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February 19, 2018

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Library Closed Monday, Feb. 19

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 19.

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Release Date: 02/01/2018
Somali Alphabet Book Launch and Community Celebration Feb. 9
What do you do when the demand for books in your language outstrips the supply? Write and publish your own! Come celebrate Seattle's community-created Somali alphabet book, "Baro Af-Soomaali," at a free public event from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9 at the NewHolly Gathering Hall, 7054 32nd Ave. S.

Release Date: 01/11/2018
'Living Cultures': Photo Exhibits of Pacific Northwest Native and First Nations Cultures Open at The Seattle Public Library Jan. 13
The Library's exhibits and programs will explore the history, intent and legacy of Curtis and the Native cultures he photographed. A Native American Advisory Committee has been engaged to help guide this work.

Release Date: 12/26/2017
20th Anniversary of Seattle Reads to Feature ‘Homegoing' by Yaa Gyasi
In 1998, The Seattle Public Library launched a program to get Seattleites reading and discussing the same book. "Seattle Reads" is now an annual event and has been emulated in cities, states and countries around the world.

Release Date: 11/01/2017
The Seattle Public Library Adds Film Streaming Service, Kanopy
Film lovers asked for it; we got it! You can now watch more than 30,000 films from Kanopy, a streaming film service with a focus on classic and independent films. It's free for cardholders of The Seattle Public Library.

News Releases

Release Date: 02/15/2018
'Living Cultures: Beyond The Frame': Second Photo Exhibit Opens At The Seattle Public Library Feb. 23

Release Date: 02/14/2018
Learn How to Identify Fake News at The Seattle Public Library

Release Date: 02/13/2018
Seattle Writes: 'Fear & Writing' Class at The Seattle Public Library March 10

Release Date: 02/13/2018
Open Mics and Poetry Readings at The Seattle Public Library in March

Release Date: 02/08/2018
E-textiles: Sewing and Electronics at The Seattle Public Library Feb. 25

Release Date: 02/08/2018
Central Library and All Branches of The Seattle Public Library Closed March 7 for Staff In-Service Day

Release Date: 02/06/2018
Russian Cultural Club Meetings at The Seattle Public Library This Winter

Release Date: 02/01/2018
The Seattle Public Library Hosts 'Our History, Our Responsibility:' Day of Remembrance 2018 on Feb. 19

Release Date: 02/01/2018
Lunar New Year Celebration and Potluck at The Seattle Public Library Feb. 15

Release Date: 02/01/2018
'People's Geography of Seattle:' Panel Discussion on Seattle's Rapid Urban Development at The Seattle Public Library Feb. 7

Release Date: 01/31/2018
Turn Your Art Into a Business at The Seattle Public Library Feb. 10

Release Date: 01/31/2018
Restaurant Success Orientation for Business Owners at The Seattle Public Library Feb. 15

Release Date: 01/31/2018
Yoga Sessions for Adults at The Seattle Public Library in February

Release Date: 01/29/2018
Great Seattle Seed Swap at The Seattle Public Library Feb. 25

Release Date: 01/25/2018
The Ladies Musical Club Performs Classical Music at The Seattle Public Library in February

Release Date: 01/25/2018
Open Mics and Poetry Readings at The Seattle Public Library in February

Release Date: 01/25/2018
Interviewing Essentials for ESL Applicants at The Seattle Public Library Feb. 7

Release Date: 01/25/2018
Literary Career Day for Teens and Young Adults at The Seattle Public Library Feb. 3

Release Date: 01/25/2018
Author Readings at The Seattle Public Library in February

Release Date: 01/22/2018
Washington State Poet Laureates Read at The Seattle Public Library Jan. 31