Due to the weather, all Library branches will open at noon today. Central Library will open today at regular time - 10 a.m.
OverDrive ebook issues
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.
How does the Library help people with disabilities?
The Library fully complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and provides accommodations on request for physical access, communications or other needs that ensure our services, activities and employment are available to people with disabilities.
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.
Email: Use the online form to send your questions, comments or suggestions. We will get back to you as soon as possible.
Telephone: Call the Quick Information Center at 206-386-4636 during the following hours:
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.
Are there other resources for people with disabilities?
Mobile Library Services can bring The Seattle Public Library to you! If you are a resident of Seattle and are unable to regularly visit a branch due to age, disability or an illness that keeps you at home for at least six months, Mobile Library Services can arrange for the delivery of Library items. For more information, call Mobile Services at 206-386-4636 or email Ask a Librarian.