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December 22, 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: 11/20/2012

Learn about recent changes to Metro Transit bus service at The Seattle Public Library Dec. 6

King County Metro Transit

Learn about the recent changes to King County Metro Transit's bus services that began Sept. 29 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6 at The Seattle Public Library, Beacon Hill Branch, 2821 Beacon Ave. S.


The program is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Information will be presented in English and Chinese.


Several changes were made to Metro's bus service Sept. 29, including new RapidRide lines, the discontinuance of the Ride Free Area in downtown, and changes to several routes.


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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