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February 12, 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: 06/06/2014

The Seattle Public Library hosts screenings of Global Lens 2013 films from around the world

Global Lens

The Seattle Public Library will host free screenings of Global Lens 2013 films at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium.


The screenings are free and open to the public. Tickets and registration are not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $5 after 5 p.m.


The Global Lens film series launched in 2003 to support the distribution of unique and critically-acclaimed cinematic works from around the world.


Films and show times at the Central Library include:


"The Parade," directed by Srdjan Dragojević, Serbia, 2011, Serbo-Croatian with subtitles in English


"Modest Reception," directed by Mani Haghighi, Iran, 2012, Farsi/Persian with subtitles in English


"Cairo 678," directed by Mohamed Diab, Egypt, 2012, Arabic with subtitles in English


"Shyamal Uncle Turns Off the Lights," directed by Suman Ghosh, India, 2012, Bengali with subtitles in English


"About 111 Girls," directed by Nahid Ghobadi and Bijan Zamanpira, Iraq, 2012, Farsi/Persian and Kurdish with subtitles in English


"Beijing Flickers," directed by Zhang Yuan, China, 2012, Mandarin with subtitles in English


"The Fantastic World of Juan Orol," directed by Sebastián del Amo, Mexico, 2012, Spanish with subtitles in English


For more information, call The Seattle Public Library at 206-386-4636.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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