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February 12, 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: 02/12/2014

Susan Beilby Magee discusses 'Into the Light' March 4 at The Seattle Public Library

“Into the Light: The Healing Art of Kalman Aron”

Susan Beilby Magee will discuss her book "Into the Light: The Healing Art of Kalman Aron" from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 4 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave. Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium.


Library programs 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.


"Into the Light" combines history, art and healing to tell the story of Kalman Aron, a Latvian-born artist who survived four years in slave labor and concentration camps during World War II.


Magee was director of the Mayor's Office of Women's Rights in Seattle under Mayor Wes Uhlman. She has been a White House fellow, and held policy and executive positions at the U.S. Treasury and Commerce Departments. She participates in healing ministry at the Washington National Cathedral.


This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, author series sponsor Gary Kunis and media sponsor The Seattle Times. It is presented in partnership with the Washington State Holocaust Education Resource Center, Washington State Jewish Historical Society, Temple De Hirsch Sinai, Antioch University, The Jewish Federation of Great Seattle, The Endless Opportunities program from Jewish Family Service and 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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