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Release Date: 01/06/2010

Reduced operating hours at The Seattle Public Library begin Feb. 3

Many branches of The Seattle Public Library will operate on a reduced schedule beginning Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010.


The reduction in operating hours was part of a $1.7 million cut to the Library's 2010 budget to help address a city revenue shortfall.


Under the new schedule, hours for the 15 branches listed below will be: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; closed Friday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and closed Sunday.

 

  • Columbia Branch, 4721 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle, 98118 (206-386-1908)
  • Delridge Branch, 5423 Delridge Way S.W., Seattle, 98106 (206-733-9125)
  • Fremont Branch, 731 N. 35th St., Seattle, 98103 (206-684-4084)
  • Green Lake Branch, 7364 E. Green Lake Dr. N., Seattle, 98115 (206-684-7547)
  • High Point Branch, 3411 S.W. Raymond St., Seattle, 98126 (206-684-7454)
  • International District/Chinatown Branch, 713 Eighth Ave. S., Seattle, 98104
    (206-386-1300)
  • Madrona-Sally Goldmark Branch,1134 33rd Ave., Seattle, 98122 (206-684-4705)
  • Magnolia Branch, 2801 34th Ave. W., Seattle, 98199 (206-386-4225)
  • Montlake Branch, 2401 24th Ave. E., Seattle, 98112 (206-684-4720)
  • NewHolly Branch, 7058 32nd Ave. S., Seattle, 98118 (206-386-1905)
  • Northgate Branch, 10548 5th Ave. N.E., Seattle, 98125 (206-386-1980)
  • Queen Anne Branch, 400 W. Garfield St., Seattle, 98119 (206-386-4227)
  • South Park Branch, 8604 Eight Ave. W., 98108 (206-615-1688)
  • University Branch, 5009 Roosevelt Way N.E., Seattle, 98105 (206-684-4063)
  • Wallingford Branch, 1501 N. 45th St., Seattle, 98103 (206-684-4088)

 

The following 11 branches listed below will be open seven days a week with the following hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Saturday; and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

 

  • Ballard Branch, 5614 22nd Ave. N.W., Seattle, 98107 (206-684-4089)
  • Beacon Hill Branch, 2821 Beacon Ave. S., Seattle, 98144 (206-684-4711)
  • Broadview Branch, 12755 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle, 98133 (206-684-7519)
  • Capitol Hill Branch, 425 Harvard Ave. E., Seattle, 98102 (206-684-4715)
  • Douglass-Truth Branch, 2300 E. Yesler Way, Seattle, 98122 (206-684-4704)
  • Greenwood Branch, 8016 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle, 98103 (206-684-4086)
  • Lake City Branch, 12501 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle, 98125 (206-684-7518)
  • Northeast Branch, 6801 35th Ave. N.E., Seattle, 98115 (206-684-7539)
  • Rainier Beach Branch, 9125 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle, 98118 (206-386-1906)
  • Southwest Branch, 9010 35th Ave. S.W., Seattle, 98126 (206-684-7455)
  • West Seattle Branch, 2306 42nd Ave. S.W., Seattle, 98116 (206-684-7444)

 

Hours at the Central Library in downtown Seattle, 1000 Fourth Ave., 98104 (206-386-4636) will not change: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.


For more information, call the Library at (206) 386-4636 or visit www.spl.org.


For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director
206-386-4103


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