The Seattle Public Library

Your Account | Print-Friendly

December 21, 2014

About the Library

Library News Releases

Header Image

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: 10/08/2012

Children's author Lynn Kertell presents 'Build a Bob Book' Nov. 3 at The Seattle Public Library

The Seattle Public Library invites children ages 5 to 8 and their families to "Build a Bob Book" with children's book author Lynn Kertell from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Faye G. Allen Children's Center.


The program is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $6 on weekends.


Lynn Kertell will read several Bob Books for Beginning Readers, and then everyone will write a Bob Book together.


Kertell is a managing partner at Bob Books Publications, LLC. She is the author of the two newest sets of Bob Books.


For more information about this program, call the Library at 206-386-4675 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

< Back To Index