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.
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:
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.