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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: 07/12/2013

The Seattle Public Library hosts preview lecture of Seattle Opera's 'The Ring'

"The Ring"

The Seattle Public Library will host a preview lecture of Seattle Opera's upcoming production of Wagner's "The Ring" from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 30 at the Northeast Branch, 6801 35th Ave. N.E.


Library events and programs are free and open to the public. No registration is required. Free parking is available at the branch.


"The Ring" features a mythic world where gods and men compete in a conflict between love and power.


The preview will include recorded musical excerpts designed to enhance the enjoyment and appreciation of the production.


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

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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