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.
The Library's Website may experience brief outages
On Sunday, Dec. 11, from 4 a.m. to noon, the Library's website may experience brief intermittent outages due to scheduled server maintenance.
Parents & Caregivers
The Seattle Public Library supports the efforts of parents and caregivers in their work with children. Children's services librarians are available to help at most branches. See the Map of Library Locations or call Children's Services at 206-386-4675.
Programs & Services
My First Library Card Tote Bags- When early learners (age 0-6) get their first Library card, they will receive a special gift, courtesy of the Friends of The Seattle Public Library.
Begin with Books - Reading to young children gives them an early love of books and encourages them to become lifelong readers. You can start your child's reading adventure with "Begin with Books" Toddler and Preschool theme kits.
Sensory Story Times - Sensory story times are geared for children ages 10 and under who have a hard time in large groups, are on the autism spectrum, or are sensitive to sensory overload.