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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: 10/29/2012

Steven Roby discusses 'Hendrix on Hendrix' Nov. 26 at The Seattle Public Library

“Hendrix on Hendrix: Interviews and Encounters with Jimi Hendrix”

Steven Roby will discuss his book "Hendrix on Hendrix: Interviews and Encounters with Jimi Hendrix" from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium.


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


"Hendrix on Hendrix: Interviews and Encounters with Jimi Hendrix" includes the most important interviews from the peak of Jimi Hendrix's career.


Roby is a respected Hendrix historian, archivist and author. His previous books include "Becoming Jimi Hendrix" and "Black Gold: The Lost Archives of Jimi Hendrix."


This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, author series sponsor Gary Kunis, media sponsor The Seattle Times and 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

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