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December 19, 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: 08/14/2013

The Seattle Public Library hosts Taiwanese cooking workshop Sept. 6

Taiwanese cooking workshop

The Seattle Public Library will host a workshop on Taiwanese cuisine and culture from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 4, Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room 1.


Library programs and events are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. The workshop will be presented in both Mandarin Chinese and English. Parking is available in the Central Library garage at the regular rates.


The workshop will include a fruit and vegetable carving demonstration by Kai-Tun Hsu and Shih-Yu Lin, two award-winning chefs from Hungkuang University in Taiwan.


This program is presented in partnership with the Culture Center of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Seattle.


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

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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