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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: 11/14/2012

Friends of The Seattle Public Library hold Holiday Book Sale Dec. 8 at Seattle Center

Friends Holiday Book Sale

Find the perfect gift at the 2012 Friends of The Seattle Public Library Holiday Book Sale, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 at Seattle Center, Lopez Room, 305 Harrison St.


Seattle Center is served by several Metro bus routes. Parking is available at several nearby lots at the regular rates.


Items for sale will include a collection of items at bargain prices, including cookbooks, CDs, DVDs, art books, quality children's books and more. Proceeds from the sale help to support The Seattle Public Library.


For more information, call the Friends of The Seattle Public Library at 206-682-7567 or visit

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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