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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: 08/13/2013

Prepare for the school year at 'School Your Parents' nights at The Seattle Public Library

School Your Parents

Learn how The Seattle Public Library can help students succeed in school at "School Your Parents" night from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10 at the High Point Branch, 3411 S.W. Raymond St., 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16 at the South Park Branch, 8604 Eighth Ave., and from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24 at the Delridge Branch, 5423 Delridge Way S.W.


Library programs are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Free parking is available at the branches.


Library staff will present a wealth of Library resources for parents, caregivers and students, including resources that can help with school assignments, programs for all ages, and this year's Homework Help volunteers.


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

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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