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Release Date: 07/20/2015

West Seattle Branch Closed Aug. 17-30 to Replace Front Steps

West Seattle Branch

The West Seattle Branch and book drop, 2306 42nd Ave. S.W., will be closed from Monday, Aug. 17 through Sunday, Aug. 30 while the front steps are being replaced as part of an exterior construction project to improve access to the branch.


The branch is scheduled to reopen at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 31.


While the branch is closed, patrons may choose any other Library location as a pickup location for items placed on hold and may return materials to any branch. If patrons don't select an alternate branch, their holds will be sent to the Southwest Branch, 9010 35th Ave. S.W., 206-684-7455.


Other nearby branches are:


Exterior construction work started June 15. Improvements include:

  • Rebuild front steps
  • Redo ramp from rear parking lot to main front entrance 
  • Redo ramp from rear parking lot to lower-level meeting room
  • Add lighted handrails to ramps and steps
  • Resurface parking stalls on north end of the lot


The project is expected to be completed in late September.


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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