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.
Discuss foreign policy and world issues at The Seattle Public Library
The Seattle Public Library will host a series of eight Great Decisions 2013 sessions on a variety of world issues at the Magnolia Branch, 2801 34th Ave. W. See below for the schedule and program descriptions.
Library programs are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Discussions will be led by local facilitator Cathy Van Dyke. Free parking is available at the Magnolia Branch.
- "Myanmar and Southeast Asia" - 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 2 - This session will focus on Myanmar's democratic reforms and challenges the Southeast Asia country must overcome.
- "Threat Assessment" - 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 28 - This session will explore how the U.S. should address the challenges of a weak economy, homegrown terrorism and nuclear proliferation.
Great Decisions is a national civic education program sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association.
For more information, call the Magnolia Branch at 206-386-4225 or Ask a Librarian.
For more information contact:
Andra Addison, communications director
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