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Library Closed Monday, May 29

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29.


Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog – May 28 and May 29

The Library will be performing maintenance on our catalog starting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 28 - 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 29. During this time, you will be able to search the Bibliocommons catalog, but will not be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal), SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also will be unavailable.

Library News Release

Release Date: 10/16/2013

The Seattle Public Library hosts 'Learn to Speak Dog' workshop Nov. 9

"Learn to Speak Dog"

The Seattle Public Library will host "Learn to Speak Dog: Beyond Sit and Stay," a workshop for dog owners and those thinking about getting a dog, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Fremont Branch, 731 N. 35th St.


Library programs and events are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Street parking is available at the branch.


Dog trainer Brett Shelby will share tips and answer questions about dog ownership. He will be accompanied by Danny, a shepherd/Rottweiler mix. Shelby grew up in a dog training family and began working with dogs at an early age. He brings his experience teaching dogs to his work, and helps people learn how to communicate effective with their dogs.


For more information, call the branch at 206-684-4084 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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