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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: 10/16/2013

Megan Kelso, David Lasky, Roberta Gregory, Stan Shaw and Colleen Frakes discuss 'The Graphic Canon' Nov. 7 at The Seattle Public Library

"The Graphic Canon"

Join moderator Rob Salkowitz for a discussion of "The Graphic Canon: Vols. 1-3" with contributing artists Megan Kelso, David Lasky, Roberta Gregory, Stan Shaw and Colleen Frakes from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7 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.

 

"The Graphic Canon: Vols. 1-3" is a three-volume anthology of classic and contemporary world literature re-interpreted by comics artists and illustrators. The collection includes over 200 literary works adapted by over 150 artists.

 

This event is 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
206-386-4103


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