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December 19, 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: 07/03/2013

Jamison Green discusses 'Becoming a Visible Man' Aug. 1 at The Seattle Public Library

Jamison Green

Award-winning transgender author Jamison Green will discuss his autobiography, "Becoming a Visible Man," from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1 at The Seattle Public Library, Capitol Hill Branch, 425 Harvard Ave. E.


Library events are free and open to the public. Tickets and registration are not required. Free parking is available at the branch.


Green has spent over 25 years working for transgender civil rights, health and social safety. An award-winning activist and legislative provocateur, he is also president-elect of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health.


This event is presented in partnership with the Ingersoll Gender Center and the Gender Justice League.


For more information, call the branch at 206-684-4715 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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