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December 21, 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: 01/29/2013

Neighborhood history exhibit on display at The Seattle Public Library in February

Northeast neighborhood display

In honor of Neighborhood Appreciation Day on Feb. 9, the Northeast Branch of The Seattle Public Library will feature a display on neighborhood history in February.


The exhibit will feature historic photos, maps and articles about the development of the Wedgwood, View Ridge, Laurelhurst, Meadowbrook and Ravenna neighborhoods. The exhibit will be on display Friday, Feb. 1 through Thursday, Feb. 28.


The exhibit is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Free parking is available at the branch.


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

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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