Library Closed Monday, May 29
All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29.
Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog – May 28 and May 29
The Library will be performing maintenance on our catalog starting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 28 - 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 29. During this time, you will be able to search the Bibliocommons catalog, but will not be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal), SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also will be unavailable.
Dean Adams reads from 'Four Thousand Hooks' Jan. 23 at The Seattle Public Library
Dean Adams will read from his new book, "Four Thousand Hooks: A True Story of Fishing and Coming of Age on the High Seas of Alaska," from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23 at The Seattle Public Library, Ballard Branch, 5614 22nd Ave. N.W.
The program is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Free parking is available at the branch.
"Four Thousand Hooks" is a coming-of-age story featuring Adams' adventures as a 16-year-old crew member on an Alaskan fishing boat.
Adams retired from Alaskan commercial fishing in 2007. He has a bachelor's degree and a master's degree from the School of Aquatic and Fishery Science at the University of Washington. He and his family live in Seattle and New Zealand.
This event is presented in partnership with Secret Garden Book Store. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
For more information, call the branch at 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian.
For more information contact:
Andra Addison, communications director
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