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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: 10/09/2013

Wendy Hinman shares stories from 'Tightwads on the Loose' Nov. 3 at The Seattle Public Library

"Tightwads on the Loose"

Local author Wendy Hinman will share photos and stories from her book, "Tightwads on the Loose," from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3 at The Seattle Public Library, Magnolia Branch, 2801 34th Ave. W.


The program is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Free parking is available at the branch.


"Tightwads on the Loose" is about the author's seven-year voyage with her husband aboard a 31-foot boat.


Hinman is a freelance writer with experience in journalism, public relations and international marketing.


Books will be available for purchase and signing.


For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4225 or Ask a Librarian.


For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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