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December 9, 2016

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Library Use Policies : Exhibits

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Delayed opening at Library branches

Due to the weather, all Library branches will open at noon today. Central Library will open today at regular time - 10 a.m.

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Some patrons report seeing incorrect ebook holds and checkouts. Please log out and back in to clear. If you are consistently seeing incorrect ebook entries please report to Ask a Librarian. We are working with OverDrive to resolve this issue.

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The Seattle Public Library offers exhibits in the public areas of its facilities. Library exhibits are used to assist patrons in their exploration of educational, cultural, intellectual and civic activities.



Library exhibits incorporate library materials whenever possible, as a means of informing users of the range of library resources and services. The Library endeavors to offer exhibits of diverse subject matter for children, adults, and families.

The Library reserves the right to arrange exhibits in all library facilities and to make the final decision regarding content and physical presentation of all exhibits and displays. The City Librarian, or his or her designee, is responsible for the implementation and administration of this policy.



This policy applies to all exhibits created and/or offered by Library staff, as found in the Central Library and all library branches.



Reviewed and wording clarified June 24, 2015. Supersedes Exhibit and Display Policy adopted Nov. 22, 1995 and revised Jan. 22, 2002.


DATE ADOPTED:  Jan. 22, 2002



Exhibit and Display adopted Nov. 22, 1995 and revised Jan. 22, 2002.