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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: 10/19/2012

Local author Kurt Stream discusses 'Brewing in Seattle' Nov. 13 at The Seattle Public Library

"Brewing in Seattle"

Local author Kurt Stream will discuss his book, "Brewing in Seattle,"  from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 4, Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room 1.


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.


"Brewing in Seattle" presents the history of brewing in Seattle, from the first mid-19th century brewery to Prohibition to current-day craft brewing.


Stream is a resident of Seattle with an avid interest in beer and its history. His love of the industry can be attributed to his upbringing in Wisconsin.


This event is presented in partnership with the Pacific Northwest Historians Guild and Special Collections at The Seattle Public Library.


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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