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February 13, 2016

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Library Closed Monday, Feb. 15

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 15.


Possible service interruption in online Library services Feb. 13 - 14

The Library will be performing maintenance on our network. While we are not expecting service interruptions during this period, there might be brief interruptions in online services. You will be able to search the Bibliocommons catalog, but may not be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal) may experience outages as well. SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also may be affected.

Library News Release

Release Date: 03/26/2013

The Seattle Public Library hosts 'Sound Cycling' series

Sound Cycling

The Seattle Public Library will host the Sound Cycling series this spring at several Library locations. Learn how to use a bike as a healthy and economical means of transportation, perform basic bike maintenance and more. Record the number of miles biked to work or school during the month of May for a chance to win prizes at the series finale.


The series is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Free parking is available at the branches. 

See below for the series schedule and descriptions.


Kickoff Celebration - Stop by and join Seattle cyclists in celebrating local cycling and make "Why I Ride" posters to promote cycling events at the Library. Refreshments will be served.


Everyday Biking - Anne and Tim King, long-time Seattle bike bloggers at, will discuss how to get started biking in Seattle.


Getting There By Bike - Morgan Sherer of FamilyBike Seattle will talk about using bikes to get where you need to go in the city, both as an individual and as a family.


Bicycle Maintenance - Get an overview of basic bicycle parts and learn about basic bicycle maintenance from Morgan Sherer of FamilyBike Seattle.


Mileage Celebration - Win prizes for reporting the miles you biked to work or school during the month of May.


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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