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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: 08/30/2013

Ivan Doig reads from 'Sweet Thunder' Sept. 24 at The Seattle Public Library

Ivan Doig

Ivan Doig will read from his latest book, "Sweet Thunder," from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium.


Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $5 after 5 p.m.


"Sweet Thunder" is a story set in Butte, Mont. in the 1920s about a newspaper editor thrust into a world of corporate intimidation and union politics, and gangsters and bootlegging.


Doig is a third generation Montanan, former ranch hand, newspaperman and magazine editor. He is the author of 14 books, including "The Bartender's Tale" and his classic memoir "This House of Sky." He lives in Seattle.


This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, author series sponsor Gary Kunis, and media sponsor The Seattle Times. It is presented in partnership with The Elliott Bay Book Co. Books will be available for purchase and signing.


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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