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.
Zadie Smith reads from 'NW' Dec. 14 at The Seattle Public Library
Zadie Smith will read from her new book, "NW," from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14 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.
"NW" is a novel that follows a quartet of struggling people in northwest London linked by blood, place, affinity and chance.
Smith was born in northwest London and still lives in the area. She is author of "White Teeth," which won the Whitbread First Novel Award and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. "On Beauty," her third novel, was a finalist for the Man Book Prize and won the 2006 Orange Prize for fiction.
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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