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Release Date: 04/15/2016
The Seattle Public Library Opens Submissions for Local Music to Be Added to Library's Collection May 9
This summer, The Seattle Public Library will launch an online Seattle music collection called PlayBack, starting with 50 albums of local music available for free download and streaming. PlayBack is intended to be an ever-expanding collection of Seattle's musical culture, and 100 new albums will be available each year through the Library's catalog.

Release Date: 07/23/2015
The Seattle Public Library adds Self-Published Books to E-book Collection
All Washington state authors are invited to submit their works to The Seattle Public Library’s e-book collection using the new SELF-e self-publishing platform, and to attend a public reception in August to celebrate the circulation of local, self-published e-books.

Release Date: 05/18/2015
Google grant makes wi-fi ‘hotspot’ devices available for checkout at The Seattle Public Library
The Seattle Public Library has given Seattle residents another good reason to have a Library card.

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Release Date: 04/11/2016
New Digital History Collection About the Space Needle Now Available at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 04/06/2016
Board The Seattle Public Library's New Bookmobile April 11 at City Hall

Release Date: 06/26/2015
Beat the heat at The Seattle Public Library this summer

Release Date: 06/04/2015
Digital Resources for Students at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 05/06/2015
The Seattle Public Library adds more popular digital magazines to collection

Release Date: 05/04/2015
Living Computer Museum joins The Seattle Public Library’s Museum Pass program

Release Date: 12/15/2014
The Seattle Public Library rolls out new computer resources for public workstations

Release Date: 10/24/2014
The Seattle Public Library launches 'E-books Now!'

Release Date: 10/21/2014
Seattle P-I card index now available on microfilm at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 10/20/2014
New digital history collection about the Pike Place Market now available at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 10/20/2014
Librarians from The Seattle Public Library provide fact-checking for 2014 Living Voter Guide

Release Date: 10/15/2014
Download five songs a week for free from The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 07/23/2014
Free drop-in health care counseling at the Beacon Hill Branch Library

Release Date: 07/01/2014
The Seattle Public Library pops up with 'Open Air' outdoor locations beginning in July

Release Date: 03/19/2013
The Seattle Public Library offers access to lynda.com

Release Date: 03/04/2013
The Seattle Public Library offers free film and music streaming via hoopla

Release Date: 10/25/2012
Seattle librarians now provide fact-checking for 2012 Living Voters Guide

Release Date: 06/27/2012
Seattle Public Library cardholders get free admission to museums

Release Date: 02/22/2012
The Seattle Public Library now offers free cell phone tour of the Central Library

Release Date: 11/17/2011
Patrons of The Seattle Public Library have a new way to keep track of holds and due dates

Release Date: 10/13/2011
The Seattle Public Library hosts online book discussion group beginning Nov. 1

Release Date: 06/29/2011
The Seattle Public Library offers 'Next 5 Books' personalized reading lists

Release Date: 05/06/2011
View the Seattle City Directory Collection on The Seattle Public Library's website

Release Date: 02/09/2011
The Seattle Public Library adds new online career search resource

Release Date: 01/11/2011
The Seattle Public Library is now on Twitter

Release Date: 01/04/2011
The Seattle Public Library now offers free digital music file downloads from Freegal

Release Date: 05/17/2010
The Seattle Public Library offers free mobile app

Release Date: 01/27/2010
The Seattle Public Library expands online homework help

Release Date: 01/12/2010
The Seattle Public Library launches 'Teen News'

Release Date: 07/02/2009
The Seattle Public Library offers new Job Resource Center at the Central Library

Release Date: 06/24/2009
Chat with a librarian at The Seattle Public Library in Spanish

Release Date: 06/08/2009
The Seattle Public Library offers free access to ConsumerReports.org

Release Date: 09/09/2005
The Seattle Public Library adds new service: Patrons can download digital audio books and e-books

Release Date: 08/29/2005
Parking garage at Central Library to increase operating hours

Release Date: 05/13/2005
The Seattle Public Library adds Science Resource Center, Corbis Images for Education to collection of online databases

Release Date: 04/06/2005
The Seattle Public Library launches 'Welcome Pages' in four languages on Web site at www.spl.org

Release Date: 01/11/2005
The Seattle Public Library to replace 20-year-old computer catalog with new 'Horizon' system

Release Date: 03/01/2004
'Ask A Question' service expansion launches March 1

Release Date: 01/29/2004
New service will help Library patrons keep track of due dates for books

Release Date: 11/14/2003
The Seattle Public Library launches pay-for-print system Dec. 1, 2003

Release Date: 09/09/2003
User benefits drive The Seattle Public Library Web site redesign that launches this fall

Release Date: 07/24/2003
The Seattle Public Library to launch pay-for-print system

Release Date: 01/31/2003
The Seattle Public Library launches 'Live Help' chat service

Release Date: 01/10/2003
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