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Library Closed Monday, May 29

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29.


Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog – May 28 and May 29

The Library will be performing maintenance on our catalog starting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 28 - 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 29. During this time, you will be able to search the Bibliocommons catalog, but will not be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal), SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also will be unavailable.

Library News Release

Release Date: 01/23/2013

Share book recommendations with friends and neighbors Feb. 17 at The Seattle Public Library

Share a Book

Share book recommendations with your friends and neighbors and find out what other people in your community are reading from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17 at The Seattle Public Library, Columbia Branch, 4721 Rainier Ave. S.


Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Free parking is available at the branch.


Bring a book that you recently read and liked, share book recommendations and get ideas for what to read next. A librarian will introduce reader's advisory resources, distribute book lists and recommend new books.


For more information, call the branch at 206-386-1908 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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