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 offers drop-in chess for players at all skill levels.
High Point Branch
Children and teens are invited to drop by after school on Tuesdays to play fun and casual games of chess. An adult chess coach will be available for help.
Rainier Beach Branch
Children and teens ages 5-18 are invited to join Detective Cookie's Urban Youth Chess Club. Family and community members are also welcome. Drop by to learn and play chess!
See the Library's Calendar of Events for dates, times and information.
Questions? Call the Library branch or Ask a Librarian.