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December 20, 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: 07/25/2014

Janice Steinberg reads from 'The Tin Horse' Aug. 13 at the Northeast Branch Library

Janice Steinberg

Author Janice Steinberg will read from her novel "The Tin Horse" and chat about writing, obsession, persistence and luck from 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13 at The Seattle Public Library, Northeast Branch, 6801 35th Ave. N.E.

 

The program is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Parking is available behind the branch in the lot and on N.E. 68th Street.

 

"The Tin Horse" is a multigenerational immigrant family saga, in which an elderly woman following a clue to the disappearance of her twin sister many years ago reminisces about their coming of age in a Los Angeles Jewish neighborhood in the years before World War II.

 

Steinberg is an award-winning arts journalist who has published more than four hundred articles in The San Diego Union-Tribune, Dance Magazine and the Los Angeles Times. She is also the author of five mystery novels. She has taught novel writing at the University of California, San Diego extension, and dance criticism at San Diego State University. She lives in San Diego with her husband.

 

This event is presented in partnership with Secret Garden Books. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

 

For more information, call the Northeast Branch at 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian.


For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director
206-386-4103


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