"

New York Times best-selling author Cory Doctorow will read from his new young adult novel, "Homeland," from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium.

 

Library events 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.

 

"Homeland" is the sequel to Doctorow's award-winning "Little Brother."

 

Doctorow is a science fiction novelist, blogger and technology activist. He is the co-editor of the popular weblog Boing Boing, and is a contributor to The Guardian, The New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Wired, and many other newspapers, magazines and websites. He was formerly director of European Affairs for the Electronics Frontier Foundation, a non-profit civil liberties group that defends freedom in technology law, policy, standards and treaties. He lives in London.

 

This event is presented in partnership with Secret Garden Bookshop. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

 

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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