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Library Closed Monday, May 29

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29.

 

Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog – May 28 and May 29

The Library will be performing maintenance on our catalog starting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 28 - 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 29. During this time, you will be able to search the Bibliocommons catalog, but will not be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal), SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also will be unavailable.

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Chat with a librarian
Online help from librarians around the country 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Librarians at The Seattle Public Library are usually available 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week.

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email your question

Email:
Use the online form to send your questions, comments or suggestions. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Telephone the Quick Information Center at 206-386-4636

Telephone:
Call the Quick Information Center at 206-386-4636 during the following hours:

  • 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday
  • 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday
  • Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday
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Ask at your local branch of the library

In person:
Visit any Library location for help during regular Library hours.

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Want to suggest that the Library buy an item that it doesn't have?
The Library welcomes suggestions for the collection. Just fill out a Purchase Suggestion Form.

Homework Help

Homework Help

The Library offers many free tutoring and homework help resources for children, teens, and adults.

 

For a complete list of our homework help and adult learning resources see:

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