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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: 08/27/2013

The Seattle Public Library hosts 'Walk This Town: Perspectives on Designing a Healthy City' Sept. 20

“Walk This Town: Perspectives on Designing a Healthy City”

Pecha Kucha Seattle will present "Walk This Town: Perspectives on Designing a Healthy City" from 6 p.m. 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20 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.


"Walk This Town: Perspectives on Designing a Healthy City" will bring together presenters from a wide range of professions whose work is revolutionizing pathways to health through the design of our urban landscape.


This event is presented in partnership with Pecha Kucha Seattle and Design in Public.


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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