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December 21, 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: 11/07/2013

Celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities Dec. 3 at The Seattle Public Library

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

The Seattle Public Library will host a celebration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 at the Central Library, Level 4, Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room 1.


The celebration will feature an art display by local blind and low-vision artists, as well as feature films and documentaries utilizing captioning and audio-description for deaf and blind audiences.


International Day of Persons with Disabilities is dedicated to inclusion and the removal of barriers for everyone.


This event is presented in partnership with the Library Equal Access Program (LEAP) and Vision Loss Connections.


For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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