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.
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"