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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: 06/19/2013

Rafe Esquith shares 'Real Talk for Real Teachers' July 22 at The Seattle Public Library

Rafe Esquith

Award-winning teacher Rafe Esquith will talk about his latest book, "Real Talk for Real Teachers: Advice for Teachers from Rookies to Veterans," from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday, July 22 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium.

 

Library events are free and open to the public. Tickets and registration are not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $5 after 5 p.m.

 

"Real Talk for Real Teachers: Advice for Teachers from Rookies to Veterans" offers words of wisdom, inspiring stories, and useful in-class advice for educators.

 

Esquith has been teaching fifth grade students at Hobart Elementary in Los Angeles for 24 years. He is the only classroom teacher to have been awarded the President's National Medal of the Arts. His many other honors include the National Teacher of the Year Award and People magazine's Heroes Among Us Award.

 

This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation and media sponsor The Seattle Times. It is presented in partnership with The Elliott Bay Book Co. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

 

For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.


For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director
206-386-4103


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