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All Library locations closed Wednesday, March 29

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at Central Library will be closed Wednesday, March 29 for a staff in-service day. Regular operating hours will resume Thursday, March 30.

Great Decisions 2014

Great Decisions

The Library is hosting a series of eight Great Decisions 2014 sessions on a variety of world issues at the Magnolia Branch, 2801 34th Ave. W. See the calendar for times, dates and program descriptions.


Library programs are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Discussions will be led by local facilitators Cathy Van Dyke and Bill Stern. Free parking is available at the Magnolia Branch.


Discussion topics include:

  • "Defense Technology"
  • "Israel and the U.S."
  • "Turkey's Challenges"
  • "Islamic Awakening"
  • "Energy Independence"
  • "Food and Climate"
  • "China's Foreign Policy"
  • "U.S. Trade Policy"
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