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December 21, 2014

Literacy, ESL and Citizenship

Literacy, ESL and Citizenship : Feature Detail


Library Locator

Map of Library Locations


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.

Tutoring for Adults

Tutoring for Adults

Tutors will provide you with support, encouragement and resources on a walk-in basis.


Get help with reading, writing, basic math and English language skills. Test preparation help is available for the GED, Compass and TOEFL exams. No registration required.


View the Library's Literacy/ESL Calendar to see a complete list of tutoring for adults sessions.

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