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December 20, 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: 09/12/2013

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of a local historic landmark Sept. 19 at The Seattle Public Library

100th anniversary of the schooner Adventuress

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the schooner Adventuress, a National Historic Landmark in Seattle, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 4, Washington Mutual Foundation Meeting Room 1.


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.


Thomas Baione, the Harold Boeschenstein Director of the Department of Library Services at the American Museum of Natural History, will talk about the 1913 maiden voyage of the Adventuress and its storied past in the Pacific Northwest.


The Adventuress is managed by the nonprofit Sound Experience.


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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